J.R.H.2 (Act R-114)

Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Sponsors: Rep. John Killacky , Rep. Janet Ancel, Rep. Peter Anthony, Rep. Matthew Birong, Rep. Tiffany Bluemle, Rep. Jana Brown, Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Sara Coffey, Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas, Rep. Mari Cordes, Rep. Karen Dolan, Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Rep. Anne Donahue, Rep. Katherine Donnally, Rep. David Durfee, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Maxine Grad, Rep. Mary Hooper, Rep. Lori Houghton, Rep. Kathleen James, Rep. Stephanie Jerome, Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Rep. William Lippert, Rep. James Masland, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Carol Ode, Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. Avram Patt, Rep. Ann Pugh, Rep. Robin Scheu, Rep. Amy Sheldon, Rep. Katherine Sims, Rep. Taylor Small, Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. George Till, Rep. Maida Townsend, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Tommy Walz, Rep. Kathryn Webb, Rep. Rebecca White, Rep. Theresa Wood, Rep. Michael Yantachka

Last Recorded Action: 5/19/2021 - Senate Message, House proposal of amendment to Senate proposal of amendment concurred in

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
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JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. John Killacky, Sponsor

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
3:00 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Nancy Gallagher, Author, "Breeding Better Vermonters: The Eugenics Project in the Green Mountain State"
Judy Dow, Author, Understanding the Vermont Eugenics Survey and its Impacts Today
Mercedes de Guardiola , Author, Vermont History Journal - 'Segregation or Sterilization” - Eugenics in the 1912 Vermont State Legislative Session

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Carol McGranaghan, Chair, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Rich Holschuh, Executive Director, Atowi Project
Lucy Neel, Nulhegan Tribe Indian Education Coordinator, Holland, Vermont
Doug Bent, Member of Koasek Tribe, Commissioner, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
Terry Holden, Member, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
Max Barrows, Outreach Director, Green Mountain Self Advocates
Susan Aichroth, Self Advocate and Former Resident of the Brandon Training School
A.J. Ruben, Supervising Attorney, Disability Rights Vermont
Kim Chase, Self Advocate, Essex Junction
Jeff Benay, Representative, Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Northfield

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:30 AM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Discussion and mark-up

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Carol McGranaghan, Chair, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Carol Irons, Abenaki Elder, Albany
Doug Bent, Member of Koasek Tribe, Commissioner, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Lucy Neel, Nulhegan Tribe Indian Education Coordinator, Holland, Vermont
Judy Dow, Author, Understanding the Vermont Eugenics Survey and its Impacts Today
Charlene A. Galarneau, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Faculty, Harvard Medical School, Center for Bioethics
Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:30 AM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Discussion and mark-up

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Judy Dow, Author, Understanding the Vermont Eugenics Survey and its Impacts Today, Gedakina
Doug Bent, Member of Koasek Tribe, Commissioner, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Nancy Gallagher, Author, "Breeding Better Vermonters: The Eugenics Project in the Green Mountain State"
Mercedes de Guardiola , Author, Vermont History Journal - 'Segregation or Sterilization” - Eugenics in the 1912 Vermont State Legislative Session
Charlene A. Galarneau, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Faculty, Harvard Medical School, Center for Bioethics
Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council

Friday, March 19, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Discussion and mark-up

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Mark-up and possible vote


Friday, March 26, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Possible vote - if not earlier in the day

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:00 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Walk-through

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:30 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Committee discussion

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Judy Dow, Author, Understanding the Vermont Eugenics Survey and its Impacts Today, Gedakina
Carol McGranaghan, Chair, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Tanya Marshall, State Archivist and Director, VT State Archives & Records Administration, Secretary of State's Office

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:00 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Carol McGranaghan, Chair, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Judy Dow, Author, Understanding the Vermont Eugenics Survey and its Impacts Today, Gedakina
Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
Doug Bent, Member of Koasek Tribe, Commissioner, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Carol Irons, Abenaki Elder, Albany
Rich Holschuh, Executive Director, Atowi Project

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:15 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, May 7, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:15 PM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Vote

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Review Senate action. Possible vote.

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:45 AM

JRH2 - Joint resolution sincerely apologizing and expressing sorrow and regret to all individual Vermonters and their families and descendants who were harmed as a result of State-sanctioned eugenics policies and practices

Committee amendment and possible vote

Michael Chernick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel