WHAT: The House Human Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), will hold a public hearing on House Bills 424
, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org