May. 06, 2019

WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will hold a committee meeting to vote on three bills:

House Bill 1338 would establish the Keystone Challenge Academy Fund in the State Treasury and provide for maintenance and use of the fund, as well as auditing and reporting requirements.
House Bill 630 would provide employment protections for Pennsylvanians who serve in a national guard or military reserve component in another state.
House Bill 1050 would allow military dependents to lock in their college admissions status, regarding in-state residency requirements, on the date that an enrollment deposit is made rather than on the first day of the semester or term beginning.
Senate Bill 128 would amend Title 51 by placing the Pennsylvania Civil Air Patrol under the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs for administrative support purposes.

WHO: Barrar and members of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 8, at 9:15 a.m.

WHERE: Room 60 East Wing, Main Capitol, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING:, barring any technical difficulties.

Media contact: Alison Evans, 717.260.6206,