Toohil Comments On Senate Bill 906

Rep. Toohil comments on the plan to introduce legislation that would institute a moratorium on the scheduled closing of the Polk and White Haven State Centers.

Toohil On Human Trafficking

State Rep. Tarah Toohil comments on the package of bills meant to increase penalties for the crime of human trafficking.

Rep. Toohil Supports SB 906

State Rep. Tarah Toohil asks for full support of SB 906, a bill that would institute a moratorium on the scheduled closing of the Polk and White Haven State Centers.

Toohil Comments on Passage of HB 1171 (4)

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives on Nov. 21, 2019, after the unanimous passage of House Bill 1171, her legislation that ensures no confidentiality agreement can prohibit survivors of child sexual abuse from speaking with law enforcement officials. Toohil dedicated the bill to “Audrey,” a child abuse survivor from northeastern Pennsylvania and read a statement from Audrey during her remarks.

Toohil Comments on Passage of HB 1171 (3)

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives on Nov. 21, 2019, after the unanimous passage of House Bill 1171, her legislation that ensures no confidentiality agreement can prohibit survivors of child sexual abuse from speaking with law enforcement officials. Toohil dedicated the bill to “Audrey,” a child abuse survivor from northeastern Pennsylvania and read a statement from Audrey during her remarks.

Toohil Comments on Passage of HB 1171 (2)

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives on Nov. 21, 2019, after the unanimous passage of House Bill 1171, her legislation that ensures no confidentiality agreement can prohibit survivors of child sexual abuse from speaking with law enforcement officials. Toohil dedicated the bill to “Audrey,” a child abuse survivor from northeastern Pennsylvania and read a statement from Audrey during her remarks.

Toohil Comments on Passage of HB 1171 (1)

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives on Nov. 21, 2019, after the unanimous passage of House Bill 1171, her legislation that ensures no confidentiality agreement can prohibit survivors of child sexual abuse from speaking with law enforcement officials. Toohil dedicated the bill to “Audrey,” a child abuse survivor from northeastern Pennsylvania and read a statement from Audrey during her remarks.

Win For Surviors Of Childhood Abuse

Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) comments after the House passage of House Bill 1171, her legislation that ensures no confidentiality agreement can prohibit survivors of childhood sexual abuse from speaking with law enforcement. Gov. Tom Wolf has indicated he will sign the measure into law.

Toughening Penalties For Inmate Assaults

At the Nov. 19, 2019, meeting of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke in support of legislation aimed at toughening penalties for inmate assaults against corrections staff. The bill package was passed by the committee and sent to the full House for consideration.

Toohil Supports Senate Bill 473

At the Nov. 18, 2019, meeting of the House Human Services Committee, Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) spoke in support of Senate Bill 473, legislation that would raise the minimum age in Pennsylvania to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21. The committee passed the measure by a vote of 17-3 and sent it to the full House for consideration.