Fifteen voting days remain for 2013. The House will be in session Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Thursday will not be a voting day. The Senate will be in session on Tuesday and Wednesday.
October 15– Senate Appropriations Committee meets to consider Senate Bill 24 (Vulakovich-R-Allegheny) establishing a statewide database of child protective services, Senate Bill 29 (Vance-R-Cumberland) mandating the reporting of certain newborns, Senate Bill 1116 (Washington-D-Philadelphia) further providing for child protection investigations and reports. Rules Room. Off the Floor.
October 15– House Appropriations Committee meets to consider House Bill 20 (Simmons-R-Lehigh) further prohibiting the concealing the death of a child– summary, House Bill 36 (Saylor-R-York) establishing an angel investment tax credit, House Bill 1041 (Hackett-R- Delaware) prohibiting the release of certain 911 call information. Room 140. Off the Floor.
October 15– Time Change. House Human Services Committee holds a hearing on mental health involuntary commitment law. Room 60 East Wing. 9:00.
October 15– Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing on the Independent Fiscal Office’s report on Senate Bill 76 (Argall-R-Schuylkill) replacement of school property taxes– summary. This bill would allow school districts to impose sales taxes. Legal services are excluded from the tax.Hearing Room 1, North Office Building. 9:30.
October 29– Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on legal representation of the indigent. Koppers Building, 436 7th Ave, 9th Floor, Grant Room, Pittsburgh. 1:00.
Source: Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest