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  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Vice Chair
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House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

 

AGENDA

 

Room 33

April 17, 2017 - April 21, 2017

Last Updated 4/21/2017 8:17 AM

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

9:45 AM          S. 23 - An act relating to juvenile jurisdiction

Dale Cook, Field Services Director, Department of Corrections

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:00 AM          House Floor

 

1:20 PM          S. 61 - An act relating to offenders with mental illness

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

A. J. Rueben, Attorney, Disability Rights Vermont

Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health

Annie Ramnicianeau, Director of Pre-Trial Services, Department of Corrections

Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission

 

3:00 PM          Windsor Facility

Calculation for fee for space

Bill Laferriere, Director of Property Services, Department of Buildings & General Services

Jason Pinard, Financial Director II, Department of Buildings & General Services

Michael Touchette, Director of Correctional Facilities, Department of Corrections

 

3:30 PM          J.R.S. 25 - Joint resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Forests, Parks and Recreation to amend conservation easements related to the former Hancock Lands and adjacent Averill Inholdings in Essex County and to sell the Bertha Tract in Mendon and the Burch Tract in Killington to the Trust for Public Land

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Mike Fraysier, ANR Lands Director, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

8:30 AM          H. 476 - An act relating to treatment programming at correctional facilities

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections

 

9:30 AM          Inmate Files- New Language

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

 

10:30 AM          Act 125

An act relating to court-approved absences from home detention and home confinement furlough

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office

Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Montpelier

Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

Jeremy Zeliger, Senior Programs Manager, Vermont Judiciary

 

11:30 AM          J.R.S. 25 - Joint resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Forests, Parks and Recreation to amend conservation easements related to the former Hancock Lands and adjacent Averill Inholdings in Essex County and to sell the Bertha Tract in Mendon and the Burch Tract in Killington to the Trust for Public Land

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Mike Fraysier, ANR Lands Director, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Bill Stritzler, Owner and Managing Director, Smugglers' Notch

Mark Delaney, Chief Planning and Development Officer, Smugglers' Notch

 

11:45 AM          Soboxone Treatment

William Mullen, Managed Care Clinical Advisor, Indivior

 

1:00 PM          House Floor

 

After the Floor          S. 61 - An act relating to offenders with mental illness

AHS memo

Annie Ramniceanu, Mental Health Systems Director, Department of Corrections

Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health

 

4:00 PM          H. 468 - An act relating to medication-assisted treatment at State correctional facilities

Discussion on how H.468 compares to current practice

Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections

Ben Watts, Health Services Administrator, Department of Corrections

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

8:30 AM          Inmate Files- New Language

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

 

9:00 AM          H. 476 - An act relating to treatment programming at correctional facilities

Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections

Ben Watts, Health Services Administrator, Department of Corrections

Tony Folland, Clinical Services Manager and State Opioid Treatment Authority, Department of Health - Invited

 

10:00 AM          H. 468 - An act relating to medication-assisted treatment at State correctional facilities

Ben Watts, Health Services Administrator, Department of Corrections

Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections

Tony Folland, Clinical Services Manager and State Opioid Treatment Authority, Department of Health

Michael Touchette, Director of Correctional Facilities, Department of Corrections - Phone

 

1:00 PM          House Floor

 

After the Floor          S. 61 - An act relating to offenders with mental illness

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

A. J. Rueben, Attorney, Disability Rights Vermont

Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission

Annie Ramniceanu, Mental Health Systems Director, Department of Corrections

Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health

 

3:30 PM          Inmate Files- New Language

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

8:30 AM          H. 476 - An act relating to treatment programming at correctional facilities

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

8:45 AM          H. 468 - An act relating to medication-assisted treatment at State correctional facilities

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

9:30 AM          House Floor

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Rebecca Baruzzi at 802-828-2259 or rbaruzzi@leg.state.vt.us