Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

House Bill 162

Senate Aging and Youth Committee - September 16, 2014...Read more

Aging-Related Issues


Senate Aging & Youth Committee - August 28, 2014...Read more

PA State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders


Joint Hearing of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee and House Aging & Older Adult Services Committee - June 24, 2014
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House Bills 1702 and 2204 and Senate Resolution 62

Senate Aging and Youth Committee - June 10, 2014...Read more

House Bill 162 (Adoptions and Birth Records)

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Meeting - March 18, 2014
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House Bills 316, 434 and Senate Bill 303

Senate Aging & Youth Committee Meeting - March 12, 2014...Read more

House Bill 777

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Meeting - January 28, 2014...Read more

House Bills 433, 436, and 726

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Meeting - December 3, 2013...Read more

Senate Bill 1116

Senate Aging & Youth Committee - October 1, 2013...Read more

Senate Bills 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 30 and 33

Senate Aging & Youth Committee - September 24, 2013...Read more

Senate Bills 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 30 and 33

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Meeting - September 24, 2013...Read more

House Bill 1076

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Meeting - June 26, 2013...Read more

Senate Bill 860 and House Bill 252

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Meeting - June 11, 2013...Read more

Senate Bill 20

Senate Aging & Youth Committee Hearing - June 5, 2013...Read more

Task Force on Child Protection

Senate Aging & Youth and Public Health & Welfare Committees Hearing - April 9, 2013...Read more

State Aging Plan

Senate Aging & Youth Committee Hearing - March 20, 2013...Read more

Determining Child Abuse

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Public Hearing - October 4, 2011...Read more

Long Term Care in Pennsylvania

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Public Hearing - September 7, 2011...Read more

Elder Protective Services

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Public Hearing - August 30, 2011...Read more

Senate Bill 753 - definition of "child abuse"

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Public Hearing - August 26. 2011...Read more

Confirmation Hearing on Nomination of Brian Duke for Secretary of Aging

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Hearing - April 13, 2011...Read more

News

Senate, House committees hold hearing on aging issues

September 9, 2014

Plans to address the projected growth in the state’s senior citizen population were part of a joint public hearing of the Senate Aging & Youth and House Aging & Older Adult Services Committees at the University of Pittsburgh, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee.
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Media Advisory - Senate, House committees to hold hearing on aging issues

August 26, 2014

The Senate Aging & Youth and the House Aging & Older Adult Services Committees will hold a joint public hearing on aging-related issues on Thursday, August 28th, in Pittsburgh, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee....Read More

Media Advisory - Committees to hold public hearing on the state plan for Alzheimer’s Disease

June 20, 2014

Senator Randy Vulakovich, chairman of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee, today announced that his committee will hold a joint public hearing with the House Aging & Older Adult Services on Tuesday, June 24, to gather testimony on the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders....Read More

Senate Aging & Youth Committee Round Up

June 11, 2014

This week, the Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny), unanimously passed three important measures....Read More

Senator Vulakovich to chair Senate Aging and Youth Committee

April 3, 2014

State Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-40) was appointed this week by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati to serve as Chairman of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee for the remainder of the 2013-14 Legislative Session....Read More

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Approves Additional Child Protection Measures

December 3, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), approved a series of bills to continue providing sweeping improvements to Pennsylvania's child protection laws....Read More

Sweeping Improvements to Pennsylvania’s Child Protection Laws

November 26, 2013

While vigorous debate over key issues continues at the state Capitol, Senate lawmakers have worked together in a bipartisan manner to pass sweeping improvements in our child protection laws....Read More

Senate Passes Sweeping Update of Child Protection Laws

October 2, 2013

The state Senate today approved a series of bills to provide sweeping improvements to Pennsylvania's child protection laws, including two bills sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24)....Read More

Senate Committee Approves Sweeping Child Protection Measures

September 24, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), approved a series of bills to provide sweeping improvements to Pennsylvania's child protection laws....Read More

Mensch Announces Senate Committee to Consider Sweeping Child Protection Measures

September 19, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), will meet next week to consider a series of bills to provide sweeping improvements to Pennsylvania's child protection laws....Read More

Mensch Chairs Hearing on Changes to PA Definition of “Child Abuse”

June 5, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), held a public hearing today on legislation aimed at improving child protection in Pennsylvania by changing the legal definition of “child abuse.”...Read More

Senate Aging and Youth Committee to Hold Hearing on Senate Bill 20

June 4, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), will hold a hearing tomorrow to discuss Senate Bill 20, sponsored by Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-4), and its proposed changes to the definition of “child abuse” within the Child Protective Services Law....Read More

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Hearing on Senate Bill 20

May 30, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), will hold a hearing next week to discuss Senate Bill 20, sponsored by Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-4), and its proposed changes to the definition of “child abuse” within the Child Protective Services Law....Read More

Senate Aging and Youth Committee Hearing Postponed on Senate Bill 20

May 3, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), has postponed the hearing on Senate Bill 20, originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2013....Read More

Senate Hearing to Discuss Proposed Changes to Child Abuse Law

April 30, 2013

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), will hold a hearing next week to discuss Senate Bill 20, sponsored by Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-4), and its proposed changes to the definition of “child abuse” within the Child Protective Services Law....Read More

Joint Senate Hearing Continues Work on Overhauling PA Child Protection Laws

April 9, 2013

Harrisburg – The process of overhauling Pennsylvania’s child protection laws continued to move forward today with a joint Senate hearing co-chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) to discuss legislative recommendations by the Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection....Read More

Joint Senate/House Briefing Reviews Implementation of State Aging Plan

March 20, 2013

Harrisburg – The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), and the House Committee on Aging and Older Adult Services held a joint public briefing today on the implementation of the 2012-2016 State Plan on Aging....Read More

Joint Senate/House Hearing Set on State Aging Plan

March 19, 2013

Harrisburg – The Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), and the House Committee on Aging and Older Adult Services will hold a public hearing Wednesday on the 2012-2016 State Plan on Aging....Read More