S.111 (Act 68)

An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Sponsors: Sen. Jeanette White, Sen. Timothy Ashe , Sen. Christopher Bray, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Brian Collamore, Sen. Anthony Pollina

Last Recorded Action: 5/29/2019 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor <strong>June 17, 2019</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:15 PM

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Walk-through

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
June Heston, Resident
Kevin Veller, Outreach Representative, Office of Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL)
Diane Derby, Field Representative, Sen. Patrick Leahy
Kathryn Becker Van Haste, Director of Health Policy Health, Veterans & Business Outreach, Office of Senator Bernie Sanders
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
David Englander, General Counsel, Vermont Department of Health
Wesley Black, Veteran, Former Sergeant
Crystal Franklin, National Veterans Service Officer, State of VT Veterans Affairs

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
-

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Katherine Long, Caseworker, Office of Senator Patrick Leahy
Robert Burke, Director, Vermont Office of Veteran Affairs
Noreen Black, Resident
Pat Cram, Resident
June Heston, Resident
Wesley Black, Veteran, Former Sergeant

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Comments on Draft No. 1.1 - S.111 - 3/26/2019

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Gregory C. Knight, Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
Barbara O'Mara, Former Environmental Health Physician, VA
Wesley Black, Veteran, Former Sergeant
Robert Burke, Director, Vermont Office of Veteran Affairs
June Heston, Resident
Joanne Reynold, Veteran
Moe Forcier, Veteran
Linn Shepard, Veteran

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:15 PM

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Report and walk-through

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sen. Jeanette K. White, Reporter
June Heston, Widow, Brigadier General Michael Heston, Former Deputy Adjutant General Vermont National Guard
Gregory C. Knight, Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
Robert Burke, Director, Vermont Office of Veteran Affairs
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Noreen Black, Mother, Exposed Veteran

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

David Englander, General Counsel, Vermont Department of Health
Barbara O'Mara, Former Environmental Health Physician, VA
Pat Cram, Widow, Master Sargent Michael Evan Cram, Vermont National Guard
Wesley Black, Former Sergeant, 3/172 Mountain Battalion, Vermont National Guard
Katherine Long, Caseworker, Office of Senator Patrick Leahy
Kathryn Becker Van Haste, Director of Health Policy Health, Veterans & Business Outreach, Office of Senator Bernie Sanders
Ryan McLaren, Outreach Representative, Office of Congressman Peter Welch

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Mark-up and possible vote

Job Tate, Former Legislator and Naval Reserve Member

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
3:30 PM

S.111 - An act relating to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Possible vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bob Burke, Director, Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs