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By James Roxbury
Monday June 03, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB #1 as amended by a unanimous vote late Monday afternoon.

Here's footage of the "crowded" press conference mentioned by Senator Coreman from April 16th, 2013.

View SB1 full text.

Below is a brief description of the Bill:

An Act amending Titles 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries), 74 (Transportation) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in anatomical gifts, further providing for The Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund contributions; in sustainable mobility options, further providing for definitions, for the Public Transportation Trust Fund, for application and approval process, for executive and legislative reports, for coordination, for asset improvement program, for Statewide programs and for capital improvements program; providing for multimodal transportation funding; in the Pennsylvania Turnpike, further providing for definitions, for commission and for electronic toll collection; in public-private transportation partnerships, further providing for agreement; providing for traffic signals and for the Bridge Bundling Program; in registration of vehicles, further providing for certain special plates and providing for suspension of registration upon unpaid tolls; in licensing of drivers, further providing for expiration and renewal of drivers' licenses, for occupational limited license and for probationary license; in commercial drivers, further providing for fees; in financial responsibility, further providing for required financial responsibility; in fees, further providing for collection and disposition of fees and money, for passenger cars, for motor homes, for motorcycles, for motor-driven cycles, for trucks and truck tractors, for motor buses and limousines, for school buses and school vehicles, for trailers, for special mobile equipment, for implements of husbandry, for antique, classic and collectible vehicles, for farm vehicles, for ambulances, taxis and hearses, for dealers and miscellaneous motor vehicle business, for farm equipment vehicle dealers, for transfer of registration, for temporary and electronically issued registration plates, for replacement registration plates, for certain registration plates, for duplicate registration cards, for commercial implements of husbandry, for special hauling permits as to weight and size, for annual hauling permits, for mobile homes, modular housing units and modular housing undercarriages, for books of permits, for refund of certain fees, for driver's license and learner's permit, for certificate of title, for security interest, for information concerning drivers and vehicles, for certified copies of records, for uncollectible checks, for certificate of inspection, for messenger service, for reinstatement of operating privilege or vehicle registration and for secure power of attorney; in motor carriers road tax identification markers, further providing for identification markers and license or road tax registration card required; in general provisions, further providing for obedience to traffic-control devices; in State and local powers, further providing for regulation of traffic on Pennsylvania Turnpike; in penalties and disposition of fines, further providing for surcharge; in snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles, further providing for fees; in Pennsylvania Turnpike, further providing for definitions and for deposit and distribution of funds; in liquid fuels and fuels tax, further providing for definitions and for imposition, tax, exemptions and deductions; in State highway maintenance, further providing for dirt and gravel road maintenance; in taxes for highway maintenance and construction, further providing for imposition and for allocation of proceeds; and directing the Joint State Government Commission to study replacement funds. Prime Sponsor: Senator RAFFERTY

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