Tom Corbett

Governor of Pennsylvania

5.0

Name: Tom Corbett

Office Title: Governor of Pennsylvania

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected: Next Election (2014)

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Susan; 2 Children: Tom, Katherine

Date of Birth: 06/17/1949

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, PA

Home City: Shaler Township, PA

Religion: Roman Catholic


Executive Actions
Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 9, 2013 HB 1075 Amends Public Welfare Code Signed - Executive Sign
June 24, 2013 SB 644 Amends the Definition of "Wild Animal" Signed - Executive Sign
Oct. 25, 2012 HB 2626 Authorizes Employers to Keep Income Taxes Paid by their Employees Signed - Executive Sign
Oct. 25, 2012 SB 850 Repeals Mandatory Life Sentences for Certain Juvenile Offenders Signed - Executive Sign
Oct. 25, 2012 SB 941 Increases Penalties for Public Intoxication Signed - Executive Sign
Oct. 25, 2012 HB 815 Reduces the Offense of "Sexting" for Minors Signed - Executive Sign
Oct. 24, 2012 SB 1480 2012-2013 Supplemental Capital Budget Signed - Executive Sign
Oct. 8, 2012 SB 367 Authorizes Natural Resource Development Signed - Executive Sign
July 12, 2012 HB 1307 Authorizes State Control of Financially Distressed Schools Signed - Executive Sign
July 5, 2012 HB 3 Authorizes Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Projects Signed - Executive Sign
July 2, 2012 HB 254 Expands Use of Red-Light Cameras Signed - Executive Sign
July 2, 2012 SB 1263 Prohibits Gas Drilling in Certain Areas Signed - Executive Sign
July 2, 2012 HB 761 Exempts Certain Transfers from the Realty Transfer Tax Signed - Executive Sign
June 30, 2012 HB 1261 Repeals the General Assistance Cash Program Signed - Executive Sign
June 30, 2012 SB 1466 2012-2013 Budget Signed - Executive Sign
May 18, 2012 SB 342 Relating to Occupational Therapy Practice Act Vetoed - Executive Veto
March 14, 2012 HB 934 Amends Voter Identification Laws Signed - Executive Sign
Feb. 14, 2012 HB 1950 Amends Statutes Concerning Oil and Gas Resources Signed - Executive Sign
Dec. 22, 2011 SB 1249 Congressional Redistricting Signed - Executive Sign
Dec. 22, 2011 HB 242 Permitting the On-Site Sale of Alcohol at Distilleries Signed - Executive Sign
Oct. 20, 2011 SB 1151 Fiscal Emergency Bill Signed - Executive Sign
June 30, 2011 HB 960 Public Assistance Program Amendments Signed - Executive Sign
June 30, 2011 HB 1485 2011-2012 Budget Signed - Executive Sign
June 30, 2011 SB 330 Amending The Taxpayer Relief Act Signed - Executive Sign
June 28, 2011 SB 1131 Tort Amendments Signed - Executive Sign

Profession: Attorney

Education:
JD, School of Law, Saint Mary's University , 1975 Bachelors, Lebanon Valley College

Political Experience:
Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2010-present Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1995-1997, 2008-present

Professional Experience:
Owner/Founder, Thomas Corbett and Associates, 1997-2004 Law and Policy Advisor, Congressman Tom Ridge's Office, 1990 United States Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1989 Captain, Pennsylvania Army National Guard 28th Infantry Division, 1971-1984 Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1980 Teacher, Pine Grove Area High School

Non Legislative Committees:
Former Member, National Drug Task Force Former Chair, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Current Legislative Committees:

Organization:

Awards and Publications:

Leave a Reply