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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 five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 2435 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
    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



News and Blog Coverage

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 160

    A Resolution recognizing September 10, 2015, as "World Suicide Prevention Day" in Pennsylvania.

  • SR 159

    A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2015 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

  • SB 910

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, providing for student-weighted basic education funding.

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  • SB 896

    An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in actions against local parties, further providing for limitations on damages.

  • SR 151

    A Resolution observing June 19, 2015, as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" in Pennsylvania.

  • SR 149

    A Concurrent Resolution urging the Congress to take all necessary action to prohibit any force structure changes, to prohibit any transfer of AH-64 Apache helicopters from the National Guard, and maintain the Army National Guard at 350,200 soldiers until the National Commission on the Future of the Army has reported its findings; and urging the United States Army to reverse its decision to deactivate the 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team, and to reverse its decision to transfer any National Guard AH-64 Apache helicopters to active duty.

Recent Votes

SB 95


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4897.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 95

SB 95 PN 654, A2361, FARNESE AMENDMENT NO. A-2361

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4693.0
•••No: 36.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 1


Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2959.0
•••No: 2040.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 466


Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2755.0
•••No: 2244.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 773

Committee vote (JUDICIARY): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 860

Committee vote (JUDICIARY): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1071.0
•••No: 428.0
•••Other: 00.0
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