Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

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Meetings and Hearings

Senate Bill 1290 and Senate Resolution 325

Senate Communications and Technology Committee Meeting - April 2, 2014

Joint Hearing on the Statewide Radio System

Joint Hearing of the Senate Transportation, Communications and Technology, Law and Justice, and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees September 25, 2013

Technology, Communications and eHealth

Senate Communications & Technology Committee Hearing - February 13, 2013

Senate Bill 114

Senate Communications & Technology Committee Meeting - February 6, 2013

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Moneys for Broadband

Senate Communications & Technology Committee Meeting - October 3, 2012

Senate Bill 1345

Senate Communications & Technology Committee Meeting - June 13, 2012

Statewide Radio Network

Joint Public Hearing with Senate Transportation, Law & Justice, and Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committees - May 22, 2012

Senate Bill 1345 the collocation of wireless communication facilities and support structures

Senate Communications & Technology Public Hearing, May 2, 2012

Senate Bill 8 - Electronic Sharing of Patient Records

Senate Communications & Technology Committee Meeting - April 3, 2012

 

News

Senator Aument Tapped to Lead Communications and Technology Panel

January 29, 2015

Senator Ryan P. Aument (R-36) was appointed this week to serve as Chairman of the Senate Communications and Technology Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session....Read More

Committee approves “Kelsey Smith Act”

April 2, 2014

As his final act as Chairman of the Senate Communications and Technology Committee, Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny/Butler) had the pleasure of voting with the panel to approve legislation he introduced that would require wireless providers to “ping” the cell phone of a missing person at the request of law enforcement officials when there is sufficient information to believe there is a risk or threat of death or serious physical harm....Read More

Committee approves child abuse measures

October 2, 2013


The Senate Communications and Technology Committee today approved two bills intended to improve the Commonwealth’s ability to respond to suspected child abuse cases, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich....Read More

Committees to be updated on statewide radio effort

September 23, 2013

Senator Randy Vulakovich announced that the Senate Communications and Technology Committee, which he chairs, will meet in joint session with the Senate Law and Justice Committee, the Senate Transportation Committee and the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee to hold a joint public hearing to receive an update on the statewide radio system....Read More

Committee To Review Array of Technology Issues

February 11, 2013

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 8EA of the Capitol East Wing to hear experts detail projected advances in variety of technological fields, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich....Read More

Communications & Technology Committee Approves Data Breach Legislation

February 6, 2013

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee today approved a measure which provides specific time frames for state agencies, counties, school districts and municipalities to notify law enforcement and the public of breaches, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-40), Chairman of the Committee....Read More

Senator Vulakovich to Chair Communications/Technology Committee

December 19, 2012

State Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-40) was appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati to serve as Chairman of the Senate Communications and Technology Committee for the 2013-14 Legislative Session....Read More