Sep. 23, 2021

WHAT:  The House State Government Committee will take up several bills, including the reintroduced Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1800), at its next meeting. The following bills are also on the agenda:

House Bill 706: An act amending the Pennsylvania Election Code in election districts and polling places, providing for residence of incarcerated individuals.
House Bill 711: An act amending the Pennsylvania Election Code in primary and election expenses, further providing for reporting by candidate and political committees and other persons, for late contributions and independent expenditures, for oath of compliance, perjury, disqualification from office and commercial use and for place of filing, providing for manner of filing and for inability to file reports or statements electronically by deadline and further providing for late filing fee and certificate of filing, for powers and duties of the supervisor, for additional powers and duties of the secretary of the Commonwealth and for reports by business entities and publication by the secretary of the Commonwealth.
House Bill 1118: An act amending the Pennsylvania Election Code in provisions relating to the secretary of the Commonwealth, further providing for powers and duties of the secretary of the Commonwealth and for explanation of ballot question; and, in ballots, further providing for form of official election ballot.
House Bill 1218: An act granting authority to sports organizations relating to mask wearing during sporting events.
House Bill 1596: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, further providing for qualifications of electors.
House Bill 1893: An act amending the Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955, further providing for confidentiality of reports and records.
Senate Bill 533: An act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth services, prohibiting certain regulatory action during disaster emergencies.

WHO:   Chairman Seth Grove (R-York) will be joined by members of the committee. Grove will be available following the meeting to speak with reporters. 

WHEN:  Monday, Sept. 27, at 8 a.m. 

WHERE: Room 205 of the Ryan Office Building, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: The meeting will be streamed live at

Media contact: Greg Gross, 717.260.6374,