Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

Senate Bill 875

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee - June 22, 2015...Read more

Issues Directly Affecting Pennsylvania’s Anthracite Coal Industry

June 11, 2015 at Pottsville City Council Chambers in Pottsville.
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Safe Transportation of Crude Oil (and Other Energy Products) by Rail in Pennsylvania

Senate Transportation and Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committees - June 9, 2015
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HEARING AGENDA: Senate Committees to discuss natural gas severance tax proposals

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee and Senate Finance Committee - June 1, 2015
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Benefits of the Impact Fee

Joint Hearing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy and Local Government Committees - March 3, 2015
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Senate Bills 214, 289 and 307

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee - February 24, 2015
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Senate Bills 147, 148 and 279

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee - January 21, 2015...Read more

Senate Bills 1061 and 1481 and House Bills 402, 1565, 2278, 2354

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee - October 6, 2014...Read more

News

Pennsylvania House, Senate Coal Caucuses Convene at State Capitol

June 16, 2015

A bipartisan group of state legislators met Tuesday at the Capitol Building to discuss the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed “Clean Power Plan” and its impact on Pennsylvania’s job climate, electric rates and overall economy....Read More

Senate Confirmation Hearing Remarks by Cindy Adams Dunn

May 13, 2015

Senate Confirmation Hearing Remarks by Cindy Adams Dunn - May 13, 2015
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Senate Committees Hold Hearing Highlighting Natural Gas Impact Fee

March 3, 2015

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), and the Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) today held a joint public hearing to discuss the positive benefits of Act 13 Impact Fee dollars on Pennsylvania communities....Read More

Senate Committees to Hear Testimony on Historic Act 13 Investments

March 2, 2015

Highlighting one of the most significant pieces of state legislation ever passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, two Senate committees will hear testimonials Tuesday from counties, townships, conservation districts and economic development organizations throughout the state who are currently benefiting from the natural gas drilling impact fee, according to Senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and Scott Hutchinson (R-21).

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Senate Environmental, Local Government Committees to Hold Joint Public Hearing on Benefits of Impact Fee

February 24, 2015

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and the Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21) will hold a joint public hearing to solicit testimony regarding the benefits of Act 13 of 2012, more commonly known as the Impact Fee, on communities and local governments throughout Pennsylvania....Read More

Natural Gas Consumer Access Bill Passes Senate Committee

February 24, 2015

An effort to provide local natural gas service to un-served and under-served areas of Pennsylvania was overwhelmingly supported today by the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, according to state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).

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Senate Committee Endorses Yaw Leaseholder Protection Bills

January 21, 2015

Two bills that will work to protect natural gas leaseholders in Bradford County and across Pennsylvania were unanimously approved today by the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, according to committee Chairman, and prime sponsor, Gene Yaw (R-23).
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