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S.261 (Act 204)

An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Sen. Virginia Lyons , Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. David Soucy
5/12/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 30, 2018
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Senate 5/12/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 30, 2018
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An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

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An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

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An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stephanie Winters, Executive Director, American Academy of Pediatrics, Vermont Chapter

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children
Paul Dragon, Director of Policy & Program Integration, Agency of Human Services
Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
Breena Holmes MD, Director of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Health
Honorable Paul Reiber, Chief Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
10:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Testimony Continued

Scott Johnson, Executive Director, Vermont Accountability Group
Claire Kendall, Co-Director, Parent Child Center Network
Doug Racine, Former Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Holly Morehouse, Executive Director, Vermont Afterschool
Sara Forward, Social and Emotional Learning Project Coordinator, Vermont Afterschool
Wendy Davis, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Martha Allen, President, Vermont National Education Association
Dillon Burns, Director of Mental Health Services, Vermont Care Partners
Scott Strenio, Medical Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Ashley Berliner, Director of Health Care Policy and Planning, Agency of Human Services
Tracy Watterson, Multi-tiered System of Supports Program Manager, Agency of Education
Ann Dillenbeck, CIS Coordinator, Children's Integrated Services

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Chuck Myers, Northeastern Family Institute, Northeastern Family Institute
Sarah Squirrell, Executive Director, Building Bright Futures
Paul Dragon, Director of Policy & Program Integration, Agency of Human Services
Tracy Dolan, Deputy Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Discussion and Possible Mark-up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Amy Schollenberger, Lobbyist, Parent Child Center Network
Matt Levin, Executive Director, Childhood Advocacy Alliance

Friday, February 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
After the Floor

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark-up and Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Possible Amendment


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:15 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Walk-through of bill

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Member, Act 43 Legislative Working Group
10:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Tanya Benosky, Executive Director, Vermont Boys & Girls Club
Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
11:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Continuation of testimony

Breena Holmes MD, Director of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Health
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
3:00 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Paul Dragon, Director of Policy & Program Integration, Agency of Human Services

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Scott Johnson, Executive Director, Parent Child Center Network
Rebecca Day, Clinical Supervisor, Rutland Mental Health Services
Elizabeth Mitchell, Early Childhood Program Director, HowardCenter
Lauren Norford, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Director, Rutland Mental Health Services

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
2:15 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Overview of the bill (the bill is in H. Human Services).
2:00 PM or after the Floor.

Rep. Michael Mrowicki

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
3:40 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Tom Faris, Multi-tiered System of Supports Coordinator, Agency of Education

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
following Lunch & Caucuses

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Beth Tanzman, Executive Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access
Matt Levin, Executive Director, Childhood Advocacy Alliance
Amy Brady, Development Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Michelle Faye, Associate Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Committee Discussion & Mark-Up

Tricia Long, Director, Resilience Beyond Incarceration, Lamoille Restorative Center
Kristin Salvi, Government Relations Manager for the Northeast, Nurse-Family Partnership
Christy Gallese, Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities, Burlington School District
James Brown, STEM Education Coalition
Margaret Joyal, Director of Outpatient Services, Washington County Mental Health Services

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Committee Discussion & Mark-Up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 mins after Floor

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark Up


Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after Floor

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark-Up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
1:00 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Sandy Haas, House Committee On Human Services

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Paul Rieber, Chief Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
9:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark-Up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
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S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark-Up

Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

House Education Committee amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Martha Straus, Clinical Psychologist and Professor, Antioch of New England
Tracy Watterson, Multi-tiered System of Supports Program Manager, Agency of Education
Tom Faris, Multi-tiered System of Supports Coordinator, Agency of Education
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Chuck Myers, Executive Director, Northeastern Family Institute
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
Paul Dragon, Director of Policy and Planning, Agency of Human Services
2:15 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark Up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lee Lauber, Former Childcare and Family Support Worker

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Draft 1.1

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
Next

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Rep. Kathryn Webb, Sponsor of amendment

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:20 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark up continued

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mark up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:15 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Rep. Kathryn Webb, Sponsor of amendment

Friday, April 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
2:00 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

latest draft

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Spenser Weppler, Senior Analyst, ACO Programs, OneCare Vermont
Ena Backus, Chief of Health Regulatory Policy, Green Mountain Care Board
2:15 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience


Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
1:15 PM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience


Friday, May 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Committee Discussion


Monday, May 7, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:45 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Review of bills as passed by House Human Services Committee

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience


Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
Rep. Kathryn Webb, House Committee on Education
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Committee Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Amendments


Thursday, May 10, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Mrowicki Amendment Draft 4.1

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Sponsor, House Committee On Human Services
Rep. Sandy Haas, House Committee On Human Services

Friday, May 11, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:30 AM

S.261 - An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
House Committee on Education
  • Paul Dragon, Director of Policy and Planning, Agency of Human Services
  • Tom Faris, Multi-tiered System of Supports Coordinator, Agency of Education
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Rep. Sandy Haas, House Committee On Human Services
  • Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
  • Chuck Myers, Executive Director, Northeastern Family Institute
  • Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
  • Martha Straus, Clinical Psychologist and Professor, Antioch of New England
  • Tracy Watterson, Multi-tiered System of Supports Program Manager, Agency of Education
  • Rep. Kathryn Webb, Sponsor of amendment
House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki
House Committee on Human Services
  • Ena Backus, Chief of Health Regulatory Policy, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Tanya Benosky, Executive Director, Vermont Boys & Girls Club
  • Amy Brady, Development Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
  • James Brown, STEM Education Coalition
  • Rebecca Day, Clinical Supervisor, Rutland Mental Health Services
  • Paul Dragon, Director of Policy & Program Integration, Agency of Human Services
  • Tom Faris, Multi-tiered System of Supports Coordinator, Agency of Education
  • Michelle Faye, Associate Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
  • Christy Gallese, Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities, Burlington School District
  • Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
  • Breena Holmes MD, Director of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Health
  • Scott Johnson, Executive Director, Parent Child Center Network
  • Margaret Joyal, Director of Outpatient Services, Washington County Mental Health Services
  • Lee Lauber, Former Childcare and Family Support Worker
  • Matt Levin, Executive Director, Childhood Advocacy Alliance
  • Tricia Long, Director, Resilience Beyond Incarceration, Lamoille Restorative Center
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Elizabeth Mitchell, Early Childhood Program Director, HowardCenter
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Member, Act 43 Legislative Working Group
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
  • Lauren Norford, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Director, Rutland Mental Health Services
  • Paul Rieber, Chief Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
  • Kristin Salvi, Government Relations Manager for the Northeast, Nurse-Family Partnership
  • Beth Tanzman, Executive Director, Blueprint for Health, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Spenser Weppler, Senior Analyst, ACO Programs, OneCare Vermont
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Martha Allen, President, Vermont National Education Association
  • Ashley Berliner, Director of Health Care Policy and Planning, Agency of Human Services
  • Dillon Burns, Director of Mental Health Services, Vermont Care Partners
  • Wendy Davis, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont
  • Ann Dillenbeck, CIS Coordinator, Children's Integrated Services
  • Tracy Dolan, Deputy Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Paul Dragon, Director of Policy & Program Integration, Agency of Human Services
  • Sara Forward, Social and Emotional Learning Project Coordinator, Vermont Afterschool
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Rep. Sandy Haas, House Committee On Human Services
  • Kathy Hentcy, Mental Health & Health Care Integration Director, Department of Mental Health
  • Breena Holmes MD, Director of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Health
  • Scott Johnson, Executive Director, Vermont Accountability Group
  • Claire Kendall, Co-Director, Parent Child Center Network
  • Matt Levin, Executive Director, Childhood Advocacy Alliance
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Holly Morehouse, Executive Director, Vermont Afterschool
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Sponsor, House Committee On Human Services
  • Chuck Myers, Northeastern Family Institute, Northeastern Family Institute
  • Doug Racine, Former Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Honorable Paul Reiber, Chief Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
  • Amy Schollenberger, Lobbyist, Parent Child Center Network
  • Sarah Squirrell, Executive Director, Building Bright Futures
  • Scott Strenio, Medical Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
  • Tracy Watterson, Multi-tiered System of Supports Program Manager, Agency of Education
  • Rep. Kathryn Webb, House Committee on Education
  • Stephanie Winters, Executive Director, American Academy of Pediatrics, Vermont Chapter

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An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

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An act relating to ensuring a coordinated public health approach to addressing childhood adversity and promoting resilience

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Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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