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 | 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]

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | January 28, 2020 | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1     [Read More]

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | October 29, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | September 17, 2019 | Grace Winery Glen Mills, Delaware County |     [Read More]

 

Senate Law and Justice Committee | June 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | Majority Caucus Room |     [Read More]

News

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]

Mar

23

2018

March 23, 2018

The Senate Communications & Technology Committee, the Law & Justice Committee and the Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Monday (March 26th) to review issues related to the statewide radio system.   [Read More]

Jul

03

2014

July 03, 2014

The Senate Law and Justice Committee recently took the historic step of approving a proposal that would legalize the use of cannabis for medical purposes.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2014

June 27, 2014

The Senate Law and Justice Committee approved legislation today that would legalize the use of cannabis for medical purposes, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck McIlhinney (R-10).   [Read More]

May

08

2014

May 08, 2014

Following an informative hearing earlier this year regarding legislation to legalize the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, the Senate Law and Justice Committee will hold a second public hearing on the issue on June 10.   [Read More]