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10-15-2021 - 16:42:36


 1 - High Priority 

HB 845 (1) Rowe, David
Act providing for transparency in public employment collective bargaining.
 
PLS Summary: (PN 829) The Public Employment Collective Bargaining Act provides for transparency in public employment collective bargaining. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: HB 250 (Refiled from 19R Session)
HCO1074 (M)
Position: Oppose
Printer Number(s): P0829 
Position : (Oppose)
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Filed
03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Labor and Industry

HB 1117 (1) Rowe, David
An Act amending the Public Employee Relations Act, in definitions, further providing for definitions; in employee rights, providing for payments to employee organizations, for resignation from employee organization in scope of bargaining.
 
PLS Summary: (PN 1166) Amends the Public Employe Relations Act, in definitions, providing for the terms "nonmember", "independent bargaining", "affirmative consent", and "political contribution"; in employee rights, providing that a public employer shall notify all public employes in a collective bargaining unit that there is no statutory obligation by members to make any payments to the employe organization that serves as the nonmembers' exclusive representative and providing for the contents of the notice, providing that no collective bargaining agreement entered into on or after the effective date of this section may establish conditions for when a public employe may join or resign from an employe organization acting as the exclusive representative of a unit and that a public employe may resign from an employe organization at any time; in representation, further providing for exclusive representation and providing for recertification; in scope of bargaining, providing that no membership dues may be deducted from wages of a public employe except on affirmative consent of the employee within 12 months; and making related repeals. The legislation requires recertification of a union every three years through an election and provides that workers may represent themselves in contract negotiations. Effective in 30 days.
Companions: HCO1065 (M)
Position: Monitor
Printer Number(s): P1166 
Position : (Monitor)
Bill History: 04-06-21 H Filed
04-07-21 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Labor and Industry

 2 - Medium Priority 

SB 739 (2) Stefano, Patrick
Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in Commonwealth services, further providing for definitions and for assistance to fire companies and EMS companies.
 
PLS Summary: (PN 1089) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in Commonwealth services, providing for the definition of fire company to include a volunteer nonprofit chartered fire company or municipal-owned fire company or department. Provides for an application review committee to review loan applications and provides for the composition of the committee. Effective in 60 days. (Prior Printer's Number: 846, 874) SB 739 - (PN 874) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in commonwealth services, providing for the definition of fire company to include a volunteer nonprofit chartered fire company or municipal-owned fire company or department. Provides for an application review committee to review loan applications and provides for the composition of the committee. Effective in 60 days. (Prior Printer's Number: 846) SB 739 - (PN 846) Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in commonwealth services, providing for the definition of fire company to include a volunteer nonprofit chartered fire company or municipal-owned fire company or department. Provides for an application review committee to review loan applications and specifications for the composition of the committee. Effective in 60 days.
Companions: SCO1007 (M)
Position: Support
Printer Number(s): P0846  P0874  P1089 
Position : (Support)
Bill History: 06-07-21 S Filed
06-07-21 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
06-08-21 S Meeting set for Off the floor, Senate Chamber Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
06-08-21 S Reported as amended Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.
06-08-21 S First consideration
06-08-21 S Set on the Senate Calendar
06-09-21 S Second consideration
06-09-21 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations
09-21-21 S Meeting set for Off the floor, Senate Chamber Senate Appropriations
09-21-21 S Reported as committed from Senate Appropriations
09-21-21 S 8-jMdkFw8DE (01:00:37)
09-21-21 S 1 Floor amendment(s) adopted
09-21-21 S Over in Senate
09-22-21 S Set on the Senate Calendar
09-22-21 S jJ0hKD8Wdxo (00:44:09)
09-22-21 S Third consideration
09-22-21 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 49/N: 0)
09-23-21 H Received in the House and referred to House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.

 3 - Low Priority 



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