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Lawrence M Farnese Jr.

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

Lawrence M Farnese Jr. represents Senate District 1 in the Pennsylvania Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 2122 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:

    Room: 543 Main Capitol
    Senator Lawrence Farnese Jr.
    1802 S. Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    Phone: 215-952-3121
    Fax: 717-787-4531
  • farnese@pasenate.com

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1456

    An Act amending the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L.457, No.112), known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985, further providing for definitions; and providing for prohibited government action.

  • SR 428

    A Resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact S. 912 (2013), which would enable cable television customers to subscribe to individual cable television channels.

  • SB 1370

    An Act amending Title 58 (Oil and Gas) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in unconventional gas well fee, providing for State lands unconventional gas well fee; in development, further providing for protection of water supplies and for containment for unconventional wells; providing for green completions; further providing for well reporting requirements, for air containment emissions and for enforcement orders; imposing a tax on the extraction of natural gas; providing for natural gas severance registration certificate, for duties of the Department of Revenue, for tax assessments and tax liens; imposing penalties; providing for service of process, for rulemaking, for cooperation with other governments and for bonds; establishing the Natural Gas Severance Tax Account, the Local Government Services Account and the Oil and Gas Environmental Disaster Recovery Account; and making an appropriation.

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  • SR 425

    A Resolution recognizing the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing on its 35th anniversary.

  • SR 423

    A Resolution recognizing July 24, 2014, as "International Self-Care Day."

  • SR 422

    A Resolution recognizing September 2014 as "Hunger Action Month" in Pennsylvania.

Recent Votes

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HB 993

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 145

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4896.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 1401

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4896.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
HB 278

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2652.0
•••No: 2244.0
•••Other: 24.0
HB 1177

CONCURRENCE IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE AMENDMENTS AS AMENDED

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4386.0
•••No: 510.0
•••Other: 24.0
HB 1177

HB 1177 PN 3933, MOTION TO SUSPEND

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2142.0
•••No: 2754.0
•••Other: 24.0
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