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Human Services Committee, 2017-2018

Identifier: ST2017_13

Scope and Contents

The records of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives' Human Services Committee, the Republicans in the majority, and the Democrats in the minority. The Chairs of the Committee were Gene DiGirolamo (majority) and Angel Cruz (minority). The Chairs of the Subcommittee on Drugs and Alcohol were Aaron Kaufer (majority) and Stephen Kinsey (minority). The Chairs of the Subcommittee on Mental Health were Thomas Murt (majority) and Brian Sims (minority). The Secretaries of the Committee were Eric Nelson (majority) and Joanna McClinton (minority). The Human Services Committee of 2017-2018 was involved in different types of legislation including but not limited to drug and alcohol recovery programs, healthcare benefits for those with mental and physical disabilities, and the consolidation of departments.


  • 2017 - 2018


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0.75 Cubic Feet : One 0.5 box and one 0.25 box


This collection is arranged into four series: 1. Committee Record; 2. Meetings, Tours, and Public Hearings; 3. House Bills; 4. House Resolutions

Custodial History

Human Services Committee to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Human 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.

Related Materials

Transcripts and testimony from select public hearings.
Human Services Committee, 2017-2018
Description rules

Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

628 Irvis Office Building
450 Commonwealth Avenue
Harrisburg PA 17120 USA