Senate Bills 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 983, 1014 & 1108 and House Bills 1154, 1319 & 1801

Senate Appropriations Committee Meeting

March 15, 2016

Off the Floor in the Rules Room

 

Senate Bill 340 (Senator Eichelberger) Amends the Local Government Unit Debt Act (LGUDA) providing for regulatory oversight by DCED and restrictions on municipal borrowing and project financing.

Re-reported as amended: 26-0

Senate Bill 341 (Senator Blake) Amends Titles 53 and 65 providing for restrictions on municipal borrowing and prohibited conflicts of interest by municipal authority members.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

Senate Bill 342 (Senator Folmer) Amends Title 53 to provide protections and restrictions on interest rate management agreements, commonly known as “swaps” or “derivatives”.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

Senate Bill 343 (Senator Teplitz) Enacts the First Class City and County Interest Rate Management Agreement Act.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

Senate Bill 344 (Senator Eichelberger) Amends the Public Works Contractor’ Bond Law to further provide for the duty of a prime contractor to provide financial security for certain contracts.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

Senate Bill 983 (Senator McGarrigle) Amends Title 75 to allow parents and or guardians of adult children, whom are in their care, to receive disability license plates.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

Senate Bill 1014 (Senator Rafferty) Amends Title 75 by repealing the optional biennial registration.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

Senate Bill 1108 (Senator Scavello) Amends Title 75 to provide for autocycles.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

House Bill 1154 (Representative D. Costa) Amends Title 75 to repeal the elimination of vehicle registration stickers.

Re-reported as committed: 22-4

House Bill 1319 (Representative Marshall) Establishes the Pennsylvania Able Savings Program Tax Exemption Act.

Re-reported as committed: 26-0

House Bill 1801 (Representative Irvin) Makes a supplemental appropriation from the General Fund to the Department of Corrections for FY 2015-16.

Re-reported as amended: 16-10