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Senate Committee on Appropriations

 

AGENDA

 

Room 5

February 10, 2020 - February 14, 2020

Last Updated 2/14/2020 2:45 PM

 

Monday, February 10, 2020

-                                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Community Based Public Hearings

Joint House/Senate Appropriations Committees

(see press release on Committee home page for locations and times)

 

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

1:30 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Tax Department   [GENERAL GOVERNMENT]

 

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes

Alexa Lewis, Department of Taxes

 

2:15 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Retirement/OPEB Funding

Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management

Brad Ferland, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Administration

 

3:00 PM                   Break

 

3:30 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Mental Health  [HUMAN SERVICES]

Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health

 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

1:30 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Commission on Women  [HUMAN SERVICES]

Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women

 

2:00 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Attorney General/Court Diversion  [PROTECTION]

T.J. Donovan, Invited, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Sarah London, Attorney General's Office

Marcey Hodgdon, Finance Director, Attorney General's Office

Willa Farrell, Director, Court Diversion and Pre-Trial Services

 

3:00 PM                   Break

 

3:30 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - DVHA  [HUMAN SERVICES]

Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Jenney Samuelson, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Nissa James, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services

 

Thursday, February 13, 2020

2:00 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - State's Attorneys, Sheriffs and Special Investigation Units  [PROTECTION]

John Campbell, Executive Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.

Annie Noonan, Labor Relations Manager, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs Association

Jim Hughes, Vermont State Attorney, Franklin County

Roger Marcoux, Sheriff, Sheriffs' Association

Marc Metayer, Special Investigation Units

Barbara Bernardini, Fiscal Manager, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units

 

2:30 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Green Mountain Care Board  [HUMAN SERVICES]

Kevin Mullin, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board

Jean Stetter, Administrative Services Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Susan Barrett, J.D., Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

 

3:00 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Human Rights Commission  [PROTECTION]

Bor Yang, Executive Director, VT Human Rights Commission

 

Friday, February 14, 2020

1:10 PM                   20-0731 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2021 Budget - Enhanced 911 Board  [PROTECTION]

Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board

 

1:35 PM                   Committee  Discussion

 

1:50 PM                   H. 550 - An act relating to unclaimed property

Sen. Jeanette K. White

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

1:55 PM                   Vermont Youth Lobby

Sydney Kulis, Student, Harwood Union High School, Vermont Youth Lobby