PNA Calendar of Events

Reporters’ Series: Child Abuse Legislation: What’s passed, what’s still pending

  • Date: Jun 13, 2014 - Jun 13, 2014
  • Address: Teleconference - Phone In
  • Contact: Kathleen Landis
  • Email: KathleenL@pa-news.org
  • Phone: 717-703-3012

Numerous child abuse reform measures were introduced in the 2013-2014 legislative session. Some of those bills have crossed the finish line and have been signed by Gov. Tom Corbett.  Other pieces of legislation related to child abuse remain pending including House Bill 2067.  Learn which bills have passed and which bills are still pending.  And, hear from an advocate who explains her personal story and her continuing push to reform child abuse laws.

Speakers: 
• Rep. Mark Rozzi (D-Berks), Author of HB 2067 and sexual assault survivor
• Kristen Pfautz Woolley, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.W., Founder/Clinical Director of Turning Point, a women’s counseling & advocacy center in York
• Marci A. Hamilton, Verkuil Chair in Public Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University, New York and author of Justice Denied – What America Must Do to Protect Its Children

Teleconference is scheduled to begin promptly at 12 noon.  Cost: $10 per phone line for PNA members.  $20 for non-members.  To register, email Kathleen Landis or phone her at 717-703-3012.

This is another in a series of sessions being made available through the PNA Foundation’s Reporters’ Series.  The Reporters’ Series is meant to provide an educational, non-partisan forum for in-depth exploration of important and timely policy issues impacting the Commonwealth. Through these inexpensive and convenient teleconference sessions, you can simply phone in and listen to experts explain the particulars of a policy topic or pending legislation.  Straight facts that will help you better understand and cover an issue and its effect on your community and readers.

For more information on the various groups working to reform the statutes of limitations on child sex abuse laws, visit: http://sol-reform.com/News/partners-for-reform/.

 
ad for web
Contact Us  |  3899 North Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17110  |  Phone: (717) 703-3000  |  Fax: (717) 703-3001