Committee Info


Description

Senate
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
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The HELP Committee jurisdiction encompasses most of the agencies, institutes, and programs of the Department of Health and Human Services, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Administration on Aging, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

The evolving global economy and the need for a highly skilled workforce create new challenges for American workers. The HELP Committee is ensuring our country's workforce is prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st Century through a lifetime of learning for our citizens.

The HELP Committee jurisdiction encompasses most federal labor and employment laws, including those that regulate wages and hours of employment, enforce mining and workplace health and safety, combat employment-based discrimination, and regulate union / management relations.

The HELP Committee has primary jurisdiction over private retirement plans and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation through the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and over railroad retirement.


Will:
Hi all I am Will Nellis, Freshman, CAS. On track for Economics major and Urban Real Estate Development minor. From Wilton, CT and went to King School in Stamford. Participated in school government as class president and model congress in high school. Currently partake in the on-campus DJing and production club, The Collctve at Penn. Contact on any questions relating to event timing, locations, questions on committee Etc. Excited to chair! Contact at wnellis@sas.upenn.edu

Charles:
Hey guys, I'm Charles Boulet and I'm a Freshman in the College. I'm from Paris France and I went to high school at EIB Paris. I also play intramural soccer. Feel free to reach out at cboulet@sas.upenn.edu. Looking forward to being on the other side of MC for the first time!

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