Simmons Receives Committee Assignments for 2017-18 Session
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) today announced that he has been appointed to serve on the Children and Youth, Human Services, Liquor Control and Transportation committees during the 2017-18 legislative session.
“I am excited to get to work on my committees and look forward to crafting legislation with my colleagues that will improve the lives of Pennsylvania residents,” said Simmons.
The House Children and Youth Committee studies adoption and child protection issues, along with child day care services, infant/child/mother health issues, juvenile delinquency, and adolescent and teen problems.
The House Human Services Committee considers legislation related to programs and services for persons with disabilities, individuals who suffer from alcohol or drug addiction, and the professionals who help these communities.
The House Liquor Control Committee is responsible for issues relating to the administration of alcoholic beverage licenses and the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages.
The House Transportation Committee is responsible for reviewing vehicle code regulations, mandatory insurance and coverage minimums, rules of the road, parking and local enforcements, mass transit codes, rail issues, PennDOT planning, oversight of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, airports, scenic highways and highway naming.
For more information on Simmons and his legislative priorities, please visit RepSimmons.com
Representative Justin Simmons
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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