United States Senate Committee on Aging (Special)

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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]


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


2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee on Aging Members, 2011-2012
Democratic members (11)Republican members (10)
Herb Kohl (Wisconsin) ChairBob Corker (Tennessee) Ranking member
Ron Wyden (Oregon) Susan Collins (Maine)
Bill Nelson (Florida) Orrin Hatch (Utah)
Bob Casey (Pennsylvania) Mark Kirk, III (Illinois)
Claire McCaskill (Missouri) Dean Heller (Nevada)
Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island) Jerry Moran (Kansas)
Mark Udall (Colorado) Ronald H. Johnson (Wisconsin)
Michael Bennet (Colorado) Richard Shelby (Alabama)
Kirsten Gillibrand (New York) Lindsey Graham (South Carolina)
Joe Manchin, III (West Virginia) Saxby Chambliss (Georgia)
Richard Blumenthal (Connecticut)


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.


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Washington, DC 20510

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

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