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Past Meetings & Hearings

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Meeting to consider SB 1160, SB 1192 and SB 1193

Event Date: June 11
Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | Room 8E-B, East Wing
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Meeting to consider SB 973, SB 1139, and SR 263

Event Date: April 9
Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | Room 8 E-B, East Wing
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Public hearing on the February 2023 Norfolk Southern train derailment near the Ohio/Pennsylvania border

Event Date: March 27
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | Darlington VFD, Darlington, Beaver County
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Mastriano to Host Veterans Day Service Monday Highlighting Medal of Honor Recipients

Event Date: November 13
Capitol Rotunda

News

Senate Committee Advances Military, Veterans and HazMat Measures
June 13, 2024

Senate Committee Advances Military, Veterans and HazMat Measures

On Tuesday, the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee approved three measures important to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Pennsylvania veterans, and another in support of local HazMat providers, said Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33), chairman of the committee.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Approves Mastriano Bill to Help Veterans’ Families Access Burial Benefits
April 10, 2024

Senate Committee Approves Mastriano Bill to Help Veterans’ Families Access Burial Benefits

The state Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee Tuesday at a meeting chaired by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) approved three measures, including one bill to alert the family members of deceased veterans about federal burial benefits.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Advances Mastriano Measure  to Send PA National Guard to Defend Texas Border
March 18, 2024

Senate Committee Advances Mastriano Measure to Send PA National Guard to Defend Texas Border

HARRISBURG – Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33) and a majority of his colleagues on the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee today approved a measure he introduced calling on the governor to deploy the Pennsylvania National Guard along Texas’s southern border with Mexico as part of Operation Lone Star. “Pennsylvanians have an interest in protecting our nation’s southern […]  [Read More]

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November 20, 2023

Veterans Assistance Event

Veterans Assistance Event  [Read More]

Mastriano, Senate Committee Approve Bills to Help Veterans and Extend 911 Law
November 14, 2023

Mastriano, Senate Committee Approve Bills to Help Veterans and Extend 911 Law

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, chaired by Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-33), on Monday advanced three bills to help veterans obtain or maintain certain benefits and also extend Pennsylvania’s law governing 911 emergency responses across the commonwealth.  [Read More]

The Committee oversees fire, EMS, emergency management, military, and veterans issues. The Committee has oversight of the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs/Pennsylvania National Guard, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), the Office of State Fire Commissioner, and the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services under the Department of Health.

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