HARRISBURG - The following votes involving legislators from central and northeastern Pennsylvania took place this past week at the Capitol:

DIP: Senate Bill 297 would prevent retired state employees hired back for temporary work for a set period from receiving unemployment compensation benefits after their stint ends. The Senate voted 49-0 to approve the measure and send 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.

DATA: Senate Bill 114 would require state and local agencies to notify the public of a data security breach involving personal information within seven days. The Senate approved the measure 49-0 and sent it to the House.

Voting yes: Sens. Argall, Baker, Boscola, Browne, Gordner, Yaw, Yudichak.

Did not vote: Sen. Blake.

(Compiled by The Times-Shamrock Harrisburg Bureau)