Briefings

  • SB 115: CPR Instruction for High School Students

    SB 115: CPR Instruction for High School Students

    An 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, providing for cardiopulmonary resuscitation education.

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  • HB2052: Support Services for Children of Military Service Members

    HB2052: Support Services for Children of Military Service Members

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in professional employees, providing for military parent student support.

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  • HB1228: Sun Protection Measures for Students

    HB1228: Sun Protection Measures for Students

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, providing for sun protection of students, including the application of nonprescription sunscreen.

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  • HB1531: Sunshine Act Reform

    HB1531: Sunshine Act Reform

    An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in open meetings, further providing for public notice and providing for notification of agency business required and exceptions.

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  • SB1090: Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Law

    SB1090: Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Law

    An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in offenses involving danger to the person, providing for antihazing and prescribing penalties; in minors, further providing for purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages and providing for safe harbor for violation of section 6308(a); in forfeiture of assets, further providing for asset forfeiture; and making a related repeal.

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  • SB780: Development of Telemedicine in Pennsylvania

    SB780: Development of Telemedicine in Pennsylvania

    An Act relating to telemedicine; authorizing the regulation of telemedicine by professional licensing boards; and providing for insurance coverage of telemedicine.

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  • HB126: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Access to Entities

    HB126: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Access to Entities

    An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in prescribing opioids to minors, further providing for procedure; providing for reimbursement of patient expenses associated with participation in cancer clinical trials and for duties of the Department of Health; imposing a penalty; providing for the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by certain entities and organizations; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Department of Health.

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  • SB1098: School Bus Cameras for Enforcement

    SB1098: School Bus Cameras for Enforcement

    An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for meeting or overtaking school bus and providing for enforcement of failure to stop for school bus with flashing red lights.

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  • HB 1213: Removing the Right of School Districts to Appeal Property Assessments

    HB 1213: Removing the Right of School Districts to Appeal Property Assessments

    An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in consolidated county assessment, further providing for short title and scope of chapter and for appeals by taxing districts and providing for standards of redress in appeals.

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  • HB2571: Ensure Public Employees are Aware of Janus Rights

    HB2571: Ensure Public Employees are Aware of Janus Rights

    An Act amending the act of July 23, 1970 (P.L.563, No.195), known as the Public Employee Relations Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in employee rights, providing for payments to employee organizations; in scope of bargaining, providing for collection of payments from nonmembers; and making related repeals.

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  • SB1078: Amendment to Expand Discussion Topics at Executive Session

    SB1078: Amendment to Expand Discussion Topics at Executive Session

    An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in open meetings, further providing for executive sessions.

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  • HB1386: Consolidating Special Education Certification Levels

    HB1386: Consolidating Special Education Certification Levels

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in certification of teachers, providing for instructional certificate grade spans and age levels and duties of department.

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  • SB 1095: Keystone Exam Graduation Requirement

    SB 1095: Keystone Exam Graduation Requirement

    An 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 Keystone Exams.

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  • HB2461: Safe Schools Partnership Act

    HB2461: Safe Schools Partnership Act

    An Act establishing the Safe Schools Partnership; imposing powers and conferring duties on the Attorney General and the Secretary of Education; providing for a bullying identification, prevention, and intervention model plan; and imposing duties on schools and school districts.

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  • SB1181: Mental Health Screenings for Students in Pennsylvania

    SB1181: Mental Health Screenings for Students in Pennsylvania

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, providing for early intervention depression screening.

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  • HB85: Parent Opt-Out for Keystone Exams

    HB85: Parent Opt-Out for Keystone Exams

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, providing for exemption from Keystone Exams.

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  • SB1186: Child Protection Task Force County Notification

    SB1186: Child Protection Task Force County Notification

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school districts, providing for duty to notify county.

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  • HB638: Cross-Filing of School Board Candidates

    HB638: Cross-Filing of School Board Candidates

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in district election of officers, further providing for election of officers to be sworn in; in dates of elections and primaries and special elections, further providing for affidavits of candidates; in nomination of candidates, further providing for petition may consist of several sheets and affidavit circulator, for affidavits of candidates, for examination of nomination petitions, certificates and papers and return of rejected nomination petitions, certificates and papers, for vacancy in party nomination by failure to pay filing fee or for failure to file loyalty oath, for affidavits of candidates, for filing of certain vacancies for a November election; in ballots, further providing for form and printing of ballots; in returns of primary elections, further providing for manner of computing irregular ballots; replacing references to "justice of the peace” with “magisterial district judge”; and removing references to the “Traffic Court of Philadelphia."

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  • SB1198: School Summative Scores and Online Accountability

    SB1198: School Summative Scores and Online Accountability

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school districts, providing for publicly accessible school performance indexes or reports and further providing for value-added assessment system.

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  • SB1095: Graduation Requirements

    SB1095: Graduation Requirements

    An 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 Keystone Exams.

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  • SB1173: Updating the Public School Code to Replace "Vocational-Technical Schools" with "Career and Technical Schools"

    SB1173: Updating the Public School Code to Replace "Vocational-Technical Schools" with "Career and Technical Schools"

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, replacing references to "vocational-technical" with "career and technical," replacing references to "vocational" with "career and technical" and replacing references to "vocation" with "career and technical"; deleting references to vocational school districts; renaming the State Board for Vocational Education as the State Board of Career and Technical Education; and making editorial changes.

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  • HB2327: School Entity Executive Session

    HB2327: School Entity Executive Session

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in organization meetings and officers of board of school directors, providing for executive sessions.

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  • HB2415: Transparency in School Personnel Separations and Settlements

    HB2415: Transparency in School Personnel Separations and Settlements

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school districts, providing for terms of agreements and settlements.

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  • SB1177: End the Keystone Exams as a Graduation Requirement

    SB1177: End the Keystone Exams as a Graduation Requirement

    An 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 Keystone Exams; and abrogating regulations.

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  • HB2432: School Textbook Orders

    HB2432: School Textbook Orders

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in books, furniture, and supplies, further providing for time and manner of adopting and furnishing textbooks and supplementary books.

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