Nomination hearing for Greg Fajt to the Board of Claims, and consideration of SB 563, SB 817, SB 900, SB 921 & SB 99

Senate State Government Committee

Tuesday October 17, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Majority Caucus Room


Consideration of the Following Nominee:
Board of Claims; Greg Fajt, Pittsburgh

Senate Bill 99 (Greenleaf): Summary
Amends the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act to regulate donation bins.
Amendment A03844
Provides clarification for both proper display of notice requirements, as well as for written requests for removal. Also increases the effective date of the act from 60 to 180 days. 

Senate Bill 563 (Stefano): Summary
Requires the Pennsylvania Department of State to develop a secure online system for military-overseas voters to return their absentee ballots electronically.
Amendment A03410
Adds a regulatory requirement for implementation of the electronic transmission system. 

Senate Bill 817 (Rafferty): Summary
Authorizes the Department of General Services to extend the term of a lease of certain property, a portion being of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Veterans’ Center in East Vincent Township, Chester County.
Amendment A03807
Removes section regarding inconsistent repeal and replaces with clarifying language in the section regarding the extension of the lease term. 

Senate Bill 900 (Boscola): Summary
Authorizes the transfer of title for certain Project 70 lands owned by Lehigh County to Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

Senate Bill 921 (Browne): Summary
Authorizes the Department of General Services to grant and convey to TCA Properties, L.P., certain lands and improvements in the City of Allentown and the City of Bethlehem, Lehigh County.
Amendment A03827
Removes section regarding repeals and replaces with a timeframe for execution of the Agreement of Sale.