Law & Justice 2019-2020

The Senate Law and Justice Committee met on Monday, November 18, 2019, and took action as follows:

Reported Out as Amended:

HB 1542 (Saylor) The bill amends the Liquor Code by adding days for holders of special occasion permits and also provides for wine and spirits auction permits. The bill was reported out unanimously.


The Senate Law and Justice Committee met on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, and took action as follows:

Reported Out as Committed:

HB 131 (Jozwiak) The bill amends the Liquor Code to change the definition of Hard Cider to conform to the federal definition. The bill was reported out unanimously.

HB 1524 (Rader) The bill amends the Liquor Code to allow for the transfer of R licenses into future “mix use town centers”.

Reported Out as Amended:

SB 61 (J. Ward) The bill amends the Liquor Code to allow Wine & Spirits Auction Permits to include cancer fighting nonprofits. 

HB 423 (Topper) The bill amends the Liquor Code to allow voters in dry municipalities to opt in or out of provisions in Act 39 that allowed brewpubs and distilleries to operate within them. 

HB 947 (Rader) The bill amends the Liquor Code to allow for the transfer of R licenses into future “mix use town centers”.

The Committee also considered the recommendation of Mary Isenhour to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. The nomination was favorably reported with a unanimous vote.


The Senate Law and Justice Committee met on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, and took action as follows:

Reported Out as Committed:

SR 105 (Stefano) A resolution to study the complement of the Pennsylvania State Police. The resolution was reported out unanimously.

The Committee also considered the recommendation of Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick as Commission of the Pennsylvania State Police. The nomination was favorably reported with a unanimous vote.


 

Senator Jim Brewster

Senator Jim Brewster

Committee Chair