Working to make state government more efficient and transparent.
Act 13 of 2013 (Pileggi) abolishes the scandal-plagued
Philadelphia Traffic Court.
Senate Bill 333 (Pileggi), approved by both chambers,
eliminates Traffic Court in the state constitution.
Act 4 of 2013 (Smucker) gives county commissioners the
option of abolishing the jury commissioner row officer position.
Senate Bill 922 (Brubaker) creates a defined contribution
plan, or 401(a) plan, for new hires of the Public School Employees Retirement
System and the State Employees Retirement System. Approved by the Senate Finance
House Bill 790 , as amended by the Senate Law & Justice
Committee and again on the Senate floor, would make the purchase of beer, wine
and spirits far more convenient in Pennsylvania.
Senate Bill 37 (Smucker) allows Pennsylvania residents to
register to vote online.
Senate Bill 308 (Scarnati) requires lobbyists and
principals to register and report expenditures electronically, and the reports
to be posted on the Department of State website within a week.
Senate Bill 120 (Pileggi) requires all campaign finance
reports filed with the Department of State to be submitted electronically.
Senate Bill 700 (Scarnati) restructures the composition of
the Allegheny County Port Authority Board to provide state government oversight.
Act 2 of 2013 (Gordner) moves the State Tax Equalization
Board from an independent board to a division within the Department of Community
and Economic Development, improving oversight.
Act 23 of 2013 (Brubaker) encourages the state's four
remaining savings and loan institutions to convert into state-chartered savings
banks, eliminating the need for a separate state regulatory program.
Senate Bill 99 (Greenleaf) consolidates Pennsylvania's
administrative procedure laws to make them more accessible and readable for the