Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Pennsylvania

Political Activism

Pennsylvania State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Pennsylvania.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

The Pennsylvania General Assembly has two chambers - a House and a Senate.

The House has 203 members and the Senate has 50 members.

Senators serve four-year terms and House members serve two-year terms.

Senators must be 25 years of age and Representatives must be 21 years of age. All candidates must be citizens and residents of the state for a minimum of four years and reside in the district for at least one year.

The legislature is a full time body that convenes on the first Tuesday of January at noon and adjourns on November 30.

There are no term limits in Pennsylvania and Republicans control both chambers.

To learn more about the Pennsylvania Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, CLICK HERE.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


PA S 630

2020

Transition to Renewable Energy

Status: Pending - Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 5/20/19

‍Author: Killion (R)

Additional Authors: Mensch (R); Muth (D); Kearney (D); Collett (D); Street (D); Haywood (D); Schwank (D); Blake (D); Brewster (D); Farnese (D); Santarsiero (D); Yudichak (I); Dinniman (D); Sabatina (D); Fontana (D); Leach (D); Scavello (R); Hughes (D); Williams A (D); Costa J (D); Browne (R)

‍Topics: Climate Change, Climate Change - Emissions Reduction, Green Jobs, Renewable Energy, Utility Regulation

‍Summary: Provides for transition to renewable energy, imposes duties on the Department of Environmental Protection and other Commonwealth agencies relating to energy consumption and renewable energy generation, establishes the Clean Energy Transition Task Force, the Just Transition Community Advisory Committee, the Clean Energy Center of Excellence.

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PA H 1425

2020

Transition to Renewable Energy

Status: Pending - House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 5/29/19

‍Author: Rabb (D)

Additional Authors: Samuelson (D); DiGirolamo (R); Sturla (D);Roebuck (D); Readshaw (D); Frankel (D);Freeman (D); Barrar (R); Dermody (D);Daley M (D); Driscoll (D); Dawkins

‍Topics: Climate Change, Climate Change - Emissions Reduction, Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency - Building Codes and Standards, Green Jobs, Renewable Energy, Utility Regulation

‍Summary: Provides for transition to renewable energy, imposes duties on the Department of Environmental Protection and other Commonwealth agencies relating to energy consumption and renewable energy generation, establishes the Clean Energy Transition Task Force, the Just Transition Community Advisory Committee, the Clean Energy Center of Excellence, the Council for Clean Energy Workforce Development and the Clean Energy Workforce.

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PA H 1488

2020

High Performance Buildings Tax Credit

Status: Pending - House Finance Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 5/22/19

‍Author: Sims (D)

Additional Authors: Freeman (D); Millard (R); Murt (R); Daley M (D); Schlossberg (D); McClinton (D); Hill-Evans (D); Isaacson (D); Otten (D)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency - Building Codes and Standards

‍Summary: Provides for the High Performance Buildings Tax Credit.

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PA HB 23

2021

Mechanical Insulation Installation Tax Credit

Status: Pending - House Finance Committee Hearing

‍Date of Last Action:* 4/27/2020

‍Author: Sue Helm (R)

Additional Authors: Boback (R), Burgos (D), Davis (D), Delloso (D), Driscoll (D), Farry (R), Freeman (D), Fritz (R), Kail (R), Kaufer (R), Labs (R), Lewis DelRosso (R), Marshall (R), McNeill (D), Millard (R), Mizgorski (R), Polinchock (R), Rader (R), Schlossberg (D), Schroeder (R), Schweyer (D), Staats (R), Stephens (R), Thomas (R), Tomlinson (R), Toohil (R), Zabel (D) and Madden (D).

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency, Financing Energy Efficiency, Mechanical Insulation, Tax Incentive

‍Summary: Legislation to incentivize the energy efficient installation of mechanical insulation for commercial and industrial projects.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2019)

Brian Fitzpatrick (R)

2nd District:

(Since 2019)

Brendan Boyle (D)

3rd District:

(Since 2019)

Dwight Evans (D)

4th District:

(Since 2019)

Madeleine Dean (D)

5th District:

(Since 2019)

Mary Gay Scanlon (D)

6th District:

(Since 2019)

Chrissy Houlahan (D)

7th District:

(Since 2019)

Susan Wild (D)

8th District:

(Since 2019)

Matt Cartwright (D)

9th District:

(Since 2019)

Daniel Meuser (R)

10th District:

(Since 2019)

Scott Perry (R)

11th District:

(Since 2017)

Lloyd Smucker (R)

12th District:

(Since 2017)

Fred Keller (R)

13th District:

(Since 2019)

John Joyce (R)

14th District:

(Since 2019)

Guy Reschenthaler (R)

15th District:

(Since 2019)

Glenn Thompson (R)

16th District:

(Since 2019)

Mike Kelly (R)

17th District:

(Since 2019)

Connor Lamb (D)

18th District:

(Since 2019)

Michael Doyle (D)

Senators

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Pennsylvania. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Pennsylvania.

Resident Agent Requirement? No.

Local Bank Requirement? No.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary. 

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Out-of-state and federal PACs may make contributions or expenditures to Pennsylvania candidates if they are registered as a PAC with Pennsylvania.
  • In order to register the PAC with Pennsylvania, the committee must complete the form Political Committee Registration Statement.
  • When the PAC is registered, it must file timely reports.
  • Federal PAC reports must include:
    • Complete the Pennsylvania report cover page;
    • Complete the Pennsylvania report expenditure page, listing all expenditures made to Pennsylvania candidates and combining all other expenditures made outside of Pennsylvania into a lump sum;
    • The summary pages of its Federal Election Commission (FEC) report; and
    • All contributions from the FEC Report.

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.

Mega PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.

Union

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.