Senate Judiciary Committee
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Hearing Room 1, North Office Building
The committee will consider two bills:
• Senate Bill 296, Printer’s Number 181 (Senator Hughes) | Amendment
• House Bill 272, Printer’s Number 1202 (Representative Neuman)
The committee will then hold a public hearing to discuss the collateral consequences of criminal convictions. In particular, we will examine the barrier that a criminal conviction imposes on a person seeking employment, housing, and other public benefits, as well as the manner in which other states have eliminated those barriers.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Patrick Cawley at (717) 787-6599 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10:15 a.m. Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf, Chairman (opening remarks)
10:20 a.m. Anna Hollis, Amachi Pittsburgh
10:40 a.m. Ann Schwartzman, Pennsylvania Prison Society
11:00 a.m. Jenny Roberts, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
11:20 a.m. Rebecca Vallas, Center for American Progress
11:40 a.m. Sharon Dietrich, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia