Senator Argall’s Prime-Sponsored
Legislation 2013-2014 Session

Bill Number

Description of Bill Current Location
SB 76 The Property Tax Independence Act (Co-sponsor memo) (Learn more)

First consideration in Senate, Sept. 16, 2014

SB 430 An Act authorizing and directing the Department of General Services, with the approval of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Governor, to grant and convey to the Borough of Ashland or their assigns certain lands situate in the Borough of Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, a portion of which is subject to Project 70 restrictions. Referred to House State Government Committee,
June 28, 2013
SB 476 An Act establishing rights of correctional officers during certain investigations by the Department of Corrections; authorizing certain civil suits by correctional officers; and providing for impact of collective bargaining agreements and for summary suspensions. (Co-sponsor memo) Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee,
June 29, 2014
SB 593 An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in sales and use tax, further providing for exclusions from tax. (Co-sponsor memo) Included in Tax Code signed into law as Act 52 of 2013
SB 830 An Act amending the act of June 22, 2000 (P.L.318, No.32), known as the Downtown Location Law, further providing for powers and duties of the Department of General Services. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee,
April 11, 2013
SB 859 An Act amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in creation, alteration and termination of condominiums, further providing for contents of declaration and flexible condominiums and for amendment of declaration; and, in creation, alteration and termination of planned communities, further providing for contents of declaration for flexible planned communities and for amendment of declaration. (Co-sponsor memo) Companion bill signed into law as Act 37 of 2013
SB 917 An Act amending Titles 24 (Education) and 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in retirement for school employees, further providing for definitions and for administrative duties of Public School Employees’ Retirement Board; and, in retirement for State employees and officers, further providing for definitions and for administrative duties of State Employees’ Retirement Board. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Finance Committee,
May 6, 2013
SB 966 An Act amending Title 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general administration of correctional institutions, further providing for definitions and providing for salary of corrections managers. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee,
May 29, 2013
SB 967 An Act providing for salaries of management level State employees. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate State Government Committee,
May 31, 2013
SB 998 An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, providing for retroactive denial of reimbursement of payments to health care providers by insurers. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Banking & Insurance Committee,
June 12, 2013
SB 1014 An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for definitions, for driver certification program and for budget and fees; providing for assessment notice and hearings; further providing for fund and for transfer of money from fund; providing for fees; and further providing for power of authority to issue certificates of public convenience and for restrictions. (Co-sponsor memo) Companion bill signed into law as Act 64 of 2013
SB 1057 An Act amending the act of June 20, 1919 (P.L.521, No.258), referred to as the Transfer Inheritance Tax Law, changing the rate of commission. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Finance Committee, July 19, 2013
SB 1075 An Act amending the act of November 10, 1999 (P.L.491, No.45), known as the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, further providing for exemptions for certain buildings as to automatic fire sprinkler system requirements. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Labor & Industry Committee, August 12, 2013
SB 1077 An Act amending the act of October 9, 2008 (P.L.1408, No.113), known as the Scrap Material Theft Prevention Act, further providing for definitions and for restricted materials. (Co-sponsor memo) Act 79 of 2014
SB 1124 An Act amending the act of August 9, 1955 (P.L.323, No.130), known as The County Code, in prothonotary, clerks of court, clerk of orphan’s court, register of wills and recorder of deeds, further providing for how offices to be held. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Local Government Committee, Oct. 7, 2013
SB 1131 An Act amending Title 3 (Agriculture) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in weights and measures, further providing for potatoes. (Co-sponsor memo) Act 124 of 2013
SB 1187 An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, providing for special plates for recipients of Combat Infantry Badge. (Co-sponsor memo) Act 109 of 2014
SB 1241 An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for hybrid learning program. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Education Committee, Jan. 27, 2014
SB 1351 An Act providing for licensing of elevator contractors and mechanics; and imposing duties on the Department of Labor and Industry. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Labor & Industry Committee, Apr. 28, 2014
SB 1354 An Act providing for city revitalization and improvement zones; and making a related repeal. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Finance Committee, Apr. 28, 2014

SB 1379

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Public Welfare Code, in public assistance, further providing for definitions, for false statements, investigations and penalty and for reporting fraud; and providing for lost access device reporting by department. (Co-sponsor memo) Referred to Senate Public Health and Welfare, May 30, 2014

 

SB 1420

 

 

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in neighborhood blight remediation and revitalization, providing for notice to Department of Transportation.

 

Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee, July 1, 2014

 

SB 1427

An Act amending the act of April 8, 1982 (P.L.310, No.87), referred to as the Recorder of Deeds Fee Law, authorizing an additional fee to be imposed and used for demolition of dilapidated buildings on blighted property; and making an editorial change.

Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee, July 1, 2014

SB 1442

An Act amending the act of July 7, 1947 (P.L.1368, No.542), known as the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, in sale of property, providing for optional county demolition and rehabilitation fund.

Re-referred to Senate Appropriations Committee, July 1, 2014

SB 1462

An Act amending the act of May 30, 1984 (P.L.345, No.69), known as the First Class City Business Tax Reform Act, further defining “business.”

Referred to Senate Finance Committee, Sept. 15, 2014

SB 1467

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Corrections, prohibiting use of funds for privatizing or outsourcing certain services.

Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee, Sept. 15, 2014

SR 181 A Resolution recognizing August 19, 2013, as the 75th anniversary of “National Aviation Day” in Pennsylvania. (Co-sponsor memo) Adopted on June 28, 2013
SR 250 A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study relating to the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of merging public school district health care plans. (Co-sponsor memo) Adopted on Mar. 31, 2014
SR 228 A Resolution designating October 17, 2013, as “Lights on Afterschool! Day” in Pennsylvania. Adopted on October 15, 2013
SR 353

 

A Resolution urging the President and the Congress of the United States to consider imposing tariffs on imported anthracite coal that adversely affect American jobs. Referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, April 28, 2014

SR 407

A Resolution recognizing June 11, 2014, as “Turkish-American Cultural Day” in Pennsylvania. (Co-sponsor memo)

Transmitted as directed, June 12, 2014

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