Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced
Here are the Senate and House Calendars and Committee meetings showing bills of interest as well as a list of new environmental bills introduced--
Here is the latest voting session schedule for the Senate and House--
October 1, 2, 15, 16, 17 (Non-Voting), 21, 22, 23
November 12, 13, 18, 19, 20
December 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 (Non-Voting)
October 1, 2, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23
November 12, 13, 18, 19, 20
December 3, 4, 9, 10, 11
House (September 30): House Bill 302 (Moul-R-Adams) transferring funds from the Oil and Gas Lease Fund to DEP for a competitive grant program to convert small mass transit bus fleets to natural gas; House Bill 303 (Moul-R-Adams) transferring funds from the Oil and Gas Lease Fund to DEP for a competitive grant program to convert large mass transit fleets to natural gas; House Bill 304 (Marshall-R-Beaver) funding conversions of transit buses to natural gas; House Bill 306 (Pickett-R-Bradford) redirecting the Alternative Fuels Incentive Fund to create the Keystone Fuel Incentive Program to fund conversions of vehicles to natural gas; House Bill 308 (Saylor-R-York) redirecting $6 million annually from the Clean Air Fund to finance vehicle conversions to natural gas; House Bill 1527 (Evankovich-R-Armstrong) providing for the reuse of steel blast furnace slag-- summary. <> Click Here for full House Bill Calendar.
Senate (September 30): <> Click Here for full Senate Bill Calendar.
Committee Meeting Agendas This Week
House: the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee meets to consider House Bill 1672 (R.Miller-R-York) providing for the testing of new, environmentally beneficial and energy efficient technologies-- summary, House Resolution 425 (R.Miller-R-York) urging the DEP to review its recycling programs and make recommendations for improvements-- summary; the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee meets to consider House Bill 1285 (Cutler-R-Lancaster) establishing the State Geospatial Coordination Board-- summary; the Consumer Affairs Committee holds a hearing on the proposed shutdown of FirstEnergy coal-fired power plants in Western PA in Monongahela. <> Click Here for full House Committee Schedule.
Senate: <> Click Here for full Senate Committee Schedule.
Other: Environmental Issues Forum, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee will feature Dr. David J. Nowak, Ph.D, project leader for the USDA Forest Service’s Northern Research Station, will discuss the agency’s innovative “i-Tree” program and how communities can get help in planning how best to make trees work for them; the Joint Legislative Budget and Finance Committee meets to release 3 reports including a performance audit of the Fish and Boat Commission.
Bills Pending In Key Committees
Here are links to key Standing Committees in the House and Senate and the bills pending in each--
The following bills of interest were introduced this week--
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