Below find legislation currently before the Pennsylvania General Assembly being monitored by PFMA. PFMA's position is provided in red where applicable.
Pa. Liquor Control Board's grip on liquor sales faces a new round of resistance
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Jul. 31, 2023
Pa. counties face uncertainty as they grapple with how to spend opioid settlement funds
Spotlight PA | Aug. 2, 2023
Gov. Shapiro executive order directs $400 million to infrastructure workforce training
Penn Capital-Star | Jul. 31, 2023
State Department of Labor & Industry resolves 26,000 fraudulent claims since January
CPBJ | Jul. 31, 2023
SB 837 - The Small Convenience Retailers Protection Act would increase the minimum margin a retailer receives on the sale of cigarettes by reversing the 2016 increase to Cost of the Retailer. PFMA is neutral on this bill.
HB 1171 - Emergency/Master Shutoff Legislation. PFMA supports and has testified in favor of this bill.
HB 1354 - Amends the Child Labor Act to increase criminal fines (imposed after conviction of a summary offense) for violations.
HB 850 - Amends Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for waiver to purchase diapers or menstrual hygiene products.
HB 1252 - Creates a grant program to provide financial support for municipalities in saturated licensed areas.
SB 45 - Updates the eligibility of human trafficking victims to receive services under the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline Notification Act.
HB 817 - Requires the State Board of Pharmacy to educate and recommend to pharmacies their ability to modify their registration with the DEA.
SB 838 - Probation reform Legislation
HB 818 - Establishes the Pharmaceutical Collection Sites Educational Program
SB 656 - Establishes a gas-tax equivalent road user charge for passenger electric vehicles weighing more than 14,000 pounds, and repeals the at-home electricity reporting for passenger EVs.