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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 2339 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 382

    An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in city revitalization and improvement zones, further providing for the definitions of "city" and "contracting authority" and for establishment of contracting authority, providing for number of authorized zones and further providing for approval.

  • SB 542

    An Act providing for requirements for hospitals and health care facilities that provide services to sexual assault victims, for provision of information and services relating to emergency contraception and for powers and duties of the Department of Health.

  • SB 544

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in grounds and buildings, further providing for referendum or public hearing required prior to construction or lease; and, in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for approved reimbursable rental for leases hereafter approved and approved reimbursable sinking fund charges on indebtedness.

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  • SB 528

    An Act providing for personal use of marijuana, for lawful operation of marijuana-related facilities, for general powers of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, for regulation of marijuana and for employers, minors and control of property; and making related repeals.

  • SB 546

    An Act establishing a lending program in Commonwealth libraries for electricity meters; creating a grant; and making an appropriation.

  • SB 224

    An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for the Pennsylvania port volume increase tax credit.

Recent Votes

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SB 179

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4897.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 9

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 4081.0
•••No: 816.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 178

HB 178 PN 663, A179, DINNIMAN AMENDMENT NO. A-179

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4897.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 316

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 49100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 166

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 49100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 293

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3061.0
•••No: 1938.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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