Welcome and Contact Information

January 8th, 2014

Phone: (402) 471-2731
Address: Room 1402, State Capitol, Lincoln NE 68509

The Health and Human Services Committee is responsible for processing legislation involving the following subject areas:

  • Public Health Areas
    • hospitals; nursing homes; homes for the aged; health facilities; long-term care; certificate of need
    • mental health regions; alcoholism and drug programs
    • professional and occupational licensing; boards
    • medical assistance
    • emergency medical care; services; ambulances
    • human remains
    • Department of Health and Human Services
    • children; diseases; maternal and infant care
    • housing and building standards
    • vital statistics; rural and local health; generic drugs; Radiation Control Act; Asbestos Control Act
  • Social Services and Public Assistance
    • public assistance
    • children; foster care; child care; support; placement
    • aging
    • community action agencies
    • behavioral health
    • Early Intervention Act
    • blind and visually impaired
    • developmental disabilities
    • deaf and hard of hearing

During session, the Health and Human Services Committee meets on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in Room 1510 on the 1st Floor of the Capitol.