Functional areas of Environmental Program Operations

Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on

Infrastructure, Environment & Government Operations

Monday, March 14, 2016

10:00 a.m.

Room 8E-B East Wing



The first Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee hearing will be held today with the Infrastructure, Environment and Government Operations Subcommittee and the Department of Environmental Protection. The Infrastructure, Environment and Government Operation Subcommittee’s Majority Chair is Senator John Eichelberger and its Minority Chair is Senator Jim Brewster.

The hearing will focus on:

  • Functional areas of Environmental Program Operations.
  • Environmental Program Management within the Department of Environmental Protection.

Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne and Democratic Appropriations Committee Chairman Vincent Hughes established this subcommittee structure within the Senate Appropriations Committee to allow for a more thorough review of department and agency spending beyond what was possible during Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearings.

Subcommittee meetings will be held every Monday of session weeks from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 8E-B East Wing. Each subcommittee will be charged with:

  • Performing increased administrative and program area analysis.
  • Developing initiatives to promote efficiencies in program administration and delivery.

Developing and analyzing Unified Program Area Budget Statements