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  • Rep. Helen Head, Chair
  • Rep. Thomas Stevens, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie
  • Rep. Rachael Fields
  • Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Ranking Member
  • Rep. James Harrison
  • Rep. Mary E. Howard, Clerk
  • Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann
  • Rep. Brian Smith
  • Rep. Vicki Strong
  • Rep. Tommy Walz

House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs




Room 44

March 21, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Last Updated 3/24/2017 12:01 PM


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

10:00 AM          House Floor


12:00 PM          Lunch and Caucuses


2:30 PM          Bill Introductions

As time allows.


5:00 PM          Adjourn


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

9:00 AM          S. 17 - An act relating to the qualifications of candidates for Adjutant and Inspector General

Report and walk-through

Sen. Brian Collamore, Reporter

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council


-          H. 401 - An act relating to card tournaments hosted by nonprofit organizations

Introduction and walk-through

Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Sponsor

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council


-          H. 258 - An act relating to licensing casinos


Rep. Job Tate, Sponsor


-          H. 260 - An act relating to residential rental agreements and expedited eviction


Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Sponsor


-          H. 428 - An act relating to tipped minimum wage


Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Sponsor


12:00 PM          Lunch


1:00 PM          House Floor


-          Adjourn


Thursday, March 23, 2017

9:30 AM          House Floor


12:00 PM          Lunch


1:00 PM          Committee


4:00 PM          Joint Assembly

Judicial Retention


-          Adjourn


Friday, March 24, 2017

9:30 AM          House Floor


15 min. after Floor          H. 294 - An act relating to inquiries about an applicant’s salary history



Rep. Mary Sullivan, Sponsor - Invited


-          H. 313 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage and tipped minimum wage



Rep. Mary Sullivan, Sponsor - Invited


-          Committee Discussion

As needed.


-          Adjourn


ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring one hard copy hard copies. Please write your name, organization, date and title on each document. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.


For the health and consideration of members of the committee and others, please use unscented body and cosmetic products and refrain from using perfume, or cologne.


If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Ron Wild at 802-828-3559 or rwild@leg.state.vt.us