Public Hearing on Ballot Drop Boxes

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Thursday, March 31, 2022 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Hearing Room 1 North Office Building and via Zoom

Agenda

Public Hearing on Ballot Drop Boxes

Schedule

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Senator Dush, Majority Chair, Intergovernmental Operations

Senator A. Williams, Minority Chair, Intergovernmental Operations

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Joseph Vichot, Resident, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania – Testimony

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Jessica Morgan, Judge of Elections, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Leslie Osche, Chairman, Board of Commissioners, Butler County, Pennsylvania – Testimony

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Dr. John Lott, President, Crime Prevention Research Center     

12:00pm

Closing Remarks/Adjournment

Additional testimony:

Commissioner Stuart Ulsh – Testimony

John R. Lott, Jr., Ph.D.
Crime Prevention Research Center – Letter

Meeting to consider SB 28, SB 32, SB 126, SB 426, SB 520, and SB 533

 

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 11:00 a.m.

Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation


Senate Bill 28 (Phillips-Hill): Transparency in Permitting;

NOTE:  An amendment is possible

Senate Bill 32 (Phillips-Hill): Comprehensive Regulatory Reform;

Senate Bill 126 (Brooks): Automatic Three-Year Review of Economically Significant Regulations;

Senate Bill 426 (Gordner): Providing Additional Legislative Oversight of the Regulatory Review Process;

Senate Bill 520 (DiSanto): Legislative Approval of Economically Significant Regulations;

Senate Bill 533 (Yaw): Regulations during an Emergency Declaration

Public hearing on Streamlining Government (SB 1131)

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Friday, October 9, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.

Franklin County Visitors Bureau

15 S. Main Street, Chambersburg, PA  17201

 

10 am: Opening Remarks – Senator Doug Mastriano, Chair, Intergovernmental Operations Committee.

10:10 am: Introductions & Remarks – Committee Members & Elected Officials.

10:20 am – 10:35 am: Janet Pollard – Executive Director, Franklin County Visitors Bureau – Testimony

10:35 am – 10:50 am: Rebecca Oyler – State Legislative Director, National Federation of Independent Businesses. – Testimony

10:50 am – 11:05 am: Glenn Pasewicz – Executive Director, Joint State Government Commission. – Testimony

11:05 am – 11:20 am: Sam Thrush – President, Downtown Chambersburg. – Testimony

11:20 am – 11:35 am: Mike Ross – President, Franklin County Area Development Corporation. – Testimony

11:35 am – 11:50 am: Robin Fitzpatrick – President, Adams Economic Alliance.

11:50 am – 12:05 pm: Chad Collie – Board of Directors, New Oxford Chamber of Commerce.

12:05 pm: Final Remarks – Committee Members & Elected Officials.

12:15 pm: Closing Remarks – Senator Mastriano, Chair, Intergovernmental Operations Committee.

Additional Testimony:

Pennslyvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Pennsylvania Department of Industry

Pennsylvania Department of State

Meeting to consider SB5, SB609 and SB1034

 

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 11:30 a.m.

Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation)


Call to Order

Opening Remarks

Consideration of Legislation

Senate Bill 5 (DiSanto) – Amends the Regulatory Review Act to require the General Assembly and the Governor to approve all regulations with an economic impact or cost to the Commonwealth, its political subdivisions, and to the private sector that exceed $1.0 million.

Senate Bill 609 (Brooks) – Amends the Regulatory Review Act providing for additional procedures for reviewing regulations.

Senate Bill 1034 (Phillips-Hill) – Amends the Fiscal Code to provide for grant oversight.

Amendment #A05768.

 

 

Public hearing on regulatory reform, red tape reduction and transparency

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.

Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc.
1000 Potato Roll Lane
Chambersburg, Franklin County 17202

 

10 am: Opening Remarks – Senator Doug Mastriano, Chair, Intergovernmental Operations Committee.

10:05 am: Introductions – Committee Members & Elected Officials.

10:10 am: Overview of legislation under consideration by Committee – Senator John DiSanto.

10:15 am – 10:35 am: Panel I

  • Franklin County Area Development Corporation: Mike Ross, President.
  • York County Economic Alliance: Silas Chamberlin, VP of Community & Economic Develop.

10:35am – 10:55 am: Panel II

  • Chambersburg Area Develop. Corporation/Chamber of Commerce: Stephen Christian.
  • Borough of Chambersburg: Allen Coffman, Borough Council.

10:55 am – 11:15 am: Panel III

11:15 am – 11:35 am: Panel IV
                        • Keystone Fur Dressing: Mike Showers; Aspers, PA.

11:35 am – 11:55 pm: Panel V

11:55 am – 12:15: Panel VI

  • PA Dept. of Environmental Protection: Jessica Shirley, Policy Director; Ramez Ziadeh, Executive Deputy Secretary for Programs; Joe Adams, Deputy Secretary for Field Operations.

12:15 pm – 12:40 pm: Panel VII

  • Americans for Prosperity: Martin Rodriguez, Policy Analyst.
  • Pennsylvania Manufacturer’s Association: Carl Marrara, Vice President of Gov’t Affairs.
  • National Federation of Independent Businesses: Rebecca Oyler, State Legislative Director.

12:40 pm: Remarks – Committee Members & Elected Officials.

12:45 pm: Closing Remarks – Senator Doug Mastriano, Chair, Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Written Testimony:

James Broughel, PhD – James Mason University

Voting meeting on SB 398

 

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.

Room 461, Main Capitol


Call to Order

Opening Remarks

Consideration of Legislation

  • SB 398 (Gordner) – Providing Additional Legislative Oversight of the Regulatory Review Process

Adjournment

Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

Joint Hearing

Senate Aging and Youth, Senate Health and Human Services, Senate Appropriations, Senate Intergovernmental Committees and Senate Philadelphia Delegation

Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

May 18, 2017

Plumbers Local 690 Union Hall
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

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Agenda

12:00 p.m. – 12:05 p.m.

Opening Remarks 

  • Committee Chairs 

12:05 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Panel I – Public Health 

  • Michelle Williams – Senior Managing Director of Integrated Health Services, Philadelphia Public Health Management Corporation
  • Dr. Maria Daly – Program Manager, Rittenhouse Women’s Health Center
  • Matthew Thomer – Consumer of Department of Health-funded services, Tourette Syndrome Alliance 

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Panel II – Addiction Treatment Services 

  • Michael Harle – President/CEO, Gaudenzia, Inc.
  • Mel Wells – President, One Day at a Time
  • Roland Lamb – Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services, City of Philadelphia           

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Panel III – HCBS for Individuals with Disabilities Under 60

  • Nicole Pruitt – Program Director, Inglis Adult Day Program; Secretary, PA Association of Adult Day Service Providers; Member, Long Term Care Council
  • Nancy Salandra – Director of Independent Living Services, Liberty Resources

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Panel IV – Aging Advocacy

  • Pamela Walz, Esq. – Co-Director of the Aging and Disabilities Unit, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Diane Menio – Executive Director, Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE); Member, Long Term Care Council
  • Hechie Zinman – Chair of the Board of Directors, LGBT Elder Initiative; Member, Long Term Care Council

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Panel V – Aging Services

  • Renee Cunningham – Associate Director, Center in the Park; Board Member, PA Association of Senior Centers
  • Holly Lange – President/CEO, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

Joint Hearing of Senate

Aging and Youth
Appropriations
Health and Human Services
and
Intergovernmental Operations Committees

Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

May 1, 2017, 11 am

University of Pittsburgh
Parking Map

 

 

11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Opening Remarks

  • Committee Chairs

11:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Panel I

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Panel II

  • Roy Afflerbach, Principal, The Afflerbach Group, LLC
  • Krista Geer, Executive Director, Active Aging, Inc.
  • Julian Gray, Esquire, Julian Gray Associates Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys – Combined Testimony
  • Carol Sikov Gross, Esquire, Sikov & Love, P.A. Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys – Combined Testimony
  • Art DiLoreto, Deputy Director, Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Panel III

  • Dave Black, President/CEO of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Economic Development Corporation
  • Rick Russell, Senior Advisor, State Street Advisors

Combined Testimony of Dave Black and Rick Russell

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Panel IV

  • Sarah Kirkle, Review Director, Texas Sunset Advisory Commission

1:15 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.
Panel V

  • Zach Shamberg, Dir. Of Advocacy & Leg. Affairs Pennsylvania Health Care Association
  • Ron Barth, President & CEO, LeadingAge PA

1:35 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Panel VI

  • Elizabeth Mulvaney, Southwestern Pennsylvania Partnership for Aging – Combined Testimony
  • Kimberly Pirilla-Scalise, Southwestern Pennsylvania Partnership for Aging – Combined Testimony
  • Ray Landis, Advocacy Manager, American Association of Retired Persons
  • Estella Hyde, Pennsylvania Council on Aging

2:05 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Panel VII

  • David Cottington, Business Operations Manager, BeHome Partners, Inc. Member Pennsylvania Homecare Association
  • Brenda Dare, Independent Living Supervisor, TRIPIL

2:25 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Panel VIII

  • Cheryl Andrews, Executive Director, Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission

2:35 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Panel IX

  • Nancy Kukovich, CEO, Adelphoi

Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

Joint Hearing of Senate

Aging and Youth
Appropriations
Health and Human Services
and
Intergovernmental Operations Committees

Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

April 13, 2017, 11 am to 3 pm

Reading Hospital Conference Center

 

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Committee Chairs

11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Panel I

Mary Kay Bernosky, CEO
Safe Berks

Constance Morrison, President and CEO
Berks Visiting Nurses

11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Panel II

Edward B. Michalik, Executive Director
Berks County Area Agency on Aging

John R. Morahan, President and CEO
Penn State Health St. Joseph

12:05 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Panel III

Richard Edley, President and CEO
Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association

Jim Bobeck, President and CEO
Step by Step, Inc.

12:25 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Panel IV

Senator Gene Yaw
23rd Senatorial District
12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Panel V          

Richard Conaboy, CEO
Clearbrook Treatment Centers

Michael Donahue, Executive Director
Wyoming County Human Services

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Panel VI

George J. Vogel, Jr., Executive Director
Council on Chemical Abuse

Brett Lechleitner, President
PA Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Regional Director, Acadia Healthcare

BK McDonough, Government Affairs Specialist
Caron Treatment Centers

1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. 
Panel VII

Brinda Penyak, Deputy Director
County Commissioners Association of PA

Cheri Rinehart, CEO
PA Association of Community Health Centers

Bridgette McGivern, CEO
Community Health and Dental Care

Christian Leinbach, Chair
Berks County Board of Commissioners

2:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Panel VIII

Rick Seipp, President
PA Association of Chain Drug Stores
Vice President of Pharmacy, Weis Markets

Eric Esterbrook, Past President
PA Pharmacists Association
Owner, Esterbrook Pharmacy

Joint Testimony | Attachment