2013 Real Property Disposition Plan and Senate Bill 444

Public Hearing

2013 Real Property Disposition Plan &
Senate Bill 444, amending the Right-to-Know Law

Monday, May 13, 2013
Room 8E-B
10:00 a.m.


The committee heard from Secretary of General Services Sheri L. Phillips regarding DGS’ 2013 Real Property Disposition Plan

The committee also heard testimony regarding Senate Bill 444 (Senator Pileggi), which would make a number of amendments to Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law, Act 3 of 2008. Testimony was received from:

  • Terry Mutchler, Office of Open Records Executive Director
  • Ernie Schrieber, Lancaster Newspaper Editor
  • David Strassburger, Attorney
  • Steve Diguiseppe, Millersville University Executive Assistant to the Vice President
  • Ken Marshall, Manager of Media Relations for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
  • Lester Houck, Salisbury Township (Lancaster County) manager and Chairman of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
  • Robin Getz, North Cornwall Township (Lebanon County) manager
  • Emily Leader, Acting Chief Counsel at the PA School Board Association
  • Barry Kauffman, Common Cause Pennsylvania Executive Director
  • Andy Hoover, American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania Legislative Director
  • Kim de Bourbon, Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition Executive Director

Written testimony was provided by: