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House. Aging and Older Adult Services Committee

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 2001 - Present

biographical statement

The Youth and Aging Committee was created in the 1989-1990 Session to deal more specifically with the issues of the increasing older population in Pennsylvania as well as the young people. These issues had previously been handled by the Youth and Aging Subcommittee in the Health and Welfare Committee.

In 1991, the name of the Youth and Aging Committee was changed to the Aging and Youth Committee and this Committee remained in existence until 2000. In 2001, the Aging and Youth Committee was broken into two separate committees: The Aging and Older Adult Services Committee and Children and Youth Committees because the issues surrounding both the older population and the youth in Pennsylvania required in depth committee work in addition to the issues being entirely separate in concerns, approach and handling.

From 2001-present, the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee handles a variety of issues such as care and benefits and older adult programming and services, to name just a few. Each session the Committee handles specific concerns of the two year legislative session.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2001-2002

 Collection
Identifier: ST2001_01
Scope and Contents The records of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee from the 2001-2002 session, the Republicans in the Majority. Jere W. Schuler was the Chair and Frank J. Pistella was the Minority Chairs. The Chairs of the Subcommittee on Care and Services were Matthew E. Baker (Majority) and Thomas J. Scrimenti (Minority). The Chairs of the Subcommittee on Programs and Benefits were Larry O. Sather (Majority) and Richard T. Grucela (Minority). The Secretaries were Katharine Watson (Majority)...
Dates: 2001 - 2002

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2003-2004

 Collection
Identifier: ST2003_01
Scope and Contents The 2003-2004 Aging and Older Adult Services Committee was chaired by Republican Dick Hess. The Republicans did not have a majority Chair for the Subcommittee on Chair and Services, but Larry Sather served as the Chair on Subcommittee on Programs and Benefits and Katherine Watson served as Secretary. On the Democrat side, Frank Pistella served as Minority Chair, Steve Samuelson served as the Minority Chair of the Subcommittee on Care and Services, Richard Grucela served as Minority Chair...
Dates: 2003 - 2004; Acquisition: 2003-12-11

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2005-2006

 Collection
Identifier: ST2005_01
Scope and Contents The 2005-2006 Aging and Older Adult Services Committee dealt with the typical issues with which the Committee always deals. However, this Session, the Committee also handled topics such as health care facilities (House Bill 247); family caregiver support (House Bill 566); regulation of adult living residences (House Bill 259) as well as Long-Term Care issues (House Bills 93, 222 and 412), generally; adult day care (House Bill 1604); proceeds from the Pennsylvania Lottery (House Bill 2088...
Dates: 2005 - 2006; Acquisition: 2005-12-11

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2007-2008

 Collection
Identifier: ST2007_01
Scope and Contents The committee is composed of 29 members, 16 from the majority and 13from the minority. Committee members include Rep. Phyllis Mundy (D), Majority Chair, Rep. Steve Samuelson (D), Subcommittee Majority Chair on Care and Services, Rep. William F. Keller (D), Subcommittee Majority Chair on Programs and Benefits, Rep. John T. Galloway (D), Secretary, Rep. Tim Hennessey (R), Minority Chair, Rep. Katharine M. Watson (R), Subcommittee Minority Chair on Care and Services, Rep. Martin T. Causer (R),...
Dates: 2007 - 2008; Acquisition: 2001-12-11

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2009-2010

 Collection
Identifier: ST2009_01
Scope and Contents The Committee is composed of 24 members; 14 from the majority and 10 from the minority. The Democrats were in majority and the Republicans were in the minority. The Chair of the Committee is Phyllis Mundy (Majority) and Tim Hennessey (R). The Chair of the Subcommittee on Care and Services is Steve Samuelson (Majority) and Katharine M. Watson (R). The Chair of the Subcommittee on Programs and Benefits is Jewell Williams (Majority) and Mauree A. Gingrich (R). The Secretary is Frank Burns...
Dates: 2009 - 2010; Acquisition: 2010-10-12

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2011-2012

 Collection
Identifier: ST2011_01
Scope and Contents The Chair of the Committee is Tim Hennessey (Majority) and Lawrence Curry (D). The Chair of the Subcommittee on Care and Services is Katharine M. Watson (Majority) and Ken Smith (D). The Chair of the Subcommittee on Programs and Benefits is Mauree Gingrinch (Majority) and Eddie Day Pashinski (D). The Secretary is Lynda Culver (Majority) and Pamela DeLissio (D). The Aging and Older Adult Services Committee focused on the following issues: Assisted living care, Home care, Elderly abuse, and...
Dates: 2011 - 2012; Acquisition: 2013-11-01

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2013-2014

 Collection
Identifier: ST2013_01
Scope and Contents The records of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee for the 2013-2014 session, the Republicans in majority. The Chairs were Tim Hennessey (majority) and Steve Samuelson (minority). Mauree Gingrich was the majority chair for the Subcommittee on Care and Services and Pamela DeLissio served as minority Chair. The Chairs of the Subcommittee on Programs and Benefits were Michele Brooks (majority) and Eddie Pashinski (minority). The Secretaries were Steven Mentzer (majority) and James...
Dates: 2013 - 2014; Acquisition: 2014-12-29

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2015-2016

 Collection
Identifier: ST2015_01
Scope and Contents The records of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee for the 2015-2016 session, the Republicans in majority. The Chairs were Tim Hennessey (majority) and Steve Samuelson (minority). Mauree Gingrich was the majority chair for the Subcommittee on Care and Services and Pamela DeLissio served as minority Chair. The Chairs of the Subcommittee on Programs and Benefits were Harold English (majority) and Eddie Pashinski (minority). The Secretaries were Steven Mentzer (majority) and Adam...
Dates: 2015 - 2016; Acquisition: Date acquired: 08/12/2016

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2017-2018

 Collection
Identifier: ST2017_01
Scope and Contents In the 2017-2018 Session, the Republicans were in majority and the Democrats were in the minority. The Chairs of the Committee were Tim Hennessey (majority) and Steve Samuelson (minority). The Chairs of the Subcommittee on Care and Services were Lynda Culver (majority) and Pamela DeLissio (minority). The Chair of the Subcommittee on Programs and Benefits is Will Tallman (majority) and Mary Jo Daley (minority). The Secretaries were Jonathan Fritz (majority) and Steve McCarter (minority). ...
Dates: 2017 - 2018

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2019-2020

 Collection
Identifier: 2021.016
Scope and Contents The records of the Aging and Older Adult Services Committee for the 2019-2020 session, the Republicans in majority. The Chairs were Thomas Murt (majority), Gary Day (majority) and Steve Samuelson (minority). Eric R. Nelson and Wendi Thomas were the majority chairs for the Subcommittee on Care and Services and Pamela A. DeLissio and Stephen McCarter served as minority Chairs. The Secretary was Wendi Thomas (majority).The majority of this committee's attention was focused on...
Dates: 2019 - 2020; Acquisition: 2021-01-26