H.720

An act relating to negligence of health maintenance organizations

Question:Health & Welfare amendment (strike all)
Result: Yes 84  
No 54
Absent 11
House Journal 3/31/98

Those who voted in the affirmative are:Those who voted in the negative are:Those members absent with leave of the House and not voting are:
Alberico of Rutland City
Alfano of Calais
Allard of St. Albans Town
Aswad of Burlington
Barbieri of Wallingford
Bjerke of Burlington
Blanchard of Essex
Bohi of Hartford
Bouricius of Burlington
Brady of Bennington
Bristol of Brattleboro
Brooks of Montpelier
Buchdahl of Georgia
Carmolli of Rutland City
Casavant of Winooski
Cillo of Hardwick
Corren of Burlington
Costello of Brattleboro
Darrow of Newfane
Darrow of Dummerston
Deen of Westminster
Deuel of West Rutland
Doyle of Richmond
Dunne of Hartland
Emmons of Springfield
Flaherty of South Burlington
Fox of Essex
Freidin of New Haven
Fyfe of Newport City
Gervais of Enosburg
Gretkowski of Burlington
Heath of Westford
Hoag of Woodford
Howard of Rutland Town
Howrigan of Fairfield
Hummel of Underhill
Kehler of Pomfret
Kenyon of Bradford
Kitzmiller of Montpelier
Klopchin of Clarendon
Kreitzer of Rutland City
Lafayette of Burlington
Lehman of Hartford
Lindgren of Springfield
Lippert of Hinesburg
Mackinnon of Sharon
Mazzariello of Rutland City
McNamara of Burlington
Milkey of Brattleboro
Miller of Shaftsbury
Milne of Washington
Molloy of Arlington
Moore of Rutland City
Murphy of Ludlow
Nelson of Ryegate
Nuovo of Middlebury
Osman of Plainfield
Paquin of Fairfax
Parizo of Essex
Perry of Richford
Poirier of Barre City
Pugh of South Burlington
Rivero of Milton
Rose of Williston
Rusten of Halifax
Seibert of Norwich
Sinnott of Bennington
Smith of Sudbury
Snyder of Pittsford
Soboleski of Rockingham
Sullivan of Burlington
Sweaney of Windsor
Symington of Jericho
Tracy of Burlington
Valsangiacomo of Barre City
Vincent of Waterbury
Vinton of Colchester
Waite of Pawlet
Weiss of Northfield
Wheeler of Burlington
Wisell of Bristol
Woodward of Johnson
Yarnell of Colchester
Zuckerman of Burlington
Angell of Randolph
Barney of Highgate
Bourdeau of Hyde Park
Brunelle of Winooski
Buckland of Newport Town
Clark of St. Johnsbury
Coleman of Londonderry
Crawford of Burke
Dakin of Colchester
Dominick of Starksboro
Dwyer of Thetford
Edwards of Swanton
Freed of Dorset
Ginevan of Middlebury
Grant of Groton
Gray of Barre Town
Hathaway of Barton
Helm of Castleton
Holmes of Bethel
Houston of Ferrisburgh
Hudson of Lyndon
Kendall of Woodstock
Kinsey of Craftsbury
Knox of Northfield
Koch of Barre Town
LaBarge of Grand Isle
Larrabee of Danville
Little of Shelburne
Livingston of Manchester
Marron of Stowe
Maslack of Poultney
Mazur of South Burlington
McGrath of Ferrisburgh
Metzger of Milton
Morrissey of Bennington
Palmer of Pownal
Peaslee of Guildhall
Pembroke of Bennington
Ranney of Castleton
Richardson of Weathersfield
Robb of Swanton
Schiavone of Shelburne
Sheltra of Derby
Sherman of St. Johnsbury
Simpers of Colchester
Steele of Waterbury
Suchmann of Chester
Sweetser of Essex
Towne of Berlin
Voyer of Morristown
Westman of Cambridge
Winters of Williamstown
Wood of Brandon
Young of Orwell
Baker of Randolph
Hyde of Fayston
Johnson of Canaan
Keenan of St. Albans City
Krasnow of Charlotte
Kristensen of Guilford
Pike of Mendon
Scribner of Middlesex
Starr of Troy
Walker of Brownington
Willett of St. Albans City

H.720

An act relating to negligence of health maintenance organizations

Question:Rep Freed amendment ( set up a medical negligence compensation board)
Result: Yes 54  
No 83
Absent 12
House Journal 3/31/98

Those who voted in the affirmative are:Those who voted in the negative are:Those members absent with leave of the House and not voting are:
Angell of Randolph
Barney of Highgate
Bourdeau of Hyde Park
Bristol of Brattleboro
Brunelle of Winooski
Buckland of Newport Town
Clark of St. Johnsbury
Coleman of Londonderry
Dominick of Starksboro
Dwyer of Thetford
Edwards of Swanton
Freed of Dorset
Fyfe of Newport City
Ginevan of Middlebury
Gray of Barre Town
Hathaway of Barton
Helm of Castleton
Holmes of Bethel
Houston of Ferrisburgh
Hudson of Lyndon
Kendall of Woodstock
Kinsey of Craftsbury
Kitzmiller of Montpelier
Knox of Northfield
Koch of Barre Town
Kreitzer of Rutland City
LaBarge of Grand Isle
Larrabee of Danville
Livingston of Manchester
Marron of Stowe
Maslack of Poultney
Mazur of South Burlington
McGrath of Ferrisburgh
Metzger of Milton
Morrissey of Bennington
Palmer of Pownal
Peaslee of Guildhall
Pike of Mendon
Ranney of Castleton
Richardson of Weathersfield
Robb of Swanton
Schiavone of Shelburne
Sheltra of Derby
Sherman of St. Johnsbury
Simpers of Colchester
Suchmann of Chester
Sweetser of Essex
Towne of Berlin
Voyer of Morristown
Westman of Cambridge
Willett of St. Albans City
Winters of Williamstown
Wood of Brandon
Young of Orwell
Alberico of Rutland City
Alfano of Calais
Allard of St. Albans Town
Aswad of Burlington
Barbieri of Wallingford
Bjerke of Burlington
Blanchard of Essex
Bohi of Hartford
Bouricius of Burlington
Brady of Bennington
Brooks of Montpelier
Buchdahl of Georgia
Carmolli of Rutland City
Casavant of Winooski
Cillo of Hardwick
Corren of Burlington
Costello of Brattleboro
Dakin of Colchester
Darrow of Newfane
Darrow of Dummerston
Deen of Westminster
Deuel of West Rutland
Doyle of Richmond
Dunne of Hartland
Emmons of Springfield
Flaherty of South Burlington
Fox of Essex
Freidin of New Haven
Grant of Groton
Gretkowski of Burlington
Heath of Westford
Hoag of Woodford
Howard of Rutland Town
Howrigan of Fairfield
Hummel of Underhill
Kehler of Pomfret
Kenyon of Bradford
Klopchin of Clarendon
Lafayette of Burlington
Lehman of Hartford
Lindgren of Springfield
Lippert of Hinesburg
Little of Shelburne
Mackinnon of Sharon
Mazzariello of Rutland City
McNamara of Burlington
Milkey of Brattleboro
Miller of Shaftsbury
Milne of Washington
Molloy of Arlington
Moore of Rutland City
Murphy of Ludlow
Nelson of Ryegate
Nuovo of Middlebury
Osman of Plainfield
Paquin of Fairfax
Parizo of Essex
Pembroke of Bennington
Perry of Richford
Poirier of Barre City
Pugh of South Burlington
Rivero of Milton
Rose of Williston
Rusten of Halifax
Seibert of Norwich
Sinnott of Bennington
Smith of Sudbury
Snyder of Pittsford
Soboleski of Rockingham
Sullivan of Burlington
Sweaney of Windsor
Symington of Jericho
Tracy of Burlington
Valsangiacomo of Barre City
Vincent of Waterbury
Vinton of Colchester
Waite of Pawlet
Weiss of Northfield
Wheeler of Burlington
Wisell of Bristol
Woodward of Johnson
Yarnell of Colchester
Zuckerman of Burlington
Baker of Randolph
Crawford of Burke
Gervais of Enosburg
Hyde of Fayston
Johnson of Canaan
Keenan of St. Albans City
Krasnow of Charlotte
Kristensen of Guilford
Scribner of Middlesex
Starr of Troy
Steele of Waterbury
Walker of Brownington

H.720

An act relating to negligence of health maintenance organizations

Question:Rep Richardson Amendment (set up independent review board)
Result: Yes 52  
No 86
Absent 11
House Journal 3/31/98

Those who voted in the affirmative are:Those who voted in the negative are:Those members absent with leave of the House and not voting are:
Angell of Randolph
Barney of Highgate
Bourdeau of Hyde Park
Brunelle of Winooski
Buckland of Newport Town
Clark of St. Johnsbury
Coleman of Londonderry
Crawford of Burke
Dwyer of Thetford
Edwards of Swanton
Freed of Dorset
Fyfe of Newport City
Ginevan of Middlebury
Grant of Groton
Gray of Barre Town
Hathaway of Barton
Helm of Castleton
Holmes of Bethel
Houston of Ferrisburgh
Hudson of Lyndon
Kendall of Woodstock
Kinsey of Craftsbury
Knox of Northfield
Koch of Barre Town
LaBarge of Grand Isle
Larrabee of Danville
Little of Shelburne
Livingston of Manchester
Marron of Stowe
Maslack of Poultney
Mazur of South Burlington
Metzger of Milton
Morrissey of Bennington
Palmer of Pownal
Peaslee of Guildhall
Ranney of Castleton
Richardson of Weathersfield
Robb of Swanton
Schiavone of Shelburne
Sheltra of Derby
Sherman of St. Johnsbury
Simpers of Colchester
Steele of Waterbury
Suchmann of Chester
Sweetser of Essex
Towne of Berlin
Voyer of Morristown
Westman of Cambridge
Willett of St. Albans City
Winters of Williamstown
Wood of Brandon
Young of Orwell
Alberico of Rutland City
Alfano of Calais
Allard of St. Albans Town
Aswad of Burlington
Barbieri of Wallingford
Bjerke of Burlington
Blanchard of Essex
Bohi of Hartford
Bouricius of Burlington
Brady of Bennington
Bristol of Brattleboro
Brooks of Montpelier
Buchdahl of Georgia
Carmolli of Rutland City
Casavant of Winooski
Cillo of Hardwick
Corren of Burlington
Costello of Brattleboro
Dakin of Colchester
Darrow of Newfane
Darrow of Dummerston
Deen of Westminster
Deuel of West Rutland
Doyle of Richmond
Dunne of Hartland
Emmons of Springfield
Flaherty of South Burlington
Fox of Essex
Freidin of New Haven
Gervais of Enosburg
Gretkowski of Burlington
Heath of Westford
Hoag of Woodford
Howard of Rutland Town
Howrigan of Fairfield
Hummel of Underhill
Kehler of Pomfret
Kenyon of Bradford
Kitzmiller of Montpelier
Klopchin of Clarendon
Kreitzer of Rutland City
Lafayette of Burlington
Lehman of Hartford
Lindgren of Springfield
Lippert of Hinesburg
Mackinnon of Sharon
Mazzariello of Rutland City
McGrath of Ferrisburgh
McNamara of Burlington
Milkey of Brattleboro
Miller of Shaftsbury
Milne of Washington
Molloy of Arlington
Moore of Rutland City
Murphy of Ludlow
Nelson of Ryegate
Nuovo of Middlebury
Osman of Plainfield
Paquin of Fairfax
Parizo of Essex
Pembroke of Bennington
Perry of Richford
Poirier of Barre City
Pugh of South Burlington
Rivero of Milton
Rose of Williston
Rusten of Halifax
Seibert of Norwich
Sinnott of Bennington
Smith of Sudbury
Snyder of Pittsford
Soboleski of Rockingham
Sullivan of Burlington
Sweaney of Windsor
Symington of Jericho
Tracy of Burlington
Valsangiacomo of Barre City
Vincent of Waterbury
Vinton of Colchester
Waite of Pawlet
Weiss of Northfield
Wheeler of Burlington
Wisell of Bristol
Woodward of Johnson
Yarnell of Colchester
Zuckerman of Burlington
Baker of Randolph
Dominick of Starksboro
Hyde of Fayston
Johnson of Canaan
Keenan of St. Albans City
Krasnow of Charlotte
Kristensen of Guilford
Pike of Mendon
Scribner of Middlesex
Starr of Troy
Walker of Brownington

Rep. Suchmann of Chester explained his vote as follows:

"Mr. Speaker:

I voted yes because I think the cost of medical insurance is already excessive