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H.742 (Act 91)

An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Rep. James Harrison , Rep. Sarah "Sarita" Austin, Rep. Robert Bancroft, Rep. Thomas Burditt, Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. William Canfield, Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Rep. Mari Cordes, Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Rep. Charen Fegard, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Marcia Gardner, Rep. Kenneth Goslant, Rep. Rodney Graham, Rep. Lisa Hango, Rep. Nader Hashim, Rep. Robert Helm, Rep. Philip "Jay" Hooper, Rep. Stephanie Jerome, Rep. Leland Morgan, Rep. Logan Nicoll, Rep. William Notte, Rep. Daniel Noyes, Rep. John O'Brien, Rep. Kelly Pajala, Rep. John Palasik, Rep. Marybeth Redmond, Rep. Peter Reed, Rep. Lucy Rogers, Rep. Carl Rosenquist, Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Rep. Laura Sibilia, Rep. Brian Smith, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Theresa Wood, Rep. Michael Yantachka
3/30/2020 - Signed by Governor on March 30, 2020
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
House 3/30/2020 - Signed by Governor on March 30, 2020
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An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Friday, January 24, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor, Rutland-Windsor
Drew Hazleton, Rescue Inc.

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:30 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor
Drew Hazelton, Chief of Operations, Rescue Inc.; Chair, Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee
Meredith Roberts, Executive Director, American Nurses Association Vermont

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:30 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Rep. William J. Lippert, House Committee on Health Care
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor, Rutland-Windsor

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Drew Hazelton, Chief of Operations, Rescue Inc.; Chair, Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:50 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Drew Hazleton, Rescue Inc.
James Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property and Casualty Insurance Association and State Farm Insurance
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, February 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
1:30 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Dan Batsie, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief, Vermont Department of Health
James Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property Casualty Insurance Association

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
3:30 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Committee discussion

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
9:00 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Rep. Mari Cordes, Member, House Committee on Health Care
Rep. David Durfee, Member, House Committee on Health Care
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:45 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Update, draft, and possible vote

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Rep. Mari Cordes, Member, House Committee on Health Care
Rep. David Durfee, Member, House Committee on Health Care
2:15 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Draft and possible vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Rep. Mari Cordes, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor, Rutland-Windsor
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:45 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Committee Discussion and Voted


Thursday, March 12, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
- 15 minutes after the floor

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Previously identified on agenda as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Association of Adult Day Services (VAADS)
Helen Labun, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
Nissa James, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Georgia Maheras, Vice President of Policy and Programs, Bi-State Primary Care Association

Friday, March 13, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
8:30 AM-10:30 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Previously identified on agenda as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Review of draft language, testimony, and committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Nissa James, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice
Gabriel Gilman, General Counsel, Office of Professional Regulation, Secretary of State's Office
Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation
Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
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H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Previously identified on agenda as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Continuation of review of draft language, testimony, committee discussion, and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Theresa Wood, Member, House Committee On Human Services

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

As Passed the House

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Walk-through continued; beginning with Section 13 and Fiscal Note
This meeting will be held as a conference call. To participate or listen in to the call, please call (877)278-2734 and use the Pin# 124560

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:10 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Discussion and Mark-up

David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice
Jill Mazza Olson, COVID-19 Association Coalition
Stephanie Winters, Deputy Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Amy Shollenberger, Lobbyist, Area Agencies on Aging

Friday, March 20, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
12:45 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Mark-up and Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Gabe Gilman, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
Sebastian Arduengo , Assistant General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families
1:45 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Fiscal Analysis

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
2:00 PM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Review Latest Draft, Committee Discussion, Bill Mark-up and
House Health Care and House Human Services Committees Bill Mark-up and Discussion
This meeting will be held as a conference call. To participate or listen in to the call, please call (877)278-2734 and use the Pin# 124560

Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
David Englander, Senior Policy & Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Rep. William J. Lippert, House Committee on Health Care
Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice
Rep. Theresa Wood, House Committee On Human Services

Monday, March 23, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Review of Draft COVID-19 Emergency Response Legislation

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Review of the Senate Proposal

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:40 AM

H.742 - An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Mari Cordes, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor, Rutland-Windsor
  • Drew Hazleton, Rescue Inc.
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
House Committee on Health Care
  • Dan Batsie, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief, Vermont Department of Health
  • Emily Brown, Director of Rates and Forms, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Mari Cordes, Member, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. David Durfee, Member, House Committee on Health Care
  • James Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property Casualty Insurance Association
  • Michael Fisher, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Gabriel Gilman, General Counsel, Office of Professional Regulation, Secretary of State's Office
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Susan Gretkowski, Senior Government Affairs Strategist, MVP Healthcare
  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor
  • Drew Hazelton, Chief of Operations, Rescue Inc.; Chair, Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee
  • David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State
  • Nissa James, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Helen Labun, Director, Vermont Public Policy, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Georgia Maheras, Vice President of Policy and Programs, Bi-State Primary Care Association
  • Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
  • Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Association of Adult Day Services (VAADS)
  • Meredith Roberts, Executive Director, American Nurses Association Vermont
  • Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Member, House Committee On Human Services
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • James Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property and Casualty Insurance Association and State Farm Insurance
  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor, Rutland-Windsor
  • Drew Hazleton, Rescue Inc.
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, House Committee on Health Care
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Sebastian Arduengo , Assistant General Counsel, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • David Englander, Senior Policy & Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Gabe Gilman, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, House Committee on Health Care
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jill Mazza Olson, COVID-19 Association Coalition
  • Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
  • Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Amy Shollenberger, Lobbyist, Area Agencies on Aging
  • Sara Teachout, Director, Government, Public and Media Relations, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
  • Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families
  • Stephanie Winters, Deputy Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, House Committee On Human Services

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No committee of conference members found for H.742 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.742 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for H.742 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act


An act relating to Vermont's response to COVID-19

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2019-2020

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel

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