Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1995 Representative 131 Republican
1996 Representative 131 Republican
1997 Representative 131 Republican
1998 Representative 131 Republican
1999 Representative 131 Republican
2000 Representative 131 Republican
2001 Representative 131 Republican
2002 Representative 131 Republican
2003 Representative 131 Republican
2004 Representative 131 Republican
2005 Representative 131 Republican
Counties Lehigh, Northampton

Biography

12/08/1963 -


Lehigh County (1995-2002), Lehigh and Northampton Counties (2003-2005)

BROWNE, Patrick M., a Representative from Lehigh and Northampton Counties; born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., December 8, 1963; graduated, Allentown Central Catholic High School, 1982; B.A., business administration/accounting, University of Notre Dame, 1986; J.D., Temple University School of Law, 1993; C.P.A.; attorney; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1995 term; reelected to 5 more consecutive terms; appointed, Legislative Commission on Restructuring Pennsylvania's Urban Schools (1997); appointed, Select Committee on Pharmaceuticals (2000); appointed, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (2001-2008; chair 2001-2004); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2001-present); appointed, Select Committee Investigating the Integration of Human Rights Standards in Pennsylvania Laws and Policies (2002, 2004); resigned from the House, May 3, 2005; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (April 5, 2005-present); appointed, board, Public School Employees Retirement System (2009-present); appointed, co-chair, Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction (PlanCon) Advisory Committee (2016-2018); appointed, co-chair, Higher Education Funding Commission (2019-present); appointed, co-chair, Special Education Funding Commission (2019-present); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2008, 2012).