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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 2007-2008 Education Committee dealt with all typical issues that the Education Committee generally deals with. However, they also dealt with some issues specific to the 2007-2008 Session. The Committee held public hearing and informational meetings on the following topics: school administrator and teacher certification and development (House Bills 842 and 847); teacher recruitment (House Bills 919 and 921-24); dual enrollment (House Bill 932); community college funding (House Bill 978);...
- Subject: Children X