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S.223 (Act 158)

An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Sen. Anthony Pollina , Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Richard Westman
5/5/2012 - Signed by Governor on May 16, 2012
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Senate 5/5/2012 - Signed by Governor on May 16, 2012
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An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

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2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
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An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

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An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Committee Meetings

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Meeting Full List

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
Friday, January 13, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
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S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sponsor

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Fred Volkmar, MD, Director of the Child Center Study, Yale University School of Medicine
Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization
Amy Cohen, Clinical Director Autism Spectrum Disorder, Howard Center
Martha Frank, Family Support Consultant, Vermont Family Network

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:20 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Committee Discussion


Thursday, February 23, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:45 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Doug Racine, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Human Services
Suzanne Santarcangelo, Agency of Human Services
Claudia Inés Pringles, Parent, Montpelier
Samuel Abel-Palmer, Staff Attorney, Disability Law Project
Amy Cohen, Clinical Director Autism Spectrum Disorder, Howard Center
Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization
Samuel Abel-Palmer, Staff Attorney, Disability Law Project
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Jeanne Kennedy, Lobbyist, Cigna Health Care
Amy Cohen, Clinical Director Autism Spectrum Disorder, Howard Center

Friday, March 2, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
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S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization
Claudia Inés Pringles, Parent
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 15, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 16, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Committee Vote 7-0-0

Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:30 PM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Sen. Anthony Pollina, Washington County
Sen. Sally Fox, Co-Chair, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:15 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Sen. Anthony Pollina, Bill Sponsor
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Terry Edgerton, Director, IDEA Part C - Early Intervention Services, Department of Children & Families
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization
Ron Marcellus, Parent
Amy Cohen, Clinical Director Autism Spectrum Disorder, Howard Center

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Markup

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Claudia Inés Pringles, Parent, Montpelier
Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
6:45 PM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

markup and vote

Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 13, 2012
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Finish Committee vote (Rep. Dakin)


Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:30 PM

S.223 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Vote: 10-0-1
Reporter: Rep. M. Johnson

Rep. Leigh Dakin, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Michael Fisher, Chair, House Committee on Health Care

No committee documents found for S.223 in the 2011 - 2012 Legislative Session.
An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

Witnesses Who Testified

2011 - 2012 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Leigh Dakin, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Michael Fisher, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
House Committee on Health Care
  • Amy Cohen, Clinical Director Autism Spectrum Disorder, Howard Center
  • Terry Edgerton, Director, IDEA Part C - Early Intervention Services, Department of Children & Families
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Ron Marcellus, Parent
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina, Bill Sponsor
  • Claudia Inés Pringles, Parent, Montpelier
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Sen. Sally Fox, Co-Chair, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina, Washington County
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Claudia Inés Pringles, Parent
  • Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Samuel Abel-Palmer, Staff Attorney, Disability Law Project
  • Amy Cohen, Clinical Director Autism Spectrum Disorder, Howard Center
  • Martha Frank, Family Support Consultant, Vermont Family Network
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP
  • Susan Gretkowski, Lobbyist, MVP Healthcare
  • Jeanne Kennedy, Lobbyist, Cigna Health Care
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
  • Nolan Langweil, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Human Services
  • Christine Oliver, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sponsor
  • Claudia Inés Pringles, Parent, Montpelier
  • Doug Racine, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Suzanne Santarcangelo, Agency of Human Services
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
  • Leigh Tofferi, Director of Government Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Judith Ursitti, Regional Director, National Autism Speaks Organization
  • Fred Volkmar, MD, Director of the Child Center Study, Yale University School of Medicine

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An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

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An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

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An act relating to health insurance coverage for early childhood developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders

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Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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