Establish Subcommittee on Aging

nc-stampHB 248 – Establish Aging Subcommittee of JLOC HHS

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Josh Dobson (R – Avery), Rep. Michelle Presnell (R – Madison), Rep. Donna White (R – Johnston), Rep. Becky Carney (D – Mecklenburg)

This bill would establish a new Subcommittee on Aging to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services. The committee would consist of 21  members. The committee would focus on examining services for the elderly population, determine their needs and make recommendations on how to assist this growing population in North Carolina.

This bill was introduced as a proposed committee substitute by Rep. Josh Dobson (R – Avery) in the House Health Committee on April 19, 2017.

Rep. Greg Murphy (R – Pitt) introduced a new section of the bill which would study HIV positive individual to donate organs to another HIV positive individual.

This bill received a favorable report, and will now move to the House floor.


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