Legislative Roll Call for week of Feb. 4-8
Votes involving lawmakers from northeastern Pennsylvania this past week at in the Legislature:
CHILD: House Bill 19 would require the state Education Department to create guidelines on child exploitation awareness education for use in curriculum for public schools but not charter schools. The House approved the measure 177-18 and sent it to the Senate. A yes vote supported the bill.
Voting yes: Reps. Matt Baker, R-68, Wellsboro; Karen Boback, R-117, Harveys Lake; Rosemary Brown, R-189, Middle Smithfield Twp.; Lynda Schlegel Culver, R-108, Rockefeller Twp.; Frank Farina, D-115, Jessup; Marty Flynn, R-113, Scranton; Neal Goodman, D-123, Mahanoy City; Doyle Heffley, R-122, Lower Towamensing Twp.; Jerry Knowles, R-124, Tamaqua; Sandra Major, R-111, Montrose; Kurt Masser, R-107, Ralpho Twp.; Phyllis Mundy, D-120, Kingston; Mike Peifer, R-139, Honesdale; Tina Pickett, R-110, Towanda; Mario Scavello, R-176, Mount Pocono; Mike Tobash, R-125, Pottsville; Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Twp.
Voting no: Reps. Mike Carroll, D-118, Hughestown; Kevin Haggerty, D-112, Dunmore; Sid Michaels Kavulich, D-114, Taylor; Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp.; Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, Wilkes-Barre.
ROYALTY: Senate Bill 259 would require natural gas companies to itemize deductions on royalty checks. The Senate approved the measure 50-0 and sent it to the House. A yes vote supported the bill.
Voting yes: Sens. David Argall, R-29, Tamaqua; Lisa Baker, R-20, Lehman Twp.; John Blake, D-22, Archbald; Lisa Boscola, D-18, Bethlehem Twp.; Pat Browne, R-16, Allentown; John Gordner, R-27, Berwick; Gene Yaw, R-23, Williamsport, the bill sponsor; John Yudichak, D-14, Nanticoke.
(Compiled by The Times-Shamrock Harrisburg Bureau.)