Monday, June 2, 2014

HB 112, PN 103 (Vereb) – Amends Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) providing for the offense of sexual assault by sports official, volunteer or employee of nonprofit association. 

Senator Scarnati offered amendment A07029 which mandates no less than a 15 year sentence for a person convicted of murder if the victim is less than 13 years of age. A vote of 42-7 was recorded and the bill went over as amended.

SB 1001, PN 2023 (Folmer)– Amends Title 57 (Notaries Public) in revised uniform law on notarial acts, further providing for appointment and commission as notary public, qualifications and no immunity or benefit.

Senator Folmer offered amendment A07083 which removes the requirement for appointments to the office of notary public to bear the endorsement of the Senator of the district in which the applicant resides. The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over as amended.