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  • Rep. Ann Pugh, Chair
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Francis McFaun, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Daniel Noyes, Clerk
  • Rep. Jessica Brumsted
  • Rep. James Gregoire
  • Rep. Kelly Pajala
  • Rep. Marybeth Redmond
  • Rep. Carl Rosenquist
  • Rep. Taylor Small
  • Rep. Dane Whitman

House Committee on Human Services

 

AGENDA

 

Via Zoom

April 6, 2021 - April 9, 2021

Last Updated 4/9/2021 12:27 PM

 

 

Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

10:00 AM                   House Floor

Caucuses will be held immediately following the Floor

 

After the Floor adjourns                   H. 225 - An act relating to possession of a therapeutic dosage of buprenorphine

Mark-up and vote

 

4:45 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

9:00 AM                   S. 20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Jen Duggan, Vice President/Director, Conservation Law Foundation

Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont

Tom Keefe, Vice President for Environment, Health and Safety Operations, Global Partners, LP

 

9:45 AM                   Break

 

10:00 AM                   Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Briefing

Joint Hearing with Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

Margaret Wile, Policy Director, Health and Human Services, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Shannon Saul, Research Analyst, Children and Families Program, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

LaDonna Pavetti, Vice President, Family Income Support, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

 

12:00 PM                   Break

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after Floor                   S. 20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Committee discussion

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021

9:00 AM                   J.R.H. 6 - Joint resolution relating to racism as a public health emergency

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Maria Mercedes Avila, Ph.D, Member, Governor's Task Force on Racial Equity

Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance (10:00 AM)

Mark Levine, M.D., Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health (11:00 AM)

 

11:45 AM                   Break

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after Floor                   S. 20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Andrew Hackman, Lobbyist, Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association

Samuel Nicolai, P.E., VP Engineering and Compliance, Casella Waste Management

Marcie Gallagher, Environmental Associate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Chris Carrigan, Vice President of Business Development, Vermont Chamber of Commerce - Invited

Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce - Invited

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, April 9, 2021

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after the Floor                   S. 20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Committee discussion

 

11:45 AM                   Adjourn

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES

 

Please email handouts to the committee assistant at least 24 hours before your scheduled meeting time. With few exceptions, any documents you send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s web page.

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Julie Tucker at jtucker@leg.state.vt.us