Media Advisory – Bipartisan Legislators, Law Enforcement Officials, and Criminal Justice Reform Advocates to Unveil Legislation to Seal Criminal Records for Minor Offenses

Pennsylvania Will Be the First State in the Country to Introduce “Clean Slate” Legislation

HARRISBURG – On Wednesday, April 13th at 10:30 a.m., Sens. Scott Wagner (R-28th) and Anthony Williams (D-8th) will be joined by Reps. Sheryl Delozier (R-88th) and Jordan Harris (D-186th), as well as leading law enforcement officials and advocates from around the state, to unveil first-of-its-kind legislation that will automatically seal criminal records for minor offenses.

WHAT
Bipartisan legislators, law enforcement, advocates to unveil legislation to seal minor criminal records

WHO
Senator Scott Wagner (R-28th)
Senator Anthony Williams (D-8th)
Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-88th)
Rep. Jordan Harris (D-186th)
David Arnold, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association President, Lebanon County District Attorney
Holly Harris, Executive Director, U.S. Justice Action Network
Rebecca Vallas, Managing Director, Poverty to Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress
Sharon Dietrich, Litigation Director, Community Legal Services
Britta Schwab, HACC-York’s Career Services

Katie Lentz, Senior Vice President, York County Economic Alliance

WHEN
Wednesday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE
East Wing Rotunda, Pennsylvania State Capitol, Harrisburg, PA

CONTACT: Erin K. Marsicano, 717-787-3817, emarsicano@pasen.gov