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The United States House of Representatives Committee on Aging (Special) is a standing 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]


113th Congress

Bill Nelson (D) was appointed committee chair in the 113th Congress.[2]

112th Congress

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


2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Committee on Aging Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (11)Republican members (9)
Bill Nelson (Florida) ChairSusan Collins (Maine) Ranking member
John Walsh (Montana) Bob Corker (Tennessee)
Bob Casey (Pennsylvania) Orrin Hatch (Utah)
Claire McCaskill (Missouri) Mark Steven Kirk (Illinois)
Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island) Dean Heller (Nevada)
Kirsten Gillibrand (New York) Jeff Flake (Arizona)
Joe Manchin III (West Virginia) Kelly Ayotte (New Hampshire)
Richard Blumenthal (Connecticut) Tim Scott (South Carolina)
Tammy Baldwin (Wisconsin) Ted Cruz (Texas)
Joe Donnelly (Indiana)
Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)


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.


G31 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

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

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