SB 222 PN 820 (Greenleaf): This bill amends Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) in organization and jurisdiction of courts of common pleas, further providing for courts of common pleas. The bill was approved 48-0.
SB 289 PN 611 (White): This bill would name a bridge over state Route 22 in Indiana County as the Blairsville Area Veterans Memorial Bridge. The bill also designates a portion of State Route 4027, also known as Business U.S. Route 220, over the Norfolk Southern mainline railroad tracks in Grazierville, Snyder Township, Blair County, as the John Fredrick Bridges Memorial Bridge. The bill was approved 48-0.
SB 560 PN 821 (Greenleaf): This bill amends Titles 18 (Crimes & Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) to expand the scope of permissible audio and video recording by law enforcement officers and to allow for public access to those recordings. The bill was approved 48-0. Senator Costa motioned that the Senate reconsider the vote by which Senate Bill 560 passed. The motion was agreed to and the bill passed with a vote of 47-1. Senator Costa motioned a second time that the Senate reconsider the vote by which Senate Bill 560 was passed. The motion was agreed to and the bill was approved with a final vote of 48-0.
The following nominees were approved, 48-0:
Estelle B. Richman, Philadelphia School Reform Commission