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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
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
3/14/2017 - Rep. Lippert of Hinesburg moved that the bill be committed to the committee on Commerce and Economic Development which was agreed to.
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House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Last Recorded Action
House 3/14/2017 - Rep. Lippert of Hinesburg moved that the bill be committed to the committee on Commerce and Economic Development which was agreed to.
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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

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

An act relating to mental health parity for workers’ compensation

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Laura Backus Hall, State Relations, National council on Compensation Insurance
  • Jennifer Barrett, Risk Advisor, Hickock & Boardman, Inc.
  • Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas
  • Bill Duchac, Manager of Insurance, Vermont Risk Management
  • Lindsay Farrar, Risk Management Advisor, Hickock & Boardman Insurance Group
  • 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
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • 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. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Sponsor
  • 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
  • Mike O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association
  • 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

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Staff & Other Information

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Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel

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