H.57 (Act 47)

An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Sponsors: Rep. Ann Pugh, Rep. Maxine Grad , Rep. Janet Ancel, Rep. Peter Anthony, Rep. John Bartholomew, Rep. Scott Beck, Rep. Thomas Bock, Rep. Timothy Briglin, Rep. Nelson Brownell, Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. R. Scott Campbell, Rep. James Carroll, Rep. Seth Chase, Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Rep. Annmarie Christensen, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Sara Coffey, Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Peter Conlon, Rep. Charles "Chip" Conquest, Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Rep. Mari Cordes, Rep. Carl Demrow, Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Rep. Johannah Donovan, Rep. David Durfee, Rep. Caleb Elder, Rep. Alice Emmons, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Marcia Gardner, Rep. Dylan Giambatista, Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Rep. Sandy Haas, Rep. Nader Hashim, Rep. Matthew Hill, Rep. Mary Hooper, Rep. Philip "Jay" Hooper, Rep. Robert Hooper, Rep. Lori Houghton, Rep. Mary Howard, Rep. Kathleen James, Rep. Stephanie Jerome, Rep. Kimberly Jessup, Rep. Benjamin Jickling, Rep. Mitzi Johnson, Rep. John Killacky, Rep. Warren Kitzmiller, Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Rep. Jill Krowinski, Rep. Martin LaLonde, Rep. Diane Lanpher, Rep. William Lippert, Rep. Emily Long, Rep. Terence Macaig, Rep. James Masland, Rep. Michael McCarthy, Rep. Curtis McCormack, Rep. James McCullough, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Logan Nicoll, Rep. William Notte, Rep. Daniel Noyes, Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Rep. Carol Ode, Rep. Kelly Pajala, Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. Avram Patt, Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Zachariah Ralph, Rep. Robin Scheu, Rep. Amy Sheldon, Rep. Laura Sibilia, Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. Linda Sullivan, Rep. Randall Szott, Rep. George Till, Rep. Tristan Toleno, Rep. Catherine Toll, Rep. Maida Townsend, Rep. Matthew Trieber, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Tommy Walz, Rep. Kathryn Webb, Rep. Rebecca White, Rep. David Yacovone, Rep. Mary Sullivan

Last Recorded Action: 6/10/2019 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>June 10, 2019</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren MacAfee, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont Medical Society
Meagan Gallagher, Executive Director and CEO, Planned Parenthood Northern New England
Guy Page, Berlin
Melinda Moulton, Chair, Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund & Board Member, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Main Street Landing, Burlington

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after Floor

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Donna Bailey, Director, Addison County Parent Child Center
Eileen Haupt, Jericho
Ken Hoeppener, Jeffersonville
Donna Burkett, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood Northern New England
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:15 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Joseph Nasca M.D., Pediatrician
Erica Gibson, Adolescent Medicine Division and Vt. Child Health Improvement Project, On Behalf of the Vermont Medical Society
Sharon Toborg, Vermont Right to Life
Pete Gummere, St. Johnsbury
Samantha Sheehan, Communication Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Patricia Blair, Bennington
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Joe Patrissi, South Burlington
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:15 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Mark-up

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:15 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Mark-up

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Elizabeth Madigan, Director of Human Resources, University of Vermont Medical Center
Gabriella Kaes, Manager of Employee Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center
Lucy Leriche, VP of Public Policy - Vermont, Planned Parenthood of Vermont

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:00 PM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Walk-through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:30 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Garin Marschall
Bor Yang, Executive Director, VT Human Rights Commission
4:30 PM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Joint Public Hearing with H. Judiciary Committee
House Chamber

Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Dick Heilman, Burlington
Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Burlington
Greg Darling, Littleton, NH
Brenda Siegel, Self-Advocate, Newfane
Brittany Lovejoy, Montgomery
Dotty Kyle, Warren
Bridget Mount, Essex Junction
Carole Crossman, Warren
Anne Appelt, Pittsford
Pamela Lerner, Warren
Pamela Villemaire, Essex Junction
Dawn Smith-Pliner, Wells
Zachary Hampl, Rutland
Marie Daly, Williston
Dorothy Bolduc, St. Albans City
Tekla Van Hoven, Waterbury Center
Scott Libby, Newport
Dottye Ricks, Barre Town
Jerry Scheumann, Ludlow
Melinda Moulton, Chair, Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund & Board Member, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Main Street Landing, Burlington
Timothy Counts, Arlington
Rick Moulton, Huntington
Paula Green, Newfane
Rita Clark, Fletcher
Elizabeth Chechile, Dummerston
Sue Burton, Burlington
Annisa Lamberton, Middletown Springs
Janet Young, Fletcher
Theresa Burke, Castleton
Sandy Wynne, Burlington
Debbie Austin, Essex Junction
Jubilee McGill, Member, Rights and Democracy, VT
Julia Lewis, Georgia
Alison Lutz, Burlington
Rick Cochran, President and CEO, Mobile Medical International Corporation
Sam Deans, Winooski
Robert Orleck, Randolph
Kalin Gregory-Davis, Burlington
Barbara Orleck, Randolph
Gretchen Morse, Charlotte
Lawrence Zupan, Manchester
Katherine Schubart, Hinesburg
Steve Pratt, Northfield
Nancy Thorpe, Waterbury
Kathleen Lynch, Burlington
Dwayne Tucker, Barre Town
Robert Haverick, Marshfield
Jennifer Hoult, Wallingford
Nathaniel Nelms, South Burlington
Cal Krishna, Burlington
Jacqueline Becker, Fairfax
Kira Boucher, Putney
Donna McSolely, Essex Junction
Scarlett Moore, Burlington
Kate Bailey, South Burlington
Wendy Freundlich, Middlesex
Elouise Martin, Underhill

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
4:30 PM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Joint Hearing with House Committee on Human Services
Location: House Chamber

Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Dick Heilman, Burlington
Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids
Greg Darling, Littleton, NH
Brenda Siegel, Self-Advocate, Newfane
Brittany Lovejoy, Montgomery
Dotty Kyle, Warren
Bridget Mount, Essex Junction
Carole Crossman, Warren
Anne Appelt, Pittsford
Pamela Lerner, Warren
Pamela Villemaire, Essex Junction
Dawn Smith-Pliner, Wells
Zachary Hampl, Rutland
Marie Daly, Williston
Dorothy Bolduc, St. Albans City
Tekla Van Hoven, Waterbury Center
Scott Libby, Newport
Dottye Ricks, Barre Town
Jerry Scheumann, Ludlow
Melinda Moulton, Chair, Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund & Board Member, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Main Street Landing, Burlington
Timothy Counts, Arlington
Rick Moulton, Huntington
Paula Green, Newfane
Rita Clark, Fletcher
Elizabeth Chechile, Dummerston
Sue Burton, Burlington
Annisa Lamberton, Middletown Springs
Janet Young, Fletcher
Theresa Burke, Castleton
Sandy Wynne, Burlington
Debbie Austin, Essex Junction
Jubilee McGill, Member, Rights and Democracy, VT
Julia Lewis, Georgia
Alison Lutz, Burlington
Rick Cochran, President and CEO, Mobile Medical International Corporation
Sam Deans, Winooski
Robert Orleck, Randolph
Kalin Gregory-Davis, Burlington
Barbara Orleck, Randolph
Gretchen Morse, Charlotte
Lawrence Zupan, Manchester
Katherine Schubart, Hinesburg
Steve Pratt, Northfield
Nancy Thorpe, Waterbury
Kathleen Lynch, Burlington
Dwayne Tucker, Barre Town
Robert Haverick, Marshfield
Jennifer Hoult, Wallingford
Nathaniel Nelms, South Burlington
Cal Krishna, Burlington
Jacqueline Becker, Fairfax
Kira Boucher, Putney
Donna McSolely, Essex Junction
Scarlett Moore, Burlington
Kate Bailey, South Burlington
Wendy Freundlich, Middlesex

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:15 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Mark-up and vote

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:15 PM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Rep. Ann Pugh, Sponsor of Bill
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Eleanor Spottswood, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Minute After Floor

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Review Instances of Amendment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Minutes After Floor

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.


Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
-

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Judiciary Amendment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Review Amendments

Rep. Carl Rosenquist, Sponsor of Amendment
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Rep. Robert Bancroft, Sponsor of Amendment
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Amendments

Rep. Robert Bancroft, Sponsor
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Carl Rosenquist, Sponsor
Rep. Vicki Strong, Sponsor
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:10 PM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Amendments

Rep. Francis McFaun, Sponsor
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Review Proposed Amendments

Rep. Robert Bancroft, Sponsor of Amendment
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Francis McFaun, Sponsor of Amendment
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Amendments-House Judiciary

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Francis McFaun, Sponsor
10:15 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Amendments

Rep. Robert Bancroft, Sponsor
immediately after Joint Assembly

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Amendments


Friday, April 12, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Introduction and walk-through

Rep. Ann Pugh, Reporter
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Room 11

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Samantha Deans, University of Vermont Medical Center
Bor Yang, Executive Director, VT Human Rights Commission
Samatha Sheehan, Communication Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Room 10

Erica Gibson, University of Vermont Medical Center
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Sharon Toborg, Policy Analyst, Vermont Right to Life
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Jessica Barquist, Director of Policy and Organizing, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Garin Marschall
Meagan Gallagher, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood Northern New England
Eleanor Spottswood, Deputy Solicitor General, Attorney General's Office

Friday, April 19, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:45 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Room 10

Ingrid Skop, Chair-elect, American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Pete Gummere, St. Johnsbury
John Klar
Michael McShane, Braintree
Joseph Nasca M.D., Pediatrician
Trish Blair
Tom Kelly
Annisa Lamberton, Middletown Springs
Maureen Curley

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Lauren MacAfee, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, University of Vermont Medical Center

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:15 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Eleanor Spottswood, Deputy Solicitor General, Attorney General's Office
Stephanie Winters, Deputy Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
10:00 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Ira Bernstein, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vermont Medical Center

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:30 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:50 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:50 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Sec 9498

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:20 AM

H.57 - An act relating to preserving the right to abortion

Amendment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council