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Children and Youth Committee, 2011-2012

Identifier: 01-ST2011_04

Scope and Contents

The Chair for the Children and Youth Committee 2011-2012 was Dennis M. O'Brien (Majority) and Louise W. Bishop (D). The Vice Chair was Dan Moul (Majority) and Kenyatta J. Johnson (D). The Secretary was Thomas P. Murt (Majority) and Michelle F. Brownlee (D). The major topics of the session were Child Sexual Abuse, Adoption, and Child Welfare. A hot topic of 2011-2012, while not directly addressed by the committee, was the Penn State University sex scandal involving Jerry Sanduski. This brought the topic of child abuse to the forefront of commmittee discussion.


  • 2011-2012
  • Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/12/2012


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Arrangement Note

The collection is made up of six series: 1. Committee Record, 2. Meetings, Tours, and Public Hearings, 3. House Bills, 4. House Resolutions, 5. Senate Bills, and 6. House Blue Backs.

Method of Acquisition

Pursuant to House Rule 45 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (titled “Powers and Duties of Standing Committees and Subcommittees”) governing the management and disposition of historically valuable committee material, the secretary of the committee must record the attendance of Members and any votes taken, the minutes of the meeting and records, bills, and other papers in the possession of committees and subcommittees which must be submitted to the Chief Clerk at the end of every two year legislative session for permanent archival storage.

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Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

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