Hearing on Safe Harbor Legislation

Senate Judiciary Committee

Monday, November 13 at 10:30 a.m.
East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B


Safe Harbor Legislation

10:30 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

Opening Remarks – Sen. Stewart J. Greenleaf 

10:35 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.

Debra Schilling Wolfe, MEd, Executive Director
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research, University of Pennsylvania    

10:55 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Arielle Curry, MSS, Director of Anti-Trafficking
The Salvation Army Philadelphia New Day to Stop Trafficking Program 

11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

Pastor Jennifer Crist
Lutheran Advocacy Ministry of PA

11:35 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Hugh Organ, Associate Executive Director
Covenant House Pennsylvania

11:55 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.

Rhonda Hendrickson
Vice President of Programs/Residential
YWCA Greater Harrisburg  

12:15 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.

Frank P. Cervone, Esq., Executive Director
Support Center for Child Advocates

Erin Coltrera, MSW, MSSP, LSW, Project Manager
Project PROTECT (Philadelphia Response & Outreach To End Child Trafficking”)


12:35 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.

Ellyn Jo Waller, Ed.D., Our First Lady
Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church

Additional Written Testimony:

Deborah Hennon
Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County

Detective Les Glauner
Upper Merion Police Department

Shea Rhodes

Meeting to consider of SB 196, SB 313, and SB 500

Senate Judiciary Committee

Monday, November 14, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B


Senate Bill 196, Printer’s No. 185 (Senator Hughes) – Summary

Senate Bill 313, Printer’s No. 327 (Senator Boscola) – Summary

Senate Bill 500, Printer’s No. 603 (Senator Vulakovich) – Summary

To Consider the following: SB 499, SB 844, SR 169, HB 203, HB 352, HB 1139

Senate Judiciary Committee

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

11:30 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B


Senate Bill 499, Printer’s No. 499 (Senator Gordner) – Summary

Senate Bill 844, Printer’s No. 1133 (Senator White) – Summary

Senate Resolution 169, Printer’s No. 1093 (Senator Greenleaf) – Summary

House Bill 203, Printer’s No. 171 (Representative Longietti) – Summary

House Bill 352, Printer’s No. 364 (Representative Schlegel Culver) – Summary

House Bill 1139, Printer’s No. 1986 (Representative Topper) – Summary

To consider SB 742, SB 790, SB 827, SB 854, SB 883 and HB 561

Senate Judiciary Committee

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

11:30 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B


Senate Bill 742, Printer’s No. 909 (Senator Greenleaf) – Summary

Senate Bill 790, Printer’s No. 1071 (Senator Hughes) – Summary

Senate Bill 827, Printer’s No. 1050 (Senator Killion) – Summary

Senate Bill 854, Printer’s No. 1118 (Senator Greenleaf) – Summary

Senate Bill 883, Printer’s No. 1146 (Senators Greenleaf and Leach) – Summary

House Bill 561, Printer’s No. 586 (Representative Saccone) – Summary

To consider the nomination of Anthony Moscato

Senate Judiciary Committee

Monday, July 10, 2017

At the call of the chair
In Room 461

To consider the nomination of Anthony Moscato to be a member of the Board of Probation and Parole.

To consider HB 234, HB 236, HB 280, HB 631 and HB 1523

Senate Judiciary Committee

Friday, June 30, 2017

Off the Floor in the Rules Room

House Bill 234, Printer’s No. 200 (Representative D. Costa) – Summary

House Bill 236, Printer’s No. 202 (Representative Corbin) – Summary

House Bill 280, Printer’s No. 369 (Representative Delozier) – Summary

House Bill 631, Printer’s No. 668 (Representative Marsico) – Summary

House Bill 1523, Printer’s No. 2084 (Representative Marsico) – Summary

SB 180, HB 168, HB 217, HB 1238

Senate Judiciary Committee

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Off the Floor in the Rules Room


Senate Bill 180, Printer’s No. 923 (Senator Greenleaf) – Summary

House Bill 168, Printer’s No. 132 (Representative Saccone) – Summary

House Bill 217, Printer’s No. 1502 (Representative Kauffman) – Summary

House Bill 1238, Printer’s No. 1565 (Representative Stephens) – Summary

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing


Senate Judiciary Committee
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety & Criminal Justice

Monday, May 22, 2017
9:30 a.m.

NOB, Hearing Room #1


Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

9:30 a.m.
Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf, Chairman (opening remarks)
Senator Daylin Leach, Minority Chairman (opening remarks)       

9:40 a.m.
The Honorable Jeffrey Manning, President Judge, Allegheny County
The Honorable John Foradora, President Judge, Jefferson County

9:55 a.m.
The Honorable John Wetzel Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections 

10:10 a.m.
The Honorable Charles Ramsey Chairman, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency   

10:25 a.m.
Professor Alfred Blumstein, Carnegie Mellon University     

10:40 a.m.
Professor Mark Kleiman, New York University

10:55 a.m.
Mark Bergstrom, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing

11:10 a.m.
Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association – Combined Testimony
The Honorable Edward Marsico, Dauphin County
The Honorable Craig Steadman, Lancaster County
The Honorable Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser, Somerset County

11:25 a.m.
K. Bret Bucklen, Ph.D., Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

11:40 a.m.
Kevin Ring, President Families Against Mandatory Minimums

11:55 a.m.
Detective Cameron Parker, Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania State Lodge

12:10 p.m.
Devin Reaves, Addiction Treatment Professional

12:25 p.m.
Jennifer Storm, Victim Advocate

12:40 p.m.
Elizabeth Randol, ACLU of Pennsylvania


Written Testimony only:
Commonwealth Foundation
The Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness
The Pennsylvania Prison Society