Senate Aging and Youth Committee Hearing on Senate Bill 20

Harrisburg – The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), will hold a hearing next week to discuss Senate Bill 20, sponsored by Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-4), and its proposed changes to the definition of “child abuse” within the Child Protective Services Law.

The hearing will be held Wednesday, June 5 at 9 a.m. in Senate Hearing Room 1.

This bill addresses the recommendations made by the Task Force on Child Protection. The task force recommendations led to the introduction of a bipartisan package of legislation to provide sweeping improvements to Pennsylvania’s child protection laws.
More information about state issues is available at Senator Mensch’s website, or on Facebook at


Sarah Stroman
(215) 541-2388