Senate Committee to Consider Certification of Fire Equipment Distributors

On Monday, September 24th, The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold a joint informational meeting with the House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee about the certification of fire equipment distributors, according to Chairman Randy Vulakovich.

The meeting is set for 10:00 a.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building of the State Capitol Complex.

Legislation on this issue has been introduced by Senator Vulakovich (Senate Bill 1178) and Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver (House Bill 2649).  Senator Pat Browne also plans to introduce a measure in the near future.

Testifiers will include the Acting State Fire Commissioner, Pennsylvania Association of Fire Equipment Distributors, Pennsylvania and National Fire Sprinkler representatives, National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies and Mr. John Morley Jr.


Contact:         Nate Silcox (717) 787-6538