Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Finance, 9 a.m., B-31 Main Capitol
• HB 1100 (Rep. Aaron Kaufer, R-Luzerne): Would create the Energy and Fertilizer Manufacturing Tax Credit.
• HB 1103 (Rep. Jonathan Fritz, R-Wayne/Susquehanna): Would expand the Pipeline Investment Program.
• HB 1583 (Rep. Michael Peifer, R-Pike/Wayne): Would require any paid tax preparer to include his or her preparer tax identification number on state income tax returns filed on behalf of another taxpayer.
• SB 478 (Rep. Elder Vogel Jr., R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence): Would provide a personal income tax credit for landowners who lease or sell their land, buildings and equipment to beginning farmers.
Urban Affairs, 9 a.m., 60 East Wing
• HB 896 (Rep. Thomas Caltagirone, D-Berks): Would establish “housing first” practices in Pennsylvania, expanding neighborhood assistance program eligibility and partnerships between banks and private sector organizations to address homelessness and lack of housing.
• HB 897 (Rep. Thomas Caltagirone, D-Berks): Would add a homelessness housing component to the scope of powers of a land bank.
• HB 1559 (Rep. Doyle Heffley, R-Carbon): Would amend the Real Estate Tax Sale Law in regard to registration requirements in order to bid at a tax sale.
• HB 1578 (Rep. Sue Helm, R-Dauphin/Lebanon): Would amend portions of Real and Personal Property law, within the Uniform Condominium Act, the Real Estate Cooperative Act and the Uniform Planned Community Act.
Health, 9:30 a.m., 205 Ryan Office Building
• HB 941 (Rep. Doyle Heffley, R-Carbon): Would require the Department of Human Services (DHS) to approve the contracts between managed care organizations in the Medicaid program and pharmacy benefit managers and provide for ongoing oversight by allowing the department to collect information about the terms of the contracts.
• HB 942 (Rep. Seth Grove, R-York): Would update the current membership of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee within the Department of Human Services.
• HB 943 (Rep. Valerie Gaydos, R-Allegheny): Would allow pharmacists to disclose information to an insured individual about the comparative costs of medications.
• HB 944 (Rep. Jonathan Fritz, R-Wayne/Susquehanna): Would allow the Department of the Auditor General to conduct full-scale audits and reviews of pharmacy benefit managers that subcontract with Medical Assistance Managed Care Organizations.
Environmental Resources and Energy, 10 a.m., B-31 Main Capitol
• HB 1557 (Rep. Matt Gabler, R-Clearfield/Elk): Would amend the Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act (Act 318 of 1968) to address temporary cessation.
Judiciary, 10 a.m., G-50 Irvis Office Building
• SB 399 (Sen. Wayne Langerholc Jr., R-Bedford/Cambria/Clearfield): Would expand the current list of rights for survivors of sexual assault and address anonymous submissions of sexual assault evidence and submissions for which jurisdiction is unknown.
• SB 469 (Sen. Daniel Laughlin, R-Erie): Would allow out-of-court statements from crime victims with intellectual disabilities or autism under certain circumstances.
• SB 479 (Sen. Lisa Baker, R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna): Would expand the list of offenses in which the courts may admit into evidence an out-of-court statement by a child victim or witness.
• HB 1538 (Rep. Martina White, R-Philadelphia): Would amend the Prisons and Parole Code to require that sex offenders must wait three years from the date of the current application to reapply for parole.
Commerce, Call of the Chair, 205 Ryan Office Building
• HB 1176 (Rep. Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery): Would prohibit establishments from offering plastic straws except upon the specific request of a customer.
• HB 1208 (Rep. Mike Carroll, D-Luzerne/Lackawanna): Would provide a tax credit to businesses creating jobs on otherwise unused airport real estate.
• HB 1221 (Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia): Would ban the use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in all food and beverage containers manufactured, sold or distributed in Pennsylvania.
On Tuesday, session will begin at 11 a.m.
Votes on Second Consideration:
• HB 355 (Rep. Mike Reese, R-Westmoreland/Somerset): Would update provisions of the Charter School Law related to increasing ethical requirements of members of the board of trustees and administrators of charter schools, and financial transparency of charter schools.
• HB 356 (Rep. Matt Dowling, R-Fayette/Somerset): Would update provisions of the Charter School Law related to charter school facilities, including the use of sectarian facilities, purchase of school district facilities, operation of more than one charter school location and access to testing facilities.
• HB 357 (Rep. Jesse Topper, R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton): Would establish uniform processes and procedures related to charter applications, renewals, amendments, enrollment and attendance records.
• HB 358 (Rep. Jim Marshall, R-Beaver/Butler): Would permit charter schools and area vocational-technical schools to enter into dual enrollment agreements with institutions of higher education.
• HB 448 (Rep. Aaron Kaufer, R-Luzerne): Would add additional members to the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial.
• HB 1502 (Rep. Seth Grove, R-York): Would codify the Treasurer’s transparency portal, requiring state agencies to post budget documents online. It would also create Commonwealth Financial Watch, which would show the public the top 20 largest cost drivers and 10 agencies with the largest budget appropriations.
• SB 144 (Sen. Scott Martin, R-Lancaster): Would create the Keystone Telepresence Education Grant Program for the purpose of awarding grants to intermediate units for the purchase of telepresence equipment and related support services for the educational support of homebound students.
• SB 613 (Sen. Bob Mensch, R-Berks/Bucks/Montgomery): Would require all agencies with employees or contractors that have access to federal tax information to comply with enhanced security procedures, including a criminal history background check.
Votes on Third Consideration:
• HB 3 (Cutler)
• HB 374 (Everett)
• HB 786 (Cutler)
• HB 849 (Klunk)
• HB 1298 (Irvin)
• HB 1437 (Keller)
• HB 1461 (Fee)
• HB 1524 (Rader)