Republicans

Lisa Baker, Chair
Gene Yaw, Vice-Chair
Jake Corman, ex-officio
Ryan Aument
John Gordner
Wayne Langerholc
Scott Martin
Joe Pittman
Mike Regan

Democrats


Steven Santarsiero, Minority Chair
Amanda Cappelletti
Maria Collett
Art Haywood
John Sabatina

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Senate Judiciary Committee | October 19, 2021 | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |   [Read More]

 

Senate Judiciary Committee | Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

 

Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

 

Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

News

Oct

19

2021

October 19, 2021

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee took action today to unanimously advance comprehensive probation reform intended to reduce the amount of time and resources devoted to probationers and help them fully and safely reintegrate into society, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) who chairs the panel.   [Read More]

Oct

19

2021

October 19, 2021

Legislation introduced in honor of a fallen Scranton police  officer, John Wilding, received bipartisan support today from the Senate Judiciary Committee chaired by Senator Lisa Baker.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), held a meeting today advancing three bills focused on human trafficking and a fourth related to child abuse.   [Read More]

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), met today to consider the nomination of Suzanne V. Estrella, Esq., as Pennsylvania’s Victim Advocate. In addition, the committee considered three pieces of legislation aimed at protecting the rights of children and crime victims, and safeguarding the Commonwealth from ransomware attacks.   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), met today to consider five bills aimed at aiding in cyber stalking prevention, protecting care-dependent individuals from sexual assault, safeguarding newborns in need of care, creating increased accountability for court costs, and providing greater transparency for prosecution of certain offenses.   [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

The Senate Judiciary Committee, today, advanced three pieces of legislation to help protect victims by allowing a two-year window for childhood sexual abuse survivors to pursue civil lawsuits, aiding in the prevention of youth and intellectually disabled suicides, and safeguarding children from predatory acts of adults in positions of authority, according to chairwoman Senator Lisa Baker (R-20).   [Read More]