H.620 (Act 120)

An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Sponsors: Rep. Ann Pugh , Rep. Timothy Briglin, Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. Sarah Buxton, Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Rep. Helen Head, Rep. Mary Hooper, Rep. Patricia Komline, Rep. Jill Krowinski, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Christopher Pearson, Rep. Laura Sibilia, Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. George Till, Rep. Tristan Toleno

Last Recorded Action: 5/6/2016 - Signed by Governor on <strong>5/23/16</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:30 PM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Rep. Ann Pugh, Sponsor
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Erica Gibson, Adolescent Medicine Division and Vt. Child Health Improvement Project, UVM Medical Center
Meagan Gallagher, CEO, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Donna Burkett, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Ashley Berliner, Director of Medicaid Policy and Planning, Agency of Human Services
Stephanie Winters, Operations Director, American Academy of Pediatrics, Vermont Chapter
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Committee discussion

Cory Gustafson, Director, Government and Public Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Friday, March 11, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:15 PM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Markup; vote

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Anne Burmeister, Lobbyist, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:45 PM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Update.

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:45 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Rep. Ruqaiyah Morris, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:45 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Testimony re religious exemption.

Carrie Handy, Respect Life Coordinator, Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:30 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bridget Asay, Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:30 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Discussion and update--Donahue draft amendment

Rep. Anne B. Donahue
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Cory Gustafson, Director, Government and Public Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:00 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Amendment

Rep. Janssen Willhoit, Sponsor

Friday, March 25, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Rep. Ruqaiyah Morris, House Committee on Health Care
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Anne Burmeister, Lobbyist, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Ashley Berliner, Medicaid Policy and Planning Chief, Agency of Human Services
Donna Burkett, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

Friday, April 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Carrie Handy, Respect Life Coordinator, Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington
Kimberly Swartz, Director of Preventive Reproductive Health, Department of Health
Erica Gibson, Adolescent Medicine Division and Vt. Child Health Improvement Project, UVM Medical Center
Donna Burkett, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Walk-through & Testimony

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ashley Berliner, Director of Medicaid Policy, Agency of Human Services
Anne Burmeister, Lobbyist, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Donna Burkett, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, April 25, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
9:30 AM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Carrie Handy, Respect Life Coordinator, Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
12:00 PM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

Sen. Claire Ayer