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Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, 2005-2006

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-ST2005_24

Scope and Contents

In addition to the normal issues typically addressed, the 2005-2006 Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee focused on several specific topics. The Committee held public or informational hearings on Philadelphia's Emergency Communication Radio System, Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC), Hurricane Katrina, hurricane and disaster preparedness, volunteer ambulance services, emergency uniform numbering system for public school, and Wireless 9-1-1.

The Subcommittee on Military Veteran Facilities toured the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) at Fort Indiantown Gap and the Subcommittee on Security and Emergency Response Readiness held public hearings on campus police powers and duties, and Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services Agency.

The Committee was chaired by Republican Paul Semmel. Jerry Stern served as Subcommittee Chair on Military and Veterans Facilities, Bob Bastian served as Subcommittee Chair on Security and Emergency Response and Martin Causer served as Secretary. On the Democrat side of the aisle, Thomas Tigue served as Minority Chair, Linda Bebko-Jones served as Minority Subcommittee Chair on Military and Veterans Facilities, Timothy Solobay served as Minority Subcommittee Chair on Security and Emergency Response and Thomas Corrigan served as the Secretary for the Democrats.

Dates

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

Creator

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Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet

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Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in seven series: Series 1. Committee Record; Series 2. Meetings, Tours and Public Hearings; Series 3. House Blue Backs; Series 4. House Resolutions that Died in Committee; Series 5. Senate Green Backs; Series 6. Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Facilities; and Series 7. Subcommittee on Security and Emergency Response Readiness.

Custodial History

Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Source of Acquisition

Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness 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
Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness 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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