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S.16 (Act 65)

An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Sen. Dick Sears , Sen. Tim Ashe, Sen. Joe Benning, Sen. Brian Campion, Sen. Dustin Degree, Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sen. Jeanette K. White
6/8/2017 - Signed by Governor on 6/8/17
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Senate 6/8/2017 - Signed by Governor on 6/8/17
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An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

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An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Roll Call History

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An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Room 10 Walk Thru

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Linkhorst, Cannabis Pro LLC
Bernard Barriere, Vice President, Vermont Pharma
David Crowley
10:30 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Room 10

David Silverman, Attorney
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center
Paul Harrington, Executive Vice President, Vermont Medical Society
Alex Ford, Executive Director, Grassroots Vermont, formerly known as Rutland County Organics
Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health

Friday, February 3, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Room 10

Cary Giguere, Agrichemical Program Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Tim Schmalz, Plant Industry Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
Patrick Feeney
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:45 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Mark up of bill

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 10, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 17, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:55 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Vote on Proposed Amendment

Sen. Debbie Ingram

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Visit to Dispensary


11:00 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Committee Discussion



Thursday, March 30, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
3:15 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Walk through

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 31, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:45 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Cary Giguere, Agrichemical Program Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after floor

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Marijuana for Symptom Relief Oversight Committee Report

Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 7, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Dispensaries

Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
15 mins after floor

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Dispensaries

Alex Ford, Executive Director, Grassroots Vermont, formerly known as Rutland County Organics
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
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S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Patient

Alan Newman
1:00 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
John Hollar, Lobbyist, Grassroots Vermont

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:30 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Committee Discussion

Jason Steele, Office of Legislative Council
Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association
Cary Giguere, Agrichemical Program Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
2:40 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Bernard Barriere, President and Chief Technical Officer, Vermont Green Grow
Peter Burcat, Chief Executive Officer, Vermont Green Grow
Jack Tomarchio, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Vermont Green Grow
3:30 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Ronald Patient
Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association
Jason Steele, Office of Legislative Council
Mack Jones, Office of Legislative Council
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:45 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Mike Patient
Nancy Patient
Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Sandra Steingard, Medical Director, HowardCenter
Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
9:00 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance
Alex Ford, Executive Director, Grassroots Vermont, formerly known as Rutland County Organics
10:50 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Ernie Patient
Karen Patient
Tim Trevithick, Student Assistance Program, SAM-VT
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
11:30 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Committee Discussion


15 mins after floor

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Committee Discussion & Mark-Up

Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mack Jones, Office of Legislative Council
John Hollar, Lobbyist, Brandon Dispensary

Friday, April 21, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Glenn Hall, Commander, Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Vermont State Police
after floor adjourns & lunch

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Mark-Up

Simha Ravven, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
Alex Ford, Executive Director, Grassroots Vermont, formerly known as Rutland County Organics

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
2:30 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Mark Up

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
John Hollar, Lobbyist, Brandon Dispensary
Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:15 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Mark-Up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association
15 mins after floor

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:45 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Mark -Up & Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mack Jones, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Mark Up & Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Cary Giguere, Agrichemical Program Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:15 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Amendments

Rep. Sandy Haas
Rep. Curtis McCormack

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:45 AM

S.16 - An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association

An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Human Services
  • Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
  • Bernard Barriere, President and Chief Technical Officer, Vermont Green Grow
  • Peter Burcat, Chief Executive Officer, Vermont Green Grow
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Alex Ford, Executive Director, Grassroots Vermont, formerly known as Rutland County Organics
  • Cary Giguere, Agrichemical Program Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Rep. Sandy Haas
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Glenn Hall, Commander, Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Vermont State Police
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, Brandon Dispensary
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, Grassroots Vermont
  • Mack Jones, Office of Legislative Council
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
  • Rep. Curtis McCormack
  • Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Alan Newman
  • Ernie Patient
  • Karen Patient
  • Mike Patient
  • Nancy Patient
  • Ronald Patient
  • Simha Ravven, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association
  • Jason Steele, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sandra Steingard, Medical Director, HowardCenter
  • Jack Tomarchio, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Vermont Green Grow
  • Tim Trevithick, Student Assistance Program, SAM-VT
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Bernard Barriere, Vice President, Vermont Pharma
  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • David Crowley
  • Patrick Feeney
  • Alex Ford, Executive Director, Grassroots Vermont, formerly known as Rutland County Organics
  • Cary Giguere, Agrichemical Program Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Sen. Debbie Ingram
  • Mark Linkhorst, Cannabis Pro LLC
  • Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
  • Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association
  • Tim Schmalz, Plant Industry Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • David Silverman, Attorney
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center

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An act relating to expanding patient access to the Medical Marijuana Registry

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

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