S.203 (Act 200)

An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Sponsors: Sen. Claire Ayer

Last Recorded Action: 5/30/2018 - Signed by Governor on <strong>May 30, 2018</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Friday, February 9, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Walk-through and Orders of Non-Hospitalization

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Sandra Steingard, Medical Director, Howard Center
Maurice Lamothe, Vermont State Police
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Superior Court
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI VT
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Mark-up and Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Sen. Dick McCormack
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:30 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Walk-through

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:00 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:45 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Final markup and possible vote

Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, VT Council of Developmental & Mental Health Services
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:30 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Final discussion and vote. Moved to 1:30 PM.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:30 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
4:20 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Committee discussion

Rep. Anne B. Donahue

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
After Floor

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Committee Discussion


Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:45 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Committee discussion


Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
4:00 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Louis Josephson, Chief Executive Officer, Brattleboro Retreat
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
3:00 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Final markup and vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:15 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

House Proposed Changes

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, House Committee on Health Care
Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Committee review of possible amendments

Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Sponsor of amendment
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
Kevin Mullin, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Review Hooper Amendment and Testimony

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, VT Council of Developmental & Mental Health Services
Louis Josephson, Chief Executive Officer, Brattleboro Retreat
Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI VT
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Vince Illuzzi, Attorney/Lobbyist, Vermont State Employees Association

Friday, April 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Proposed Amendments and Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Melissa Bailey, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Review Senate changes

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
1:00 PM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Committee Discussion; further amendment to S.203; vote on S.224.


Monday, May 7, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:45 AM

S.203 - An act relating to systemic improvements of the mental health system

Review of bills as passed by House Human Services Committee

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council