Committee Members

Republicans

 
Judy Ward, Chair
Michele Brooks, Vice-Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio

 

Lisa Baker
Bob Mensch
Kristin Phillips-Hill

Democrats

 

Maria Collett, Minority Chair
John Sabatina
Judy Schwank
Christine Tartaglione

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Joint Hearing | Senate Aging & Youth Committee AND Senate Local Government Committee | May 13, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Aging and Youth Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee | May 7, 2020 | Senate Chamber and Remote Participation     [Read More]

 

Senate Aging and Youth Committee | November 18, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

 

Senate Aging and Youth Committee | September 23, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

 

Senate Aging and Youth Committee | May 7, 2019 | 11 a.m.Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Aging and Youth Committee and House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee | April 29, 2019 | Senate Majority Caucus Room |     [Read More]

News

May

13

2020

May 13, 2020

At a Senate hearing today, some of the state’s leading medical experts and county leaders outlined plans and objectives to protect Pennsylvania’s vulnerable senior populations as counties begin to safely reopen following the governor’s COVID-19 shutdown.   [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

Two Senate committees will hold a public hearing on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. to hear testimony from county officials about efforts to begin to reopen safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as from medical experts who are treating our most vulnerable senior population and researching the virus COVID-19.   [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

After a Senate hearing last week tackled inadequacies in COVID-19 testing in long-term care facilities, the administration reversed course and announced today that they will begin widespread testing of residents and employees.   [Read More]

May

07

2020

May 07, 2020

A pair of Senate committees took a closer look at some of the most serious challenges facing nursing homes and personal care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic at a joint public hearing today.   [Read More]

May

06

2020

May 06, 2020

The Senate Aging and Youth Committee and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee will examine some of the unique challenges facing nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic during a joint hearing on Thursday, May 7, beginning at 10:30 a.m., according to committee chairs Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Senator Michele Brooks (R-50).   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

As Chairman of the Senate Aging & Youth Committee, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) held a voting meeting to approve bills that strengthen penalties for failing to report child abuse and better track reports of infants born with drug or alcohol addiction.   [Read More]