Bills heading to the Senate for consideration:
· HB 616 (Rep. Clint Owlett, R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter): Would place the drug carfentanil, a fentanyl analogue, in Schedule II of the Controlled Substances, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act. Vote 195-0.
· HB 1290 (Rep. Todd Polinchock, R-Bucks): Would update child protective services law to require county agencies to include in the required written report of suspected child abuse information pertaining to whether the subject of the report is a service member. Vote 195-0.
· HB 1597 (Rep. Mark Gillen, R-Berks/Lancaster): Would designate the highway interchange of U.S. Route 222 in Berks County as the Pvt. Mahlon L. Fink Iwo Jima Memorial Highway Interchange. Vote 195-0.
· HB 1750 (Rep. Wendi Thomas, R-Bucks): Would provide reimbursement of newly elected commissioners prior to officially taking office to attend any conference, institute, school or convention dealing with the duties and functions of their office. Vote 195-0.
· HB 1751 (Rep. Wendi Thomas, R-Bucks): Would provide reimbursement of newly elected officers prior to officially taking office to attend any conference, institute, school or convention dealing with the duties and functions of their office. Vote 195-0.
· HB 1770 (Rep. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson/Indiana): Would designate a bridge on a portion of S.R. 286 in Indiana County as the SFC Randy McCaulley Memorial Bridge. Vote 195-0.
· HB 1782 (Rep. Frank Burns, D-Cambria): Would designate a bridge on a portion of S.R. 1002 in Cambria County as the PFC Cyril T. Yeckley Memorial Bridge. Vote 195-0.
· SB 841 (Sen. Scott Martin, R-Lancaster): Would reauthorize and modernize the PA Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4). Vote 195-0.
· HB 137 (Rep. Chris Quinn, R-Delaware): Would provide immunity to any individual who experiences an overdose event only if the individual obtains a screening and referral for treatment. Vote 122-72.
· HB 1223 (Rep. John Lawrence, R-Chester/Lancaster): Would allow for the creation of Keystone Opportunity Dairy Zones to encourage new or additional processing capacity for Pennsylvania milk. Vote 194-2.
· HB 1224 (Rep. John Lawrence, R-Chester/Lancaster): Would allow the Milk Marketing Board the ability, but not the requirement, to collect and distribute milk premiums. Vote 196-0.
· HB 1781 (Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton/Centre): Would allow the governing authority of a county to permit its county corrections officers to carry and store a handgun and ammunition in a vehicle at a county correctional institution. Vote 156-40.
· HB 1879 (Rep. Keith Gillespie, R-York): Would amend the aggravated assault statute in order to add “a health care practitioner or technician.” Vote 173-23.
· HB 1946 (Rep. Jonathan Hershey, R-Juniata/Franklin/Mifflin): Would designate a bridge on a portion of State Route 3012 over Back Creek on the border of Hamilton Township and St. Thomas Township, Franklin County, as the Sergeant Melvin G. Ehrhart Memorial Bridge. Vote 196-0.
· SB 166 (Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Montgomery/Philadelphia): Would authorize the maximum amount of additional debt to be incurred during the current fiscal year for capital projects itemized by the General Assembly. Vote 107-89.
· SB 432 (Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York): Would amend the Achieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions program to allow Medicaid Managed Care Organizations to query the system. Vote 119-77.
· SB 905 (Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh): Would provide for the itemization of capital projects in several categories, authorizing the projects to be constructed, acquired, assisted or equipped. Vote 194-1.
· HB 196 (Rep. Russ Diamond, R-Lebanon): Joint resolution that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution by creating regional districts from which Supreme Court justices and Superior Court and Commonwealth Court judges would be elected. Vote 102-95.
· HB 256 (Rep. Carl Metzgar, R-Somerset/Bedford): Would increase penalties for inmates who assault correctional facility employees. Vote 146-51.
· HB 257 (Rep. Carl Metzgar, R-Somerset/Bedford): Would require any inmate who commits an assault against a detention facility or correctional facility employee that results in serious bodily injury be sentenced to a mandatory minimum sentence of five years’ incarceration. Vote 144-53.
· HB 285 (Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler): Would amend the Tax Reform Code to define income relating to distributions from an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Vote 130-67.
· HB 440 (Rep. Tedd Nesbit, R-Butler/Mercer): Would mandate the expungement of an individual’s record if he or she has been pardoned or acquitted of all charges, based on the same conduct or arising from the same alleged criminal episode. Vote 197-0.
· HB 1477 (Rep. Sheryl Delozier, R-Cumberland): Would create a fair, modern set of rules for the consideration of criminal records in occupational and professional licensure, which will enable employers to have a new set of skilled, qualified workers. Vote 193-4.
· HB 1849 (Rep. Andrew Lewis, R-Dauphin): Would designate a portion of State Route 39 in Dauphin County as the Officer Mark Gaspich Memorial Highway. Vote 197-0.
· HB 1868 (Rep. Matt Gabler, R-Clearfield/Elk): Would designate a bridge on U.S. Route 219 in Clearfield County as the Lance Corporal Robert Clyde Gontero Memorial Bridge. Vote 197-0.
· SB 133 (Sen. David Argall, R-Berks/Schuylkill): Would amend the state Constitution to change the process by which a candidate for lieutenant governor is selected. Vote 130-67.