Roll Call: Sunday, March 17, 2013
CHILD: House Bill 321 would increase criminal penalties for child pornography offenders based on such factors as the age of the child involved and number of images possessed. The House approved the measure 195-0 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.; Mike Carroll, D-118, Hughestown; Lynda Schlegel Culver, R-108, Rockefeller Twp.; Frank Farina, D-115, Jessup; Marty Flynn, D-113, Scranton; Neal Goodman, D-123, Mahanoy City; Kevin Haggerty, D-112, Dunmore; Doyle Heffley, R-122, Lower Towamensing Twp.; Sid Michaels Kavulich, D-114, Taylor; Jerry Knowles, R-124, Tamaqua; Sandra Major, R-111, Montrose; Kurt Masser, R-107, Ralpho Twp.; Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp.; Phyllis Mundy, D-120, Kingston; Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, Wilkes-Barre; Mike Peifer, R-139, Honesdale; Tina Pickett, R-110, Towanda; Mario Scavello, R-176, Mount Pocono; Mike Tobash, R-125, Pottsville.
Did not vote: Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, Butler Twp.
CARE: House Bill 31 would set criminal penalties in cases where willful abuse and neglect leads to the death of a care-dependent individual. The House approved the measure 195-0 and sent it to the Senate. A yes vote supported the bill.
Voting yes: Reps. Baker, Boback, Brown, Carroll, Culver, Farina, Flynn, Goodman, Haggerty, Heffley, Kavulich, Knowles, Major, Masser, Mullery, Mundy, Pashinski, Peifer, Pickett, Scavello, Tobash.
Did not vote: Rep. Toohil
PUPPIES: Senate Bill 82 would expand the state Puppy Lemon Law to enable consumers to seek reimbursement for the treatment of incurable conditions from the seller of a sick dog. The Senate approved the measure 49-0 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; John Yudichak, D-14, Nanticoke.
Compiled by The Times Shamrock Harrisburg Bureau