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Scope and Contents The 2005-2006 Children and Youth Committee, chaired by Republican Jerry Birmelin, focused mainly on child abuse and neglect issues, day care and child care issues, foster children's rights, the Children's Trust Fund Act, and the effects of violent games on children. The committee held meetings on these issues and attended tours of the Schaffner Youth Detention Center in Steelton and the Auditor General's Child Care Center.Public Hearings were held on injury prevention and promotion...
Scope and Contents The Children and Youth Committee of the 2007-2008 Session was chaired by Democrat Louise Bishop. She, with fellow democrats Rosita Youngblood (Vice Chair) and Ken Smith (Secretary) ran the committee with Republicans Carol Rubley (Minority Chair) and Julie Harhart (Minority Vice Chair). This committee held many public hearings involving topics such as Preventing School Violence, Prevention of Substance Abuse, Violence against Children, After School Programs, the Child Wefare System, Child...
Scope and Contents The Children and Youth Committee of the 2009-2010 Session was chaired by Democrat Louise Bishop. She, with fellow Democrats Steve Samuelson (Vice Chair) and Patrick Harkins (Secretary) ran the committee with Republicans Dennis O'Brien (Minority Chair), Dan Moul (Minority Vice Chair), and Jim Cox (Minority Secretary). This committee held many public hearings involving topics such as Fostercare, Violence in Videogames, Breastfeeding in Public Rights, Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Childhood Obesity,...
- Subject: Child welfare X