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Introduced in Senate (02/28/1974)

Makes the Special Committee on Aging, a permanent, special committee of the Senate consisting of twenty-two members appointed by the President of the Senate, thirteen of whom shall be appointed from the majority party and nine of whom shall be appointed from the minority party.

Requires the committee to make a continuing study and investigation of any and all matters pertaining to problems and opportunities of older people, including but not limited to, problems and opportunities of maintaining health, of assuring adequate income, of finding employment, of engaging in productive and rewarding activity, of securing proper housing, and, when necessary, or obtaining care or assistance.

Provides that no proposed legislation shall be referred to the committee, and the committee shall not have power to report by bill, or otherwise have legislative jurisdiction.

Provides that the minority shall receive fair consideration in the appointment of staff personnel pursuant to this resolution.