02. Special/Select Committees and Task Forces
Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The scope of this collection was to study the effects of the avian flu on the poultry industry and the economy at large.
Scope and Contents The Select Committee held various meetings to discuss the feasibility of a law school in the greater Harrisburg area. Possible locations of the law school as well as partnerships were discussed during the meetings. Although the law school was not developed during the 1985-1986 session, it was established through Weidner University in 1989 and is located in Susquehanna Township in Dauphin County.Many of the files were from Chair Mark Cohen and his Research Analyst, Eric Fillman. ...
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Scope and Contents This collection consists of public hearing testimony, statistics, and information collected for and by the Select Committee, reports and research, press clippings and the preliminary report of findings. If a final report was written, it was not sent to the House of Representatives Archives. The Committee Chair was Democrat Mark Cohen. Members included Democrats Nicholas Colafella, Ronald Cowell, Jeffrey Coy, James Roebuck, Peter Wambach, and David Wright and Republicans John Davies, Lynn...
Scope and Contents The Committee held five public hearings and one site tour at Philadelphia International Airport. Testimony was included from some of the following individuals, Robert Hazel, Vice President of US Airways and Kent George, Director of Pittsburgh International Airport.
Scope and Contents The Committee's final recommendations were that school districts and Intermediate Units should be prohibited from using school facilities and personnel to conduct comprehensive health care treatment programs, including screenings and evaluations related to the diagnosis of physical or mental health problems. School districts and Intermediate Units should be prohibited from making any referrals of students for health services, including mental health services, to anyone unless they have given...
Scope and Contents The Select Subcommittee held several fact-finding hearings receiving testimony from forty-three witnesses, which comprises one thousand five hundred and fifty- nine pages of transcripts. The transcripts from the Select Subcommittee’s hearings are located in the Archives and Records Center.The largest portion of this collection contains the minutes from the Select Subcommittee’s meetings. The Final Report is among these records and contains a summary of testimony from public...
Scope and Contents Collection includes Meeting summaries, personal notes and the research of Michael Vereb, State Representative and secretary of the Commission, and Eric Fillman, Democratic Caucus legal coucil. The collection also includes copies and analysis of bills and amendments introduced and voted on by the Speaker's Commission, testimonies presented to the Commission, Final drafts of the new Rules of the House and news releases, meeting votes and newspaper clippings regarding the Speaker's Commission.
Special Bipartisan Committee to Study and Investigate Home Equity Conversions and Reversible Mortgages (HR 231)
Scope and Contents Pursuant to House Resolution 231 of 1984, the Special Bipartisan Committee to Study and Investigate Home Equity Conversions and Reversible Mortgages was created. The Speaker of the House of Representatives appointed a bipartisan committee of nine members of the House of Representatives, five from the majority party and four from the minority party, to conduct a thorough study and investigation of home equity conversions and reversible mortgages. The committee held many public hearings at...
Scope and Contents The Special Commission on Boxing reviewed laws and regulations passed by other states to improve the medical supervision of boxing, including those of California, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Texas. The American Boxing Commissioners Association and the Pennsylvania Medical Society were also consulted on the issue of boxing safety. One public hearing was held pursuant to House Resolution 36, near Philadelphia. No final report was ever produced due to the occurance of...