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H.145 (Act 45)

An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Rep. Anne Donahue , Rep. Johannah Donovan, Rep. William Lippert
5/23/2017 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 23, 2017
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Senate 5/23/2017 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 23, 2017
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An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Friday, February 17, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:15 AM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
Jim Leddy, Former Senator, Grenon Group
Richard Bernstein, Grenon Group
T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General
Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
Cindy Taylor-Patch, Vermont Police Academy
Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI VT
Robert Appel
Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department
Kristin Chandler, Training Coordinator, Team Two
Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:15 PM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Walk-through of bill.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jannine Wright, Deputy Chief of Administration, Burlington Police Department
Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
4:30 PM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Additional testimony

Heather Holter, Member, Vermont Domestic Violence Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mourning Fox, Director of Mental Health Services, Department of Mental Health

Friday, March 3, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:30 PM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Discussion.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Testimony and discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Maurice Lamothe, Station Commander, St. Albans, Department of Public Safety

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
2:00 PM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Michael Hebert

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:15 PM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Final discussion and vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Michael Hebert

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-After the floor

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI VT
Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Kristin Chandler, Training Coordinator, Team Two
Jim Leddy, Former Senator, Grenon Group
Michael Kupersmith, Vermont State Workforce Development Board, Liaison, Grenon Group

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Committee vote



Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
10:00 AM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Discussion, of Senate version


3:30 PM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Discussion: Senate amendment from Sen. Flory



Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:00 PM

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Vote on Senate amendment



Friday, April 28, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-

H.145 - An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Proposal of amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Government Operations
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Michael Hebert
House Committee on Health Care
  • Robert Appel
  • Richard Bernstein, Grenon Group
  • Kristin Chandler, Training Coordinator, Team Two
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
  • T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General
  • Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI VT
  • Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department
  • Mourning Fox, Director of Mental Health Services, Department of Mental Health
  • Rep. Michael Hebert
  • Heather Holter, Member, Vermont Domestic Violence Council
  • Maurice Lamothe, Station Commander, St. Albans, Department of Public Safety
  • Jim Leddy, Former Senator, Grenon Group
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
  • Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
  • Cindy Taylor-Patch, Vermont Police Academy
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners
  • Wilda White, Executive Director, Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
  • Jannine Wright, Deputy Chief of Administration, Burlington Police Department
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Kristin Chandler, Training Coordinator, Team Two
  • Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI VT
  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Michael Kupersmith, Vermont State Workforce Development Board, Liaison, Grenon Group
  • Jim Leddy, Former Senator, Grenon Group
  • Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Care Partners

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An act relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis Response Commission

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Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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