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Legislative Committee

About the Legislative Committee:  From proposed changes to VMRC By-laws- Section 5.08. Public Policy Committee (also known as “Legislative Committee”). The Public Policy Committee consist of a chairperson and at least three (3) other directors, and interested community stakeholders (at the discretion of the president), all appointed by the President. The President shall serve ex-officio on this committee and will vote on position recommendations to the board only in the event of a tie.  This committee will establish a schedule of meetings sufficient to analyze proposed legislation impacting consumers, consumers’ families, and stakeholders, monitor recommendations from the Association of Regional Center Agencies (ARCA), recommend positions for the board, inform our local community stakeholders, and inform our local policymakers of the impact of these proposals on people with developmental disabilities.

Committee Members:  Lynda Mendoza (Chair/Board Secretary), Candice Bright (Co-Chair, CLASP member), Margaret Heinz, Ex-Officio and Board President, Robert Balderama, Liz Herrera Knapp (CLASP Rep.), Dena Hernandez (SCDD North Valley Hills), Daime Hoornaert (CLASP member), Mohamid Rashid. Staff:  Angelique Shear, Special Projects Manager, Tony Anderson, Executive Director and Doug Bonnet, Special Assistant to the Executive Director.

The Lanterman Act Changes Again… Presentation on the TBL for 2019-2020

Meeting Agenda: May 22, 2019

Meeting Minutes:  May 22, 2019

Presentation for May 22, 2019

Bill File:

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