HB 1950, PN 2837 (Ellis) – This bill amends Title 58 (Oil and Gas), pertaining to Marcellus Shale gas drilling. The Senate approved a motion to insist on its amendments which were non-concurred in by the House and sent the bill to a conference committee. Senators Scarnati, Mary Jo White and Yudichak were named as conferees.
SB 117, PN 1908 (D. White) – This bill amends Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) by permitting the confiscation of an identification card if it is being used illegally to purchase liquor or malt beverages. A vote of 48-1 was recorded.
SB 1147, PN 1912 (Argall) – This bill amends the Vehicle Code as it pertains to annual permits. A vote of 49-0 was recorded.
The Senate approved the following nomination by a vote of 49-0:
John C. Christopher, State Board of Barber Examiners
Joseph J. Mowad, Council of Trustees of Bloomsburg University
Charles E. Schlegel, Jr., Council of Trustees of Bloomsburg University
Kenneth E. Stolarick, Council of Trustees of Bloomsburg University
Charlene R. Shank, Board of Trustees of Ebensburg Center
Barbara C. Chaffee, Council of Trustees of Edinboro University
The Honorable Maureen Lally-Green, State Board of Education
Larry A. Wittig, State Board of Education
William George Harris, State Board of Funeral Directors
Donald J. Murphy, State Board of Funeral Directors
Edward Rudolph, Board of Trustees of Temple University
James Minor, State Board of Vehicle Manufactures, Dealers & Salesperson
William M. Mohler, State Board of Vehicle Manufactures, Dealers & Salesperson