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H.562

An act relating to parentage proceedings

Rep. Maxine Grad
5/22/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 22, 2018
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Last Recorded Action
House 5/22/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 22, 2018
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An act relating to parentage proceedings

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An act relating to parentage proceedings

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to parentage proceedings

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Review of Parentage Report, Bill Walk-Through and Testimony

Susan Murray, Attorney, Langrock, Sperry & Wool
Kurt Hughes, Partner, Murdoch Hughes & Twarog, P.C.
10:45 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Testimony

Kurt Hughes, Partner, Murdoch Hughes & Twarog, P.C.
Susan Murray, Attorney, Langrock, Sperry & Wool
15 Min After Floor

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Testimony

John A. Dooley, Associate Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
Patricia Benelli, Chair, Family Law Committee, Vt. Bar Assoc., Dakin and Benelli
Katherine Lucier, Assistant Attorney General/AGO DCF-Family Services Unit Director
Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
Kurt Hughes, Partner, Murdoch Hughes & Twarog, P.C.
Susan Murray, Attorney, Langrock, Sperry & Wool
3:15 PM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Testimony

Heidi Moreau, Policy Analyst, Department for Children and Families
Alicia Humbert, Head Attorney, DCF/Child Support Services
Peter Casson, Northeastern Reproductive Medicine

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Testimony

David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Alicia Humbert, Head Attorney, DCF/Child Support Services
Polly Crozier, Senior Staff Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
10:45 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Testimony

Kate Weldon LeBlanc, Executive Director, RESOLVE New England
Alicia Humbert, Head Attorney, DCF/Child Support Services
Polly Crozier, Senior Staff Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
15 Min After Floor

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Committee Discussion

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Sara Kagle, Vermont Legal Aid
Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
Polly Crozier, Senior Staff Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Alicia Humbert, Head Attorney, DCF/Child Support Services
Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Kurt Hughes, Partner, Murdoch Hughes & Twarog, P.C.
Trine Bech, Executive Director, Vermont Parent Representation Center
Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Sen. Peg Flory
11:45 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Karen Clark, IT Director, ADS/VDH
15 Min After Floor

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Testimony, Discussion and Possible Mark-Up

Courtney G. Joslin, Reporter, UPA 2017 Drafting Committee
Sara Kagle, Vermont Legal Aid
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:30 PM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Continued Testimony and Committee Discussion



Thursday, January 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Min After Floor

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Committee Discussion & Mark-Up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:30 PM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Committee Discussion and Mark-Up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
3:45 PM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Review New Draft, Feedback & Committee Discussion

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Sara Kagle, Vermont Legal Aid
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Alicia Humbert, Head Attorney, DCF/Child Support Services

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
3:50 PM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Final Mark-Up & Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Discussion of Proposed Amendments

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Alicia Humbert, Head Attorney, DCF/Child Support Services

Friday, March 16, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Walk Through

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Kurt Hughes, Partner, Murdoch Hughes & Twarog, P.C.
Susan Murray, Attorney, Langrock, Sperry & Wool
Heidi Moreau, Policy Analyst, Department for Children and Families
Jessica Seman, Attorney, Vermont Office of Child Support
Katherine Lucier, Assistant Attorney General/AGO DCF-Family Services Unit Director, Attorney General's Office
James Needham, Parent
Polly Crozier, Senior Staff Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
Wendy Morgan, Attorney, VT Legal-Aid

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Committee Discussion and Mark Up

Sara Kagle, Vermont Legal Aid
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 30, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:15 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jeremy Zeliger, Senior Programs Manager, Vermont Judiciary

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

Discuss Senate amendments.

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:20 AM

H.562 - An act relating to parentage proceedings

House Proposal of Amendment

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to parentage proceedings

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Trine Bech, Executive Director, Vermont Parent Representation Center
  • Patricia Benelli, Chair, Family Law Committee, Vt. Bar Assoc., Dakin and Benelli
  • Peter Casson, Northeastern Reproductive Medicine
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Karen Clark, IT Director, ADS/VDH
  • Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Polly Crozier, Senior Staff Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
  • John A. Dooley, Associate Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Sen. Peg Flory
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Kurt Hughes, Partner, Murdoch Hughes & Twarog, P.C.
  • Alicia Humbert, Head Attorney, DCF/Child Support Services
  • Courtney G. Joslin, Reporter, UPA 2017 Drafting Committee
  • Sara Kagle, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Katherine Lucier, Assistant Attorney General/AGO DCF-Family Services Unit Director
  • Heidi Moreau, Policy Analyst, Department for Children and Families
  • Susan Murray, Attorney, Langrock, Sperry & Wool
  • Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Kate Weldon LeBlanc, Executive Director, RESOLVE New England
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Polly Crozier, Senior Staff Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
  • Kurt Hughes, Partner, Murdoch Hughes & Twarog, P.C.
  • Sara Kagle, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Katherine Lucier, Assistant Attorney General/AGO DCF-Family Services Unit Director, Attorney General's Office
  • Heidi Moreau, Policy Analyst, Department for Children and Families
  • Wendy Morgan, Attorney, VT Legal-Aid
  • Susan Murray, Attorney, Langrock, Sperry & Wool
  • James Needham, Parent
  • Jessica Seman, Attorney, Vermont Office of Child Support
  • Jeremy Zeliger, Senior Programs Manager, Vermont Judiciary

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