Judiciary Committee Senator Lisa Baker, Chair

 
October 19, 2021

Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Comprehensive Probation Reform

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]

Legislation Honoring Scranton Police Officer John Wilding  Passes Senate Judiciary Committee
October 19, 2021

Legislation Honoring Scranton Police Officer John Wilding Passes Senate Judiciary Committee

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]

 
October 18, 2021

Meeting to consider SB 814, SB 904, SB 905 and SB 913

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

 
September 17, 2021

Public hearing to focus on probation reform issues as well as the recommendations of the County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee

Senate Judiciary Committee | Monday, September 20, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. | NOB #1 |   [Read More]

 
June 23, 2021

Meeting to consider SB 565 and SR 146 and nominations

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

 
June 22, 2021

Meeting to consider HB 1431 and HB 1429

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

 
June 22, 2021

Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation

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]

 
June 21, 2021

Meeting to consider HB 246, HB 843, HB 954, and HB 1147

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

 
June 15, 2021

Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation and Approves the Nomination of New Victim Advocate

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]

 
June 14, 2021

To consider the nomination of Suzanne Estrella as Victim Advocate, and consideration of SB 708, SB 726, and HB 156

Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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