+ − Contact Information Phone: (717) 783-1540 Fax: (717) 787-2334 Office Address: + − Committees (2) PA - Appropriations (House) Title: Democratic Chair PA - Rules (House) Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (8) PA - HB693 An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further defining "interactive wireless communications device"; prohibiting use of interactive wireless communications device; and further providing for duty of driver in construction and maintenance areas or on highway safety corridors and for duty of driver in emergency response areas. PA - HB691 An Act amending the act of November 24, 1992 (P.L.732, No.111), known as the Pennsylvania Quality Improvement Act, further providing for legislative findings and intent, for establishment of the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence Awards and for the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence Advisory Council; repealing provisions relating to board of examiners and panel of judges; and further providing for establishment of the foundation, for awards and for restriction on funds from Commonwealth. PA - HR820 A Resolution recognizing May 15, 2014, as "Measure Up/Pressure Down National Day of Action: Roll Up Your Sleeves!" in Pennsylvania. PA - HB692 An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in health and accident insurance, further providing for autism spectrum disorders coverage. PA - HB695 An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for depositing waste and other material on highway, property or waters. PA - HR94 A Resolution honoring the life and extending condolences for the supreme sacrifice of United States Navy Chief Petty Officer Nicolas D. Checque, who tragically died of combat-related injuries suffered December 8, 2012, while supporting operations near Kabul, Afghanistan. PA - HR751 A Resolution remembering the accident that occurred on March 28, 1979, at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County. PA - HB694 An Act amending Title 3 (Agriculture) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for Automotive Fuel Testing and Disclosure Program. + − Cosponsored Bills (65) PA - HB548 An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, further providing for notice of November elections; providing for early voting; and further providing for duties of election officials. PA - HB13 An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for fees; providing for penalties for violations of traffic-control devices; and further providing for surcharges and for the definition and determination of "average wholesale price." PA - HB1134 An Act amending Titles 24 (Education) and 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for the calculation of military members' Public School Employees' Retirement System benefits. PA - HB1964 An Act amending Title 40 (Insurance) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hospital plan corporations, further providing for rates and contracts; providing for health systems, for maintenance of contractual obligations with health insurance carriers and for continuity of care; and imposing duties on the Insurance Department and Insurance Commissioner. PA - HB30 An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for definitions, for prospective donors, for prospective donees, for procedure, for amendment or revocation, for rights and duties at death, for requests, for identification and authorization, for the Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund, for confidentiality and for prohibitions; providing for promotion of donations through a registry, for effect on advance health care directive, for facilitation of gifts during investigation, for collaboration, for information, for physician and nurse training, for uniformity and for electronic signatures; and further providing for corneal transplants. PA - HB300 An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for the title, for findings and declaration of policy, for right to freedom from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation; defining "sexual orientation" and "gender identity or expression"; and further providing for unlawful discriminatory practices, for prohibition of certain real estate practices, for powers and duties of commission, for educational program and for construction and exclusiveness of remedy. PA - HB2081 An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in interpretation and definitions, further providing for definitions. PA - HB2184 An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, further providing for general powers of board; in Pennsylvania Liquor Stores, further providing for board to establish State liquor stores, for when sales may be made at Pennsylvania liquor stores, for sales by Pennsylvania liquor stores; in licenses and regulations and liquor and alcohol and malt and brewed beverages, further providing for renewal of licenses and temporary provisions for licensees in armed service, for revocation and suspension of licenses and fines and for shipment of wine into Commonwealth; providing for direct shipment of wine; further providing for unlawful acts relative to liquor, malt and brewed beverages and licensees; and, in disposition of moneys collected under provisions of act, further providing for moneys paid into the State Stores Fund for use of the Commonwealth. PA - HB765 An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, in State lottery, providing for disposition of funds in fiscal year 2013-2014. PA - HB1800 An Act providing for Made in PA trademark, for licensee qualification, for duties and authority of department, for trademark license agreement, application and licensure process and for costs; establishing the Made in PA Trademark Licensing Fund; and providing for civil penalties, for injunctive relief and for rules and regulations. PA - HB806 An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, providing for county-based human services funds; and making related repeals. PA - HB1921 An Act designating a bridge on that portion of 17th Street over State Route 56 in Windber Borough, Somerset County, as the Trooper Joseph Sepp Memorial Bridge. PA - HB1753 An Act designating the section of State Route 45, from the intersection of State Route 26, Segment 0140, Offset 0000, in Pine Grove Mills, Centre County, to U.S. Business Route 322, segment 0240, Offset 0000, in Boalsburg, Centre County, as the Sergeant Adam Hartswick Interchange. PA - HB1653 An Act designating West Erie Avenue from its intersection with North Second Street in Philadelphia City, Philadelphia County, to the point where it meets North Front Street in Philadelphia City, Philadelphia County, as Roberto Clemente Way. PA - HB1896 An Act amending the act of January 17, 1968 (P.L.11, No.5), known as The Minimum Wage Act of 1968, further providing for the rate of the minimum wage. PA - HB638 An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in corporate net income tax, further providing for definitions, for imposition, for reports and payment and for consolidated reports; and, in general provisions, further providing for underpayment of estimated tax. PA - HB2090 An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.221, No.63), known as the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act, further providing for definitions; providing for opioid-related drug overdose death prevention programs; imposing duties on the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and the Department of Health; and making editorial changes. PA - HB1675 An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in the Secretary of the Commonwealth, repealing provisions relating to requirements relating to voter identification; in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, further providing for manner of applying to vote, persons entitled to vote, voter's certificates, entries to be made in district register, numbered lists of voters and challenges; in voting by qualified absentee electors, further providing for applications for absentee ballot, for delivering or mailing ballots, for canvassing of official absentee ballots and for public records; in penalties, repealing provisions relating to enforcement; and making a related repeal. PA - HB2062 An Act designating a bridge on that portion of State Route 2020 over Interstate 81 in the Borough of Dunmore, Lackawanna County, as the 2nd Lt. Carol Ann Drazba and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge. PA - HB993 An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Public Welfare Code, changing the name of the Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services; providing for a transition period; and establishing a toll-free DHS fraud tip line. PA - HB1492 An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Public Welfare Code, in public assistance, providing for Pennsylvania-specific health insurance coverage. PA - HB14 An Act amending Titles 74 (Transportation) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for intermodal transportation; further providing for definitions, for registration periods, for display of registration plates, for driver's license examinations, for expiration and renewal of drivers' licenses, for required financial responsibility, for speed timing devices, for inspection certificate violations, for display of unauthorized material and for surcharges; and repealing a related provision of the Fiscal Code. PA - HB1133 An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, further providing for rights preserved during leave of absence. PA - HB1890 An Act amending the act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694), known as the Equal Pay Law, further providing for wage rates. PA - HB199 An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, providing for a special license plate for female veterans. PA - HB897 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 persons eligible for medical assistance. PA - HB12 An Act amending Titles 74 (Transportation) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sustainable mobility options, further providing for definitions, for department authorization, for the Public Transportation Trust Fund, for application and approval process, for coordination, for operating program, for asset improvement program and for programs of Statewide significance and repealing provisions relating to capital improvements program; and in Pennsylvania Turnpike, repealing provisions relating to deposit and distribution of funds. PA - HR564 A Resolution honoring the history and cooperative interaction among the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire. PA - HR152 A Resolution congratulating the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania and the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central Pennsylvania on more than 40 years of dedicated service to Pennsylvania communities and designating March 26, 2013, as "Epilepsy Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR423 A Resolution designating September 3, 2013, as "University of Pittsburgh Day" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR49 A Resolution recognizing the month of February 2013 as "Black History Month" in Pennsylvania and urging all Pennsylvanians to be mindful of the contributions of African Americans and of all of its citizens to our country's rich history throughout the year. PA - HR431 A Resolution designating October 6, 2013, as "Demi Brae Cuccia Day" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR418 A Resolution designating the week of September 15 through 21, 2013, as "National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration Week" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR256 A Resolution honoring the life and public service of Mr. John H. Sanks, Jr., long-serving broadcast technician for the House of Representatives. PA - HR132 A Resolution honoring Jack Henzes, head football coach of Dunmore High School, Dunmore, Lackawanna County, on his selection as Class A Coach of the Year by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers. PA - HR1034 A Resolution designating October 3, 2014, as "Manufacturing Day" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR42 A Resolution calling for a one-year moratorium on any lottery privatization proposals. PA - HR599 A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2014 as "Big Brothers Big Sisters Month" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR198 A Resolution urging the members of the Governor's Advisory Council on Privatization and Innovation to sign an Integrity and Accountability Pledge so as to ensure that all recommendations that are made are in the best interests of the citizens of this Commonwealth. PA - HR282 A Resolution honoring the 50th anniversary of Christ the King Parish. PA - HR154 A Resolution designating the month of April 2013 as "Distracted Driving Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR582 A Resolution honoring the life and expressing condolences upon the death of Nelson Mandela. PA - HR556 A Resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the delivery of the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. PA - HR811 A Resolution designating Tuesday, May 13, 2014, as "National History Day in Pennsylvania." PA - HR486 A Resolution designating the week of October 20 through 26, 2013, as "Respiratory Care Week" in Pennsylvania and commending respiratory therapists for their outstanding contributions to health care. PA - HR949 A Resolution recognizing November 10, 2014, as "Marine Corps Day" in Pennsylvania in honor of the United States Marine Corps' 239th anniversary. PA - HR600 A Resolution designating the month of February 2014 as "Black History Month" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR830 A Resolution designating the month of May 2014 as "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR575 A Resolution commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recognizing December 10, 2013, as "International Human Rights Day in Pennsylvania." PA - HR307 A Resolution honoring the life and service of Bishop Joseph McFadden and expressing condolences on his death. PA - HR563 A Resolution honoring the history and cooperative nature of the City of Pittsburgh Police Department in its daily service to the City of Pittsburgh. PA - HR68 A Resolution honoring the life and career of Wendell W. Young, III, President Emeritus of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776, Philadelphia labor relations leader and advocate for workers' rights and extending condolences to his family. PA - HR441 A Resolution congratulating the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency's Board of Directors, work force and management during its 50th year of service to Pennsylvania students, families and taxpayers on behalf of the Commonwealth. PA - HR1082 A Resolution designating the week of October 13 through 17, 2014, as "No Place for Hate Week" in Pennsylvania and commending the Anti-Defamation League for its outstanding efforts to promote peace, brotherhood and goodwill. PA - HR516 A Resolution honoring Plum Borough on being recognized by NeighborhoodScout as the 6th safest city in the United States. PA - HR791 A Resolution congratulating The Pennsylvania State University IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon for raising more than $13 million for the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital to help fight pediatric cancer. PA - HR841 A Resolution designating the week of May 18 through 24, 2014, as "Emergency Medical Services Week" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR478 A Resolution recognizing and congratulating 900 AM WURD Radio on the occasion of its tenth anniversary as "The Voice of the Community." PA - HR641 A Resolution recognizing the week of April 13 through 19, 2014, as "National Library Week" in Pennsylvania. PA - HR625 A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to reexamine the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 and vote for the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. PA - HR388 A Resolution honoring the lives and memory of those tragically killed during a building collapse at 22nd and Market Streets in Philadelphia on June 5, 2013, expressing condolences to their families and concern for those injured in the incident and thanking all emergency workers, first responders and volunteers for their service at the site. PA - HR562 A Resolution honoring the history and cooperative nature of the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire in its daily service to the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County. PA - HR777 A Resolution establishing a Higher Education Action Committee to implement solutions to further the success of Pennsylvania's higher education system. PA - HR536 A Resolution beseeching the Congress of the United States and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to consider authorizing the use of service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or other emotional traumas. PA - HR558 A Resolution commemorating December 7, 2013, as "Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day."