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  • COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

    LEGISLATIVE JOURNAL

    THE SPEAKER (MATTHEW J. RYAN) PRESIDING

    WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13,1996

    SECOND SPECIAL SESSION OF 1995-96 NO. 3

    PRAYER I

    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES The House convened at 11 a.m., e.s.t.

    REV. JAMES J. FERGUSON, Chaplain of the House of Representatives and pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, offered the following prayer:

    HOUSE BILLS INTRODUCEDANDREFERRED

    Eternal God, our Heavenly Father, we thank You for this glorious day in our Commonwealth. We ask Your blessing upon this House as it meets to conduct its business.

    We lift up to You in prayer the children, the families, of a linle town called Dunblane in Scotland and the atrocities that they suffered.

    We think of education as well this day, our Father, and pray Your guidance in our deliberations, that Your spirit will lead us into being vessels of blessing for this Commonwealth and its people. We ask it in Your name, Thou who art the kingdom, the power, and the glow forever. Amen.

    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    (The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by members and U. visitors.)

    JOURNAL APPROVAL POSTPONED I The SPEAKER. Without objection, the approval of the Journal

    of the special session for Tuesday, March 12, 1996, will be postponed until printed. The Chair hears no objection.

    LEAVES OF ABSENCE I The SPEAKER. The Chair recognizes the gentleman,

    Mr. Barley, who requests leave of absence for the gentleman from Lackawama, Mr. SERAFINI, and the gentleman from Chester County, Mr. PITTS, for today's session.

    Without objection, leaves will be granted. The Chair hears no objection.

    The Chair recognizes the gentleman, Mr. Itkin, who requests leave for the gentleman, Mr. MIHALICH, from Westmoreland.

    Without objection, leave will be granted. The Chair hears no objection.

    No. 21 By Representatives GEORGE, OLASZ, DeWEESE, HALUSKA, GORDNER, BELARDI, CURRY, TRELLO, DALEY, COWELL, JOSEPHS, SATHER, BATTISTO, LUCYK, REBER, PESCI, BAKER, READSHAW, SHANER, MELIO, PHILLIPS, STERN, MARKOSEK, TIGUE, PISTELLA, TANGRETTI, STEELMAN and YOUNGBLOOD

    An Act amending the act of October 4, 1978 (P.L.851, No.166), known as the Flood Plain Management Act, adding definitions; and further providing for grants and reimbursements to municipalities and counties.

    Ref& to Committee on ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCEb AND ENERGY, March 13,1996.

    No. 22 By Representatives BAKER, TANGRETTI, REBER, O'BRIEN, GEORGE, FICHTER, CLARK, RUBLEY, McCALL, STEIL, DiGIROLAMO, PESCI, FAIRCHILD, CHADWICK, MAJOR, COLAFELLA, SHANER, DEMPSEY. BARD, GRUPPO, HERSHEY, TIGUE, CAPPABIANCA, BELARDI, COLAIZZO, DENT, HALUSKA, JOSEPHS, GORDNER, STISH, GEIST, LUCYK, E. Z. TAYLOR, SATHER, DALEY, SAYLOR, YOUNGBLOOD, BOSCOLA, FARGO, DeWEESE, BATTISTO, STABACK, EGOLF, TRELLO, SERAFINI, HANNA, B. SMITH, HESS, HASTE, ADOLPH, L. I. COHEN, SCHRODER an' McGILL

    An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safely) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, creating the State Disaster Assistance Loan Program; providing for powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency; establishing the State Disaster Assistance Loan Fund: providing for funding for the State Disaster Assistance Loan Program; and making an appropriation.

    Referred to Cornminee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, March 13,1996.

    No. 23 By Representatives MICHLOVIC, WALKO, BAKER, ITKIN, TRELLO, GIGLIOTTI, LAUGHLM, COWELL, CAPPABIANCA, CAWLEY, READSHAW, DALEY, LUCYK, MUNDY, OLASZ, TIGUE, M. N. WRIGHT, HALUSKA, BATTISTO, LEVDANSKY, JOSEPHS, MELIO, KAISER, MARKOSEK, DeLUCA, SHANER, RUBLEY, CURRY, STABACK, KUKOVICH, PISTELLA and STEELMAN

  • 12 LEGISLATIVE J<

    An Act permitting counties to form storm water management districts for the purpose of regulating stom water within designated watershed - boundaria;~imposing duties and conferring powers on county storm water districts. on municioalities and on oerrons eneaeed in the develooment of - - ~ ~ land; and providingfor organization, for function, for enforcement and for financing.

    Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, March 13,1996.

    No. 24 By Representatives MICHLOVIC, READSHAW, SATHER, ITKIN, CAWLEY, BELARDI, MARKOSEK, MUNDY, CAPPABIANCA, KAISER, NICKOL, JOSEPHS, BATTISTO, SHANER, OLASZ, WALKO, DALEY, COLAFELLA, TRELLO, LAUGHLIN, STABACK, TIGUE, CLARK, KUKOVICH, PISTELLA, SAINATO, E. 2. TAYLOR and YOUNGBLOOD

    An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for certiticate of title.

    Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION, March 13, 1996.

    HOUSE RESOLUTION INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

    No. 2 By Representatives GEORGE, OLASZ, HALUSKA, BELARDI, PESCI, GORDNER, READSHAW, BAKER, COY, FARGO, BATTISTO, SATHER, McCALL, KENNEY, HERSHEY, COLAFELLA, SCRIMENTI, S. H. SMITH, ARGALL, ROONEY, GODSHALL, McGEEHAN and PETTIT

    A Resolution requesting the Department of Corrections in conjunction with other Commonwealth agencies to conduct a study and issue a report on the use of prison inmate labor to alleviate high restoration costs associated with disaster relief.

    Referred to Committee on RULES, March 13, 1996.

    ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS OF SPONSORS

    The SPEAKER. The Chair acknowledges receipt of additions and deletions for sponsorships ofbills, which the clerk will file.

    (Copy of list is on file with the Journal clerk.)

    MASTER ROLL CALL

    URNAL -HOUSE

    BebkoJones Flick Belardi Gamble Belfanti Gannan Birmelin Geist Bishop George Blaum Gigliorri Boscola Gladeck Boyes Godshall Brawn Gordner Bmwne Gruitra Bunt Gruppo Butkovitz Habay Buxton Haluska Caltagimne Hanna Cappabianca Harhart Carn Hasay Caronc Haste Cawley Hennessey Chadwick Herman Civera Hershey Clark Hess Clymer Horsey Cohen, L. I. Hutchinson Cohen, M. ltkin Colafella Jadlowiec Colaiuo Ialnes Conti Jamlin Cornell Josephs Corpora Kaiser Carrigan Kel le~ Cowell K e n n e ~

    Mmico Masland Mayernik McCall McGeehan McGill Melia M e n ~ Michlovic Miwzie Miller Mundy Myers Nailar Nickol Nyce O'Brien Olasz Oliver Perzel Pesci Petrarca Petmne Pettit Phillips Pistella Platts Preston Ramos Raymond Readrhaw Rek r

    Coy cuny Daley DeLuca Demprey Dent Dermody DeWeese DiGirolamo Donatucci Drucc Durham

    Farmer

    King Reinard Kirkland Rieger Krebs Robens Kukovich Robinson LaGrotta Roebuck Laughlin Rohrer Lawless Rooney Lederer Rubley Leh Rudy Lescovitz Sainato Levdansky Santoni

    NOT VOTING4

    Mihalich Pins

    RECESS

    MARCH 13 Sheehan Smith, B. Smith, S. H. Snyder, D. W. Staback Stain Steelman Steil Stern Stetler Stirh Strittmatter Sturla Surra Tangretti Taylor. E. %. Taylor. J. a Thomas Tirue . Travaglio Trella Trich Tl'ue Tulli Vance I

    Van Horne Veon Vitali Walko Washington Waugh Willia~nn Wogan Wozniak Wright D. R. Wright, M. N Yewcic Youngblood Zimmerman Zug

    Ryan, Soeakrr

    The SPEAKER. The Chair is about to take the master roll call TheSPEAKER. Does the majoriry leader, Mr. Perzel, have any

    in special session. Members will begin to vote. funher business in special session at this time? Does the Democratic floor leader have any further business in

    The following roll call was recorded:

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    special session at this time? Hearing none, the Chair declares the special session in recess

    to the call of the Chair.

    Adolph Egolf Lloyd Sather Allen Evans Lucyk

    AFTER RECESS Saylor

    Argall Fairchild Lynch Schroder The time of recess having expired, the House was called to Armstrong rajt Maitland Schuler Baker Fargo Majw Scrimenti order. Bard Feese Man, Semmel Barley

  • 1 1996 LEC JOURNAL - HOUSE 13 HOUSE BILLS

    INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

    No. 1 By Representatives STISH, DeWEESE, STERN, LLOYD, BARLEY, FEESE, ROBINSON, DEMPSEY, TRAVAGLIO, McGILL, SHANER, BAKER, PESCI, ARMSTRONG, GIGLIOTTI, TRUE, HALUSKA, SCHRODER, VEON, FAIRCHILD, TRELLO, MASLAND, GEORGE, ZUG, STETLER, MAJOR, FLICK, MELIO, MARSICO, MARKOSEK, FARGO, TIGUE, STRITTMA'ITER, CLARK, ITKIN, STAIRS, COLAFELLA, SEMMEL, DERMODY, HESS, SURRA, LUCYK, PHILLIPS, MUNDY, GEIST, WALKO, CHADWICK, BELFANTI, ALLEN, DeLUCA, HERSHEY, GORDNER, E. Z. TAYLOR, M. COHEN, O'BRIEN, MYERS, BROWNE, COY, NYCE, DALEY, BROWN, CAWLEY, SATHER, CAPPABIANCA, BUNT, VAN HORNE, MERRY, SCHULER, CLYMER, STEIL, WAUGH, WOGAN, RUBLEY, RYAN and STEELMAN

    S'WTMA'ITER, MELIO, CLARK, MARKOSEK, MASLAND, 1 LaGROTTA, STAIRS, SAINATO, SEMMEL, ITKIN, HESS, DERMODY, PHILLIPS, TIGUE, GEIST, CAWLEY,

    I CHADWICK, MUNDY, ALLEN, COLAFELLA, CNERA, 1 SURRA, E. Z. TAYLOR, LEVDANSKY, STISH, BOSCOLA, O'BRIEN, WALKO, McGILL, JOSEPHS, NYCE, BELFANTI, BUNT, DeLUCA, MERRY, READSHAW, SCHULER, MAYERNIK, REBER, YEWCIC, ZUG, M. COHEN, WOGAN, COY, DALEY, CAPPABIANCA, BROWN, McCALL and VAN HORNE

    An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, defining "person"; changing references to certain Federal laws; and further providing for individual and family assistance, for the agency, for fees and for powers and duties.

    Refemd to Committee on VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, March 13,1996.

    I A Supplement to the act of July 6, 1995 (P.L. , No.38). entitled "An No. 5 By Representatives BUXTON, COLAFELLA,

    act providing for the capita

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