PA House Advances Child-Abuse Reforms

Written By: Kellie Meyer
PA House Advances Child-Abuse Reforms

December 11, 2013

NORTHERN TIER -- (WENY) The Pennsylvania House of Representatives advanced several pieces of a child abuse reform package.
     Yesterday we told you about PA Senators trying to up the penalties for child porn stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal. House gave the final approval Tuesday to laws that expand the definition of 'perpetrator'. The law also toughens penalties for assaults against children.
     Those bills now move to the Senate. The senate is expected to pass the bills onto Governor Corbett