SB 785 PN 1239 (Rafferty): The bill amends Title 75 (Vehicles) by creating a new chapter providing for the operation of golf carts at certain public highway crossings, and by providing for emergency all-terrain vehicles. The Senate concurred the House amendments 49-0.
SB 113 PN 987 (Eichelberger): This bill amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) to address the right of an incapacitated person to communication, visitation or interaction with other persons. The bill was approved 49-0.
HB 425 PN 441 (Nelson): This bill extends the moratorium to exclude current PACE/PACENET enrollees from becoming income-ineligible for PACE/PACENET solely based on cost-of-living adjustment (“COLA”) increases in Social Security income, otherwise set to expire December 31, 2017. The bill was approved 49-0.
SB 658 PN 776 (Yaw): This bill designates the Eastern hellbender as the official amphibian of the Commonwealth. The bill was approved 47-2.
HB 1009 PN 2697 (Walsh): This bill authorizes the release of Project 70 restrictions on land owned by the Borough of West Newton, Westmoreland County. Additionally, it also authorizes the release of Project 70 restrictions on land owned by Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester County. The bill was approved 49-0.
HB 1019 PN 2209 (Gillen): The bill amends Title 9 (Burial Grounds) by amending the definitions section and creating a new chapter for reasonable access to burial grounds. The bill was approved 49-0.