Senate Bills 305, 329, 352, 396, 486, 590, 655

Senate Appropriations Committee Meeting

Monday, June 1, 2015

Off the Floor in the Rules Room

Senate Bill 305 (Senator McGarrigle): Amends the Pharmacy Act to allow pharmacists to give influenza immunizations to children over the age of nine with parental consent.

Re-Reported as Committed: 25-0

Senate Bill 329 (Senator Ward): Creates the Ready to Succeed Scholarship Act within PHEAA.

Re-Reported as Committed: 25-0

Senate Bill 352 (Senator Vogel): Amends the Race Horse Industry Reform Act providing for definitions, repeals provisions related to the state horse racing commission and state harness racing commission and provides for racing oversight.

Re-Reported as Committed: 25-0

Senate Bill 396 (Senator Vance): Reconstitutes the PA Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) for a period of four years.

Re-Reported as Committed: 25-0

Senate Bill 486 (Senator Argall): Amends the Recorder of Deeds Fee Law authorizing counties to impose an additional fee for demolition of blighted property.

Re-Reported as Amended: 25-0

Senate Bill 590 (Senator Tomlinson): Provides for the State-owned University Intellectual Property Act.

Re-Reported as Committed: 25-0

Senate Bill 655 (Senator Browne): Extends the expiration date for the State Workers’ Insurance Fund to invest in equities from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2019.

Re-Reported as Committed: 25-0