HB 360, PN 3583 (Topper) – Eliminates the ability to marry under the age of 18. Senator Haywood offered amendment A05314 which changes recertification requirements during the pandemic of 2020. The amendment was approved by a voice vote and the bill went over in its order.
SB 1030, PN 1489 (Yaw) – Amends the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act to streamline the process for consideration of alternate on-lot sewage disposal systems. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.
SB 1097, PN 1622 (Mastriano) – Provides for remote notarizations. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.
SB 413, PN 1653 (Martin) – This is a Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to remove the requirement that judicial candidates appear on a separate ballot. Senate concurred in House amendments. A vote of 49-1 was recorded.
SB 1110, PN 1651 (K. Ward) – The bill amends the Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 to require the release of individually identifiable health information to 911 centers, law enforcement officers, fire department personnel and emergency medical services personnel in each county of the commonwealth. Under a proclamation of disaster emergency issued by the Governor that is based on a communicable disease, the Secretary of Health or local health authority shall release individually identifiable health information to certain entities within 24 hours of a confirmed case. Senator K. Ward offered amendment A05297 which adds coroners to the list of officials receiving information on confirmed communicable disease cases. The amendment was agreed to by a voice vote. Senator Haywood offered amendment A05309 which restricts the information distributed, restricts the information to the actual call and ends information sharing at the end of the disaster declaration. The amendment failed by a vote of 21-29 and the bill went over in its order as amended.