House Bills 1172 and 1359 and Senate Bills 456 and 922

June 19, 2013
9:30 a.m.
8 E-A East Wing


  • House Bill 1172 (Christiana) Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to remove the revenue neutral limitation on the mercantile and business privilege tax affecting political subdivisions that have merged
    • Bill Summary
  • House Bill 1359 (Toepel) Amends the Forest Reserves Municipal Finance Relief Law to reduce the number of leased parcels required to meet the criteria for payment-in-lieu-of-taxes relating to the Evansburg State Park
    • Bill Summary
  • Senate Bill 456 (Blake) Amends the Tax Reform Code (Act 2 of 1971) to establish the “Innovate in PA” program which would provide for the structured auctioning of $225 million worth of insurance premium tax credits. Auction proceeds would then be distributed to a number of economic development programs via the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA), the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)
    • Bill Summary
      • A02326 (Blake)
  • Senate Bill 922 (Brubaker) Amends Titles 24 (Education), 51 (Military Affairs) and 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to implement comprehensive pension reform that would affect both future and current employees.
    • Bill Summary
      • A02301 (Brubaker)
      • A02335 (Brubaker)