Click here to read: “Arguments on constitutionality: The main points point out of Senate hearing on statute of limitations reform bill,” by Ivey DeJesus, PennLive.com June 13, 2016
The hearing, which featured five expert witnesses, only one testifying in support of the bill, focused on the constitutionality of the bill, which would impose look-back measures for past victims of abuse, including those molested by priests as children.
Much of the testimony centered around the state’s constitutional remedies clause, which ostensibly bars the General Assembly from retroactively altering expired statutes of limitations.
4 to 1? Who organizes a hearing that way?