Senate Local Government Committee
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:30 pm (Senate Chamber and Remote Participation)
Meeting to consider SB 1164, HB 885, HB 908, HB 1408, HB 1582, HB 1647, HB 2044, and HB 2536
Senate Bill 1164 (J. Ward) – Amends the County Code requiring notification to the Coroner of a death suspected to be due to contagious diseases related to a pandemic or health disaster emergency and access to death certificate information.
House Bill 885 (Gaydos) – Amends the Public Works Contractors’ Bond Law of 1967 requiring certain financial securities for public contracts in excess of $10,000.
House Bill 908 (Rader) – Amends Act 442 of 1967 (1968) permitting open space tax funds to be used to maintain open space property not acquired under the Act.
House Bill 1408 (Lewis) – Repeals Act 192 of 1959, which permits the continuation of play for baseball games on Sunday after 5:00 p.m.
House Bill 1582 (Greiner) – Amends the Second Class Township Code providing the option for the abolishment of elected auditor and the appointment of an independent auditor.
House Bill 1647 (Emerick) – Amends the Local Tax Collection Law waiving penalties for failure to receive a tax notice upon the transfer of real property.
House Bill 2044 (Masser) – Repealing Act 120 of 1919, which requires a permit from the Mayor for a public dance or public ball, and annual licenses.
House Bill 2536 (James) – Amends Title 53 temporarily authorizing the issuance of tax anticipation notes under additional terms.