Aging & Youth 2023-2024
The Senate Aging & Youth Committee met today for a voting meeting Off-the-Floor in the Rules Room and considered the following bills and amendment:
• SB 167 (BAKER): Amends Act 21 of 1967, the Human Services Code, to make its mandates covering the provision of services for dependent and delinquent juveniles consistent with those of the Juvenile Act.
Note: This legislation implements recommendation 2 of the JJTF report, and was co-prime sponsored by Senators Baker, Santarsiero, and Costa.
• SB 168 (BAKER): Amends Act 21 of 1967, the Human Services Code, to add the cost of counsel to the list of costs for which the Department of Human Services is to reimburse counties in juvenile proceedings.
Note: This legislation implements recommendation 5 of the JJTF report, and was also co-prime sponsored by Senators Baker, Santarsiero, and Costa.
• SB 137 (MASTRIANO): Amends Act 147 of 1996, the Telemarketer Registration Act, to require information sharing between the Office of Attorney General and Department of Aging for victims under the TRA who are aged 60 or older.
- Amendment A00162 – establishes a quarterly schedule for the sharing of the information between the Attorney General and Department of Aging required under the legislation.
All matters before the committee were adopted and reported unanimously.
Senator Maria Collett