Judiciary Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Jun. 14, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will host a public hearing on a package of bills that would expand the Justice Reinvestment Initiative. Senate Bills 500, 501 and 502 are designed to reduce prison and probation costs, better protect crime victims and strengthen public safety.

Kauffman Leads Committee in Advancing Legislation to Protect Homeowners, Minors and Victims of Sexual Extortion

May. 14, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee today approved three House bills to increase the safety of Pennsylvania homeowners, minors and those who are the targets of sexual extortion, reported Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the committee. One of the bills is being sponsored by Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton), also a member of the committee.

Kauffman Champions Victim Rights and Protection

Apr. 17, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) today took part in a press conference highlighting House action this month on legislation to empower and protect crime victims in Pennsylvania.

House Approves Kauffman Bill Expanding Protections for

Apr. 10, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – In order to protect more children from the trauma of testifying in court, state Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) has authored legislation that would expand the circumstances in which out-of-court statements by a child may be admissible. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved House Bill 505 this week.

Kauffman, Boback Call on Inspector General to Investigate DHS Handling of Grace Packer Case

Apr. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – At the start of a Judiciary Committee meeting this week that focused on legislation to support child sexual assault victims, Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) announced that he and Rep. Karen Boback (R-Wyoming/Luzerne/Lackawanna), chairman of the House Children and Youth Committee, had sent a letter to Pennsylvania Inspector General Bruce Beemer asking him to investigate the handling of the case of Grace Packer by the Department of Human Services.

Apr. 05, 2019 /

Kauffman Honors Wilson College on 150 Years of Excellence

Mar. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today unanimously passed a House resolution authored by Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) recognizing the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Wilson College in Chambersburg.