Mar. 11, 2019

WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), will hold a public hearing on House Bills 424 and 596, sponsored by Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon). The bills would create a bed registry and a warm hand-off for addiction treatment. The Blue Guardian program from Lehigh County, which was the inspiration for the warm hand-off legislation, will make a presentation.

WHO: DiGirolamo, members of the Human Services Committee, drug and alcohol service providers, emergency room physicians and hospital officials.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, 9 a.m.

WHERE: Room G-50 Irvis Office Building, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: The hearing will be streamed live at GeneDiGirolamo.com.

Media contact: Tracy Polovick, 717.260.6358, tpolovick@pahousegop.com 
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