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Tuesday 3/7: public hearings on MH bills

On Tuesday, March 7th there will be a public hearing before the Public Health Committee that will include the following bills of interest:

  • HB6695 (an act protecting LGBTQ youth from conversion therapy)

  • SB445 (an act concerning pharmaceutical price transparency & disclosure)

  • HB5569 (an act providing new patients with a psychotherapy information disclosure statement)

To see more information on each bill, including any testimonies that have already been posted, click the links above.

To submit written testimony, please send your comments in an attachment (Word or PDF) to using the following format:

Testimony before the Public Health Committee Regarding Bill Numbers _______________

March 7, 2017

Senator Gerratana, Senator Somers, Representative Steinberg, and esteemed members of the Public Health Committee:

My name is ____________ and I am a resident of _______________. I am here writing [in support of / against] [list number(s) and title(s) of bills which you are writing about.]

[Explain whether you are in favor of the bill or against it, and why. Provide any details, whether personal, professional, or research-based, that support your views. The testimony does not have to be long.]

I urge you to support important services for people with mental health and/or sustance use disorders.

Thank you.

[your name]

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