Prime Sponsored Legislation

Senator John Gordner
Prime Sponsored Legislation Report
2021-2022 Legislative Session

The following is a list of bills and resolutions introduced in the 2021-2022 legislative session, including a brief description of the legislative intent and the most recent action that each bill has seen.


Senate Bills

SB 415 – Amends the Covered Device Recycling Act

Bill Information – Senate Bill 415; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 416 – Officially recognizes Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) under Pennsylvania statute

  • Signed into law as Act 60 of 2021 on June 30, 2021

Bill Information – Senate Bill 416; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 425 – Addresses informed consent un the MCare Act

  • Signed into law as Act 61 of 2021 on June 30, 2021

Bill Information – Senate Bill 425; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 426 – Adds additional legislative oversight of the Regulatory Review process

Bill Information – Senate Bill 426; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 427 – Reestablishes an exemption to state prevailing wage rates for certain federally funded housing grants

Bill Information – Senate Bill 427; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 428 – Changes the date of the Presidential Primary election

  • Laid on the table, June 22, 2022 [House]

Bill Information – Senate Bill 428; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 525 – Establishes and funds the Growing Greener III program.

  • Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Nov. 10, 2021 [Senate]
  • Provisions were amended into Act 54 of 2022

Bill Information – Senate Bill 525; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 588 – Amends Title 18 relating to when prosecution is barred by former prosecution of a different offense

  • Signed into law as Act 85 of 2022 on July 11, 2022

Bill Information – Senate Bill 588; Regular Session 2021-2022 – PA General Assembly (state.pa.us)

SB 691 – Adds a Court of Common Pleas judge to two different districts.

  • Referred to JUDICIARY, June 16, 2022 [House]

SB 699 – Establishes a Return to Work grant program.

SB 1186 – Establishes the USA Semiquincentennial Registration Plate

  • Signed into law as Act 51 of 2022 on July 7, 2022

SB 1213 – Addresses the issue of auto repair and towing liens

SB 1291 – Establishes the Genetic Information Privacy Act

Senate Resolutions

SR 285 – Directs the Joint State Government Commission to Study Recycling Infrastructure and Operations.

  • Adopted, June 22, 2022 (48-1) [Senate]