Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

2021-2022 Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Committee Description: 

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Health and Human Services to consider the appointments of the Governor referred to it by the Senate which require the advice and consent of the Senate and to consider all reports of the Departments of health, of Human Services, of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals, of Children and their Families, and of Elderly Affairs; to consider all legislation and matters expanding or defining further areas of responsibility of the foregoing and to consider all legislation and matters relative to public health and welfare; health care and human service access and quality; health and human service professional standards of practice, and facility standards of care; to maintain oversight over the application, execution and operation of the laws within its jurisdiction; and to consider such other matters as may be referred to it by the Senate.

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Committee Short Name: 
Health & Human Services