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H.875 (Act 172)

An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

House Committee on Appropriations
6/8/2016 - Signed by Governor on 6/8/16
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House 6/8/2016 - Signed by Governor on 6/8/16
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An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

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2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Roll Call History

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Memorandum: Appropriations Budget Adjustment - CHSVT

Rep. Mary S. Hooper, House Committee on Appropriations
Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services Overview

Hal Cohen, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after floor adjourns

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Health; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs

Barbara Cimaglio, Deputy Commissioner, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, Dept. of Health
Tom Simpatico, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Aaron French, Deputy Commissioner, Health Services and Managed Care, Department of Vermont Health Access

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living

Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Roy Gerstenberger, Director, Developmental Disabilities Services Division, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Bill Kelly, Business Manager, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department for Families and Children

Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Brian Evans, Chief Fiscal Officer, Department for Children and Families
April Allen, Policy and Planning Director, Department for Children and Families
15 mins after floor adjourns

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Mental Health including language relating to involuntary medication

Frank Reed, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Melissa Bailey, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health
Emma Harrigan, Quality Performance Manager, Department of Mental Health
Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access
Tom Simpatico, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health

Friday, February 5, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Health

Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
15 mins after floor adjourns

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living

Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Bill Kelly, Business Manager, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Megan Tierney-Ward, Adult Services Division Director, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
4:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion - St. Johnsbury Work Camp options

Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Michael Touchette, Director of Correctional Facilities, Department of Corrections

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
2:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Community High School of Vermont

Wilhelmina Picard, Superintendent, Community High School of Vermont
Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
3:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion re: budget and budget language



Friday, February 19, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion - Memorandum from House Committee on Appropriations

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
11:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Proposed Division of Purchasing and Contracting within Agency of Administration

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
2:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

HHS Budget Recommendations Memo



Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Budget Memo


4:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Memo to House Appropriations



Thursday, February 25, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Community High School of Vermont

Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Rep. Bernard Juskiewicz, House Committee on Education
Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections
Troy McAllister, Assistant Director, Community High School of Vermont
Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Jeanne Smith, Corrections Educator, Community High School of Vermont
William Storz, Corrections Educator, Community High School of Vermont
John Howe, Corrections Educator, Community High School of Vermont
Joyce Judy, President, Community College of Vermont
10:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

St. Johnsbury Work Camp options Room 11

Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Chad L. Whitehead, PE, Town Manager, Town of St.Johnsbury
Rep. Scott Beck, St. Johnsbury, VT
Michael Touchette, Director of Correctional Facilities, Department of Corrections
Rep. Janssen Willhoit, St. Johnsbury, VT
Patrick Healy, Director, Green Mount Cemetery
Gary Guyer, Supervisor, Caledonia County work crew
Robert South, Field Representative, Vermont State Employees Association
Rep. Marcia Martel, Northeast Kingdom Delegation
1:45 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Community High School of Vermont

John Howe, Corrections Educator, Community High School of Vermont
Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Troy McAllister, Assistant Director, Community High School of Vermont
2:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Video Arraignment Program

David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units
Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Michael Touchette, Director of Correctional Facilities, Department of Corrections
Christine Brock, Chittenden Superior Court Clerk
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Proposed Division of Purchasing and Contracting within the Agency of Administration

Justin Johnson, Secretary, Agency of Administration
Wanda Minoli, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
Deborah Damore, Director of Purchasing and Contracting, Department of Buildings & General Services
Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 11, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
1:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Purchasing and Contracting Services Proposal

Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Community High School of Vermont - Update from subcommittee



Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:45 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion - St. Johnsbury Work Camp



Thursday, March 17, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Purchasing and Contracting Services Proposal Joint Hearing with House Committee on Government Operations **Room 10**

Justin Johnson, Secretary, Agency of Administration
Michael Clasen, Deputy Secretary, Office of the State Treasurer
Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
Wanda Minoli, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
Susan Zeller, Chief Performance Officer, Agency of Administration
Deborah Damore, Director of Purchasing and Contracting, Department of Buildings & General Services
5:45 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion- Caledonia County Work Camp, Community High School of Vermont, Centralized Purchasing and Contracting


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H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Centralized Purchasing & Contracting proposal - Joint meeting with the House Committee on Government Operations in Room 10

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 18, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:45 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Purchasing and Contracting, Caledonia County Work Camp, Community High School of Vermont

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Rep. Richard Lawrence, Caledonia County
10:35 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Caledonia County Work Camp - Eligibility (language for House Committee on Appropriations, Draft 5)

Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Michael Touchette, Director of Correctional Facilities, Department of Corrections
10:50 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Community High School of Vermont (language for House Committee on Appropriations, Draft 1.2)

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections
Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
11:45 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Community High School of Vermont (language for House Committee on Appropriations, Draft 1.3)

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections

Monday, March 21, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Final Review and VOTE -- 10-1-0



Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Proposed Members' Floor Amendment

Rep. Oliver Olsen, Windham-Bennington-Windsor
Rep. Carolyn Whitney Branagan, Franklin-1
Rep. Maureen Dakin, Chittenden-9-2

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Proposed Amendment

Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Chittenden-6-6
Rep. Eileen Dickinson, Franklin-3-2
Rep. Paul Dame, Chittenden-8-2
Rep. Douglas Gage, Rutland-5-4
Rep. Willem Jewett, Addison-2

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:40 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Rep. Olson's companion ambulance amendment


11:50 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Rep. Gage amendment re funding a study of Vermont Health Connect

Rep. Douglas Gage

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Overview as Passed by the House

Rep. Mitzi Johnson, House Committee on Appropriations

Monday, April 11, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations



Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations



Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations



Thursday, April 14, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations



Friday, April 15, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations



Monday, April 18, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations



Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations



Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations



Thursday, April 21, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations



Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget) Committee Consideration of Amendments



Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Overview of Senate Proposal

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 29, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:50 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Language on Vermont Health Connect

Dan Smith, Consultant, P & C Software Services, LLC

Monday, May 2, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Vermont Health Connect, study language; and other sections

Cory Gustafson, Director, Government and Public Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Dan Smith, Consultant, P & C Software Services, LLC

An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Committee of Conference
  • Andy Pallito, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Carolyn Whitney Branagan, Franklin-1
  • Rep. Maureen Dakin, Chittenden-9-2
  • Rep. Paul Dame, Chittenden-8-2
  • Rep. Eileen Dickinson, Franklin-3-2
  • Rep. Douglas Gage, Rutland-5-4
  • Rep. Willem Jewett, Addison-2
  • Rep. Oliver Olsen, Windham-Bennington-Windsor
  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Chittenden-6-6
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Rep. Scott Beck, St. Johnsbury, VT
  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Christine Brock, Chittenden Superior Court Clerk
  • Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections
  • David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units
  • Michael Clasen, Deputy Secretary, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
  • Deborah Damore, Director of Purchasing and Contracting, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
  • Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
  • Gary Guyer, Supervisor, Caledonia County work crew
  • Patrick Healy, Director, Green Mount Cemetery
  • Rep. Mary S. Hooper, House Committee on Appropriations
  • John Howe, Corrections Educator, Community High School of Vermont
  • Justin Johnson, Secretary, Agency of Administration
  • Joyce Judy, President, Community College of Vermont
  • Rep. Bernard Juskiewicz, House Committee on Education
  • Rep. Richard Lawrence, Caledonia County
  • Rep. Marcia Martel, Northeast Kingdom Delegation
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Troy McAllister, Assistant Director, Community High School of Vermont
  • Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Wanda Minoli, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • Wilhelmina Picard, Superintendent, Community High School of Vermont
  • Jeanne Smith, Corrections Educator, Community High School of Vermont
  • Robert South, Field Representative, Vermont State Employees Association
  • William Storz, Corrections Educator, Community High School of Vermont
  • Michael Touchette, Director of Correctional Facilities, Department of Corrections
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Chad L. Whitehead, PE, Town Manager, Town of St.Johnsbury
  • Rep. Janssen Willhoit, St. Johnsbury, VT
  • Susan Zeller, Chief Performance Officer, Agency of Administration
House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Douglas Gage
  • Cory Gustafson, Director, Government and Public Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Dan Smith, Consultant, P & C Software Services, LLC
House Committee on Human Services
  • April Allen, Policy and Planning Director, Department for Children and Families
  • Melissa Bailey, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health
  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Barbara Cimaglio, Deputy Commissioner, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, Dept. of Health
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Hal Cohen, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Brian Evans, Chief Fiscal Officer, Department for Children and Families
  • Aaron French, Deputy Commissioner, Health Services and Managed Care, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Roy Gerstenberger, Director, Developmental Disabilities Services Division, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Emma Harrigan, Quality Performance Manager, Department of Mental Health
  • Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Bill Kelly, Business Manager, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Frank Reed, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Tom Simpatico, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health
  • Megan Tierney-Ward, Adult Services Division Director, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Mitzi Johnson, House Committee on Appropriations

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No fiscal documents found for H.875 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.

Act


An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Statutes Affected

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Joint Fiscal Office, Systems Administrator
Notes
H.888, As Passed by House, was incorporated into Secs. F1 – F12 of H.875, As Passed by House and Senate.

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