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02. Special/Select Committees and Task Forces

 Record Group
Identifier: 02

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

Select Committee to Investigate Limerick Unit II (HR 257)

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1983_15
Scope and Contents Pursuant to House Resolution 257 of 1984, The Select Committee to Investigate Limerick Unit II was created. This Select Committee was chosen to investigate the necessity of having the Limerick Unit II of the Philadelphia Electric Company. The committee was responsible for determining whether or not there were less expensive alternatives which would make the cancellation of the project desirable. The members assigned to the committee were James J.A. Gallagher (Chairman), Chaka Fattah, James C....

Select Committee to Investigate State Contract Practice (HR 98), 1973-1974

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1973_03
Scope and Contents This collection contains the record of the Select Committee to Investigate State Contract Practice, 1973-1974 Session, Republicans in Majority. Chairs Patrick Gleason (R) serving with Vice Chair Harry Comer (D). This committee initiated a wide-spread investigation of state contracts over several counties, including but not limited to Westmoreland, Greene, Mercer, Monroe, Indiana, Cambria, Montour, Montgomery, Lycoming, Chester and Blair Counties. Parties involved included the Highway...

Select Committee to Investigate the Administration of Justice, 1973-1974

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-SS1973_01
Scope and Contents The Select Committee was formed in February 1973, conducted hearings over the next two years and issued its final report in November 1974.

Select Committee to Investigate the Crisis in Staffing of Welfare Offices (HR 254)

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1983_14
Scope and Contents The scope of this collection is to investigate the crisis in the staffing of welfare offices of the Commonwealth.

Select Committee to Investigate the Department of Aging Directive #83-12 (HR 194)

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1983_07
Scope and Contents The records for the Select Committee to Investigate the Department of Aging Directive #83-12 Pursuant to House Resolution 194. The Committee Chairman was Fred Trello (D). Lester Fryer (D), James J. A. Gallagher (D), Richard Cessar (R), and William Klingaman (R) also served on the committee.

Select Committee to Investigate the Effect of Divestiture of State General Hospitals (HR 289)

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1989_02
Scope and Contents The Select Committee was charged with investigating the implementation of the Commonwealth's plan for divesting itself of State general hospitals, including, but not limited to, studies performed by the Commonwealth and by contracted consultants concerning divestitures, methods and procedures used in assessing health care needs, financial arrangements between the Commonwealth and the prospective owners and operations, and short-term and long-term effects divestiture has had on patients.

Select Committee to Investigate the Plan for Divesting State Hospitals (HR 286)

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1985_16
Scope and Contents The Committee's Chair was Democrat Camille "Bud" George.� Members included Democrats Edward Lucyk, Keith McCall and William Stewart; and Republicans David Argall, Lynn Herman, and Jess Stairs.� The Select Committee held public hearings in Philipsburg in June 1986.

Select Committee to Investigate the Rising Cost of Pharmaceutical Drugs (HR 358)

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1999_06
Scope and Contents In the Committee’s Final Report, the Committee found that Pennsylvania’s senior citizens were impacted the most by the rising cost in prescription medicine. The Committee determined that State assistance programs had unfair and un-realistic income requirements that excluded many individuals from qualifying for prescription drug discounts. Some of the recommendations of the Select Committee were to eliminate high insurance deductibles, to expand the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the...

Select Committee to Investigate the Situations and Circumstances of Victims of Rape, HR 207, 1973-1974

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1973_05
Scope and Contents This collection consists of public hearing testimony, research on rape laws in Michigan, California and the United States Senate, a preliminary report entitled, "The Problem of Rape in Pennsylvania," and the final report of the Select Committee.

Select Committee to Investigate the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) (HR 118), 1979-1980

 Collection
Identifier: 02-SS1979_02
Scope and Contents The Chairman of the Select Committee to Investigate the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority was Joseph R. Pitts (Majority) and Samuel Rappaport (D). The Secretary was M. Joseph Rocks (Majority). Other members included Nicholas Miccozie (Majority), Charles Nahill (Majority), Joseph Hoeffel (D), and John F. White, Jr. (D). This Select Committee to Investigate the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority conducted an investigation into the overall operations,...