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S.139 (Act 54)

An act relating to health care

Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
6/5/2015 - Signed by Governor on June 5, 2015
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 6/5/2015 - Signed by Governor on June 5, 2015
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An act relating to health care

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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Roll Call History

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to health care

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
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Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
No meeting history found for S.139 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.
An act relating to health care

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Committee of Conference
  • Ena Backus, Deputy Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Cory Gustafson, Director, Government and Public Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Mary Kate Mohlman PhD, Health Systems Researcher, Vermont Blueprint for Health
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Lawrence Miller, Senior Advisor, Chief of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Rep. Christopher Pearson, Burlington
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. George W. Till, Jericho
House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Ena Backus, Deputy Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • David Balto, Public interest antitrust attorney
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Dennis J. Devereux
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Cory Gustafson, Director, Government and Public Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Jeff Hochberg, President, Vermont Retail Druggists Association
  • Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Rep. Ronald E. Hubert
  • Rep. Mitzi Johnson, Chair, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Keith Jones, Lobbyist, CVS/Caremark
  • Theo Kennedy, Lobbyist, Vermont Pharmacists Association
  • Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform, Office of the Governor
  • Brian Murphy, Director of Pharmacy Benefits, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Rep. Corey Parent
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier
  • Rep. David Sharpe
  • Julia Shaw, Policy Analyst, Office of the Health Care Advocate
  • Maribeth Spellman, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Teo Zagar
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Catherine Davis, Vice President for Strategy and Public Affairs, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Brent Farrell, Vitality Vending
  • Devon Green, Special Counsel, Department of Taxes
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Dale Hackett, Consumer Advocate
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Rep. Ronald E. Hubert
  • Rep. Willem Jewett
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Candy Distributors
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform, Office of the Governor
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier
  • Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • David Balto, Public interest antitrust attorney
  • Cara Bondi, Head Consumer Science Scientist, Seventh Generation
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, IBM
  • Ron Cioffi, CEO, VNA and Hospice of the Southwest Region
  • Peter Cobb, Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Hal Cohen, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Allison Crowley Demag, Lobbyist, American Chemistry Council
  • William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Department of Health
  • Al Gobeille, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Andy Hackman, Senior Director, State Government Affairs, Toy Industry Association
  • Rich Harvie, Owner, Montpelier Pharmacy
  • Kathleen Hentcy, Mental Health and Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
  • Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, Vermont Conservation Voters
  • Lauren Hierl, Political Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
  • Jeff Hochberg, President, Vermont Retail Druggists Association
  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Nancy Hogue, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • James Hopsicker, Vice President of Pharmacy, MVP Healthcare
  • Keith Jones, Lobbyist, CVS/Caremark
  • Keith Jones, Lobbyist, Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL)
  • Theo Kennedy, Lobbyist, Vermont Pharmacists Association
  • Ruma Kohli, Product Stewardship Program Manager, International Business Machines
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Monica Light, Director of Health Care Operations, Compliance, & Improvement, Agency of Human Services
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Georgia Maheras, Project Director, Vermont Health Care Innovation Project
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, COVE
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Wendy Morgan, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Brian Murphy, Director of Pharmacy Benefits, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Tom Myers, Associate General Counsel, Personal Care Products Council
  • Diane Nealy, Administrative Services Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Patrick Parenteau, Professor of Law, Senior Counsel Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic
  • Rep. Christopher Pearson
  • Allan Ramsay, M.D., Green Mountain Care Board
  • Nicholas Sherman, Lobbyist, Toy Industry Association
  • Shawn Skaflestad, Quality Improvement Manager, Agency of Human Services
  • Maribeth Spellman, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Andrew Stein, State Auditor's Office
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Express Scripts, Inc.
  • Kara Suter, Director of Payment Reform, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

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No fiscal documents found for S.139 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.
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Committee of Conference Members

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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Committee of Conference Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
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Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
8:00 AM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

First meeting of Committee of Conference

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:15 AM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Second meeting of committee of Conference
Room 45

5:30 PM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Meeting of Committee of Conference
Room 45

Cory Gustafson, Director, Government and Public Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Ena Backus, Deputy Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
Mary Kate Mohlman PhD, Health Systems Researcher, Vermont Blueprint for Health

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
8:30 AM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Meeting of Committee of Conference--changed to 8:30
Room 45

1:00 PM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Committee of Conference (changed from noon to 1:00 PM)
Room 45

3:30 PM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Committee of Conference: 3:30, not 3:00.
Room 45

6:00 PM

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Committee of Conference

7:00 PM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Committee of Conference


Friday, May 15, 2015
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
9:00 AM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Meeting Canceled.
Next meeting not scheduled yet.
Room 45


Saturday, May 16, 2015
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
4:45 PM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

No committee of conference report found for S.139 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.

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Act


An act relating to health care

Statutes Affected

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel
Notes
Language from S.5, S.88, H.189, H.203, and H.207 was included in S.139 as passed by the House and Senate.

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