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Bill Status S.3 (Act 51)

S.3 (Act 51)

An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Sponsors: Sen. Richard Sears, Sen. Claire Ayer, Sen. Jeanette White

Last Recorded Action: 6/21/2017 - Signed by Governor on <strong>May 30, 2017</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Walk Thru

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Richard Cassidy, Esq., Rich Cassidy Law
Anne Cramer, Attorney
Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health
10:30 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
Mary Moulton, Executive Director, Washington County Mental Health Services
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project
Jessa Barnard, Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society

Friday, January 27, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Room 11

Margaret Bolton, M.D.
Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI VT
Darlene Furey, Executive Director, National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Heather Pierce, Committee Member, Vermont Mental Counselors Association
Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health
Emma Harrigan, Quality Management Director, Department of Mental Health
10:30 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Richard Cassidy, Esq., Rich Cassidy Law
James Beck, Professor of Psychiatry
John Wallace, General Counsel, Rutland Medical Center

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
After the Floor

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

John Wallace, General Counsel, Rutland Medical Center
Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
10:30 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Mark Up of Bill

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Mark Up and Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:15 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Mark Up of Bill

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
Richard Cassidy, Esq., Rich Cassidy Law
Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
11:30 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Mark up and Vote

Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
Richard Cassidy, Esq., Rich Cassidy Law

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:30 PM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Min After Floor

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Bill Walk-Through

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:40 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
John Wallace, General Counsel, Rutland Medical Center
Christie Everett, Director, Access and Acute Care Services, Clara Martin Center
Dawn Littlepage, Clinical Director, Clara Martin Center
3:40 PM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Continued Testimony

Richard Cassidy, Esq., Rich Cassidy Law
4:20 PM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Karen Barber, Chief Legal Counsel, Department of Mental Health
Jessa Barnard, General Counsel and Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Min After Floor

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Continued Testimony and Committee Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
John Shullenberger, Esquire, VT Association for Justice

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Committee discussion re work of House Judiciary

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
John Wallace, General Counsel, Rutland Regional Medical Center
2:55 PM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Committee discussion, straw poll supporting House Judiciary Committee's amendment


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
3:00 PM

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Committee Discussion and Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 28, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
-

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn


Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
-

S.3 - An act relating to mental health professionals’ duty to warn

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council