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Health and Welfare Committee, Kentucky House of Representatives

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The Health and Welfare Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Kentucky House of Representatives are assigned by the Committee on Committees. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The Speaker is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters pertaining to human development, health, and welfare; delivery of health services; support of dependents; public assistance; child welfare; adoptions; children’s homes; disabled persons; family welfare; aid to the blind; commitment and care of children; mental health; substance abuse; health, medical and dental scholarships; local health units and officers; vital statistics; communicable diseases; hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities; health professions; physicians, osteopaths and podiatrists; chiropractors; dentists and dental specialists; nurses; pharmacists; embalmers and funeral directors; psychologists; optometrists, ophthalmic dispensers; physical therapists; senior citizens; eliminating age discrimination; non-public sector retirement; problemsof aging; violent actsagainst the elderly.[3]

Membership

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Health and Welfare Members, 2013
Democratic members (8)Republican members (7)
Thomas Burch, ChairJulie Adams, Vice-chair
David Watkins, Vice-chairRobert J. Benvenuti III., Vice-chair
Kelly FloodAddia Wuchner, Vice-chair
Joni JenkinsBob DeWeese
Mary MarzianTim Moore
Darryl OwensBen Waide
Ruth PalumboRussell Webber
Susan Westrom

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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