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Session schedule

Senate

May 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13

June 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30

House

May 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13

June 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Bills moving

House

Bail Bondsmen: House Bill 367 (Cutler-R-Lancaster) relating to bail bondsmen was referred to the House Appropriations Committee.

Child Abuse: House Bill 124 (Delozier-R- Cumberland) further providing for protection from child abuse (sponsor summary) was reported from the House Judiciary Committee and Tabled.

Child Custody: House Bill 410 (Hackett-R-Delaware) further providing for child custody in cases of rape (sponsor summary) was reported from the House Judiciary Committee and Tabled.

Senate

Contraband Property: Senate Bill 533 (Eichelberger-R- Blair) relating to the disposition of abandoned contraband was referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Medical Marijuana: Senate Bill 3 (Folmer-R-Lebanon) legalizing medical marijuana (sponsor summary) was amended and reported from the Senate State Government Committee and referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Children Of Incarcerated Parents: Senate Bill 163 (Greenleaf-R-Montgomery) relating to children of incarcerated parents (sponsor summary) was referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Law Enforcement/Mental Illness: House Bill 221 (Caltagirone-D-Berks) law enforcement training to recognize individuals suffering mental health problems (House Fiscal Note) was referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Campus Crime: Senate Bill 202 (Schwank-D-Berks) relating to reporting crimes on college campuses (sponsor summary) was referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Public hearings

April 28– NEW. Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on best practices for law enforcement.  Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell. 10 a.m.

April 28– Senate Democratic Policy Committee roundtable discussion on employment and workforce challenges for individuals with criminal records.  Reading Area Community College, Reading. 11:00.

April 29- House Gaming Oversight Committee holds a hearing on how to keep PA’s casinos competitive.  Mohegan Sun Pocono, Wilkes-Barre. 2:00.

April 29– House Judiciary and Health Committees hold a joint hearing on medical cannabis protocols in other states.  Allegheny County Courthouse, Pittsburgh. 10 a.m.

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