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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
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  • Rep. Kelly Pajala
  • Rep. Marybeth Redmond
  • Rep. Carl Rosenquist
  • Rep. Taylor Small
  • Rep. Dane Whitman

House Committee on Human Services

 

AGENDA

 

Via Zoom

May 4, 2021 - May 7, 2021

Last Updated 5/7/2021 2:44 PM

 

 

Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

10:00 AM                   House Floor

Caucuses will be held immediately following the Floor

 

1:15 PM                   Committee Meeting

 

2:00 PM                   H. 171 - An act relating to the governance and financing of Vermont’s child care system

Senate Proposal of Amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

3:00 PM                   H. 243 - An act relating to the Working Group on Services for Adults with Autism

Max Barrows, Outreach Director, Green Mountain Self Advocates

Karen Price, Co-Director of Family Support, Vermont Family Network

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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

Patricia  Johnson, MS,.RN, Bennington

 

9:30 AM                   Legislative Intern Introductions

Coco Rooney, Legislative Intern, University of Vermont

Brian Anderson, Legislative Intern, University of Vermont

 

10:00 AM                   Break

YouTube unavailable so no meeting was held

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after the Floor                   Rights and Democracy Vermont

Kiah Morris, Movement Politics Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont

Brenda Siegel, Self-Advocate, Newfane

Aimee Towne, President, Vermont State Employees Association

Jubilee McGill, Member, Rights and Democracy, VT

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, May 6, 2021

9:00 AM                   Emergency Housing Proposal

Joint Hearing with House Committee on Health Care

Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Geoffrey Pippenger, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Jessica Radbord, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid

Sarah Truckle, Financial Director, Department for Children and Families

 

10:30 AM                   Break

 

10:45                   Review of HHS provisions in Senate FY22 Appropriations Bill

 

     Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

11:45 AM                   Break

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after Floor                   H. 171 - An act relating to the governance and financing of Vermont’s child care system

Proposed amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

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

Vote

 

3:45 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 7, 2021

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

-                                   Committee Meeting

Review of HHS Provisions in H.439 as passed the Senate

 

-                                   H. 243 - An act relating to the Working Group on Services for Adults with Autism

Mark-up and possible vote

 

11:30 AM                   Review of Section 15 of Senate Bill S.25

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

11:45 AM                   Break

 

1:15 PM                   Department for Children and Families

Division of Economic Services Benefits Review and Discussion

Tricia Tyo, Deputy Commissioner, Economic Services Division, Department of Children and Families

Heidi Moreau, Policy Analyst, Department for Children and Families

 

2:30 PM                   H. 171 - An act relating to the governance and financing of Vermont’s child care system

Amendment

 

2:40 PM                   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