Senate Bills 1358 and 1373 and House Bills 241 and 2092

Senate Transportation Committee

Consideration of Bills
September 16, 2014
9:30 a.m.
Room 8 E-B


S.B 1358 (Rafferty) – An Act amending the act of June 12, 1931 (P.L.575, No.200), entitled “An act providing for joint action by Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the development of the ports on the lower Delaware River, and the improvement of the facilities for transportation across the river; authorizing the Governor, for the purposes, to enter into an agreement with New Jersey; creating The Delaware River Joint Commission and specifying the powers and duties thereof, including the power to finance projects by the issuance of revenue bonds; transferring to the new commission all the powers of the Delaware River Bridge Joint Commission; and making an appropriation,” further providing for the Delaware River Joint Commission, for composition, for employees, for financing and for executive sessions; providing for majority financing and ofr executive sessions; providing for majority approval and contract procedures; further providing for report; providing for conflicts of interest, for master plan and creating the Port Authority Transit Corporation Commuter’s Council; further providing for definitions; authorizing the Governor to apply for approval; prohibiting the entrance into a compact until passage of a similar act; and making editorial changes.

S.B. 1373 (Rafferty) – An Act amending the act of June 12, 1931 (P.L.575, No.200), entitled “An act providing for joint action by Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the development of the ports on the lower Delaware River, and the improvement of the facilities for transportation across the river; authorizing the Governor, for the purposes, to enter into an agreement with New Jersey; creating The Delaware River Joint Commission and specifying the powers and duties thereof, including the power to finance projects by the issuance of revenue bonds; transferring to the new commission all the powers of the Delaware River Bridge Joint Commission; and making an appropriation,” providing for gubernatorial veto.

H.B. 241 (Petri) – An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for the definition of “fire department vehicle.”

H.B. 2092 (M.K. Keller) – An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; and in commercial drivers, further providing for requirement for commercial driver’s license.