SB 313, PN 1321 (Boscola) – This legislation amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) to provide for victims of domestic violence in situations where altering a shared telephone contract plan is needed due to sharing a contract with an individual in which a victim has a protection from abuse (PFA) order against. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.
SB 500, PN 603 (Vulakovich) – This bill amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) to require the police, sheriff or any other individual approved by the court to accompany a plaintiff issuing a protection from abuse (PFA) order during service of the petition and orders. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.
SB 501, PN 1551 (Killion) – Amends Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 23 (Domestic Relations), in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, providing for relinquishment of firearms and firearm licenses by convicted persons and further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license and for loans on, or lending or giving firearms prohibited; and, in protection from abuse, further providing for definitions, for commencement of proceedings, for hearings, for relief, for return of relinquished firearms, other weapons and ammunition and additional relief and for relinquishment for consignment sale, lawful transfer or safekeeping and repealing provisions relating to relinquishment to third party for safekeeping. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.
SB 502, PN 1552 (McGarrigle) – Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) to provide for extensions to Protection from Abuse Act (“PFA’) orders. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.
SB 919, PN 1549 (Haywood) – This legislation amends the Housing Authorities Law by allowing victims of domestic and sexual violence to request relocation to another unit under the Authority’s control. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.
SB 1011, PN 1564 (Reschenthaler) – Amends the Pennsylvania Constitution to provide for rights of crime victims. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.