Meeting to consider SB 1339, SB 1341, HB 2673, and HB 2674

 

Senate State Government Committee

Monday, October 5, 2020 | Off the Floor Time Approx – 2:00 p.m.

Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation)


Senate Bill 1339 (Yaw):  grants a permanent easement at the Muncy State Correctional Institution in Clinton Township, Lycoming County;

Senate Bill 1341 (Yudichak):  authorizes the conveyance by competitive bid of approximately 3.33 acres of land, buildings, and improvements at the West Pittston Armory located in the Borough of West Pittston, Luzerne County;

House Bill 2673 (Schmitt):  authorizes the conveyance by competitive bid of approximately 13.63 acres of land, buildings, and improvements at the Hollidaysburg Veterans’ Home in Allegheny Township, Blair County, and;

House Bill 2674 (Schmitt):  authorizes the conveyance by competitive bid of approximately 111.36 acres of land, buildings, and improvements at the Hollidaysburg Veterans’ Home in Allegheny Township, Blair County

 

Meeting to consider SB 1242 and SR 377

 

Senate State Government Committee

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | Off the Floor Time Approx – 1:15 p.m.

Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation)


Senate Bill 1242 (Killion):  Legislative and Congressional redistricting, and;

Amendment#A072968

Senate Resolution 377 (DiSanto):  Congressional term limits

Amendment#A07249technical amendment to correct two typographical errors

 

Meeting to consider SB 1309, HB 2353, HB 2354, and HB 2440

 

Senate State Government Committee

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 11:30 a.m.

Hearing Room 1, North Office Building (and Virtual Participation)


Senate Bill 1309 (Martin):  Authorizes and exchange of land between the Department of Transportation and High Properties, LP, in Manheim Township, Lancaster County;

House Bill 2353 (Gaydos):  Establish a state Improper Payment Act

Amendment#A06826clarify and remove various provisions;

House Bill 2354 (Owlett):  Establish the “Do Not Pay Initiative”, and;

House Bill 2440 (Kortz):  “Hunting, Firearm, and Ammunition Life-Sustaining Business Act”

Meeting to consider SB 1190, SB 1241, SB 1280 and HB 2626

 

Senate State Government Committee

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 – Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Remote Participation)


Meeting to consider SB1190, SB 1241, SB1280 and HB 2626

Senate Bill 1190 (Hutchinson):  Convey 3.16-acres of land in Conewango Township, Warren County to Bollinger Enterprises, Inc.

Amendment#A06829technical amendment to reflect the parties’ August 7, 2020 agreement of sale;

Senate Bill 1241 (Argall):  Require state agencies to report space usage

Amendment#A06753technical amendment to change the effective date;

Senate Bill 1280 (Bartolotta):  Land exchange located in the 6th Ward, City of Washington, and South Strabane Township, Washington County, between DGS and the Washington Health System, and;

House Bill 2626 (Moul):  omnibus Election Code amendments.

Hearing on 2020 Election Issues

Senate State Government Committee

Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10 am

Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Senator DiSanto and Senator A. Williams

Roundtable discussion with the following participants:

  • Honorable Kathy Boockvar, Secretary of the Commonwealth
  • Deputy Secretary Jonathan Marks, Elections and Commissions
  • Honorable Joseph Kantz, Chair, Snyder County Board of Commissioners
  • Ed Allison, Director Voter Registration, Lawrence County
  • Jeff Greenburg, Director of Elections, Mercer County Bureau of Elections
  • Forrest Lehman, Director of Elections and Registration, Lycoming County
  • Nancy Patton Mills, Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee
  • Lawrence Tabas, Republican Party of Pennsylvania

Closing Remarks: Senator DiSanto and Senator A. Williams

Written Testimony:

Committee of Seventy | Follow Up Letter

Common Cause

Ray Murphy, State Coordinator, Keystone Votes | AttachmentAttachment 2

Montgomery County Republican Committee

Bucks County Republican Committee

Delaware County Republican Committee

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania

PhillyGOP

Meeting to consider SB 1235, HB 196, HB 1069, HB 1780, and HB 2463

 

Senate State Government Committee

July 13, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. (Time approx.)

Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation)


Meeting to consider SB 1235, HB 196, HB 1069, HB 1780, and HB 2463

Senate Bill 1235 (Street):  Authorization for the Department of General Services to enter into a 99-year lease agreement for a portion of riverbed land located within the City of Philadelphia;

Amendment#A06670technical amendment

House Bill 196 (Diamond):  Constitutional amendment to establish regional court districts;

House Bill 1069 (Bernstine):  Sunshine Act amendment to require agencies make agendas public at least 24 hours in advance of meetings;

House Bill 1780 (James):  Health and Safety Act amendment to exempt volunteer EMS companies, volunteer fire companies, and voluntary rescue companies from the Right-to-Know Law, and;

Amendment#A04620technical amendment

House Bill 2463 (Grove):  Administrative Code amendment to require state agencies to respond to Right-to-Know requests

Amendment#A06666

Meeting to consider SB 42, SB 395, SB 1214, HB 86, HB 2370, and HB 2487

 

Senate State Government Committee

Monday, June 22, 2020 (approx. 1:45 p.m.)

Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation)

Meeting to consider SB 42, SB 395, SB 1214, HB 86, HB 2370, and HB 2487


Senate Bill 42 (Schwank):  Requires the POW-MIA flag be flown if reasonable and whenever the American and state flags are flown on property owned or under the control of the Commonwealth;

Senate Bill 395 (Brooks):  Requires the POW/MIA flag be flown at all Pennsylvania Turnpike service plazas, welcome centers, and rest stops along with the Commonwealth and U.S. flags;

Senate Bill 1214 (Argall):  Grants a permanent easement from lands in and around SCI Mahanoy, correctional facility in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County;

House Bill 86 (Maloney):  Requires the POW/MIA flag be flown on state grounds and buildings when it can be reasonably accommodated at locations the American flag is also being flown;

House Bill 2370 (M. Keller):  Provides for remote notarization of documents, and;

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House Bill 2487 (Ryan):  Freezes COLAs for public officials in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public Hearing on Primary Election Issues Related to the Ongoing COVID-19 Restrictions

Senate State Government Committee

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.

Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Senator DiSanto and Senator A. Williams

Wendy Underhill, Director-Elections and Redistricting, National Conference of State Legislatures

Honorable Kathy Boockvar, Secretary of the Commonwealth

Deputy Secretary Jonathan Marks, Elections and Commissions

Tioga County Commissioner Erik Coolidge and County Elections Officials:

  • Ed Allison, Election Director, Lawrence County
  • Tim Benyo, Chief Clerk, Registrations and Elections, Lehigh County
  • Jeff Greenburg, Election Director, Mercer County Bureau of Elections
  • Combined Testimony

State Committee Chairs:

  • Nancy Patton Mills, Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee
  • Lawrence Tabas, Republican Party of Pennsylvania

Closing Remarks: Senator DiSanto and Senator A. Williams

Additional Written Testimony:

CCAP

Commissioner Deely, Chairwoman, Philadephia Board of Elections

Common Cause Pennsylvania

Keystone Votes