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H.112 (Act 120)

An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Rep. Kate Webb, Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Rep. Teo Zagar, Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, Rep. Jim McCullough , Rep. Clem Bissonnette, Rep. Mollie S. Burke, Rep. Sarah E. Buxton, Rep. Steve Carr, Rep. Margaret Cheney, Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Rep. George Cross, Rep. Leigh Dakin, Rep. David L. Deen, Rep. Dennis J. Devereux, Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Rep. Johannah Leddy Donovan, Rep. Rebecca Ellis, Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Rep. Bill Frank, Rep. Patsy French, Rep. Helen Head, Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Rep. Kathleen C. Keenan, Rep. Jill Krowinski, Rep. Diane Lanpher, Rep. Richard J. Marek, Rep. Cynthia Martin, Rep. Linda J. Martin, Rep. Jim Masland, Rep. Mike McCarthy, Rep. Curt McCormack, Rep. Alice Miller, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Betty A. Nuovo, Rep. Christopher Pearson, Rep. Peter Peltz, Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Kesha K. Ram, Rep. Dave Sharpe, Rep. Kristy Spengler, Rep. Tom Stevens, Rep. Valerie A. Stuart, Rep. George W. Till, Rep. Tristan Toleno, Rep. Linda J. Waite-Simpson, Rep. Suzi Wizowaty, Rep. Mark Woodward, Rep. Joan G. Lenes, Rep. Maida Townsend
5/8/2014 - Signed by Governor on May 8, 2014
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An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

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An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee Meetings

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Meeting Full List

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Rep. Kate Webb, Sponsor of Bill
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
3:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Staff Scientist, Consumers Union

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
9:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
10:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
3:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Steven Druker, Executive Director, Alliance for Bio-Integrity

Thursday, February 14, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
9:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Laggistics
10:45 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Rob Michalak, Social Mission Director, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
11:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Tim Schmalz, Plant Pathologist, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Chelsea Lewis, Agricultural Development Coordinator, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Jim Leland, Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
3:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
3:30 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, VPIRG
Alex Funk, Student Clinician, Vermont Law School
Jillian Bernstein, Student Clinician, Vermont Law School

Friday, February 15, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
12:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Dale Johnson, Divisional Vice President, State Government Affairs, Abbott Labs
Val Giddings, Senior Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Rep. Duncan F. Kilmartin, , Newport
Jane Clifford, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers Cooperative Federation, Inc.
2:30 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Robert Merker, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer, Food and Drug Administration
3:30 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michelle Kropp, Gringo Jack's

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Kari Bradley, General Manager, Hunger Mountain Coop
Cathy Bacon, Owner, Freedom Foods
George Schenk, American Flatbread
10:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Mel Fields, Birnn Chocolates of Vermont

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee discussion.



Friday, February 22, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
1:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Jeffrey Smith, Author and Founder, Institute for Responsible Technology
2:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee discussion.

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee discussion


15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Dyeanne Racette, General Surgeon, Copley Hospital
4:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Conrad Brunk, Editor, "Acceptable Genes?: Religious Traditions and Genetically Modified Foods"

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Stephen Pintauro, Associate Professor, Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont
11:15 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering


3:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Rabbi Elihu Gevirtz, Council of Netiya
Rev. Daniel Buford, Allen Temple Baptist Church, Oakland, CA
4:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

bill mark-up



Thursday, February 28, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee mark-up of bill


10:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering


15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering



Friday, March 1, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering


15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee vote



Thursday, April 18, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Introduction by sponsors and initial walk through

Rep. Kate Webb, Sponsor
Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, Windham
Rep. Teo Zagar, Barnard
Rep. John L. Bartholomew
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee discussion

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
4:15 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Continued Committee Discussion

Wendy Morgan, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 3, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
--

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee discussion

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 6, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee discussion and possible vote.

Karin Moore, Vice President and General Counsel, Grocery Manufacturers Asso.
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Final committee discussion and vote.



Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
4:45 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Rep. Teo Zagar, Member, House Committee on Agriculture
Rep. Tristan Toleno, Member, House Committee on Agriculture
Rep. Kristina Michelsen, Member, House Committee on Agriculture

Friday, May 10, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Consideration of amendments

Rep. Paul Ralston, Middlebury
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, , Northfield
Rep. William F. Johnson, Canaan
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:15 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
11:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Lucy Leriche, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association

Friday, January 10, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:15 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

David Rogers, Policy Advisor, NOFA VT
Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Laggistics
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
James Maroney, Owner

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

continuation of initial introduction of bill

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Gary Hirshberg, Founder and former CEO, Stonyfield Farm

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Mike Tetreault, President, Vermont Feed Dealers and Manufacturers Association
Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
Val Giddings, Senior Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
11:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Martin Donohoe, Member, Board of Advisers, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

Friday, January 17, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
Rep. Harvey Smith
Jane Clifford, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:45 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Janet Anderson, Former Director, Biopesticides Division, EPA

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Chris Miller, Director of Sustainability, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, January 24, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dyeanne Racette, General Surgeon, Copley Hospital

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Staff Scientist, Consumers Union
10:15 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Steven Druker, Executive Director, Alliance for Bio-Integrity
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Martin Donohoe, Member, Board of Advisers, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

Friday, January 31, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Jane Kolodinsky, Director, Center for Rural Studies, Community Development and Applied Economics Department, UVM
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:15 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:45 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Rep. Teo Zagar, House Committee on Agriculture
Rep. Tristan Toleno, Representative, House Committee on Agriculture
Rep. Kristina Michelsen, Representative, House Committee on Agriculture
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 6, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:45 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Committee discussion


6:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

H.112 Public Hearing from 6-8 PM in House Chamber

Rich Conte, Stowe
Alton Smith, Wolcott
Nova Kim, Fairlee
Timothy O'Dell
Maureen Hurley, Topsham
Judith Persin, Bethel
Jim Minnich, Bethel
Grace Gershuny, Barnet
Paula Schramm, Enosburg
Claudia Rose, Enosburg
Kelly Cummings, Fletcher
Al Walskey, Berkshire
Sarita Khan, Montgomery
Jacques Berchten, Grand Isle
Sylvia Knight, , Charlotte
Sean Burke, Barre
Sylvia Smith, South Strafford
Kurt Armbrust, South Hartford
Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Chris Jacobson, Hartland
Bradley Rauch, Stowe
Ben Scotch, Montpelier
Nancy Baron, Warren
Ben Eastwood, Montpelier
George Schenk, American Flatbread
Jesse Lovasco, Montpelier
Elizabeth Howard, Norwich
Li Shen, Thetford
Stuart Blood, Thetford Center
Richard Roderick, Wells River
Stephen Marx, Strafford
Stuart Smith, South Strafford
Mike Bald, Royalton
Gayle Brown, North Fayston
Helen Dicke, Hartland
Judy Bourque, Kirby
Matthew Ennis, Winooski
Michele Robbins, Williston
Fred Schwacke, Winhall
Brian Stroffolino, Hartland
Cat Buxton, Sharon
Kye Cochran, , Hartford
Sylvia Davatz, Hartford
Shane Bowley, South Burlington
Janice Russotti, South Burlington
Steven Berry, Manchester
Morgan MacIver, Plainfield
David Fried, Elmore
Susan Lloyd, Westford
Stewart Savet, Brattleboro
Amos Newton, Jamaica
Rick Staht, Chester

Thursday, February 6, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
6:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Public Hearing

Rich Conte, Stowe
Alton Smith, Wolcott
Nova Kim, Fairlee
Timothy O'Dell
Maureen Hurley, Topsham
Judith Persin, Bethel
Jim Minnich, Bethel
Grace Gersheny, Barnet
Paula Schramm, Enosburg
Claudia Rose, Enosburg
Kelly Cummings, Fletcher
Al Walskey, Bershire
Sarita Khan, Montgomery
Jacques Berchten, Grand Isle
Sylvia Knight, Charlotte
Geraldine Burke, Barre
Syvia Smith, So. Strafford
Kurt Armbrust, So. Hartford
Falko Schlilling, Montpelier
Chris Jacobson, Hartland
Bradley Rauch, Stowe
Ben Scotch, Montpelier
Nancy Baron, Warren
Ben Eastwood, Montpelier
George Schenk, Warren
Jesse Lovasco, Montpelier
Elizabeth Howard, Norwich
Li Shen, Thetford
Stuart Blood, Thetford Center
Richard Roderick, Wells River
Stephen Marx, Strafford
Stuart Smith, South Strafford
Mike Bald, Royalton
Gayle Brown, North Fayston
Helen Dicke, Hartland
Judy Bourque, Kirby
Matthew Ennis, Winooski
Michele Robbins, Williston
Fred Schwacke, Winhall
Brian Stroffolino, Hartland
Cat Buxton, Sharon
Kye Cochran, Hartford
Sylvia Davatz, Hartford
Shane Bowley, South Burlington
Janice Russotti, S. Burlington
Steven Berry, Manchester
Morgan MacIver, Plainfield
David Fried, Elmore
Susan Lloyd, Westford
Stewart Savel, Brattleboro
Amos Newton, Jamaica
Rick Staht, Chester
Pete Newton, Windham

Friday, February 7, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

William Sorrell, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Lucy Leriche, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Chuck Ross, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

draft as passed

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Walk thru the bill

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:15 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

~ Constitutionality/Legal Issues

James H. Maroney Jr.
Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
Stacey Chagnan
9:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

~ Constitutionality/Legal Issues

Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
Andrew Homan, Student Clinician
10:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

~ Constitutionality/Legal Issues ~ Room 11

Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Staff Scientist, Consumers Union, Yonkers, NY
Val Giddings, Senior Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Silver Springs, MD
Stanley H. Abramson, Attorney, Arent Fox PLLC, Washington, DC

Friday, March 21, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

~ Committee Discussion of the bill

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

ROOM 11

Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
Chris Miller, Director of Sustainability, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Steven Drucker, President and Executive Director, Alliance for Bio-Integrity
Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
10:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture
Jane Clifford, Executive Director, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers Cooperative Federation, Inc.
Bill Moore, Legislative Director
Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, United Dairy Farmers of Vermont

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

~ Committee Discussion and Mark up

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
10:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Vote

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
Susanne Young, Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
15 minutes after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
8:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
.

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

testimony on the Fund established by H.112

Sen. Dick Sears, Sponsor
Rep. Martha Heath, Chair, Westford
.

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
--

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering



Thursday, May 8, 2014
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
2:30 PM

H.112 - An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Governor's Signing Ceremony on Front Steps



An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Witnesses Who Testified

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
  • Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
  • Cathy Bacon, Owner, Freedom Foods
  • Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Jillian Bernstein, Student Clinician, Vermont Law School
  • Kari Bradley, General Manager, Hunger Mountain Coop
  • Conrad Brunk, Editor, "Acceptable Genes?: Religious Traditions and Genetically Modified Foods"
  • Rev. Daniel Buford, Allen Temple Baptist Church, Oakland, CA
  • Jane Clifford, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers Cooperative Federation, Inc.
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, , Northfield
  • Steven Druker, Executive Director, Alliance for Bio-Integrity
  • Mel Fields, Birnn Chocolates of Vermont
  • Alex Funk, Student Clinician, Vermont Law School
  • Rabbi Elihu Gevirtz, Council of Netiya
  • Val Giddings, Senior Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
  • Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
  • Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Staff Scientist, Consumers Union
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
  • Rep. Martha Heath, Chair, Westford
  • Dale Johnson, Divisional Vice President, State Government Affairs, Abbott Labs
  • Rep. William F. Johnson, Canaan
  • Rep. Duncan F. Kilmartin, , Newport
  • Michelle Kropp, Gringo Jack's
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Laggistics
  • Jim Leland, Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Chelsea Lewis, Agricultural Development Coordinator, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Robert Merker, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer, Food and Drug Administration
  • Rob Michalak, Social Mission Director, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
  • Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stephen Pintauro, Associate Professor, Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont
  • Dyeanne Racette, General Surgeon, Copley Hospital
  • Rep. Paul Ralston, Middlebury
  • George Schenk, American Flatbread
  • Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, VPIRG
  • Tim Schmalz, Plant Pathologist, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Sen. Dick Sears, Sponsor
  • Jeffrey Smith, Author and Founder, Institute for Responsible Technology
  • Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
  • Rep. Kate Webb, Sponsor of Bill
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. Kristina Michelsen, Member, House Committee on Agriculture
  • Rep. Tristan Toleno, Member, House Committee on Agriculture
  • Rep. Teo Zagar, Member, House Committee on Agriculture
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew
  • Karin Moore, Vice President and General Counsel, Grocery Manufacturers Asso.
  • Wendy Morgan, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, Windham
  • Rep. Kate Webb, Sponsor
  • Rep. Teo Zagar, Barnard
Senate Committee on Agriculture
  • Kurt Armbrust, South Hartford
  • Janet Anderson, Former Director, Biopesticides Division, EPA
  • Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
  • Mike Bald, Royalton
  • Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Nancy Baron, Warren
  • Jacques Berchten, Grand Isle
  • Steven Berry, Manchester
  • Stuart Blood, Thetford Center
  • Judy Bourque, Kirby
  • Shane Bowley, South Burlington
  • Gayle Brown, North Fayston
  • Sean Burke, Barre
  • Cat Buxton, Sharon
  • Jane Clifford, Lobbyist, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers
  • Kye Cochran, , Hartford
  • Rich Conte, Stowe
  • Kelly Cummings, Fletcher
  • Sylvia Davatz, Hartford
  • Helen Dicke, Hartland
  • Martin Donohoe, Member, Board of Advisers, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Steven Druker, Executive Director, Alliance for Bio-Integrity
  • Ben Eastwood, Montpelier
  • Matthew Ennis, Winooski
  • David Fried, Elmore
  • Grace Gershuny, Barnet
  • Val Giddings, Senior Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
  • Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
  • Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Staff Scientist, Consumers Union
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
  • Gary Hirshberg, Founder and former CEO, Stonyfield Farm
  • Elizabeth Howard, Norwich
  • Maureen Hurley, Topsham
  • Chris Jacobson, Hartland
  • Sarita Khan, Montgomery
  • Nova Kim, Fairlee
  • Sylvia Knight, , Charlotte
  • Jane Kolodinsky, Director, Center for Rural Studies, Community Development and Applied Economics Department, UVM
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Laggistics
  • Lucy Leriche, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Susan Lloyd, Westford
  • Jesse Lovasco, Montpelier
  • Morgan MacIver, Plainfield
  • James Maroney, Owner
  • Stephen Marx, Strafford
  • Rep. Kristina Michelsen, Representative, House Committee on Agriculture
  • Chris Miller, Director of Sustainability, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
  • Jim Minnich, Bethel
  • Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
  • Amos Newton, Jamaica
  • Timothy O'Dell
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Judith Persin, Bethel
  • Dyeanne Racette, General Surgeon, Copley Hospital
  • Bradley Rauch, Stowe
  • Michele Robbins, Williston
  • Richard Roderick, Wells River
  • David Rogers, Policy Advisor, NOFA VT
  • Claudia Rose, Enosburg
  • Chuck Ross, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Janice Russotti, South Burlington
  • Stewart Savet, Brattleboro
  • George Schenk, American Flatbread
  • Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Paula Schramm, Enosburg
  • Fred Schwacke, Winhall
  • Ben Scotch, Montpelier
  • Li Shen, Thetford
  • Alton Smith, Wolcott
  • Rep. Harvey Smith
  • Stuart Smith, South Strafford
  • Sylvia Smith, South Strafford
  • William Sorrell, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Rick Staht, Chester
  • Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
  • Brian Stroffolino, Hartland
  • Mike Tetreault, President, Vermont Feed Dealers and Manufacturers Association
  • Rep. Tristan Toleno, Representative, House Committee on Agriculture
  • Al Walskey, Berkshire
  • Rep. Teo Zagar, House Committee on Agriculture
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Susanne Young, Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Stanley H. Abramson, Attorney, Arent Fox PLLC, Washington, DC
  • Kurt Armbrust, So. Hartford
  • Bridget Asay, Assistant Attorney General
  • Mike Bald, Royalton
  • Dan Barlow, Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Nancy Baron, Warren
  • Jacques Berchten, Grand Isle
  • Steven Berry, Manchester
  • Stuart Blood, Thetford Center
  • Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture
  • Judy Bourque, Kirby
  • Shane Bowley, South Burlington
  • Gayle Brown, North Fayston
  • Geraldine Burke, Barre
  • Cat Buxton, Sharon
  • Stacey Chagnan
  • Jane Clifford, Executive Director, Green Mountain Dairy Farmers Cooperative Federation, Inc.
  • Kye Cochran, Hartford
  • Rich Conte, Stowe
  • Kelly Cummings, Fletcher
  • Sylvia Davatz, Hartford
  • Helen Dicke, Hartland
  • Steven Drucker, President and Executive Director, Alliance for Bio-Integrity
  • Ben Eastwood, Montpelier
  • Matthew Ennis, Winooski
  • David Fried, Elmore
  • Grace Gersheny, Barnet
  • Val Giddings, Senior Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Silver Springs, MD
  • Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Staff Scientist, Consumers Union, Yonkers, NY
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Grocers' Association
  • Andrew Homan, Student Clinician
  • Elizabeth Howard, Norwich
  • Maureen Hurley, Topsham
  • Chris Jacobson, Hartland
  • Sarita Khan, Montgomery
  • Nova Kim, Fairlee
  • Sylvia Knight, Charlotte
  • Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, United Dairy Farmers of Vermont
  • Susan Lloyd, Westford
  • Jesse Lovasco, Montpelier
  • Morgan MacIver, Plainfield
  • James H. Maroney Jr.
  • Stephen Marx, Strafford
  • Chris Miller, Director of Sustainability, Ben and Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
  • Jim Minnich, Bethel
  • Bill Moore, Legislative Director
  • Laura Murphy, Associate Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
  • Amos Newton, Jamaica
  • Pete Newton, Windham
  • Timothy O'Dell
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Judith Persin, Bethel
  • Bradley Rauch, Stowe
  • Michele Robbins, Williston
  • Richard Roderick, Wells River
  • Claudia Rose, Enosburg
  • Janice Russotti, S. Burlington
  • Stewart Savel, Brattleboro
  • George Schenk, Warren
  • Falko Schlilling, Montpelier
  • Paula Schramm, Enosburg
  • Fred Schwacke, Winhall
  • Ben Scotch, Montpelier
  • Li Shen, Thetford
  • Alton Smith, Wolcott
  • Stuart Smith, South Strafford
  • Syvia Smith, So. Strafford
  • Rick Staht, Chester
  • Brian Stroffolino, Hartland
  • Al Walskey, Bershire

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No fiscal documents found for H.112 in the 2013 - 2014 Legislative Session.
No committee of conference data found for H.112 in the 2013 - 2014 Legislative Session.

Act


An act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering

Statutes Affected

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel

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