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Vermont 2013 Legislative Recap

PPNNE 2013 Vermont Legislative Recap May 15, 2013

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England’s 2013 legislative priorities included promoting access to quality and affordable health care for all Vermonters, protection for Vermont’s working families,  equality in the workplace,  a clean & healthy environment and insurance policies that cover essential health care.

Tough social and fiscal issues were faced in the state and the governor and legislature had some very hard decisions to make.

Thank you for all of your help in passing the following:

Level Funding of the Access Plan Program. The Access Plan is free family planning services for uninsured and under-insured Vermonters. Set to be level-funded in state budget.

3% Medicaid Reimbursement. Provides important funding for Vermont’s Medicaid providers. Set to begin November 2013.

H. 208 – Paid Sick Days. Likely vote 2014.

S. 88 – Expanding  Telemedicine Outside of a Health Center pilot program. PASSED. Will allow for more patients to access essential health care.

S.81 – Ban on Chlorinated Tris from Consumer Products. PASSED, http://vtdigger.org/2013/05/10/law-banning-fire-retardant-chemical-in-childrens-products-passes-easily/

H. 508 – Codifying Roe v. Wade. Please thank Representative Mike Mrowicki of Putney for introducing H. 508 which strikes down outdated statute that prohibits abortions in Vermont – mmrowicki@leg.state.vt.us.

S. 108 – Ending Insurance Discrimination for Transgender Vermonters. PASSED.

H. 099/S. 57 An act relating to equal pay. PASSED, http://www.fox44abc22yourvoice.com/story/22250204/governor-shumlin-signs-equal

S.77 An Act related to death with dignity. PASSED, http://vtdigger.org/2013/05/20/death-with-dignity-signed-into-law-in-vermont/

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