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VCDR 2018 Weekly Summary of Legislative Activities, Committee Agendas and Calendar of Events February 13 – February 16 Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights VCDR will publish a weekly legislative calendar of events, committee schedules, and floor activities during the 2018 Legislative Session. This is the second year of the two year legislative Read more…


VCDR’s 2017 “End of Session” Legislative Report VCDR and the disability community developed a platform, proposed legislation, and participated in both budget and policy discussions throughout the Legislative session, with success in advancing our disability issues. Together with their families and allies, Vermonters with disabilities made Disability Awareness Day at Read more…


S. 3 AN ACT RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS’ DUTY TO WARN.  Introduced by Senators Sears, Ayer, and White Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to impose a duty 7 on mental health professionals to take reasonable precautions when a patient 8 poses an imminent risk Read more…


H.1 AN ACT RELATING TO THE EXEMPTION FROM STATE TAXATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY PAYMENTS. Introduced by Representative McFaun of Barre Town Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to exempt fully from State taxation payments made under the Social Security Act. Link to H.1 H. 23 AN Read more…