Republicans

Pat Stefano, Chair
Michele Brooks, Vice-Chair
Jake Corman, ex-officio
Lisa Baker
Camera Bartolotta
Cris Dush
Chris Gebhard

Democrats


Katie Muth, Minority Chair
Carolyn Comitta
John Kane
Lindsey Williams

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | Monday, June 21, 2021 | 12:00 noon | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

 

Senate AND House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees | Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. in the Irvis Building, Room 515 |   [Read More]

 

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |   [Read More]

 

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |   [Read More]

 

Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee | Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | NOB, Hearing Room 1 and Virtual Participation |     [Read More]

News

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced the nomination of Maj. Gen. Mark Schindler to serve as the adjutant general of the Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs and the nomination of Brig. Gen. Benjamin Cason to be promoted to Maj. Gen. in the Pennsylvania National Guard, according to Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

Jun

15

2021

June 15, 2021

Yesterday, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced the nominations of three Pennsylvania National Guard officers nominated for promotion, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, chaired by Sen. Pat Stefano, passed a resolution that would terminate the powers Gov. Tom Wolf commandeered by repeatedly declaring states of emergency.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2021

June 09, 2021

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced three measures, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32), committee chairman.   [Read More]

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced five measures and held a public hearing on Fire & EMS issues, according to Senator Pat Stefano, Committee Chairman.   [Read More]

Mar

23

2021

March 23, 2021

Today, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced three measures supporting the military and veterans in Pennsylvania.  According to Senator Pat Stefano, Committee Chairman, the first bill would establish two new Veterans Recognition Days.  The second would enhance the Keystone Youth Challenge Academy Program.  And the third would create a Veterans Business Logo.   [Read More]

Mar

16

2021

March 16, 2021

This week, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) and Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) introduced and spoke on a condolence resolution that they offered on behalf of First Class Petty Officer Harry Milton Beal (USN, Retired).   [Read More]

Mar

03

2021

March 03, 2021

Pennsylvania teachers are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations under an expansion of the Commonwealth’s immunization plan in order to return more students to classrooms for in-person instruction, according to Senator Pat Stefano (R-32).     [Read More]

Jan

22

2021

January 22, 2021

Today, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) made good on his promise as Chairman of the Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee to promptly act on legislation to limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless the General Assembly approves an extension.   [Read More]

Oct

06

2020

October 06, 2020

 

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee advanced a comprehensive measure to improve the delivery of state resources to the fire community in Pennsylvania, according to Committee Chairman, Senator Mike Regan (R-31).   [Read More]