Governor Wolf signed House Bill 1641, codifying the Employment First policy that the governor established by executive order in March 2016 to increase competitive employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Governor Wolf signed two bills aimed at eradicating blight throughout Pennsylvania’s communities.
Governor Wolf signed House Bill 1869 into law, now Act 24 of 2018, the primary intent of which is to create a 15-member Maternal Mortality Review Committee within the Department of Health to collect confidential information or investigate and disseminate findings related to maternal deaths.
Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 449, known as Tierne’s law, strengthening protections for victims of domestic violence, and urged the House to pass a package of Senate domestic violence reform bills.
Governor Wolf signed House Bill 631 into law, now Act 10 of 2018, the primary intent of which is to provide for greater public safety by ensuring convicted sexual offenders remain subject to registration requirements in the wake of recent court decisions impacting Pennsylvania’s implementation of the Sexual Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).