Nov. 08, 2021

WHAT: The House Judiciary Committee will vote on several bills currently before the committee:
o House Bill 1366 would establish the PA Family Law Arbitration Act (PFLAA) and creates a statutory scheme for the arbitration of family law disputes.   
o House Bill 1822 would increase the statutory limit for when financial institutions can distribute funds to specified family members of deceased individuals without the need for probate.  
o House Bill 1985 would establish an exception to the Wiretap Act to permit individuals to intercept the oral communications of telemarketers for the purpose of enforcing current consumer protection laws.  
o House Bill 2016 would clarify that only probate assets are to be considered when evaluating the $50,000 estate value limitation for a small estate petition.  
o House Bill 2039 would establish the right of a crime victim to be notified of a proceeding where a defendant’s bail could be modified and, subject to limitation, to be offered the opportunity to provide input. 
o House Bill 2046 would close a loophole by requiring that a person acting as a bail bondsman not for compensation conform with the necessary licensure requirements for other bail bondsmen. 

WHO:    Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) and members of the committee.

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 10 a.m. 

WHERE: 515 Irvis Office Building, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.


Media contact:    Tricia Lehman, 717.772.9840,