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H.196

An act relating to paid family leave

Rep. Matthew Trieber, Rep. Samuel Young, Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas , Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Rep. Scott Beck, Rep. Paul Belaski, Rep. Timothy Briglin, Rep. Susan Buckholz, Rep. Mollie S. Burke, Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Daniel Connor, Rep. David L. Deen, Rep. Johannah Donovan, Rep. Elizabeth "Betsy" Dunn, Rep. Rachael Fields, Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Rep. Michael Hebert, Rep. Matthew Hill, Rep. Philip Jay Hooper, Rep. Mary E. Howard, Rep. Jill Krowinski, Rep. William J. Lippert, Rep. Emily Long, Rep. Terence Macaig, Rep. James Masland, Rep. Curtis McCormack, Rep. James McCullough, Rep. Francis McFaun, Rep. Alice Miller, Rep. Ruqaiyah Morris, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Rep. Ann Pugh, Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. David Sharpe, Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. Valerie A. Stuart, Rep. Mary Sullivan, Rep. George W. Till, Rep. Tristan Toleno, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Tommy Walz, Rep. Kathryn Webb, Rep. Cynthia Weed, Rep. Janssen Willhoit, Rep. Theresa Wood, Rep. Michael Yantachka
Senate Rules Committee
5/5/2017 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
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Senate 5/5/2017 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
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An act relating to paid family leave

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An act relating to paid family leave

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to paid family leave

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Friday, February 10, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Introduction

Rep. Matthew Trieber, Sponsor
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
-

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Walk-through

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
2:30 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Ethan Allen

Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Melissa Battah, Community Organizer, Vermont Interfaith Action
Catherine Davis, Executive Vice President, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Michelle Fay, Associate Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO
Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont AFL-CIO

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
10:15 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Erin Stillson-Wolf, Self Advocate, Richmond
Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Burton Wilcke, Vermont Public Health Association
Sivan Cotel, Co-owner, Stonecutter Spirits, Middlebury
Ray Pepin, TDI Chief of Operations, Rhode Island Department of Labor
Claire Kendall, Co-Director, Family Center of Washington County

Friday, March 3, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
15 min. after Floor

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Alena Marand, Moretown
Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Ye Zhang, Principal Research Associate, IMPAQ International
Elaine McCrate, Associate Professor Emerita, University of Vermont
David Nunnikhoven, Owner, Grandma Miller's Pies and Pastries, Middlebury
-

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Tara Hodgkins, Ludlow
Johanna Straavaldsen, Montpelier
Carrie Simmons, Owner, New Ground Creative, Brattleboro
Angela Earle-Gray, Director of Human Resources, Chroma Technology, Bellows Falls
Gini Milkey, Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Room 10.

David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, AARP
Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Alison Powers, Staff Attorney, Department of Human Resources
Harold Schwartz, Director of HR Operations, Department of Human Resources
Sarah Jane Glynn, Senior Fellow, National Academy of Social Insurance
Kristin Smith, Research Associate Professor, Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Randy George, Co-owner, Red Hen Baking Company
-

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Ashley Moore, Community and Business Relations Manager, Main Street Alliance of VT
Lindsay DesLauriers, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
-

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Discussion and possible mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jessica Gingras, Legal Liaison, Department of Labor

Friday, March 17, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
15 min. after Floor

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Committee and Possible Vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
12:30 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Discussion and possible vote.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:45 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Jennifer Kimmich, Co-owner/General Manager, The Alchemist
Randy George, Co-owner, Red Hen Baking Company
Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Lindsay DesLauriers, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT
Ashley Moore, Community and Business Relations Manager, Main Street Alliance of VT
Michelle Fay, Associate Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Nicole Grenier, Owner, Stowe Street Cafe
Catherine Davis, Executive Vice President, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont AFL-CIO
Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After the Floor

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women

Friday, March 31, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:30 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Harold Schwartz, Director of HR Operations, Department of Human Resources
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Payroll Taxes and Tax Consequences

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:30 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Chris Knapp, Vice President - Finance, Country Home Products
Angela Earle Gray, Chroma Technology Corporation
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
Tara Hodgkins, Ludlow
David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont
Rep. Fred Baser, Addison-4
Howard Aiken, Owner, Vermont Information Processing
James Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Aimee Towne, Morrisville

Friday, April 7, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Committee Discussion


After the Floor

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Committee Discussion



Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:30 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:40 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Committee Discussion



Friday, April 14, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Rep. Wright Amendment Rep. Condon Amendment

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Committee Discussion - update


1:30 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
After the Floor

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Rep. George W. Till, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
2:30 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
2:30 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Report from House Ways and Means - as Floor time allows.

Rep. George W. Till, House Committee on Ways and Means
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
-

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Follow-up on report from Ways and Means.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
11:30 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
1:00 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Committee Discussion



Thursday, April 27, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 28, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
8:45 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Update on bill's progress.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 1, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
-

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Possible vote on amendments as - Floor time allows



Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Vote on amendments.



Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
12:40 PM

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Amendment

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
-

H.196 - An act relating to paid family leave

Vote on amendment.

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Sponsor

An act relating to paid family leave

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. George W. Till, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
  • Melissa Battah, Community Organizer, Vermont Interfaith Action
  • Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont AFL-CIO
  • Sivan Cotel, Co-owner, Stonecutter Spirits, Middlebury
  • Catherine Davis, Executive Vice President, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Lindsay DesLauriers, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • Angela Earle-Gray, Director of Human Resources, Chroma Technology, Bellows Falls
  • Michelle Fay, Associate Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
  • Randy George, Co-owner, Red Hen Baking Company
  • Jessica Gingras, Legal Liaison, Department of Labor
  • Sarah Jane Glynn, Senior Fellow, National Academy of Social Insurance
  • Tara Hodgkins, Ludlow
  • Claire Kendall, Co-Director, Family Center of Washington County
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Alena Marand, Moretown
  • Elaine McCrate, Associate Professor Emerita, University of Vermont
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, AARP
  • Gini Milkey, Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Ashley Moore, Community and Business Relations Manager, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • David Nunnikhoven, Owner, Grandma Miller's Pies and Pastries, Middlebury
  • Ray Pepin, TDI Chief of Operations, Rhode Island Department of Labor
  • Alison Powers, Staff Attorney, Department of Human Resources
  • Harold Schwartz, Director of HR Operations, Department of Human Resources
  • Carrie Simmons, Owner, New Ground Creative, Brattleboro
  • Kristin Smith, Research Associate Professor, Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
  • Rep. Thomas Stevens, Sponsor
  • Erin Stillson-Wolf, Self Advocate, Richmond
  • Johanna Straavaldsen, Montpelier
  • Rep. George W. Till, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Matthew Trieber, Sponsor
  • Burton Wilcke, Vermont Public Health Association
  • Ye Zhang, Principal Research Associate, IMPAQ International
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Howard Aiken, Owner, Vermont Information Processing
  • Rep. Fred Baser, Addison-4
  • Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont AFL-CIO
  • Catherine Davis, Executive Vice President, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Lindsay DesLauriers, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
  • James Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Michelle Fay, Associate Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
  • Randy George, Co-owner, Red Hen Baking Company
  • Angela Earle Gray, Chroma Technology Corporation
  • Nicole Grenier, Owner, Stowe Street Cafe
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Tara Hodgkins, Ludlow
  • Jennifer Kimmich, Co-owner/General Manager, The Alchemist
  • Chris Knapp, Vice President - Finance, Country Home Products
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO
  • Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont
  • Ashley Moore, Community and Business Relations Manager, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • Harold Schwartz, Director of HR Operations, Department of Human Resources
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Aimee Towne, Morrisville
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

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Staff
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel

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