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S.133 (Act 82)

An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
6/15/2017 - Signed by Governor on 6/15/17
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Senate 6/15/2017 - Signed by Governor on 6/15/17
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An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
After the Floor

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

The view from the community

Katie Mae Buckholder, Clinician, Center Vermont Addiction Medicine
Lois Flanders, Board Member, Washington County Mental Health Services
Bob Doran, Crisis Bed Manager, Counseling Center of Addison County
Christie Everett, Director, Access and Acute Care Services & Safe Haven, Clara Martin Center

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Off-site meeting at Rutland Regional Medical Center CVPS/Leahy Conference Center - Room D 160 Allen Street, Rutland, VT

Dick Courcelle, Chief Executive Officer, Rutland Mental Health Services
Doug Norford, Director - Child & Family Services Programs, Rutland Mental Health Services
Lorraine Jenne, Chief of Human Resources, Rutland Mental Health Services
Brian Kilcullen, Chief of Police, Rutland City Police Department
Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County
Tom Huebner, President, Rutland Regional Medical Center
Jeffrey McKee, VP, Community & Behavioral Health Services, Rutland Regional Medical Center
Judy Morton, Regional Executive Director, Mountain View Center
Tim Urich, Administrator, The Pines at Rutland
Adam Cohen, Medical Director of the Emergency Room, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Susan Robbins, Administrative Director of Emergency Services, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Chris Louras, Mayor, City of Rutland

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:45 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee Discussion



Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Walk-thru of proposed bill

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Review Reports



Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Stephen Leffler M.D., Chief Medical Officer, University of Vermont Medical Center
Isabelle Desjardins, Medical Director, Psychiatry, University of Vermont Medical School
James Hudziak MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics and Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Vermont

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee bill

Erhard Menke, Vermont Housing Coalition
Rebeka Lawrence-Gomez, Assistant Director, Pathways Vermont
9:15 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee bill discussion


10:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Detailed review of bill

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 3, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee Bill Discussion

Frank Reed, Director of Operations and Planning and Development, Department of Mental Health
Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Susan Aranoff, Vermont Development Disabilities Council
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee Bill Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee Bill Discussion

Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Susan Aranoff, Vermont Development Disabilities Council
Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services

Friday, March 17, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Review and possible vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 24, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:45 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Sen. Claire Ayer
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 31, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:00 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Walk-through.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:30 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

2:30 PM or 15 minutes after Floor adjourns

Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

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

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Christie Everett, Director, Access and Acute Care Services, Clara Martin Center
11:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

11:00 or 15 minutes after Floor adjourns

Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services
Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
1:00 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
Georgia Maheras, Deputy Health Care Reform Director, Agency of Human Services

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
Crocker Stickney, Peer Crisis Respite, Maple House
Zach Hughes, Peer Crisis Respite, Maple House
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Jeffrey McKee, VP, Community & Behavioral Health Services, Rutland Regional Medical Center
Louis Josephson, Chief Executive Officer, Brattleboro Retreat
Isabelle Desjardins, Medical Director, Psychiatry, University of Vermont Medical Center

Friday, April 14, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Sections 7-10

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services
Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:15 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Overview; markup

Rep. Anne B. Donahue
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Discussion and markup

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after floor

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee Discussion

Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
Susan Aranoff, Vermont Development Disabilities Council
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:15 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Discussion of memo from AHS Secretary Al Gobeille

Ashley Berliner, Director of Health Care Policy and Planning, Agency of Human Services
Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:50 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Discussion and markup

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:45 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Discussion, markup

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 21, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:40 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

NEW TIME: 1:40 PM Discussion, markup and vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health
Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Committee discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 28, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:05 PM

S.133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

The Committee will vote on an amendment to S.133 when they get a recess from the Floor.



An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Health Care
  • Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health
  • Ashley Berliner, Director of Health Care Policy and Planning, Agency of Human Services
  • Isabelle Desjardins, Medical Director, Psychiatry, University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • Christie Everett, Director, Access and Acute Care Services, Clara Martin Center
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Zach Hughes, Peer Crisis Respite, Maple House
  • Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
  • Louis Josephson, Chief Executive Officer, Brattleboro Retreat
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Georgia Maheras, Deputy Health Care Reform Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Jeffrey McKee, VP, Community & Behavioral Health Services, Rutland Regional Medical Center
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services
  • Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
  • Crocker Stickney, Peer Crisis Respite, Maple House
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
  • Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
House Committee on Human Services
  • Susan Aranoff, Vermont Development Disabilities Council
  • Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services
  • Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Sen. Claire Ayer
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Susan Aranoff, Vermont Development Disabilities Council
  • Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Katie Mae Buckholder, Clinician, Center Vermont Addiction Medicine
  • Adam Cohen, Medical Director of the Emergency Room, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
  • Dick Courcelle, Chief Executive Officer, Rutland Mental Health Services
  • Isabelle Desjardins, Medical Director, Psychiatry, University of Vermont Medical School
  • Bob Doran, Crisis Bed Manager, Counseling Center of Addison County
  • Christie Everett, Director, Access and Acute Care Services & Safe Haven, Clara Martin Center
  • Lois Flanders, Board Member, Washington County Mental Health Services
  • James Hudziak MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics and Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Vermont
  • Tom Huebner, President, Rutland Regional Medical Center
  • Lorraine Jenne, Chief of Human Resources, Rutland Mental Health Services
  • Brian Kilcullen, Chief of Police, Rutland City Police Department
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rebeka Lawrence-Gomez, Assistant Director, Pathways Vermont
  • Stephen Leffler M.D., Chief Medical Officer, University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Chris Louras, Mayor, City of Rutland
  • Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County
  • Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Jeffrey McKee, VP, Community & Behavioral Health Services, Rutland Regional Medical Center
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Erhard Menke, Vermont Housing Coalition
  • Judy Morton, Regional Executive Director, Mountain View Center
  • Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services
  • Doug Norford, Director - Child & Family Services Programs, Rutland Mental Health Services
  • Frank Reed, Director of Operations and Planning and Development, Department of Mental Health
  • Susan Robbins, Administrative Director of Emergency Services, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
  • Tim Urich, Administrator, The Pines at Rutland
  • Jason Williams, Director of Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center

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Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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