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{{tnr}}The '''United States Senate Committee on Aging''' is a standing committee of the [[U.S. Senate]].  
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{{tnr}}The '''United States House of Representatives Committee on Aging (Special)''' is a special committee of the [[U.S. Senate]]. The committee was created as a temporary committee in 1961, and became a permanent committee on February 1, 1977.<ref>[http://aging.senate.gov/about/index.cfm ''United States Senate Special Committee on Aging'' "Committee History" Accessed January 2012]</ref>
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==Leadership==
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The committee chair in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] is [[Herb Kohl]] ([[Democratic|D]]).
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==Membership==
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===2011-2012 (112th Congress)===
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{{bluedot}} '''Democrats (11)'''
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*[[Herb Kohl]] (WI) ''Chairman''
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*[[Ron Wyden]] (OR)
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*[[Bill Nelson]] (FL)
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*[[Bob Casey]] (PA)
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*[[Claire McCaskill]] (MO)
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*[[Sheldon Whitehouse]] (RI)
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*[[Mark Udall]] (CO)
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*[[Michael Bennet]] (CO)
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*[[Kirsten Gillibrand]] (NY)
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*[[Joe Manchin, III]] (WV)
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*[[Richard Blumenthal]] (CT)
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{{reddot}} '''Republicans (10)'''
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*[[Bob Corker]] (TN) ''Ranking Member''
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*[[Susan Collins]] (ME)
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*[[Orrin Hatch]] (UT)
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*[[Mark Kirk, III]] (IL)
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*[[Dean Heller]] (NV)
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*[[Jerry Moran]] (KS)
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*[[Ronald H. Johnson]] (WI)
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*[[Richard Shelby]] (AL)
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*[[Lindsey Graham]] (SC)
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*[[Saxby Chambliss]] (GA)
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==Jurisdiction==
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According to the official [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] website, the jurisdiction of the Aging Committee includes the following:
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#conduct a continuing study of any and all matters pertaining to problems and opportunities of older people, including, but not limited to, problems and opportunities of maintaining health, of assuring adequate income, of finding employment, of engaging in productive and rewarding activity, of securing proper housing, and when necessary, of obtaining care or assistance.
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#from time to time (but not less than once year), the committee will report to the Senate the results of the study conducted together with such recommendation as it considers appropriate.
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#to make investigations into any matter within its jurisdiction.
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==Contact==
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G31 Dirksen Senate Office Building
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<br>Washington, DC 20510
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Phone: 202-224-5364
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<br>Fax: 202-224-9926
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==See also==
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*[[U.S. Senate]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/committees/d_three_sections_with_teasers/committees_home.htm U.S. Senate Committees]
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*[http://aging.senate.gov/ Official House Page]
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*[http://aging.senate.gov/minority/public/ Committee Minority House Page]
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==References==
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{{Congress committees}}
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[[Category:Special committee, U.S. Senate]]

Revision as of 16:06, 20 January 2012

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Aging (Special) is a special committee of the U.S. Senate. The committee was created as a temporary committee in 1961, and became a permanent committee on February 1, 1977.[1]

Leadership

The committee chair in the 112th Congress is Herb Kohl (D).

Membership

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Democratic Party Democrats (11)

Republican Party Republicans (10)

Jurisdiction

According to the official Senate website, the jurisdiction of the Aging Committee includes the following:

  1. conduct a continuing study of any and all matters pertaining to problems and opportunities of older people, including, but not limited to, problems and opportunities of maintaining health, of assuring adequate income, of finding employment, of engaging in productive and rewarding activity, of securing proper housing, and when necessary, of obtaining care or assistance.
  2. from time to time (but not less than once year), the committee will report to the Senate the results of the study conducted together with such recommendation as it considers appropriate.
  3. to make investigations into any matter within its jurisdiction.

Contact

G31 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-5364
Fax: 202-224-9926

See also

External links

References