Sep. 16, 2020

WHAT: The House Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland) will consider legislation that would raise from 25% to 50% the restriction on indoor seating capacity set by Gov. Tom Wolf for restaurants and event venues. In addition to House Bill 2832, the committee will vote House Bill 2615, which would create the Small Restaurant Grant Program to assist restaurants impacted by COVID-19. Both pieces of legislation have bipartisan support.

WHO: In addition to committee members, those in attendance will include the bills’ prime sponsors, state Reps. Todd Stephens
(R-Montgomery, House Bill 2615) and Matthew Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset, House Bill 2832).

WHEN: Tomorrow (Thursday), Sept. 17, 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Room 60, East Wing, State Capitol.

LIVESTREAMING: The meeting may be viewed on Delozier’s website,

Media contact: Scott Little, 717.260.6137,