Senate Bills 375 and 514 and Senate Resolution 27

Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

10:00 AM

Room 461, Main Capitol

SB 375 (Scarnati)| Bill Summary Creates a Health Advisory Panel on Shale Gas Extraction and Natural Gas Use

SB 514 (Vance)Bill Summary Amends the Generic Equivalent Drug Law regarding substitution of biologics.

Amendment A00206 – Deletes the five year sunset as well as the staggered effective date and makes clarifying changes

SR 27 (Kitchen)Bill Summary Directs the Advisory Committee on Public Health Law of the Joint State Government Commission to study youth vaccination and immunization rates in Pennsylvania

Amendment A00217 – Shortens the period of time for the committee to report from 18 months to 12 months.