H. Res. 821, This resolution establishes a Permanent Select Committee on Aging.

Summary: This resolution establishes a Permanent Select Committee on Aging. (Cosponsors)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 03/05/20.

STATUS: Introduced 01/30/20 by Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] .


  • Under H. Res. 821, introduced Jan. 30, the committee would not have legislative jurisdiction but would:
    • Study long-term care, housing, health (including medical research), income maintenance, poverty, welfare, employment, education, recreation and other issues affecting older adults;
    • Encourage the development of public and private programs and policies that help older Americans fully participate in “national life” and contribute to a better quality of life for all Americans;
    • Develop policies to encourage the coordination of public and private programs to address issues related to aging; and
    • Review aging-related program and policy recommendations from the president and the White House Conference on Aging. (Source: McKnights Senior Living)


Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

Link to bill information on GovTrack.

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