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Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced

Here are the Senate and House Calendars for the next voting session day and Committees scheduling action on bills of interest as well as a list of new environmental bills introduced--

Bill Calendars

House (April 8):  House Bill 247 (Oberlander-R-Clarion) to allow cross unit unconventional drilling and authorizes voluntary pooling; House Bill 328 (Warren-D- Bucks) establishing a Flood Insurance Premium Assistance Task Force (sponsor summary); House Bill 374 (Everett-R- Lycoming) establishing the Keystone Tree Fund to support tree planting programs by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (sponsor summary); House Bill 422 (Delozier-R-Cumberland) creating a trainee program for code enforcement;   <> Click Here for full House Bill Calendar.

Senate (April 8):  Click Here for full Senate Bill Calendar.

Committee Meetings  This Week

House:   <>  Click Here for full House Committee Schedule.

Senate:   <>  Click Here for full Senate Committee Schedule.

Bills Pending In Key Committees

Check the PA Environmental Council Bill Tracker for the status and updates on pending state legislation and regulations that affect environmental and conservation efforts in Pennsylvania.

Bills Introduced

The following bills of interest were introduced last week--

Pipeline Moratorium: Senate Bill 443 (Dinniman-D-Chester, Killion-R-Delaware) establishing a 2 year moratorium on approval of hazardous liquids pipeline construction to allow time for the General Assembly to strengthen oversight of these projects (sponsor summary).  Click Here for more.

Waste-To-Energy Electricity Sales: Senate Bill 488 (Killion-R-Delaware) further providing for the sale of surplus electricity from waste-to-energy facilities (sponsor summary).

House and Senate Co-Sponsorship Memos

House: Click Here for all new co-sponsorship memos

Senate: Click Here for all new co-sponsorship memos

Session Schedule

Here is the latest voting session schedule for the Senate and House--


April 8, 9, 10, 29, 30

May 1, 6, 7, 8

June 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28


April 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 29, 30

May 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23

June 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28


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