PA HB1673 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on October 23 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-10-21 - Signed in Senate
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth services, further providing for scope of subchapter, for legislative findings and declaration of purpose, for definitions, for assistance to volunteer fire companies, ambulance service and rescue squads, for Volunteer Companies Loan Fund, for powers and duties of office, for disposition and use of proceeds, for Volunteer Company Loan Sinking Fund and investments, for repayment obligations for principal and interest, for temporary financing authorization, for authorization of contracts, reimbursement procedure and amount and for reimbursement procedure and amount, providing for referendum to expand loan assistance and for annual report and distribution of information, further providing for definitions and for State Fire Commissioner, providing for curriculum and training and further providing for Pennsylvania State Fire Academy, for Pennsylvania Volunteer Loan Assistance Program and for Fire Safety Advisory Committee; in volunteer firefighters, further providing for definitions, for statement of purpose, for funds and for audits and providing for fire relief formula study; in grants to fire companies and emergency medical services companies, further providing for definitions, for establishment, for publication and notice, for award of grants, for consolidation incentive, for establishment, for publication and notice and for award of grants, providing for consolidation incentive, further providing for Fire Company Grant Program, for Emergency Medical Services Company Grant Program, for additional funding, for allocation of appropriated funds, for expiration of authority and for special provisions and providing for annual reports; in incentives for municipal volunteers of fire companies and nonprofit emergency medical services agencies, further providing for definitions, for program authorization, for real property tax credit and for rejection and appeal; and making editorial changes.

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Title

In Commonwealth services, further providing for scope of subchapter, for legislative findings and declaration of purpose, for definitions, for assistance to volunteer fire companies, ambulance service and rescue squads, for Volunteer Companies Loan Fund, for powers and duties of office, for disposition and use of proceeds, for Volunteer Company Loan Sinking Fund and investments, for repayment obligations for principal and interest, for temporary financing authorization, for authorization of contracts, reimbursement procedure and amount and for reimbursement procedure and amount, providing for referendum to expand loan assistance and for annual report and distribution of information, further providing for definitions and for State Fire Commissioner, providing for curriculum and training and further providing for Pennsylvania State Fire Academy, for Pennsylvania Volunteer Loan Assistance Program and for Fire Safety Advisory Committee; in volunteer firefighters, further providing for definitions, for statement of purpose, for funds and for audits and providing for fire relief formula study; in grants to fire companies and emergency medical services companies, further providing for definitions, for establishment, for publication and notice, for award of grants, for consolidation incentive, for establishment, for publication and notice and for award of grants, providing for consolidation incentive, further providing for Fire Company Grant Program, for Emergency Medical Services Company Grant Program, for additional funding, for allocation of appropriated funds, for expiration of authority and for special provisions and providing for annual reports; in incentives for municipal volunteers of fire companies and nonprofit emergency medical services agencies, further providing for definitions, for program authorization, for real property tax credit and for rejection and appeal; and making editorial changes.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-10-21 - House - House Rules: Re-report Bill As Committed (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-21 - House - House Floor: HB 1673 PN 4573, CONCUR (Y: 201 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-10-20 - Senate - Senate Floor: HB 1673 PN 4573, FINAL PASSAGE (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-20 - Senate - Senate Appropriations: Re-Reported as Amended (Y: 23 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-19 - Senate - Senate Floor: HB 1673 PN 4474, A7739, REGAN AMENDMENT NO. A-7739 (Y: 30 N: 19 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-10-06 - Senate - Senate Veterans Affairs And Emergency Preparedness: Reported as Amended (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-10-23 - House - House Appropriations: Re-report Bill As Committed (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-10-23 - House - House Floor: HB 1673 PN 2762, FP (Y: 196 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2019-10-22 - House - House Floor: HB 1673 PN 2231, 2019 A3281, FARRY (Y: 200 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2019-09-18 - House - House Veterans Affairs And Emergency Preparedness: Report Bill As Committed (Y: 25 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-10-21HouseSigned in Senate
2020-10-21HouseSigned in House
2020-10-21HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments (201-0)
2020-10-21HouseRe-reported on concurrence, as committed
2020-10-20HouseReferred to RULES
2020-10-20HouseIn the House
2020-10-20SenateThird consideration and final passage (48-0)
2020-10-20SenateRe-reported as amended
2020-10-19SenateRe-referred to APPROPRIATIONS
2020-10-19SenateSecond consideration, with amendments (30-19)
2020-10-06SenateFirst consideration
2020-10-06SenateReported as amended
2019-10-31SenateReferred to VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
2019-10-23SenateIn the Senate
2019-10-23HouseThird consideration and final passage (196-0)
2019-10-23HouseRe-reported as committed
2019-10-22HouseRe-committed to APPROPRIATIONS
2019-10-22HouseSecond consideration, with amendments
2019-09-25HouseRemoved from table
2019-09-18HouseLaid on the table
2019-09-18HouseFirst consideration
2019-09-18HouseReported as committed
2019-06-24HouseReferred to VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Pennsylvania State Sources

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Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/RCC/PUBLIC/listVoteSummaryH.cfm?sYear=2019&sInd=0&cteeCde=44&theDate=10/21/2020&RollCallId=2583

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