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Scope and Contents The 2005-2006 Aging and Older Adult Services Committee dealt with the typical issues with which the Committee always deals. However, this Session, the Committee also handled topics such as health care facilities (House Bill 247); family caregiver support (House Bill 566); regulation of adult living residences (House Bill 259) as well as Long-Term Care issues (House Bills 93, 222 and 412), generally; adult day care (House Bill 1604); proceeds from the Pennsylvania Lottery (House Bill 2088 and...
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...