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Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2005-2006

 Collection — Box: Box 1 of 1
Identifier: 01-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 and Senate Bill 1188); pharmaceutical concerns (House Bill 2263); and a wireless emergency telephone program (House Bill 1326), to name just a few.

Only two public hearings were held on insurance policy holders' rights (House Bill 2178) and the protection of abused, neglected, exploited or abandoned adults (House Bill 2269), the official transcript of both are available via the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Public Hearing Database.

The Meeting and Public Hearing files in this collection contain little information beyond the attendance and vote records and minutes. Folder 4 contains a report generated by the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee regarding Long Term Care for the Elderly in Pennsylvania which is available for electronic viewing at: http://lbfc.legis.state.pa.us.

The 2005-2006 Session Aging and Older Adult Services Committee was chaired by Republican Richard Hess. Also in the Majority were Katherine Watson, Subcommittee Chair on Care and Services; Larry Sather; Subcommittee Chair on Programs and Benefits; and Mauree Ginrich, Secretary. Frank Pistella service as Minority Chair of the Committee; Ronald Waters service as Minority Subcommittee Chair on Care and Services; William Keller served as Minority Chair on Programs and Benefits; and Steve Samuelson served as the Minority Secretary.

Dates

  • 2005-2006
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/11/2005

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Extent

0.50 Cubic Feet

0.50 Cubic Feet

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in five series: Series 1. Committee Record; Series 2. Meetings and Public Hearings; Series 3. House Blue Backs; Series 4. House Resolution that Died in Committee; and Series 5. Senate Resolution that Died in Committee.

Custodial History

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Source of Acquisition

Aging and Older Adult Services Committee

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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Title
Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, 2005-2006
Author
HJM
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

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