Nov. 05, 2021

WHAT:  Knowing secure and accurate elections are the cornerstone of our republic, the House State Government will take up three election-related bills at its next meeting. 

House Bill 1482 by Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) would require the Commonwealth and each county in this Commonwealth to implement a post-election audit using an approved auditing method. House Bill 2044 by Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland) would require all third-party grants for the running of elections be sent to the Pennsylvania Department of State to then distribute to counties evenly. Finally, Senate Bill 738 by Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) would require the Department of State to post to its website a tracker for the public to monitor every step and action item the department is taking to ensure proper compliance to carry out a proposed constitutional amendment.

The committee will also take up the following additional bills:

House Bill 777: To designate the amethyst as the official state gemstone of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and designating celestine as the official state mineral of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
House Bill 846: To prohibit the use of daylight saving time. 
House Bill 865: To consolidate provisions on administrative procedure and rulemaking; and making related repeals.
House Bill 1738: To provide for the review and implementation of executive orders issued by the president of the United States.
House Bill 1823: To provide for powers over certain historic property and providing for Washington Crossing Historic Park.

WHO:     Committee Chairman Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) will be joined by committee members and bill sponsors. 

WHEN:    Monday, Nov. 8, at 8 a.m.

WHERE: Room B-31, Main Capitol Building, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg. 

LIVE WEBSTREAMING:   The meeting will be streamed live at

Media contact:   Greg Gross, 717.260.6374,