|PA House Bill 1097 Water Well Insurance Fund|
|Sponsor:||Peter J. Daley (Democrat - parts of Fayette and Washington Counties [south of Pittsburgh])|
|Overview:||Establishes the Water Well Insurance Board (“Board”) and Water Well
Water well owners may apply to “become a subscriber to the fund for the purpose of insuring the water well against damages from intrusion or contamination.”
Premium rates are set by the Board.
Maximum payout under an insurance policy is capped at “replacement cost of the insured well or the maximum amount of coverage established by the fund, whichever is less.”
|Current Status:||Referred to House Committee on Environmental Resources and Energy on May 4, 2015.|
|PA House Resolution 316 Study to Expand Availability of Natural Gas in Pennsylvania|
|Sponsor:||Kevin J. Schreiber (Democrat – part of York County [south-central Pennsylvania])|
|Overview:||Directs the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (“Committee”) to conduct
a study on the issue of expanding the availability of natural gas to
Pennsylvania homes, businesses, nonprofit organizations and units of
Specifically directs the Committee to consider whether there is a need for particular types of infrastructure to address gaps in the availability of natural gas service.
|Current Status:||Referred to House Committee on Environmental Resources and Energy on May 5, 2015.|