J.R.H.7

Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Sponsors: Rep. Kathryn Webb, Rep. Anne Donahue, Rep. William Lippert, Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Samuel Young , Rep. Robert Bancroft, Rep. Lynn Batchelor, Rep. Thomas Bock, Rep. Cynthia Browning, Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. William Canfield, Rep. James Carroll, Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Rep. Annmarie Christensen, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Sara Coffey, Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Eileen "Lynn" Dickinson, Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Rep. Caleb Elder, Rep. Charen Fegard, Rep. Marianna Gamache, Rep. Kenneth Goslant, Rep. Sandy Haas, Rep. Lisa Hango, Rep. James Harrison, Rep. Mark Higley, Rep. Lori Houghton, Rep. Kathleen James, Rep. John Killacky, Rep. Jill Krowinski, Rep. Curtis McCormack, Rep. Francis McFaun, Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Rep. Carol Ode, Rep. Woodman Page, Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. Ann Pugh, Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Zachariah Ralph Watson, Rep. Carl Rosenquist, Rep. Brian Savage, Rep. Robin Scheu, Rep. Patrick Seymour, Rep. Amy Sheldon, Rep. Harvey Smith, Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. Vicki Strong, Rep. George Till, Rep. Tristan Toleno, Rep. Maida Townsend, Rep. Theresa Wood, Rep. Michael Yantachka, Rep. Diana Gonzalez

Location: House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs

Last Recorded Action: 1/23/2020 - Read First time, treated as a bill, and referred to committee on <strong>General, Housing, and Military Affairs</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
2:30 PM

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Rep. Kathryn Webb, Sponsor
Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, January 31, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Committee Discussion


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Nancy L. Gallagher, Author, "Breeding Better Vermonters: The Eugenics Project in the Green Mountain State"
Bruce Post, Environmental Historian
Thomas Gustafson, Vice President for University Relations, University of Vermont
Carol McGranaghan, Chair, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Mark-up

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, February 14, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Discussion


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:15 AM

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Testimony and discussion

Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
Lucy Neel, Nulhegan Tribe Indian Education Coordinator, Holland, Vermont
Kirsten Murphy, Executive Director, Vermont Development Disabilities Council
Ruth Goodrich, Member, Cabot Select Board
Carol Irons, Abenaki Elder, Albany

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
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JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Richard Menard, Chief, Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe
Louise Laravie, Member, Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe
Lester Lampman, Member, Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Discussion and possible vote

Kay Stambler, Member, Vermont Development Disabilities Council
Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
3:00 PM

JRH7 - Joint resolution apologizing and expressing sincere condolences to all Vermonters and their families who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned and eugenically inspired sterilization

Discussion and possible vote

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel