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U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Gaetz says no to House proposal protecting lawmakers from testifying

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Designate Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, who led the Senate's redistricting process, said Monday that a House proposal to shield legislators and their staffs from ever being required to testify or produce public records...
  • House advances bill to shield itself from testifying

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A House committee voted 13-5 Thursday for a bill that would shield legislators and their staffs from ever being required to testify or produce public records when they get sued. The Republican-controlled Legislature’s proposal to...
  • House panel passes ‘Caylee’s law’

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The House Judiciary Committee passed its version of Caylee's Law Wednesday, a bill that would make it a third-degree felony to purposely give wrong information to law enforcement looking for a missing child who is 16-years-old or...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're into the final furlong to the weekend after a busy week of political news and other happenings. So to get you started, here's a quick sampling of the morning's headlines. Will Pennsylvania ever scrap......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Ed Rendell Still Thinks You're A Wuss.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy and gray day here in the seat of power. For reasons entirely unclear to us, both the House and Senate are out of session until May 21 (it takes that long to......
  • Victims' Rights

     
    My Saturday column about the victims of child sex abuse mentioned legislation that has been bottled up by state House Judiciary Committee Chairman Ron Marsico, R-Dauphin. I quoted briefly from an email he wrote to the leader of one advocacy......
  • Advocates, Legislators Call For Lifting Statute Of Limitations On Sexual Abuse Offenses.

     
    State Lawmakers And Child Advocates ... ... urged swift action Tuesday on House and Senate bills aimed at protecting children from sexual abuse. And to drive home the point, a Philadelphia lawmaker shared her own story. "I discovered someone in......
  • Legislature To Convene Bipartisan, Bicameral Commission To Probe Penn State Case.

     
    During Remarks On The House Floor ... ...this evening, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, said staff lawyers on the House Judiciary Committee are drafting what are known as "Concurrent Resolutions" authorizing the creation of a "bipartisan,...
  • Anti-abortion group backs Adams — and Mica too

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams told supporters in a mass e-mail today that she recently received an endorsement from the National Right to Life, an anti-abortion group whose support can help in a Republican primary — such as the one that...
  • Committee sends first updates to PA wiretap statute since 1998 to the House floor.

     
    The first updates to Pennsylvania's wiretapping statute in 14 years -- including language that would legally allow crime victims to record acts perpetrated against them -- are headed to the House floor and backers are hoping for a vote before......
  • Anger over S.F. mass-killing suspect's deportation snafu

     
    As authorities continue to investigate the background of the suspect in the slaying of five San Francisco residents, lawmakers are calling for legislation that would allow for the lengthier detention of criminal immigrants who cannot be repatriated....
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Without preamble or artifice, here's the five things you need to know to get your day started on this 7th day of June. 1. Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration continued their budget...