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 was heard on the House on April 24, 2017.

This bill passed second reading in the House with a vote of 116-0. The bill passed second reading, and will now move to the Senate.


This bill was referred to the Senate Rules and Operations Committee on April 25, 2017.

This bill was re-referred to the Senate Health Care Committee on May 16, 2017. If the bill is found favorable there, it will move to the Senate Rules and Operations Committee.

This bill was heard in the Senate Health Care Committee on June 13, 2017. An amendment was passed to make a technical change regarding the word services.

This proposed committee substitute will now move to the Senate Rules and Operations Committee.



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