A blog of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section



September 16 is deadline to comment on proposed new Rule 791 for obtaining limited access to criminal records

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Jarad W. Handelman, Esquire appointed to Criminal Procedural Rules Committee

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The information below is from Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest

Session schedule


June 27, 28, 29, 30


June 27, 28, 29, 30

On the Governor’s desk

Appraisers: Senate Bill 1270 (Killion-R-Delaware) providing for criminal history record check for real estate appraisers. A Senate Fiscal Note and summary is available.

Bills moving

Abandoned Contraband: Senate Bill 533 (Eichelberger-R-Blair) further providing for the disposition of abandoned contraband by Board of Probation and Parole was amended on the House Floor, referred into and out of the House Appropriations Committee and was passed by the House.  A House Fiscal Note and summary.  The bill now returns to the Senate for a concurrence vote.

Firearms: House Bill 1770 (Santarsiero-D-Berks) providing for a no-fly list gun sale prohibition (sponsor summary) was reported out of the House Judiciary Committee and was referred to the House Rules Committee.

Child Abuse Prevention: Senate Bill 1311 (Vance-R-Cumberland) further providing for child abuse prevention and treatment (sponsor summary) was reported from the Senate Judiciary Committee and is now on the Senate Calendar for action.

Senate Judiciary Committee meets June 27 on appellate court nominations

June 27–  Senate Judiciary Committee meets to consider the nominations of Judge Sallie Mundy for Supreme Court of PA; Carl A. Solano, Honorable Lillian Harris Ransom and Hugh Geoffrey Moulton, Jr. for Superior Court of PA; Joseph Cosgrove and Julia Hearthway for Commonwealth Court of PA.  Hearing Room 1 North Office Building. 11 a.m.



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