00RS HJ73


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HJR 73 (BR 1320) - M. Weaver, S. Westrom, R. Adkins, J. Arnold Jr., B. Ausmus, III, J. Barrows, C. Belcher, K. Bratcher, J. Callahan, M. Cherry, L. Clark, B. Colter, H. Cornett, B. Crall, R. Damron, C. Geveden, G. Graham, J. Haydon, T. Kerr, J. Lee, T. McKee, C. Miller, R. Palumbo, J. Richards, J. Stacy, G. Stumbo, G. Tapp, M. Treesh, J. Wayne, R. Webb, R. Wilkey, P. Worthington

     Create a Task Force on Senior Citizens and the Workforce to identify accommodations necessary to attract and retain senior citizens in the workforce, determine the needs of senior citizens to remain productive members of the workforce, evaluate the ability of existing programs to attract and retain senior citizens in the workforce and to provide the necessary education to qualify for entry or retention in the workforce, and promote public awareness of the value of senior citizens in the workforce and initiate dialogue between citizens and policymakers; provide for the appointment of six members by the Governor, six members by the Legislative Research Commission, and six members by the Speaker of the House and President of the Senate; specify that the task force shall submit its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Legislative Research Commission by September 30, 2001.


     HCS - Retain original provisions except add a provision for appointments made from the Legislative Research Commission to include consultation with certain organizations but not to limit consultation to those organizations.

     Jan 28-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Seniors, Military Affairs and Public Safety (H)
     Feb 3-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2000
     Feb 14-3rd reading, adopted 94-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 15-received in Senate
     Feb 17-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2000
     Mar 8-3rd reading, adopted 36-0
     Mar 9-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 132)

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