Meeting to Consider Senate and House Bills

Senate Local Government Committee

January 23, 2018

Off the Floor | Rules Room


AGENDA

Allow for municipal purchase of used personal property from volunteer emergency service organizations without bid:

  • Senate Bill 801 (Hutchinson) – Amends Title 8 (Boroughs) and Title 11 (Cities)
  • Senate Bill 802 (Hutchinson) – Amends the First Class Township Code
  • Senate Bill 803 (Hutchinson) – Amends the Second Class Township Code
  • Senate Bill 804 (Hutchinson) – Amends Act 34 of 1953 (relating to contracts of incorporated towns)

Increase the dollar threshold for needing to advertise the sale of municipal personal property:

  • Senate Bill 947 (Hutchinson) – Amends the Borough Code and Third Class City Code
  • Senate Bill 948 (Hutchinson) – Amends the First Class Township Code
  • Senate Bill 949 (Hutchinson) – Amends Act 34 of 1953 (relating to Incorporated Towns)

Senate Bill 950 (Eichelberger) – Authorizes county commissioners, by resolution, to implement a Voluntary Real Estate Sales Verification Form Pilot Program

House Bill 99 (Zimmerman) – Amends the Borough Code to allow boroughs to issue contracts during an emergency without advertising, bidding or price quotations and requires council to disclose the reasons at its next public hearing. Also adds electricity to existing list of utility services for boroughs not subject to advertising, bidding or price quotations

House Bill 1034 (Mako) – Amends Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) to provide additional procedures for the collection of monies by municipal authorities