Wayne Crawford, Esq.

Public Policy Manager
Wayne Crawford

Wayne Crawford is the public policy manager for PAR. In this position, he serves as one of the primary lobbyists for the association at the state Capitol. He also serves as the staff liaison to the Legislative Committee and the Legislative Forum.

Wayne worked for the PA House of Representatives for over thirty years prior to joining PAR in 2019.

Wayne is a graduate of Juniata College and Widener University School of Law. He lives in Carlisle with his wife and two children.

Latest Content by Wayne

Governor Signs Legislation Permanently Authorizing Remote Online Notarization

Gov. Wolf signed House Bill 2370, which makes permanent the temporary authorization for remote online notarization put into place under the Governor’s COVID-19 emergency declaration, into law as Act 97 of 2020 on Oct. 29.

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New Law Changes Criminal History Policy for Professional Licensure Boards

Act 53 clarifies that conviction of a crime does not automatically preclude someone from being issued a state professional or occupational license. The state licensing boards/commissions must first determine if the applicant’s particular criminal offense is directly related to the duties, functions and responsibilities of the license applied for, and then must conduct an individualized assessment of the applicant.

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