Veterans’ Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee 2017-2018

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee met on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 and took the following action

Reported As Committed:

SB 798 (Alloway) – The legislation amends the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission by further providing for the membership of the commission.

HB 1231 (Solomon) – The legislation establishes a veteran’s registry for the purposes of providing outreach and information on available veteran programs. It directs DMVA to collaborate with other state agencies that encounter veterans for the purposes of including them on the registry.

Reported As Amended:

SR 5 – (Boscola) – The concurrent resolution establishes a Task Force on Women’s Veterans’ Health Care.

 

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee met on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 and took the following action:

Reported As Committed:

SB 137 (McGarrigle) – This legislation amends Title 51 (Military Affairs) by having the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs operate as liaison for the Civil Air Patrol and supervise the expenditures of state funding as well as the maintenance and use of Commonwealth facilities used by the Civil Air Patrol.

Reported As Amended:

SR 6 (Vulakovich) – This resolution would establish a Special Commission to study Fire and EMS issues. Amendment A00037 was adopted in committee, it is purely technical in nature.