Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

Senate Bills 687, 688 and 666 and House Bill 341

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - April 22, 2015...Read more

Informational Hearing on Planned Communities in the Commonwealth

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - April 21, 2015
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Senate Bills 330, 482, 486 and 566

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - April 15, 2015...Read more

Senate Bills 566, 486, and 330

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - March 4, 2015 - Canceled, until further notice...Read more

Senate Bill 179

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - February 4, 2015...Read more

Declining property ownership and population loss in cities

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - October 14, 2014

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Senate Bill 1302

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - October 7, 2014...Read more

House Bill 2120

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - September 24, 2014...Read more

Population Losses In PA Communities

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - October 14, 2014...Read more

Senate Bills 1420, 1427 and 1442

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee - June 27, 2014...Read more

News

2013-14 Legislative Session - Final Report

December 29, 2014

Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee - 2013-14 Legislative Session - Final Report...Read More

Senate committee examines challenges of PA cities, population trends

October 15, 2014

HARRISBURG -- The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee examined some of the challenges facing Pennsylvania cities of all sizes during a public hearing on Tuesday, according to Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-29)....Read More

“Urban flight” to get a closer examination at Senate committee hearing on Tuesday

October 10, 2014

HARRISBURG – The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will examine the ongoing issues facing communities with population and homeownership decline, according to Chairman David G. Argall (R-29)....Read More

Senate committee approves new voting methods for HOAs

October 7, 2014

The Senate took a step to provide residents of homeowner’s associations (HOAs) with new ways to participate in meetings that establish rules and fees for residents, according to Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-29)....Read More

Senate committee endorses new anti-blight measure

September 24, 2014

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee approved legislation today that would help hold additional property owners accountable for allowing structures and property to fall into a dangerous state of disrepair, according to Committee Chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-29)....Read More

Senate panel approves additional measures to combat blight

June 27, 2014

Following passage of several anti-blight bills last week, the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee approved additional measures today that would offer resources to rehabilitate structures that have fallen into a dangerous state of disrepair.
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Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee approves anti-blight bills

June 18, 2014

HARRISBURG – The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee today voted on several proposals aimed at curbing blight, according to Committee Chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-29)....Read More

Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee to Study Affordable Housing Program

June 10, 2014

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a hearing June 11 to take a closer look at state efforts to promote affordable housing, according to Committee Chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-29)....Read More

Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee Reviews Vacated Property Bill

October 23, 2013

HARRISBURG – Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-29) held a public hearing this morning to listen to both sides of the debate surrounding a proposal dealing with vacant property....Read More

Argall: DGS Secretary, Revitalization Expert Offer Perspectives on Downtown Location Law

October 17, 2013

HARRISBURG – Testifiers praised recent changes to the Downtown Location Law during a Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee hearing on Wednesday....Read More