Public hearing to consider SB 819, HB 775, and HB 956


Senate Aging and Youth Committee

Monday, September 23, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A

Call to Order

HB 775 (Diamond) —amends the PACE/PACENET program under the State Lottery Law regarding death verification of individuals enrolled in the program.

HB 956 (Murt) —amends the State Lottery Law to provide for a temporary reduction of the PA Lottery’s statutorily mandated percent of total revenues from the sale of lottery tickets or shares dedicated to programs for the elderly from 25% to 20%.

SB 819 (Mensch) —amends and updates the Older Adult Protective Services Act (OAPSA) to address issues pertaining to criminal background checks, adult protective services, imposing penalties, and making a related repeal.


Public Hearing on OSIG Investigation of Pennsylvania’s Older Adult Protective Services Program

Joint Public Hearing

Senate Aging and Youth Committee


House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee

Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Senate Majority Caucus Room
156 Main Capitol Building


11:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks

11:05 a.m.

Office of State Inspector General
Bruce Beemer, Inspector General

11:30 a.m.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Robert Torres, Acting Secretary

12:00 p.m.

Temple University Institute on Protective Services
Chris Dubble, Executive Director

12:30 p.m.

Pennsylvania Association of the Area Agencies on Aging
JR Reed, Executive Director at Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services
Krista Geer, Executive Director at Active Aging, Inc. of Crawford County

1:00 p.m.