PA Legislation to Watch
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06-25-2015 - 19:27:04


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HB 48   Godshall, Robert
Amends Title 27 (Environmental Resources), in conservation and natural resources, providing for water well construction standards.
Companions: HB 81 (Related)
HCO 193 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 06-24-15 H Reported as amended House Consumer Affairs
06-24-15 H First consideration
06-24-15 H Rereferred to House Rules

HB 81   Harper, Kate
Amends Title 27 (Environmental Resources), in conservation and natural resources, providing for water well construction standards.
Companions: HB 48 (Related)
HCO 194 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 01-15-15 H Filed
01-21-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Resources and Energy

HB 83   Harper, Kate
Act requiring design, construction & renovation of certain state-owned or state-leased buildings to comply with specified energy & environmental building standards; & for powers & duties of the Department of General Services.
Companions: HCO 196 (M)
SB 615 (Identical)
Position: Support
Bill History: 01-15-15 H Filed
01-21-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Resources and Energy

HB 100   Vitali, Greg
Amends the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act further providing for alternative energy portfolio standards.
Companions: HCO 418 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Consumer Affairs
03-02-15 H Discussed in public hearing House Democratic Policy Committee
05-06-15 H Press conference held

HB 129   Vitali, Greg
Amends Title 66 (Public Utilities), in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for energy efficiency and conservation program; and providing for natural gas energy efficiency and conservation program.
Companions: HCO 419 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-19-15 H Press conference held
02-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Consumer Affairs
03-02-15 H Discussed in public hearing House Democratic Policy Committee

HB 200   Vitali, Greg
Act providing for PA Sunshine Solar Program; imposing a gross receipts tax increase; & repealing a provision of the Alternative Energy Investment Act.
Companions: HCO 420 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-19-15 H Press conference held
02-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Consumer Affairs
03-02-15 H Discussed in public hearing House Democratic Policy Committee

HB 343   Causer, Martin
Amends the Forest Reserves Municipal Financial Relief Law providing for distribution of timber, wood products and gas and oil ground rentals and royalties.
Companions: HCO 401 (M)
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 02-04-15 H Filed
02-05-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Resources and Energy

HB 755   Hackett, Joe (Res. 4/30/15)
Amends the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling & Waste Reduction Act providing for municipal fees.
Companions: HCO1080 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-06-15 H Filed
03-09-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Resources and Energy

SB 551   Leach, Daylin
Amends Title 58 (Oil & Gas), in development, further providing for hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure requirements.
Companions: SB 544 (Refiled from 13R Session)
HB 1292 (Identical)
SCO 610 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-25-15 S Filed
02-25-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Environmental Resources and Energy

SB 560   Rafferty, John
Act providing for protection of existing riparian buffers, for restoration of impaired riparian buffers, for exemptions, for municipal authority, for powers of DEP, for inspections, municipal action appeals, for penalties & effect on PA.
Companions: SCO 373 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-25-15 S Filed
02-25-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Environmental Resources and Energy

SB 562   Gordner, John
Amends the Regulatory Review Act further providing for defs.; for proposed regulations & procedures for review, for final-form regulations & final-omitted regulations & for review of disapproved final-form or omitted regulations.
Companions: HB 965 (Identical)
SCO 645 (M)
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-20-15 S Third consideration
04-20-15 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 47/N: 0)
04-27-15 H Received in the House and referred to House State Government

SB 615   Rafferty, John
Act requiring the design, construction and renovation of certain State-owned or State-leased buildings to comply with specified energy and environmental building standards; and providing for the powers and duties of DGS.
Companions: HB 83 (Identical)
SCO 361 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-23-15 S Filed
03-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Environmental Resources and Energy

SB 653   Vance, Pat
Amends Title 27 (Environmental Resources), in conservation and natural resources, providing for water well construction standards; and prescribing penalties.
Companions: SCO 609 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-23-15 S Filed
03-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Environmental Resources and Energy

SB 724   Vogel, Jr., Elder
Act providing for the creation of a watershed improvement program, for establishment of a verified TMDL parameter credit program, for the powers & duties of DEP and PENNVEST.
Companions: SCO 124 (M)
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-14-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Environmental Resources and Energy
05-06-15 S Hearing set for 9:30 a.m., Hearing Room 1, ...Senate Republican Policy Committee
05-06-15 S Public hearing held in committee Senate Republican Policy Committee

SB 740   Leach, Daylin
Act prohibiting the administration of certain microbial agents in agriculture; for inspection & testing of agricultural operations, for enforcement, for reporting & for alternatives to antimicrobial agents to animals.
Companions: SCO 879 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-21-15 S Filed
04-21-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs

SB 743   Leach, Daylin
Amends Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act further providing for alternative energy portfolio standards and for portfolio requirements in other states.
Companions: HB 100 (Refiled from 13R Session)
SB 1171 (Refiled from 13R Session)
SCO 880 (M)
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-16-15 S Filed
04-16-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Environmental Resources and Energy




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