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SB 139, PN 851 (J. Ward) – This bill makes amendments to the Price Gouging Act (P.L. 1210, No. 133). The Price Gouging Act takes effect on the declaration of a state of disaster emergency by the Governor, pursuant to Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes. A vote of 31-17 was recorded.

HB 223, PN 1975 (Pickett) – This bill authorizes the Department of General Services to grant and convey land located in Bradford County to French Azilum, Inc. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 589, PN 733 (Laughlin) – This bill amends Chapter 32 (Military Educational Programs) of Title 51 (Military Affairs) by making amendments to Subchapter A (Education Assistance Program) and creates Subchapter A.1 (Military Family Education Program). A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 621, PN 727 (Regan) – This bill would clarify the possession of firearms by school security guards and further provide for training requirements. Senator Regan offered amendment A01620 which provides for a means for schools to authorize independent contractor and individuals providing school security services to possess a firearm on school premises. The amendment also provides for additional training for these officers and changes the time currently employed officers have to complete training from one year to six months. The amendment was approved by a vote of 28-20 and the bill went over in its order.

SB 115, PN 659 (Killion) – This bill would provide for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) curriculum in high schools. Senate concurred in House amendments. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

The Senate confirmed the following executive nominations by a vote of 48-0:

Robert Torres, Secretary of Aging (new appointment)

Robert Evanchick, State Police Commissioner (new appointment)

Teresa D. Miller, Secretary of Human Services (reappointment)

The Senate confirmed the following executive nominations by a vote of 47-1:

Dennis M. Davin, Secretary of Community and Economic Development (reappointment)

John E. Wetzel, Secretary of Corrections (reappointment)

The Senate confirmed the following executive nominations by a vote of 46-2:

Patrick W. McDonnell, Secretary of Environmental Protection (reappointment)