Republicans

Elder Vogel, Chair
Kristin Phillips-Hill, Vice-Chair
Jake Corman, ex-officio
David Argall
Michele Brooks
Doug Mastriano
Gene Yaw

Democrats


Judy Schwank, Minority Chair
Amamda Cappelletti
Carolyn Comitta
Sharif Street

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee | Tuesday, January 11, 2022 | 1:00 pm | Erie Room, Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA |   [Read More]

 

JOINT HEARING | Senate AND House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committees | Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | East Wing Room 60 |   [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee | Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |   [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | NOB #1 & Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

 

Senate AND House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committees | August 11, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | Larson Research Center, Pennsylvania Furnace, Huntingdon County |     [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee | Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

News

Jan

10

2022

January 10, 2022

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47), will hold a panel discussion about mental health in agriculture on Tuesday, Jan 11 at 1 p.m. in the Erie Room of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.   [Read More]

Dec

15

2021

December 15, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47), and the House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Dan Moul (R-91), held a joint public hearing today to review the 2017 expansion of the sale of fireworks, which allowed Pennsylvanians to purchase certain consumer-grade fireworks options previously not permitted under state law.   [Read More]

Dec

13

2021

December 13, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47), and the House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Dan Moul (R-91), will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 15, to review the 2017 expansion of the sale of fireworks, which allowed Pennsylvanians to purchase certain consumer-grade fireworks options previously not permitted under state law.   [Read More]

Nov

10

2021

November 10, 2021

he Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today approved legislation, sponsored by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who chairs the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, seeking to alter the membership of the Center’s board of directors, according to Committee Chairman Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

Sep

21

2021

September 21, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee held a public hearing today (September 21) to receive testimony on utility scale solar development and agricultural land, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Sep

17

2021

September 17, 2021

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing at 9 a.m., September 21, in Hearing Room 1 of the state Capitol North Office Building to receive testimony on utility scale solar development and agricultural land, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]