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  • Sen. Jane Kitchel, Chair
  • Sen. Alice W. Nitka, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Dick Sears
  • Sen. Robert Starr
  • Sen. Dick McCormack
  • Sen. Tim Ashe
  • Sen. Richard Westman, Clerk

Senate Committee on Appropriations

 

AGENDA

 

Room 5

March 20, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Last Updated 3/24/2017 10:57 AM

 

Monday, March 20, 2017

1:30 PM          No Committee Meetings Scheduled

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

1:30 PM          FY2018 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Judiciary  [PROTECTION]

Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office

Matt Riven, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary

Hon. Paul Reiber, Chief Justice, Vermont Supreme Court

 

2:15 PM          S. 52 - An act relating to the Public Service Board and its proceedings

 Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Senator

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:45 PM          FY2018 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Vermont Public Television--Follow-up  [HIGHER EDUCATION]

Holly Groschner, President and CEO, Vermont Public Television

 

3:00 PM          Break

 

3:30 PM          FY2018 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Department of Information and Innovation  [GENERAL GOVERNMENT]

Darwin Thompson, Commissioner, Department of Information & Innovation

James Nash, Financial Director III, Department of Information & Innovation

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

2:30 PM          FY2018 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Attorney General  [PROTECTION]

T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General

William Griffin, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Diane Ford, Business Manager, Attorney General's Office

Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

 

2:45 PM          FY2018 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Human Rights Commission  [PROTECTION]

Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission

Jason Pinard, Financial Director II

 

3:00 PM          Break

 

3:30 PM          S. 95 - An act relating to sexual assault nurse examiners

Sen. Debbie Ingram

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Amelia Singh, Office of Legislative Council

 

4:00 PM          S. 130 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to education laws

Sen. Philip Baruth

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

2:55 PM          S. 135 - An act relating to promoting economic development

Sen. Kevin Mullin

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

3:10 PM          S. 131 - An act relating to State’s Attorneys and sheriffs

Sen. Christopher A. Pearson

John Campbell, Executive  Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

4:00 PM          Judicial Retention Election

Joint Assembly (House Chamber)

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

1:00 PM          J.R.S. 25 - Joint resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Forests, Parks and Recreation to amend conservation easements related to the former Hancock Lands and adjacent Averill Inholdings in Essex County and to sell the Bertha Tract in Mendon and the Burch Tract in Killington to the Trust for Public Land

Sen. Peg Flory

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Mike Fraysier, ANR Lands Director, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

 

1:15 PM          S. 130 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to education laws

 

1:30 PM          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

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

 

1:40 PM          S. 131 - An act relating to State’s Attorneys and sheriffs

Sen. Christopher A. Pearson

John Campbell, Executive  Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:50 PM          S. 127 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and vessels

Sen. Richard Westman

Sen. Jane Kitchel

 

2:00 PM          S. 122 - An act relating to increased flexibility for school district mergers

Sen. Philip Baruth

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:15 PM          S. 34 - An act relating to cross-promoting development incentives and State policy goals

Sen. Anthony Pollina

Virginia "Ginny" Lyons

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

 

2:30 PM          S. 100 - An act relating to promoting affordable and sustainable housing

Sen. Becca Balint, Senate Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs Committee

Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Senate Committee on Finance

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:45 PM          S. 133 - An act relating to examining mental health care and care coordination

Sen. Claire Ayer

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council