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Mandate

The Standing Committee on Families and Communities comprises 15 Members of the Legislative Assembly. It may meet to review a Bill or to consider an issue referred to it by the Assembly, and can also meet on its own initiative to consider issues within its mandate. The mandate of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities relates to the areas of Health, Community and Social Services, Children's Services, Justice and Solicitor General, Education, Seniors and Housing, Service Alberta and Status of Women.

On June 1, 2017, the Standing Committee on Families and Communities was deemed to be the special committee for the purpose of conducting a comprehensive review of the Missing Persons Act, pursuant to section 13 of the Act. The Committee has one year from commencing its review to report to the Assembly, including any amendments recommended by the Committee.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Note: All meeting agendas are subject to approval of the committee.