SB 52, PN 1425 (Greenleaf) – This legislation amends Title 51 (Military Affairs) by adding Chapter 98, the National Guard Youth Challenge Program. This is for individuals aged 16-18 who have terminated their attendance at a secondary school without achieving graduation. The program will be a 22-week residential program with a 12-month post-residential mentoring period. A vote of 49-0 was recorded.
SB 775, PN 1282 (Browne) – This bill creates the Pennsylvania Museum Preservation Act and directs the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to establish a grant program for a host of museums. A vote of 49-0 was recorded.
SR 237, PN 1314 (Mensch) – The resolution details information related to the implementation of the P-25 and STARNET communications systems in the Commonwealth. The resolution urges counties, local governments, law enforcement and emergency services to work with the Pennsylvania State Police to explore and execute shared services related to these communications systems and programs. The resolution was adopted via voice vote.