House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee to Hold Voting Meeting

Mar. 15, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will be holding a voting meeting on House Bill 491 and House Bill 803. House Bill 491, sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback, excludes veterans benefits/pension funds as income for state benefit programs that have an income qualification threshold. House Bill 803, sponsored by Rep. Tim O’Neal, establishes the Keystone State Challenge Academy for the Pennsylvania National Guard Youth Challenge program.

Judiciary Committee Advances Boback Duty to Report Disappearance of a Child Bill

Oct. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee has passed legislation authored by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would require a report about a missing child be made within 24 hours after his or her whereabouts became unknown. The bill does offer protection for guardians who have a legitimate reason to believe the child is safe with someone else.

House Committee Advances Boback September 11th Remembrance Day Bill

Sep. 11, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee has unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) that would recognize Sept. 11 of each year as September 11th Remembrance Day.