H.123 (Act 134)

An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Sponsors: Rep. Eileen Dickinson , Rep. William Botzow, Rep. Cynthia Browning, Rep. Brian Campion, Rep. Stephen Carr, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Alison Clarkson, Rep. Daniel Connor, Rep. William Frank, Rep. Patsy French, Rep. Douglas Gage, Rep. Michael Hebert, Rep. Robert Krebs, Rep. Joan Lenes, Rep. William Lippert, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Rep. Paul Poirier, Rep. Brian Savage, Rep. Charles Shaw, Rep. Loren Shaw, Rep. Kristy Spengler, Rep. William Stevens, Rep. Vicki Strong, Rep. Valerie Stuart, Rep. Thomas Terenzini, Rep. Maida Townsend, Rep. Linda Waite-Simpson, Rep. Philip Winters, Rep. Mark Woodward, Rep. Michael Yantachka, Rep. Kathryn Webb

Location: House Committee on Health Care

Last Recorded Action: 5/22/2014 - Signed by Governor on <strong>May 22, 2014</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:30 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Witnesses from Vermont Lyme Action Committee; Report from Vermont Department of Health

Susan Chinnock, Vice Chair, Vermont Lyme Action Committee
Ellen Read, Leader, Northern Vermont Lyme Disease Support Group
Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
Sen. David Zuckerman, Senator

Friday, February 14, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:00 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Lynn Durand MD, Concord, NH

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Karen Allen Esq., Vermont Association for Justice
11:30 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Robert Wheeler, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
2:00 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
3:30 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

David Herlihy, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:30 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
4:00 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Ronald Stram MD, Stram Center for Integrative Medicine

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Via Skype

Ralph Budd MD, Professor of Medicine and Unit Director, Immunobiology Medicine, University of Vermont

Friday, February 21, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:50 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Draft 1.1 for discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:30 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Via phone

Deborah Wachtel, President, Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association
11:30 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Steven Phillips MD

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:30 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Markup

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:30 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Markup

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:30 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Also, written statement from Chris Winters, Office of Professional Regulation

David Herlihy, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice
Chris Winters, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Secretary of State's Office
4:00 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Daniel Cameron MD, Director, lyme project, Mt. Kisco, New York

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:00 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Markup, Version 3.3

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Markup and vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 21, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Rep. Michael Fisher
Sen. David Zuckerman
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Steven Phillips MD
Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
David Herlihy, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice

Friday, April 4, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Mark up and Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
-

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:30 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health

Friday, April 11, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Sirotkin and Zuckerman Amendment

Sen. Michael Sirotkin
Sen. David Zuckerman

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:00 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

~ Review Senate Proposal of Amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sen. Claire Ayer, Senate Health and Welfare

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
4:10 PM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 25, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:15 AM

H.123 - An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Rep. Till amendment re certified laboratories for testing

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. George W. Till, Jericho