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06-24-2022 - 17:20:18


 1 - High Priority 

HB 845 (1) Rowe, David
Act providing for transparency in public employment collective bargaining.
 
PLS Summary: (PN 2650) The Public Employment Collective Bargaining Act provides for transparency in public employment collective bargaining. Provides definition for "final arbitration award." Updates public notice requirements to provide notice before the proposed collective bargaining agreement and updates language to reflect the new definition. Effective in 60 days. (Prior Printer's Number: 829) HB 845 - (PN 829) The Public Employment Collective Bargaining Act provides for transparency in public employment collective bargaining. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: HB 250 (Refiled from 19R Session)
HCO1074 (M)
Position: Oppose
Printer Number(s): P0829  P2650 
Position : (Oppose)
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Filed
03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Labor and Industry
11-15-21 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m., Room 205, Ryan ...House Labor and Industry
11-15-21 H Public hearing held in committee House Labor and Industry
01-25-22 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m., Room G-50, Irvi...House Labor and Industry
01-25-22 H Voted favorably from committee as amended House Labor and Industry
01-25-22 H Reported as amended House Labor and Industry
01-25-22 H First consideration
01-25-22 H Laid on the table
05-24-22 H Set on the Tabled Calendar
05-24-22 H Removed from the table
05-24-22 H Laid on the table
06-07-22 H Set on the Tabled Calendar
06-07-22 H Removed from the table
06-08-22 H Set on the House Calendar
06-08-22 H Laid on the table
06-27-22 H Set on the Tabled Calendar

HB 1117 (1) Rowe, David
An Act amending the Public Employee Relations Act, in definitions, further providing for definitions; in employee rights, providing for payments to employee organizations, for resignation from employee organization in scope of bargaining.
 
PLS Summary: (PN 1166) Amends the Public Employe Relations Act, in definitions, providing for the terms "nonmember", "independent bargaining", "affirmative consent", and "political contribution"; in employee rights, providing that a public employer shall notify all public employes in a collective bargaining unit that there is no statutory obligation by members to make any payments to the employe organization that serves as the nonmembers' exclusive representative and providing for the contents of the notice, providing that no collective bargaining agreement entered into on or after the effective date of this section may establish conditions for when a public employe may join or resign from an employe organization acting as the exclusive representative of a unit and that a public employe may resign from an employe organization at any time; in representation, further providing for exclusive representation and providing for recertification; in scope of bargaining, providing that no membership dues may be deducted from wages of a public employe except on affirmative consent of the employee within 12 months; and making related repeals. The legislation requires recertification of a union every three years through an election and provides that workers may represent themselves in contract negotiations. Effective in 30 days.
Companions: HCO1065 (M)
Position: Monitor
Printer Number(s): P1166 
Position : (Monitor)
Bill History: 04-06-21 H Filed
04-07-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Labor and Industry

 2 - Medium Priority 

SB 739 (2) Stefano, Patrick
Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in Commonwealth services, further providing for definitions and for assistance to fire companies and EMS companies.
 
PLS Summary: (PN 1378) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in commonwealth services, providing for the definition of fire company to include a volunteer nonprofit chartered fire company or municipal-owned fire company or department, an application review committee to review loan applications, and for the composition of the committee; in grants to fire companies and emergency medical services companies, establishing the Emergency Medical Services COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program and providing for the expiration of authority relating to the program; and making editorial changes. The bill allocates $25 million in federal relief funds for emergency medical service entities across the commonwealth. Provides further reporting requirements on EMS agencies regarding the grant program. SB 739 - (PN 1089) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in Commonwealth services, providing for the definition of fire company to include a volunteer nonprofit chartered fire company or municipal-owned fire company or department. Provides for an application review committee to review loan applications and provides for the composition of the committee. Effective in 60 days. (Prior Printer's Number: 846, 874) SB 739 - (PN 874) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in commonwealth services, providing for the definition of fire company to include a volunteer nonprofit chartered fire company or municipal-owned fire company or department. Provides for an application review committee to review loan applications and provides for the composition of the committee. Effective in 60 days. (Prior Printer's Number: 846) SB 739 - (PN 846) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in commonwealth services, providing for the definition of fire company to include a volunteer nonprofit chartered fire company or municipal-owned fire company or department. Provides for an application review committee to review loan applications and specifications for the composition of the committee. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: SCO1007 (M)
Position: Support
Printer Number(s): P0846  P0874  P1089  P1378 
Position : (Support)
Bill History: 06-07-21 S Filed
06-07-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
06-08-21 S Meeting set for Off the floor, Senate Chamber Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
06-08-21 S Reported as amended Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
06-08-21 S First consideration
06-08-21 S Set on the Senate Calendar
06-09-21 S Second consideration
06-09-21 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations
09-21-21 S Meeting set for Off the floor, Senate Chamber Senate Appropriations
09-21-21 S Reported as committed from Senate Appropriations
09-21-21 S 8-jMdkFw8DE (01:00:37)
09-21-21 S 1 Floor amendment(s) adopted
09-21-21 S Over in Senate
09-22-21 S Set on the Senate Calendar
09-22-21 S jJ0hKD8Wdxo (00:44:09)
09-22-21 S Third consideration
09-22-21 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 49/N: 0)
09-23-21 H Received in the House and referred to House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
01-26-22 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m., Room B31, Main ...House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
01-19-22 H Voting meeting rescheduled to 01/24/22 House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
01-24-22 H Meeting set for 11:00 a.m., Room G-50, Irvi...House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
01-24-22 H Voted favorably from committee on House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
01-24-22 H Reported as committed from House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
01-24-22 H First consideration
01-24-22 H Laid on the table
01-25-22 H Set on the Tabled Calendar
01-25-22 H Removed from the table
01-26-22 H Set on the House Calendar
01-26-22 H Second consideration
01-26-22 H Rereferred to House Appropriations
02-07-22 H Voted favorably from committee as amended House Appropriations
02-07-22 H Reported as amended House Appropriations
02-08-22 H Set on the House Calendar
02-09-22 H Meeting set for Off the Floor, Senate Chamber Senate Rules and Executive Nominations
02-08-22 H CUyoGbC0N84 (00:37:41)
02-08-22 H Third consideration
02-08-22 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:200/N: 0)
02-08-22 S Received as amended in Senate and rereferred Senate Rules and Executive Nominations
02-09-22 S Voted favorably from committee on Senate Rules and Executive Nominations
02-09-22 S Re-reported on concurrence as committed Senate Rules and Executive Nominations
02-09-22 S 0Bd3ySJ5Fek (00:01:29)
02-09-22 S Senate concurred in House amendments (Vote: Y: 49/N: 0)
02-09-22 H Signed in the House
02-09-22 S Signed in the Senate
02-09-22 G In the hands of the Governor
02-10-22 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 10 )
02-10-22 G Earliest effective date
03-09-22 G Discussed during Budget Hearing with Dept. ...Senate Appropriations
06-06-22 G Press conference held

 3 - Low Priority 



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