Saturday, April 13, 2013

Energy and environment bills moving in Pennsylvania


It's been a busy week for energy and environment legislation in the Pennsylvania Senate and House. Here's a summary of the
legislative action. (Click on number to see entire bill)


SB 196 (D. White) Amends the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority Act, further providing for definitions, for financial assistance and for annual report.
Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, Jan. 17, 2013 [Senate]
Reported as committed from ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY,
Jan. 23
First consideration, Jan. 23, 2013
Re-referred to
APPROPRIATIONS, Feb. 13, 2013
Re-reported as amended from APPROPRIATIONS, March 18, 2013
Second consideration, April 8, 2013


HB 302  (Moul) Establishes the Keystone Transit Program, providing for an inter-fund transfer to the Department of Environmental Protection for a competitive grant program for the transition of small mass transit bus fleets to alternative fuels. 
Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, Feb. 5, 2013 
Reported as amended, April 10, 2013
First consideration, April 10, 2013
Laid on the table, April 10, 2013


     HB 303 (Watson) Establishes the Clean Transit Program, providing for an inter-fund transfer to the Department of Environmental Protection for a loan program for the transition of large mass transit bus fleets to compressed natural gas.
Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, Feb. 5, 2013
Reported as amended, 
April 10, 2013
      First consideration, April 10, 2013
      Laid on the table, April 10, 2013

     
HB 306 (Pickett) Amends the Alternative Fuels Incentive Act to providing for Keystone Fuel Incentives.
Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, Feb. 5, 2013
Reported as amended, April 10, 2013
First consideration, April 10, 2013
Laid on the table, April 10, 2013


HB 307 (Evankovich) Amends the Air Pollution Control Act to provide for the Clean Vehicles Program.
Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, Feb. 5, 2013
Reported as committed, April 10, 2013
First consideration, April 10, 2013
Laid on the table, April 10, 2013


HB 308 (Saylor) Amends the Air Pollution Control Act, further providing for definitions and for
disposition of fees, fines and civil penalties; establishing the Keystone Vehicle Program; and
making editorial changes.
Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, Feb. 5, 2013
Reported as amended from ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, April 10, 2013
First consideration, April 10, 2013
      Laid on the table, April 10, 2013

    
     HB 1137 (Gabler) Amends the Storm Water Management Act, further providing for failure of municipalities to adopt implementing ordinances.
     Referred to ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, April 8, 2013


HB 1155 (Miller) Amends the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act, further providing for definitions
Referred to 
ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, April 9, 2013


HR 223 (Tallman) A Resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to support Congressman Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania's efforts to pass H.R. 979, known as the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013, and urging each member of Congress from Pennsylvania to support his efforts.
Referred to 
ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, April 9, 2013


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