The 2017 Legislative session is just beginning and with a new administration in Washington much is still unknown. ANA-Vermont looks forward towards working with Governor Scott's office in advancing issues that are a priority to Vermont nurses and improving healthcare for all. Listed below are legislative priorities at the national and state levels.
ANA-Vermont is going to begin the session by initially following the following legislation.are the legislative. The links below take you to the actual bills and summaries, and also how get involved in advocacy on each issue.
ANA-Vermont 2017 Legislative Priorities
An act relating to mental health professional’s duty to warn
An act relating to circulating nurses in hospital operating rooms
An act relating to establishing the State Ethics Commission & standards of governmental ethical conduct
An act relating to expanding patient access to Medical Marijuana Registry
An act relating to building resilience for persons experiencing adverse childhood experiences
An act relating to health insurance coverage for enteral formula for home use
ANA 2017 Legislative Priorities
The Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act
Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act
The Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act
The Improving Veterans to Quality Care Act