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House of Representatives
  • 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

January 19, 2021 - January 22, 2021

Last Updated 1/22/2021 2:33 PM

 

 

Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

immediately following the Floor                   Implicit Bias Prevention Training

Joint Session

 

12:15 PM                   Caucuses and Lunch

 

2:00 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY2021 Budget Adjustment

Department for Children and Families

Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

9:00 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Overview of new federal funding and guidelines

Joint Hearing with Senate Committee on Health and Welfare and House Committee on Health Care

 

Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after Floor                   Governor's Proposed FY2021 Budget Adjustment

Independent member work on budget areas

 

4:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

9:00 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Child care updates

How are the children?

Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Melissa Riegel-Garrett, Child Development Division Policy Director, Agency of Human Services

Miranda Gray, Child Care Hubs Project Manager, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families

Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families

 

10:15 AM                   Break

 

10:30 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Childcare updates

How are the children?

Continued

Holly Morehouse, Executive Director, Vermont Afterschool, Inc.

Sarah Kenney, Chief Policy Officer, Let's Grow Kids

Sherry Carlson, Chief Programs Officer, Let's Grow Kids

Margot Holmes, Executive Director, Springfield Area Parent Child Center

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after Floor                   Medication Assisted Treatment

Kelly Dougherty, Deputy Commissioner, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs, Department of Health

Tony Folland, Clinical Services Manager and State Opioid Treatment Authority, Department of Health

Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services

Brianna Nalley, Project Administrator, Vermont Blueprint for Health

Grace Keller, Safe Recovery Program Coordinator, Howard Center

Greg Tatro, Founder/Director, Jenna's Promise

Jason Williams, Network Director, Government and Community Relations, University of Vermont Medical Center

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, January 22, 2021

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

15 mins after the Floor                   Governor's Proposed FY2021 Budget Adjustment

for Department for Children and Families

Committee Discussion

 

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   Governor's Proposed FY2021 Budget Adjustment

for Department for Children and Families

continued

 

3:30 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