05/16/1948 -

PICCOLA, Jeffrey E., a Representative from Dauphin County; born in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., May 16, 1948; graduated, Susquehanna Township High School, 1966; B.A., Gettysburg College, 1970; J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1973; served, United States Air Force ROTC (1968-1970); first lieutenant, United States Air Force (1970-1974); attorney; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1977 term and served 9 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Select Committee on Three Mile Island (1979); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (1981-1988); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1985-1988; 2001-2006); appointed, chair, Select Committee to Investigate Compliance with the Steel Products Procurement Act (1986); appointed, Select Committee on the Operational Aspects of the Emaus Orphan House (1986); appointed, House Select Committee on Violence (1994); resigned from the House, November 21, 1995; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1995-2012); elected, Senate Majority Caucus Administrator (1999-2000); elected, Senate Majority Whip (2001-2006); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1997-2000); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (1997-2002); appointed, co-chair, Joint Select Committee to Examine Election Issues (2001); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (2009-2012); appointed, board, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) (2009-2012);  appointed, vice-president, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority (2009-2012); appointed, vice-president, State Public School Building Authority (2009-2012); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2012, 2020).


Archival Collections

Papers of Jeffrey E. Piccola, 1977-2012, The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.


Oral History

Sen. Jeffrey Piccola Oral History, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives (September 13, 2006).

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