Jan. 25, 2021

WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) will hold a House Judiciary Committee meeting to vote upon the following bills:

House Bill 103 – Would create the offense of harassment of a law enforcement officer if a person intentionally causes or attempts to cause a law enforcement officer to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, saliva, urine or feces by throwing, tossing, spitting or expelling such fluid or material.
House Bill 146 – Would preclude the paroling of an inmate at the expiration of his or her minimum sentence if the inmate was convicted of a “violent offense” or an “obstruction of justice offense” while incarcerated.
House Bill 156 – Would amend the Tender Years Hearsay Act to permit the court to allow introduction of hearsay statements made by children 16 years of age or younger concerning violent or sexual offenses.
House Bill 163 – Would increase the grading for a conviction of invasion of privacy if the offender is a teacher and the victim is a student or if the offender is an adult and the victim is a minor.
House Bill 184 – Would add a sentencing enhancement for a conviction of causing or aiding in suicide when the person who commits suicide is a minor or has an intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder.
House Bill 185 – Would provide that a person is guilty of aggravated assault, a second-degree felony, if he or she attempts to cause or intentionally or knowingly causes bodily injury to a person with a physical disability, intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder.

WHO: Kauffman and members of the House Judiciary Committee.

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: 60 East Wing, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.


Media contact: Tricia Lehman, 717.772.9840, tlehman@pahousegop.com