Joint public hearing on ready-to-drink beverages

 

JOINT HEARING

Senate Law and Justice Committee AND House Liquor Control Committee

Friday, April 30, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.

House Majority Caucus Room (Main Capitol, Room 140)


Joint public hearing on ready-to-drink beverages

10:00 a.m.                        Opening Remarks

  • Senator Mike Regan, Majority Chair
  • Representative Carl Metzgar, Majority Chair
  • Senator Jim Brewster, Minority Chair
  • Representative Dan Deasy, Democratic Chair

10:05 a.m.                        Panel #1

  • Tom Bowman, Chief of Product Selection, PLCB
  • Michael Demko, Executive Director, PLCB
  • Rod Diaz, Chief Counsel, PLCB
  • Deborah Rivera, Chief Merchandising Officer, PLCB
  • Combined Testimony

10:30 a.m.                        Panel #2

  • Alex Baloga, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association – Testimony
  • Chris Reed, General Counsel, The Rutter’s Companies – Testimony

11:00 a.m.                        Panel #3

  • Reid Teschner, State Government Affairs, Anheuser-Busch – Testimony
  • David Wojnar, Senior Vice President & Head of State Public Policy, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States – Testimony
  • Ryan Laverty, Chief Executive Officer, VIDE – Testimony

11:30 a.m.                        Panel #4

  • Tim Strickler, Secretary and Treasurer, Ace Distributing – Testimony
  • John DiMario, III, President, Allegheny Beverage Company – Testimony
  • Randy Barnhart, Vice President Government Affairs, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits –  TestimonyAttachment

12:00 p.m.                        Closing Remarks

Meeting to consider SB 314, SB 503, SB 566, HB 425, and HB 427

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | Off the Floor

Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation


Meeting to consider SB 314, SB 503, SB 566, HB 425, and HB 427

  • HB 425 (Dowling): Allows a holder of a liquor license to sell their stock of liquor and wine to another liquor license holder when they close their business.
  • HB 427 (Pyle): Increases the licensee discount found in the Liquor
  • SB 314 (Browne): Establishes the Pennsylvania Silver Alert
  • SB 503 (Regan): Amends the Enforcement Officer Disability Benefits Law (“Heart & Lung Act”) by covering certain law enforcement agencies.
  • SB 566 (Regan): Amends the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s current “dead license auction”

 

Meeting to consider HB 763

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Monday, October 5, 2020 | 11:00 a.m.

Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation)


Consideration of HB 763

Meeting to consider HB 2513 and HB 763

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:00 am  (NOB – Hearing Room 1 and Remote Participation)

 

• HB 2513 (Everett) – Re-Open Restaurants (Two Part Package/Bill 1 and Bill 2)
• HB 763 (O’Neill) – Amend the liquor code to permit clubs to sell beer for off-premise consumption.

Public Hearing on Ensuring Accountability and Equality in Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice System (Part 2 of 2)

JOINT HEARING

Senate Judiciary Committee AND Senate Law & Justice Committee

Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.

Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation)

 

Ensuring Accountability and Equality in Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice System

Combined Testimony of Lt. Col. Christopher Paris, Major Joseph Ruggery and Lieutenant William Slaton

Combined Testimony of Lt. Col. Christopher Paris, Major Steven Ignatz, Sergeant Timothy Fetzer and Corporal Kevin Selverian

Panel One:

Lt. Col. Christopher Paris
Deputy Commissioner of Administration and Professional Responsibility, PSP

Major Steven Ignatz
Director, Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission

Sergeant Timothy Fetzer
Use of Force Unit, Bureau of Training and Education, PSP

Corporal Kevin Selverian
Use of Force Unit, Bureau of Training and Education, PSP

Panel Two:

Lt. Col. Christopher Paris
Deputy Commissioner of Administration and Professional Responsibility, PSP

Major Joseph Ruggery
Director, Bureauof Integrity and Professional Standards, PSP

Lieutenant William Slaton
Commander, Heritage Affairs Section, Equality and Inclusion Office, PSP

Scott L. Bohn | Attachment 1  | Attachment 2 | Attachment 3
Executive Director, Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association

David Steffen
Chief of Police, Northern Lancaster County Regional
2nd Vice President, Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association

Panel Three:

Eric J. Porterfield
CEO, Emergency Response Training and Certification Association

Erick Coolidge
Tioga County Commissioner
Board Member, Emergency Response Training and Certification Association 

National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers

Penn State University Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Panel Four:

Jenni H. Chavis
Chavis Law Firm, LLC

Kelley B. Hodge | Attachment
Partner, Fox Rothschild, LLP

Keir Bradford-Grey
Chief Defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia

Riya Saha Shah, Esq.
Managing Director, Juvenile Law Center

Malik Pickett, Esq.
Staff Attorney, Juvenile Law Center

Panel Five:

Les Neri
President, FOP State Lodge

Rick Poulson
Legislative Counsel to FOP
Willig, Williams, & Davidson Law Firm

David Kennedy
President, Pennsylvania State Troopers Association

Carl A. Bailey
President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Panel Six:

Paul Heaton, Ph.D. | Additional Information
Senior Fellow and Academic Director, Quattrone Center, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

David Harris, JD, LLM
Sally Ann Semenko Endowed Chair, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

 

Public Hearing on Ensuring Accountability and Equality in Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice System (Part 1 of 2)

JOINT HEARING

Senate Judiciary Committee AND Senate Law & Justice Committee

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.

Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation)

 

Ensuring Accountability and Equality in Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice System

Panel One:

The Honorable Josh Shapiro
Pennsylvania Attorney General

Kevin R. Steele – Combined Testimony
District Attorney, Montgomery County

Todd N. Barnes – Combined Testimony
Captain, Norristown Community Justice Unit
Assistant District Attorney, Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office 

David W. Sunday, Jr. – Combined Testimony
District Attorney, York County 

Greg Rowe – Combined Testimony
Director of Legislation and Policy, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association

Panel Two:

Kenneth Huston
President, Pennsylvania State NAACP

Elizabeth Randol
Legislative Director, ACLU of Pennsylvania

Panel Three:

Brandi S. Fisher
President and CEO, Alliance for Police Accountability
Organizing Director, Pittsburgh United

Louis L. Reed, LADC, AADC, IAADC
National Organizer, #cut50

Tonie Willis
Executive Director, Ardella’s House
Pennsylvania Dignity Ambassador, #cut50

Panel Four:

Jim Turner
President and CEO, Dunamis Marketing
Community Volunteer and Advocate

Panel Five:

Lisette M. McCormick, Esq.
Executive Director, Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness

Additional Written Information/Testimony

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association – Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation Best Practices

Meeting to consider HB 327 and HB 1048

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Approx. 2:30 p.m.

Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation)


Meeting to consider HB 327 and HB 1048