Scarnati Announces Senate Republican Standing Committee Memberships for 2015 -2016

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced the Republican members for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2015-2016 legislative session.

“Senate Committees provide a strong and experienced environment for legislation to be vetted and shaped before moving on to the full Senate,” Scarnati said. “We are fortunate to have members from diverse backgrounds who will offer insightful perspective as issues advance and policies are formed.”

Chairs of Senate Committees were announced earlier this month.

AGING & YOUTH

Brooks, Chair

Vulakovich, Vice Chair

Argall

Baker

McGarrigle

Mensch

 

AGRICULTURE & RURAL AFFAIRS

Vogel, Chair

Brooks, Vice Chair

Argall

Aument

Ward

Yaw

 

APPROPRIATIONS

Browne, Chair

Ward, Vice Chair

Argall

Baker

Eichelberger

Greenleaf

Mensch

Rafferty

Scavello

Smucker

Vance

Vogel

Vulakovich

Wagner

Corman, ex officio

 

BANKING & INSURANCE

White, Chair

Eichelberger, Vice Chair

Browne

McGarrigle

Vance

Vogel

Ward

Yaw

 

COMMUNICATIONS & TECHNOLOGY

Hutchinson, Chair

Vance, Vice Chair

Folmer

McGarrigle

Vogel

Vulakovich

 

COMMUNITY, ECONOMIC & RECREATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Ward, Chair

Stefano, Vice Chair

Alloway

Argall

Bartolotta

McGarrigle

Tomlinson

White

 

CONSUMER PROTECTION & PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

Tomlinson, Chair

Scavello, Vice Chair

Baker

Gordner

Greenleaf

Pileggi

Rafferty

Vance

 

EDUCATION

Smucker, Chair

Folmer, Vice Chair

Browne

Eichelberger

Pileggi

Tomlinson

 

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES & ENERGY

Yaw, Chair

Bartolotta, Vice Chair

Hutchinson

Vogel

Ward

White

 

FINANCE

Eichelberger, Chair

Hutchinson, Vice Chair

Aument

Browne

Vance

Ward

 

GAME & FISHERIES

Scavello, Chair

McIlhinney, Vice Chair

Alloway

Gordner

Mensch

Stefano

 

INTERGOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS

Aument, Chair

Greenleaf, Vice Chair

Argall

Folmer

Smucker

Wagner

 

JUDICIARY

Greenleaf, Chair

Rafferty, Vice Chair

Alloway

Eichelberger

Gordner

Pileggi

Vulakovich

Yaw

 

LABOR & INDUSTRY

Baker, Chair

Wagner, Vice Chair

Folmer

McIlhinney

Scavello

Smucker

 

LAW & JUSTICE

McIlhinney, Chair

Alloway, Vice Chair

Rafferty

Wagner

White

Yaw

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Pileggi, Chair

McGarrigle, Vice Chair

Brooks

Eichelberger

Smucker

Vogel

 

PUBLIC HEALTH & WELFARE

Vance, Chair

Aument, Vice Chair

Baker

Hutchinson

Mensch

Smucker

 

RULES & EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

Corman, Chair

Gordner, Vice Chair

Alloway

Brooks

Folmer

McIlhinney

Stefano

Tomlinson

White

Yaw

 

STATE GOVERNMENT

Folmer, Chair

Pileggi, Vice Chair

Alloway

McIlhinney

Stefano

White

 

TRANSPORTATION

Rafferty, Chair

Tomlinson, Vice Chair

Bartolotta

Browne

Gordner

Stefano

Vulakovich

Wagner

 

URBAN AFFAIRS & HOUSING

Wagner, Chair

Argall, Vice Chair

Bartolotta

Brooks

Greenleaf

Scavello

 

VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Vulakovich, Chair

Mensch, Vice Chair

Aument

Baker

Bartolotta

Hutchinson

 

*As President Pro Tempore, Senator Joe Scarnati serves on all standing committees as ex-officio.

 

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CONTACT: Drew Crompton dcrompton@pasen.gov 717-787-7084