Committee Members

Republicans

Pat Stefano, Chair
Ryan Aument, Vice-Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio
Tom Killion

 
Mike Regan
Judy Ward
Gene Yaw

Democrats

Jim Brewster, Minority Chair
Wayne Fontana
Tina Tartaglione
Anthony Williams

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | June 24, 2020 | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | June 22, 2020 | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) \     [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING | Senate Judiciary Committee AND Senate Law & Justice Committee | June 18, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING | Senate Judiciary Committee AND Senate Law & Justice Committee | June 17, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | May 11, 2020 | Approx. 2:30 p.m. | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | May 6, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |     [Read More]

News

Jun

18

2020

June 18, 2020

The state Senate today held the second of two days of public hearings on ensuring accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

Jun

17

2020

June 17, 2020

The state Senate today kicked off two days of public hearings, featuring more than 40 participants, discussing ways to ensure accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

The Senate Judiciary Committee and Law and Justice Committee will hold joint public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on ensuring accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2020

June 08, 2020

A series of joint hearings will be held next week in the Senate to examine and develop legislative proposals for addressing law enforcement and criminal justice accountability reforms, Senate Judiciary Chairman Lisa Baker (R-20) and Law and Justice Chairman Pat Stefano (R-32) announced today.   [Read More]

May

06

2020

May 06, 2020

Today’s public hearing (March 6) by the Senate Law & Justice Committee to review the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s actions during the COVID-19 outbreak showed the agency was ill prepared when the Governor ordered the closure of all of its retail stores on March 17, according to Committee Chairman Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).     [Read More]

May

05

2020

May 05, 2020

The Senate Law and Justice Committee will hold a remote public hearing at  10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6 in Harrisburg to discuss issues involving the PA Liquor Control Board (LCB) during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Pat-Stefano (R-32).   [Read More]