Wednesday, Sept. 18
Human Services, 9 a.m., 60 East Wing
• HB 730 (Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia): Would amend the Newborn Child Testing Act of 1965 to streamline and create a dedicated funding source for the Newborn Child Screening and follow-up program.
• HB 1220 (Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia): Would direct the Department of Health (DOH) to make information regarding Cytomegalovirus (CMV) available on the department’s publicly accessible website.
• HB 1704 (Rep. Aaron Bernstine, R-Lawrence/Beaver/Butler): Would allow for eligible behavioral health patients to be automatically enrolled in a local behavioral health managed care organization and receive eligible services while medical assistance applications are being reviewed.
• SB 675 (Sen. Michele Brooks, R- Crawford/Mercer/Warren): Would require the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) to develop a certification for Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) prescribers of buprenorphine.
State Government, 9 a.m., G-50 Irvis Office Building
• Public hearing on redistricting.
Education, 10 a.m., B-31 Main Capitol
• Informational meeting with Center for Regional Politics at Temple University on school funding.
Tourism and Recreational Development, 10 a.m., 205 Ryan Office Building
• Informational meeting with the National Memorial Trail Alliance on progress to date, the potential impact on the Commonwealth, and the current movement in the U.S. House and Senate to recognize the National Trail.
On Wednesday, session will begin at 11 a.m.
• HB 17 (Rep. Frank Ryan, R-Lebanon): Would require that the collection of assessed Personal Income Tax (PIT) be made within 10 years from the date the return was first due.
• HB 847 (Rep. Justin Walsh, R-Westmoreland): Would prohibit the use of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards to purchase tobacco and tobacco products.
• HB 301 (Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-Luzerne): Would increase the penalty for the illegal use of body-gripping traps outside of a watercourse, waterway, marsh, pond or dam.
• HB 327 (Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks): Modifies language in law allowing municipalities to hold a referendum to allow the sale of liquor.
• HB 342 (Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia): Would increase fines relating to the disposal of waste tires in cities.
Votes on Third Consideration:
• HB 365 (White)
• HB 518 (Ortitay)
• HB 1069 (Bernstine)