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Lawrence M Farnese Jr.

Democratic — Senator — District 1
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Lawrence M Farnese Jr. represents Senate District 1 in the Pennsylvania Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 2413 bills.

2006 86636.48
2008 650933.38
2010 295990.22
2012 242794.63

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Senate Box 203001
    Harrisburg, PA 17120-3001
    Room:
    543 Main Capitol
    Phone: 717-787-5662
    Fax: 717-787-4531
  • District Office:

    1802 S. Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    Phone: 215-952-3121
    Fax: 215-952-3155
  • farnese@pasenate.com

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 845

    An Act amending the act of May 23, 1945 (P.L.913, No.367), known as the Engineer, Land Surveyor and Geologist Registration Law, expanding the scope of the act to include soil science; further providing for definitions; and providing for procedure for licensing as professional soil scientist.

  • SB 11

    An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in Secretary of the Commonwealth, further providing for powers and duties of the Secretary of the Commonwealth; in primary and election expenses, further providing for definitions, for organization of political committees, for registration and for reporting; in primary and election expenses, providing for limitations on contributions; in primary and election expenses, further providing for late filing fees and certificates of filing, for contributions or expenditures by national banks, corporations or unincorporated associations and for reports by business entities and publication; in primary and election expenses, providing for independent expenditures; and providing for corporate political accountability.

  • SB 777

    An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms.

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  • SB 838

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams.

  • SB 808

    An Act amending the act of December 14, 1982 (P.L.1211, No.279), entitled "An act providing for ridesharing arrangements and providing that certain laws shall be inapplicable to ridesharing arrangements," providing for a short title; further providing for definitions and for motor carrier laws not applicable to ridesharing; and making editorial changes.

  • SR 131

    A Resolution designating May 14, 2015, as "Apraxia Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Recent Votes

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SB 266

Committee vote (RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS): SB 266 PN 839

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 15.0
SB 1

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2857.0
•••No: 1938.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 678

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4795.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 514

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3979.0
•••No: 816.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 266

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4795.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 538

Committee vote (CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1392.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 17.0
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Sources

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