Meeting to consider SB 1193 and SB 1251

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 10 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B

AGENDA

Meeting to consider bills

Schedule

Meeting to consider SB 1193 and SB 1251

  • SB1193 (Mastriano) – Allocates $50 million in American Rescue Plan funds to create the “Law Enforcement Recovery Grant Program” administered by the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
  • SB1251 (Regan) – Provides a tiered annuity increase based on retirement date for Pennsylvania State Police Troopers who retired prior to June 30, 2010. 

 

Meeting to consider SB 669 and SB 1212

Senate Law and Justice Committee

May 24, 2022 | 10 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B

Agenda

Meeting to consider SB 669 and SB 1212

Schedule

  • SB669 (Regan) – Provides full-time police officers with the option to purchase up to five years of pension service credit for prior part-time or full-time service.
    • Amendment – Addresses two recommendations made in the IFO actuarial note. First, it requires a police officer to already be vested in order to purchase prior service. Second, it provides that existing benefits for portability and transfer of service credits between two pension plans administered by the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System will not be impacted.
  • SB1212 (Phillips-Hill) – Provides for amplified noise for liquor licenses.
    • Amendment – Changes the effective date from 60 days to immediately.

 

Meeting to consider HB 1615

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Wednesday, April 13 | 10:45 a.m.

Rules Room


Agenda

Meeting to consider HB 1615

Schedule

  • HB1615 (Topper): Clarifies malt or brewed beverages produced for a brewery by a manufacturer out-of-state must be distributed through the three-tier system 
    • Amendment A03992 (Regan)

Meeting to SB 24, SB 750, SB 1037, SB 1180 and HB 1615

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | 10 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B


Agenda

Meeting to SB 24, SB 750, SB 1037, SB 1180 and HB 1615

Schedule

  • SB24 (A. Williams): Creates the “Jay Alert” for hit-and-run accidents that result in serious bodily injury or death
  • SB750 (Fontana): Creates the “Green Alert” for at-risk veterans who are reported missing
  • SB1037 (Regan): Restructures and enhances the Coroners’ Education Board
    • Amendment A03851 (Regan)
  • SB1180 (Browne): Establishes the Silver Alert Program in Pennsylvania
  • HB1615 (Topper): Clarifies malt or brewed beverages produced for a brewery by a manufacturer out-of-state must be distributed through the three-tier system
    • Amendment A03852 (Regan)

Public Hearing on Adult-Use Marijuana

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Monday, March 14, 2022 | 1:00 p.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room 1


Agenda

Public Hearing on Adult-Use Marijuana

Schedule

Opening Remarks:

Senator Mike Regan, Majority Chair
Senator Jim Brewster, Minority Chair

Panel 1:

Jamie Ware, Chair, Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition – Testimony

Michael Bronstein, President, American Trade Association for Cannabis
and Hemp (ATACH) – Testimony

Panel 2:

Mark Nye, Vice President of Operational Compliance, Parallel – Testimony

Deborah Miran, Former Commissioner, Maryland Medical Cannabis
Commission – Testimony

Joy A. Strand, Executive Vice President, Green Leaf Medical – Testimony

Panel 3:

Sara Payne, Vice President for Government Affairs, Jushi, Inc. – Testimony

Bryan A. Murray, EVP Government Relations, Acreage Holdings – Testimony

Panel 4:

Dr. Jarret R. Patton MD, FAAP – Testimony

Dr. Lauren Vrabel, PharmD – Testimony

JM Pedini, Development Director, National Organization for the Reform
of Marijuana Laws (NORML) – Testimony

 

Public Hearing on Adult-Use Marijuana

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Monday, February 28, 2022 | 10:00 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room 1

Agenda

Public Hearing Adult-Use Marijuana

Schedule

Combined Testimony Packet

Opening Remarks:

Senator Mike Regan, Majority Chair
Senator Jim Brewster, Minority Chair

Panel 1:

Jesse Alderman, Esq., Partner, Co-Chair Cannabis Practice, Foley Hoag LLP
Brandon Nemec, Gov’t & Regulatory Affairs Associate Director, PharmaCann, Inc.
Trent Woloveck, Chief Commercial Director, Jushi Inc.

Panel 2:

Patrick Nightingale, Esq.
Jordan Wellington, Partner, VS Strategies

Panel 3:

Jeremiah Mostellar, Senior Policy Analyst, Criminal Justice Reform,
Americans for Prosperity

Gary Seelhorst, SVP, Compliance & Gov’t Affairs, Justice Cannabis Co.

               

 

Public Hearing on Adult Use Marijuana

Public Hearing on Adult-Use Marijuana

Senate Law and Justice Committee

Monday, February 7, 2022, 10:00 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room 1

Agenda

Public Hearing on Adult-Use Marijuana

Schedule

Opening Remarks:

Senator Mike Regan, Majority Chair

Senator Jim Brewster, Minority Chair

Panel 1:

Representative Amen Brown, District 190

Councilman Curtis Jones, Philadelphia City Council

Panel 2:

Robert Greene, Warren County District Attorney

David Sunday, York County District Attorney

Panel 3:

John Goshert, Chief County Detective, Dauphin County

Panel 4:

Vince Canales, Chief Security Officer, Holistic Industries

Bill Cook, Chief Security Officer, Organic Remedies

Gary Flythe, Logistics Director, Organic Remedies

Richard Grenfell, Head of Security, PA Medical Solutions

Public hearing on PA Liquor Control Board supply chain disruption

JOINT HEARING

Senate Law and Justice Committee AND House Liquor Control Committee

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.

House Majority Caucus Room (140 Main Capitol)


Public hearing on PA Liquor Control Board supply chain disruption

SCHEDULE

Opening Remarks

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

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board  – Combined Testimony

  • Tim Holden, Chairman
  • Mike Negra, Board Member
  • Mary Isenhour, Board Member
  • Michael Demko, Executive Director
  • Deborah Rivera, Chief Merchandising Officer

Distilled Spirits Council of the United States

  • Dave Wojnar, Senior Vice President and Head of State Policy  – Testimony

Addition Written Testimony
Two Bottle Limit List