Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness, 9:15 a.m., B-31 Main Capitol
• HB 1236 (Rep. Todd Polinchock, R-Bucks): Would establish the Smoke Alarm Device Responsibility Act which would strengthen smoke alarm requirements for leased properties.
• HR 648 (Rep. Rosita Youngblood, D-Philadelphia): Would recognize the bravery and professionalism of the Philadelphia Police Department during the events of Aug. 14, 2019.
Health, 9:30 a.m., G-50 Irvis Office Building
• HB 1912 (Rep. David Zimmerman, R-Lancaster): Would eliminate the fee for a death certificate for coroners in the performance of their official duties for unclaimed bodies.
• HR 628 (Rep. Liz Hanbidge, D-Montgomery): Would urge the U.S. Congress to expand Medicare coverage to include hearing aids.
• HR 633 (Rep. Michael Puskaric, R-Allegheny/Washington): Would designate March 2020 as “Amyloidosis Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania.
• HR 644 (Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Philadelphia): Would designate Jan. 19-25, 2020, as “Healthy Weight Week” and Jan. 23, 2020, as “Women’s Healthy Weight Day” in Pennsylvania.
Judiciary, 10 a.m., 60 East Wing
• HB 161 (Rep. Barry Jozwiak, R-Berks): Would reclassify the offense of trafficking of infants as a first-degree felony from a first-degree misdemeanor.
• HB 2174 (Rep. Natalie Mihalek, R-Allegheny/Washington): Would prohibit defendants from introducing evidence of a human trafficking victim’s past sexual victimization and allegations of past sexual victimization in any prosecution related to human trafficking.
• HB 2175 (Rep. Meghan Schroeder, R-Bucks): Would expand the list of sexual offenses whereby an expert may testify in sexual assault cases.
• HB 2176 (Rep. Marci Mustello, R-Butler): Would add certain prohibited activities that, if committed, constitute the crime of unlawful contact with a minor.
• HB 2177 (Rep. Valerie Gaydos, R-Allegheny): Would expand the list of sexual offenses that require offenders to attend and participate in a Department of Corrections program of counseling and therapy designed for incarcerated sex offenders.
• HB 2178 (Rep. David Rowe, R-Union/Snyder): Would amend Pennsylvania’s child custody statute to require that a court consider whether a party or member of that party’s household has been convicted of human trafficking prior to awarding child custody to that party.
• SB 60 (Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York): Would increase penalties relating to human trafficking and enhance funding for programs/services for trafficking victims.
• HR 618 (Rep. Wendi Thomas, R-Bucks): Would recognize the month of January 2020 as "National Human Trafficking Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.
Consumer Affairs, Call of the Chair, B-31 Main Capitol
• HB 1400 (Rep. Frank Farry, R-Bucks): Would provide for the uniform, efficient and predictable regulation of small wireless antennas to improve the deployment of the next generation of high-speed wireless broadband throughout the Commonwealth.
State Government, Call of the Chair, 60 East Wing
• HB 1804 (Rep. James Struzzi, R-Indiana): Would update the standards used for small businesses under the Department of General Services.
• HB 2039 (Rep. Jason Ortitay, R-Allegheny/Washington): Would amend the Taxpayer-Funded Advertising Transparency Act, which requires certain notifications in media advertising.
On Tuesday, session will begin at 11 a.m.
Votes on Second Consideration:
• HB 37 (Rep. Rosemary Brown, R-Monroe/Pike): Would prohibit a person from operating a motor vehicle on a highway or trafficway in this Commonwealth while using an interactive wireless communications device while the vehicle is in motion.
• HB 309 (Rep. Tom Mehaffie, R-Dauphin): Requires all day care centers to post their rating as part of the Keystone Stars program.
• HB 408 (Rep. Craig Staats, R-Bucks): Would require the notification of a deceased service person to counties and county contact information to families.
• HB 564 (Rep. Stan Saylor, R-York): Would amend the Insurance Company Law of 1921 to allow for direct payment for dental services to a provider.
• HB 908 (Rep. Jack Rader, R-Monroe): Would allow local governments to properly maintain open space land regardless of the way the land was acquired.
• HB 1003 (Rep. Keith Gillespie, R-York): Would strengthen the PA Fish and Boat Commission’s (PFBC) ability to enforce the marking of low head or run-of-the-river dams.
• HB 1187 (Rep. Parke Wentling, R-Mercer/Crawford/Erie/Lawrence): Would broaden the allocation of proceeds from Lake Erie fishing permits issued by the PFBC.
• HB 1860 (Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer): Would allow boroughs of all sizes to create a redevelopment authority.
• HB 2106 (Rep. Michael Puskaric, R-Allegheny/Washington): Would repeal the PA Civil Disorder Authority and property insurance assessment to pay for authority bonds.
• SB 906 (Sen. John Yudichak, I-Carbon/Luzerne): Would institute a moratorium on the closure of the Polk and White Haven state centers.
• HR 615 (Rep. Donna Oberlander, R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest): Would recognize Nov. 14, 2019, as “World Diabetes Day” in Pennsylvania.
• HR 617 (Rep. Neal Goodman, D-Schuylkill): Would recognize December 2019 as “Made in PA Month.”
• HR 624 (Rep. Karen Boback, R-Luzerne/Lackawanna/Wyoming): Would recognize the observance of “National Women’s Small Business Month” in October 2019.
• HR 629 (Rep. Greg Rothman, R-Cumberland): Would honor the legacy of Gregory “Gregg” Mace.
Votes on Third Consideration:
• HB 523 (Day)
• HB 918 (Schmitt)
• HB 1069 (Rep. Aaron Bernstine, R-Lawrence/Beaver/Butler): Would require the posting of agendas by state agencies prior to public meetings wherein official business is conducted.
• HB 1277 (Rep. Jason Ortitay, R-Allegheny/Washington): Would exempt fines, fees and costs under the Dog Law from being transferred to the Judicial Computer System Augmentation Account.
• HB 1408 (Lewis)
• HB 1796 (White)
• HB 1830 (Fee)
• HB 2073 (Moul)
• SB 690 (Hutchinson)
• SB 691 (Hutchinson)
• SB 692 (Hutchinson)