Pennsylvania Senator Jay Costa [D]

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PASB1055IntroAn Act amending the act of November 24, 2004 (P.L.1270, No.153), referred to as the Pennsylvania Amber Alert System Law, establishing the Pennsylvania Blue Alert System for the protection of the public and the apprehension of a person of immediate th...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Law & Justice Committee
PASB1049IntroAn Act amending the act of July 28, 1988 (P.L.556, No.101), known as the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, in recycling and waste reduction, further providing for municipal implementation of recycling programs.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee
PASB542PassAn Act amending the act of September 27, 1961 (P.L.1700, No.699), known as the Pharmacy Act, further defining unlawful acts concerning emergency prescriptions.
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2018-02-15
Act No. 8
PASB1047IntroAn Act amending the act of February 12, 2004 (P.L.73, No.11), known as the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority Act for Cities of the Second Class, in Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority for Cities of the Second Class, further providing for te...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee
PASB1051IntroAn Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in departmental powers and duties as to supervision, providing for lead testing in children's institutions; and, in departmental powers and duties as to licen...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Health & Human Services Committee
PASB1053IntroAn Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in matters affecting government units, further providing for exceptions to sovereign immunity and providing for claims for wrongful conviction and ...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
PASR255IntroA Resolution encouraging equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards and in senior management of companies in Pennsylvania.
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2018-02-09
To Senate Rules & Executive Nominations Committee
PASB1044IntroAn Act amending the act of January 17, 1968 (P.L.11, No.5), known as The Minimum Wage Act of 1968, further providing for definitions and for minimum wages; providing for tipped employees; further providing for minimum wage advisory board and for enfo...
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2018-02-09
To Senate Labor & Industry Committee
PASB1038IntroAn Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in primary and election expenses, further providing for residual funds.
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2018-02-09
To Senate State Government Committee
PASB1041IntroAn Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in veteran-owned small businesses, providing for veteran-owned small business logotypes.
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2018-02-09
To Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
PASB1033IntroAn Act providing for disclosure requirements for broadband Internet access service providers, for prohibitions and for contracts, grants and tax credits; and imposing civil penalties.
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2018-02-09
To Senate Communications & Technology Committee
PASB1045IntroAn Act amending the act of January 17, 1968 (P.L.11, No.5), known as The Minimum Wage Act of 1968, further providing for definitions; providing for tipped employees; and further providing for preemption.
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2018-02-09
To Senate Labor & Industry Committee
PASB1036IntroAn Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for payment of court costs, restitution and fines, for fine and for failure to pay fine; in lic...
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2018-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
PASB21EngrossAn Act providing for competitive integrated employment in State and county agencies and any entity providing publicly funded education, training, employment and related services and long-term services and supports for working-age Pennsylvanians with ...
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2018-02-08
To House Labor And Industry Committee
PASB955EngrossAn Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, further providing for firefighter and emergency service training.
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2018-02-08
To House Education Committee
PASB370IntroAn Act amending Title 24 (Education) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preliminary provisions relating to retirement for school employees, further providing for definitions.
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2018-02-06
To Senate Appropriations Committee
PASB449EngrossAn Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for probable cause arrests in domestic violence cases.
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2018-02-06
To House Appropriations Committee
PASB776IntroAn Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program, further providing for de...
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2018-02-06
To Senate Appropriations Committee
PASB748IntroAn Act providing for public safety facilities.
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2018-02-06
To Senate Appropriations Committee
PASR274PassA Resolution designating the month of March 2018 as "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the month of March 2018 as "National Problem Gambling Awareness Month."
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2018-02-06
Introduced and adopted
PASR277PassA Resolution recognizing the week of February 26 through March 4, 2018, as "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the observance of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week."
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2018-02-06
Introduced and adopted
PASR273PassA Resolution recognizing February 7, 2018, as "National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-02-06
Introduced and adopted
PASR276PassA Resolution recognizing the importance of finding the cause and cure for multiple sclerosis; expressing appreciation to the Pennsylvania chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for their work; and recognizing the week of March 11 through...
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2018-02-06
Introduced and adopted
PASB266IntroAn Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, providing for special plates for recipients of Soldier's Medal.
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2018-02-05
Laid on the table (Pursuant to Senate Rule 9)
PASR32PassA Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to study the use and effects of youth courts in the education and juvenile justice systems, establish an advisory committee to conduct a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the benefits ...
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2018-02-05
Transmitted as directed
PASB729IntroAn Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration plates, providing for special plates for veterans of an ally foreign country.
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2018-02-05
Laid on the table (Pursuant to Senate Rule 9)
PASR271PassA Resolution designating the month of February 2018 as "Turner Syndrome Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-02-05
Introduced and adopted
PASR270PassA Resolution designating February 11, 2018, as "PA 2-1-1 Day" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-02-05
Introduced and adopted
PASR269PassA Resolution congratulating the Philadelphia Eagles on their stunning victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
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2018-02-05
Introduced and adopted
PASB234EngrossAn Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, authorizing assessments for energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities.
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2018-02-01
To House Commerce Committee
PASB1015EngrossAn Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for the definitions of "emergency service responder" and "emergency vehicle"; and, in other required equipment, further providing ...
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2018-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
PASB52EngrossAn Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for the National Guard Youth Challenge Program.
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2018-01-31
To House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
PASB313IntroAn Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in protection from abuse, further providing for relief.
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2018-01-31
Removed from table
PASB500IntroAn Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in protection from abuse, further providing for commencement of proceedings.
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2018-01-31
Removed from table
PASB775EngrossAn Act providing for museum preservation and for grant program; imposing duties on the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; establishing the Pennsylvania Museum Preservation Fund; and making an appropriation.
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2018-01-31
To House State Government Committee
PASB816IntroAn Act amending the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, in dangerous dogs, further providing for court proceedings, certificate of registration and disposition; and providing for muzzled dogs.
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2018-01-31
First consideration
PASB952IntroAn 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.
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2018-01-31
First consideration
PASB1011IntroA Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for rights of victims of crime.
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2018-01-31
To Senate Appropriations Committee
PASB263IntroAn Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in voting by qualified absentee electors, further providing for applications for official absentee ballots.
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2018-01-30
Removed from table
PASB435IntroAn Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for snow and ice dislodged or falling from moving vehicle.
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2018-01-30
Removed from table
PASB780IntroAn Act providing for telemedicine and for insurance coverage.
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2018-01-30
First consideration
PASR265PassA Resolution recognizing February 2, 2018, as "National Wear Red Day" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-01-30
Introduced and adopted
PASR266PassA Resolution recognizing the month of January 2018 as "National Human Trafficking Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-01-30
Introduced and adopted
PASR237PassA Resolution urging counties of this Commonwealth and local law enforcement, public safety and emergency services to work with the Pennsylvania State Police and the Office of Public Safety Radio to explore and execute shared services arrangements in ...
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2018-01-29
Adopted
PASR258IntroA Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Controlled Substances Act to remove marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance and to recognize the proven medical purposes of marijuana.
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2018-01-29
Reported as committed
PASR260IntroA Concurrent Resolution extending the due date for a report of a special bipartisan, bicameral legislative commission on improving the delivery of emergency services.
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2018-01-29
To Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
PASR261PassA Resolution recognizing January 30, 2018, as "CTE Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-01-29
Introduced and adopted
PASR262PassA Resolution recognizing the month of January 2018 as "National Blood Donor Month" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-01-29
Introduced and adopted
PASR263PassA Resolution recognizing the month of February 2018 as "Career and Technical Education Month" in Pennsylvania.
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2018-01-29
Introduced and adopted
PASB15IntroAn Act providing for cost-effective reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and for the powers and duties of the Environmental Quality Board and the Department of Environmental Protection.
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2018-01-26
To Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee
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