Urban Affairs Committee, 1979-1980
Scope and Contents
The 1979-1980 session of the Urban Affairs Committee was chaired by Republican James W. Knepper (Majority) and Democrat Joel J. Johnson (Minority). Vice Chairman of the Minority was Democrat, Ruth B. Harper. The Chair of the Subcommittee on Cities and Counties First Class was Republican Dennis M. O'Brien and the chair of the Subcommittee on Cities and Counties Second Class was Republican George F. Pott. The Secretary was Republican Joseph M. Rocks. Topics such as natural disasters, Municipal Police Officer Education and Training, and the dates of the fiscal year were discussed. Public hearings were held concerning Philadelphia Street vendors and the Pittsburgh Convention Center.
- House. Urban Affairs Committee (Organization)
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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.
- Urban Affairs Committee, 1979-1980
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