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H.197

An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas , Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Rep. Ronald E. Hubert, Rep. Paul N. Poirier
Senate Rules Committee
4/19/2017 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
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Senate 4/19/2017 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
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An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

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An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
4:40 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Brief introduction

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Sponsor

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Walk-through and testimony.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont
Suzy Bird Gulliver, Director, Warriors Research Institute of Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas A&M College of Medicine Health Science Center
Mike O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association
Sonny Provetto, licensed Master Social worker, Vermont State Police
David Sichel, Deputy Director, Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Committee discussion and possible vote


4:00 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Walk through amendment, possible vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Barre City
Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont
Michael O'Neil, Sergeant, State Police, President, Vermont Troopers Association
Sonny Provetto, licensed Master Social worker, Vermont State Police
John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association
Forest Weyen, Executive Director, Bennington Rescue Squad
Lindsay Farrar, Risk Management Advisor, Hickock & Boardman Insurance Group
Jennifer Barrett, Risk Advisor, Hickock & Boardman, Inc.
Drew Hazelton, Legislative Chair, Vermont Ambulance Association
After the Floor

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Laura Backus Hall, State Relations, National council on Compensation Insurance
David Sichel, Deputy Director, Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Bill Duchac, Manager of Insurance, Vermont Risk Management
Suzy Bird Gulliver, Director, Warriors Research Institute of Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas A&M College of Medicine Health Science Center

Friday, March 17, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
1:00 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Joint Fiscal Office Update

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Bill Duchac, Manager of Insurance, Vermont Risk Management
David Sichel, Deputy Director, Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Kevin Gaffney, Director of Rates & Forms, Department of Financial Regulation

Friday, March 24, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
After the Floor

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Committee mark-up and possible vote

Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Department of Labor
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas

Friday, March 24, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
12:00 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Update

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Department of Labor
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 31, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
Sonny Provetto, licensed Master Social worker, Vermont State Police
Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Department of Labor
After the Floor

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

David Sichel, Deputy Director, Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Bill Duchac, Manager of Insurance, Vermont Risk Management
Kevin Gaffney, Director of Rates & Forms, Department of Financial Regulation

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
1:00 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Possible vote

Matthew Friedman, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
If time allows

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Committee discussion and possible vote



Friday, April 7, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Michael Marcotte, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Rep. William Botzow, Chair, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

Friday, April 7, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:00 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Committee discussion

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
after floor adjournment

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Rep. Michael Marcotte, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:20 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Three amendments, 9:30 AM

Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas
Rep. Paul N. Poirier
Rep. Adam Greshin
Rep. Michael Marcotte
11:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Amendments.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 14, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

New amendments to H.197

Rep. Cynthia Browning

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:00 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Walk-Through / Introduction

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Bill Duchac, Manager of Insurance, Vermont Risk Management

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:40 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Rep. Paul N. Poirier, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
1:45 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Sonny Provetto, Social Worker, Vermont State Police
Michael O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association
2:15 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont
2:30 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Laura Backus Hall, State Relations Executive, National council on Compensation Insurance
2:45 AM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Suzy Gulliver, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
3:00 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Department of Labor
3:10 PM

H.197 - An act relating to mental health parity for workers' compensation

John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association

An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. William Botzow, Chair, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Laura Backus Hall, State Relations, National council on Compensation Insurance
  • Jennifer Barrett, Risk Advisor, Hickock & Boardman, Inc.
  • Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
  • Bill Duchac, Manager of Insurance, Vermont Risk Management
  • Lindsay Farrar, Risk Management Advisor, Hickock & Boardman Insurance Group
  • Matthew Friedman, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Kevin Gaffney, Director of Rates & Forms, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Suzy Bird Gulliver, Director, Warriors Research Institute of Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas A&M College of Medicine Health Science Center
  • Drew Hazelton, Legislative Chair, Vermont Ambulance Association
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Department of Labor
  • Michael O'Neil, Sergeant, State Police, President, Vermont Troopers Association
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Barre City
  • Sonny Provetto, licensed Master Social worker, Vermont State Police
  • Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont
  • David Sichel, Deputy Director, Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Forest Weyen, Executive Director, Bennington Rescue Squad
House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning
  • Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas
  • Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Sponsor
  • Rep. Adam Greshin
  • Suzy Bird Gulliver, Director, Warriors Research Institute of Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas A&M College of Medicine Health Science Center
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte
  • Mike O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier
  • Sonny Provetto, licensed Master Social worker, Vermont State Police
  • Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont
  • David Sichel, Deputy Director, Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Bill Duchac, Manager of Insurance, Vermont Risk Management
  • Suzy Gulliver, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Laura Backus Hall, State Relations Executive, National council on Compensation Insurance
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stephen Monahan, Director Workers' Compensation and Safety Division, Department of Labor
  • Michael O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Sonny Provetto, Social Worker, Vermont State Police
  • Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont

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Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel

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