Legislation to Improve Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Ability to Identify and Remove Ineligible Voters Also Scheduled for Consideration
WHAT: Beginning today at 11:30 a.m., PA Senate State Government Committee Chairman Sen. Cris Dush (R-25) will convene the second public confirmation hearing for Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth Al Schmidt.
Immediately following Schmidt’s confirmation hearing, Chairman Dush and committee members will consider critical election reform legislation (Senate Bill 125) which would improve the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s ability to work with other states to identify ineligible voters and refer them for removal at the county level.
The Senate State Government Committee has broad oversight over the executive branch, including the Office of the Governor, the Departments of State and General Services, and the State Ethics Commission. The committee is also responsible for developing and approving legislation and constitutional amendments relating to campaigns and elections, ethics, and state government transparency.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 20, at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Hearing Room 1, North Office Building, State Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.
LIVESTREAM: Barring technical difficulties, both today’s confirmation hearing and voting meeting will be streamed live on www.SenatorCrisDushpa.com.
CONTACT: Ty McCauslin, Communications Director at 717-787-7084 or firstname.lastname@example.org.