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H.531

An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

House Committee on Human Services
Senate Committee on Appropriations
5/2/2019 - Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Senate Rule 31
Sponsor(s)
Location
Senate Committee on Appropriations
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/2/2019 - Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Senate Rule 31
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An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:15 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Melissa Riegel-Garrett, Child Development Division Policy Director, Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Resources
Janet McLaughlin, Interim CEO, Let's Grow Kids

Friday, February 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Carolyn Wesley, Interim Director, Building Bright Futures

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:15 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Child Care Bill Walk-throughs

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:15 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:30 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids
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H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Committee Discussion


Friday, March 1, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after Floor adjourns

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Heather Mattison, Data and Outreach Coordinator, Department for Children and Families (DCF), Child Development Division
1:30 PM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education for Young Children
Joyce Judy, President, Community College of Vermont
Diane Hermann-Artim, Associate Academic Dean, Community College of Vermont
Becky Millard, Director, Northern Lights Career Development Center
Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie Gonyaw, Director, Ascension Day Care & Preschool, So. Burlington
Linda January, Executive Director, Otter Creek Child Center
Kelsey Coleman, Toddler Teacher, Otter Creek Child Center
Sherry Carlson, Senior Director of Programs, Let's Grow Kids
10:45 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

continued

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Heather Mattison, Data and Outreach Coordinator, Department for Children and Families (DCF), Child Development Division
15 mins after Floor

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Committee Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Heather Mattison, Data and Outreach Coordinator, Department for Children and Families (DCF), Child Development Division
Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Mark-up

Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Heather Mattison, Data and Outreach Coordinator, Department for Children and Families (DCF), Child Development Division
Melissa Riegel-Garrett, Child Development Division Policy Director, Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Resources
Cynthia Greene, Manager, TEACH
15 mins after Floor

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Continue Mark-up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Heather Mattison, Data and Outreach Coordinator, Department for Children and Families (DCF), Child Development Division
Melissa Riegel-Garrett, Child Development Division Policy Director, Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Resources
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Cynthia Greene, Manager, TEACH

Friday, March 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
-

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Mark-up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, March 18, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Overview

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Rep. Theresa Wood, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
Rep. Francis McFaun, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services

Friday, April 5, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Walk-through

Rep. Theresa Wood, Reporter
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education for Young Children
Christina Goodwin, Executive Director, Pine Forest Children's Center
Nina Lemieux, Parent
Pam McCarthy, President, Vermont Family Network
Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Committee Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Rep. Theresa Wood, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance
Emily Blistein, Director of Business Strategy, Let's Grow Kids

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Committee Discussion

10:30 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:20 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Mark-up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Bill Moore

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:45 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.531 - An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Mark-up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Francis McFaun, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
House Committee on Human Services
  • Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sherry Carlson, Senior Director of Programs, Let's Grow Kids
  • Kelsey Coleman, Toddler Teacher, Otter Creek Child Center
  • Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Katie Gonyaw, Director, Ascension Day Care & Preschool, So. Burlington
  • Cynthia Greene, Manager, TEACH
  • Diane Hermann-Artim, Associate Academic Dean, Community College of Vermont
  • Linda January, Executive Director, Otter Creek Child Center
  • Joyce Judy, President, Community College of Vermont
  • Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids
  • Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance
  • Heather Mattison, Data and Outreach Coordinator, Department for Children and Families (DCF), Child Development Division
  • Janet McLaughlin, Interim CEO, Let's Grow Kids
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Becky Millard, Director, Northern Lights Career Development Center
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
  • Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education for Young Children
  • Melissa Riegel-Garrett, Child Development Division Policy Director, Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Resources
  • Carolyn Wesley, Interim Director, Building Bright Futures
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Emily Blistein, Director of Business Strategy, Let's Grow Kids
  • Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Christina Goodwin, Executive Director, Pine Forest Children's Center
  • Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nina Lemieux, Parent
  • Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance
  • Pam McCarthy, President, Vermont Family Network
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Bill Moore
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
  • Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education for Young Children
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Reporter
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services

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No committee of conference members found for H.531 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to Vermont’s child care and early learning system

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.531 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for H.531 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act

No act information found for H.531 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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