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Commission on Sentencing, Pennsylvania General Assembly

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Pennsylvania General Assembly
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Joint Committees

Capitol Preservation Committee
Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Commission on Sentencing
Joint Conservation Committee
Joint State Government Commission
Legislative Budget and Finance Committee
Local Government Commission
Legislative Data Processing Center

Senate Committees
House Committees

The Commission on Sentencing is a joint legislative service agency of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Per the Senate and House Rules, joint committees of the Pennsylvania General Assembly are assigned by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker of the House. Vacancies in the joint committees are filled by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker.[1][2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Resolution 3
DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Resolution 1

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing is charged to create and maintain a consistent and rational statewide sentencing policy through the adoption of guidelines that promote fairer and more uniform sentencing throughout the Commonwealth. The Commission collects data and information to systematically monitor and report on conformity to guidelines, advises and consults on policy and practices, and undertakes research and evaluation to determine the effectiveness of guidelines.[3]

Legislative members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Commission on Sentencing Senate Members, 2013
Democratic members (1)Republican members (1)
Daylin LeachJohn Rafferty
Commission on Sentencing House Members, 2013
Democratic members (1)Republican members (1)
John Sabatina, Jr.Todd Stephens

2011-2012

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