State Legislation

PHCA Monitors Relevant Legislation that Impacts our Members

To see the state House and Senate bills we are tracking during the current legislative session, as well as the prime sponsor of the bill and where it is in the legislative process, see our list below.

Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Zach Shamberg, Director of Advocacy and Legislative Affairs, at (717) 221-7934 or

Legislative Update Bill Status Report

Modified: January 25, 2019 at 2:49 pm

Amends Minimum Wage Act, further providing for defs. and for rate of minimum wages; and providing for reporting by the Department of Labor and Industry.

SCO 266 (M)
Bill History:
01-23-19  S  Filed
01-23-19  S  Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor and Industry

Amends the Health Care Facilities Act, providing for professional nurse staffing standards and establishing the Safe Staffing Penalty Account.

SCO 57 (M)
Bill History:
01-14-19  S  Filed
01-14-19  S  Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services
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