Policy Committees

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Meeting Information | About Policy Committees

Health and Human Services Provisions in the Omnibus Bills- March 31, 2017


The Health & Human Services Policy Committee (HHSPC) addresses the following areas of county government:

  • Public Health
  • Health Care
  • Welfare
  • Social Services
  • Juvenile Corrections
  • Jobs and Training

Purpose: To recommend policy positions to the general membership and/or the board of directors for inclusion in the Association's policy platform.

Responsibilities
: Policy committees examine, discuss and draft AMC legislative policies for approval by the full Association. A policy committee may create subcommittees in order to meet the needs of the committee.

Membership: Each policy committee has one appointee from each member county. Counties with seven member boards of commissioners are allowed to appoint one person per committee, plus two additional appointments.

Meetings:
Meets in person at the Legislative Conference, Policy Conference, and Annual Conference (no reimbursement for travel or per diem). Any other meetings by phone and/or Go-To-Meeting as needed.