Health and Human Services Committee Senator Michele Brooks, Chair

Effort to Halt Closure of Polk and White Haven State Centers Continues with Committee Passage of Closure Moratorium
October 27, 2021

Effort to Halt Closure of Polk and White Haven State Centers Continues with Committee Passage of Closure Moratorium

The ongoing effort to halt the closure of the Polk State Center and White Haven State Center advanced today with Senate committee passage of legislation sponsored by Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21), Senator John Yudichak (I-14), Senator Michele Brooks (R-50) and Senator Lisa Baker (R-20).  [Read More]

 
October 25, 2021

Meeting to consider HB 764 and SB 924

Senate Health and Human Services Committee | Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A   [Read More]

Meeting to consider HB 1861
September 27, 2021

Meeting to consider HB 1861

Senate Health and Human Services Committee | Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | Off the Floor | Rules Room  [Read More]

 
September 24, 2021

Meeting to consider SB 782, SB 815, SB 818, HB 1774 and HB 1861

Senate Health and Human Services Committee | Monday, September 27, 2021 | 12:00 noon | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |   [Read More]

 
September 17, 2021

Public hearing on SB 749

Senate Health and Human Services Committee | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 11:30 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |   [Read More]

 
September 15, 2021

Senate Committees Begin Examination of Proposed Nursing Home Regulation Changes

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee today held a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration.   [Read More]

Senate Hearing to Examine New Proposed Nursing Home Regulations
September 14, 2021

Senate Hearing to Examine New Proposed Nursing Home Regulations

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee will hold a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration.  [Read More]

 
September 10, 2021

Joint Public hearing to discuss Part 1 of the Dept. of Health’s proposed long-term care nursing facility regulations (#10-221)

JOINT HEARING Senate Aging & Youth Committee and Senate Health & Human Services Committee | Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |   [Read More]

 
August 20, 2021

Public hearing to discuss the Department of Human Services’ intent to contract with Maximus as its independent enrollment broker (IEB) and the impact this will have on seniors and adults with disabilities

JOINT HEARING | Senate Aging & Youth Committee, Senate Health & Human Services Committee, House Aging & Older Adult Services Committee, AND House Human Services Committee | Monday, August 23, 2021 | 12:30 p.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |    [Read More]

Media Advisory – Senate committees to hold joint public hearing on latest Dept. of Health COVID-19 contact tracing contract with third-party vendor
July 19, 2021

Media Advisory – Senate committees to hold joint public hearing on latest Dept. of Health COVID-19 contact tracing contract with third-party vendor

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing to review the recently announced $34 million contract issued by the Department of Health to Public Consulting Group, the latest third-party vendor tasked to perform contact tracing of COVID-19 positive patients over the next year.  [Read More]

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