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S.66 (Act 107)

An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Sen. Anthony Pollina , Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Jeanette White
5/6/2016 - Signed by Governor on May 15, 2016
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Senate 5/6/2016 - Signed by Governor on May 15, 2016
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An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Roll Call History

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An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Linda Hazard testimony via phone

Linda Hazard, Dir., VT Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program, Department of Health
Jenny Prosser, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Karin Edwards, Director, Student Support, Agency of Education
Susan Wehry, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
Stuart Sobelski, Hardwick

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:30 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Jo-Anne Unruh, Executive Director, Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators
Bill Hudson, State Coordinator, Rehab Counselor for the Deaf
Evelyn Dixon, Parent of Deaf Child, Berlin, VT
Ralph Gallo, Deaf Adult, Hartford, VT
Mary Essex, President, VT Association of the Deaf
Stuart Sobelski

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Young and Florio testimony via phone

Steven Florio, President, NASADHH
Anna Young, Parent of Deaf Child, Glover
Keri Darling, Director, Deaf Vermonters Advocacy Service
Rene Pellerin, Deaf Blind, Waterbury
Nick Lalanne, Education Advocate, VT Association of the Deaf
Stuart Sobelski, Education Advocate, VT Association of the Deaf
Mary Essex, President, VT Association of the Deaf
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights (VCDR)
Sue Tester
Jo-Anne Unruh, Executive Director, Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators
3:15 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Continued Discussion

Jenny Prosser, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
5:00 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Draft 4.3 -- Discussion & Vote

Jenny Prosser, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, January 15, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:15 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Update Report on Administration's Alternative to bill

Bill Hudson, Chair, VT Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf/Blind Advisory Council
Linda Hazard, Dir., VT Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program
Mary Essex, President, VT Association of the Deaf
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, VCDR
Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
3:30 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Linda Hazard, Dir., VT Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program
Bill Hudson, State Coordinator, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Stuart Sobelski, Education Advocate, VT Association of the Deaf

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after floor adjourns

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Walk through proposed amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after floor adjourns

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Mark Up & Vote


Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:15 PM

S.66 - An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Rep. Ann Pugh, Chair, House Committee On Human Services
Rep. Francis McFaun, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services

An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Francis McFaun, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Rep. Ann Pugh, Chair, House Committee On Human Services
House Committee on Human Services
  • Linda Hazard, Dir., VT Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program
  • Bill Hudson, State Coordinator, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stuart Sobelski, Education Advocate, VT Association of the Deaf
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Keri Darling, Director, Deaf Vermonters Advocacy Service
  • Evelyn Dixon, Parent of Deaf Child, Berlin, VT
  • Karin Edwards, Director, Student Support, Agency of Education
  • Mary Essex, President, VT Association of the Deaf
  • Steven Florio, President, NASADHH
  • Ralph Gallo, Deaf Adult, Hartford, VT
  • Linda Hazard, Dir., VT Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program
  • Linda Hazard, Dir., VT Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program, Department of Health
  • Bill Hudson, Chair, VT Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf/Blind Advisory Council
  • Bill Hudson, State Coordinator, Rehab Counselor for the Deaf
  • Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, VCDR
  • Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights (VCDR)
  • Nick Lalanne, Education Advocate, VT Association of the Deaf
  • Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
  • Rene Pellerin, Deaf Blind, Waterbury
  • Jenny Prosser, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jenny Prosser, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stuart Sobelski
  • Stuart Sobelski, Hardwick
  • Stuart Sobelski, Education Advocate, VT Association of the Deaf
  • Sue Tester
  • Jo-Anne Unruh, Executive Director, Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators
  • Susan Wehry, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Anna Young, Parent of Deaf Child, Glover

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An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Committee of Conference Meetings

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Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

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An act relating to persons who are deaf, DeafBlind, or hard of hearing

Statutes Affected

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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