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  • Sen. Jeanette K. White, Chair
  • Sen. Brian Collamore, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Claire Ayer
  • Sen. Alison Clarkson, Clerk
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Senate Committee on Government Operations

 

AGENDA

 

Room 4

April 18, 2017 - April 21, 2017

Last Updated 4/21/2017 3:25 PM

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

1:15 PM          H. 111 - An act relating to vital records

Tanya Marshall, State Archivist and Director, VT State Archives & Records Administration

Jim Knapp, Counsel, First American Title, VT Bar Association Property Law Section

Stacy Jewell, Town Clerk, St. Johnsbury

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Rich McCoy, Director, Office of Vital Records

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:30 PM          H. 506 - An act relating to professions and occupations regulated by the Office of Professional Regulation

Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Gabriel Gilman, Counsel, Office of Professional Regulation, Secretary of State's Office

Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

 

3:00 PM          Break

 

3:15 PM          H. 5 - An act relating to investment of town cemetery funds

Vote

Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

 

3:30 PM          H. 59 - An act relating to technical corrections

Walk thru of the bill

Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

Sebastian Arduengo, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

 

4:10 PM          H. 219 - An act relating to the Vermont spaying and neutering program

Draft 1.1

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

Sue Skaskiw, VSNIP Administrator, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society

Dr. Dr. Karen Bradley, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association

Andrea McMahan, President, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs

Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

1:00 PM          H. 512 - An act relating to the procedure for conducting recounts

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Karen Richard, Town Clerk - Treasurer, Colchester Town Clerk's Office

Will Senning, Director, Elections and Campaign Finance, Secretary of State's Office

Rep. Ronald E. Hubert, Sponsor

 

3:30 PM          H. 22 - An act relating to the professional regulation of law enforcement officers by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Rep. Ronald E. Hubert, Sponsor

Michael O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association

Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Richard Gauthier, Executive Director, VT Criminal Justice Training Council

Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

1:15 PM          Law Enforcement Discussion

David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County

Richard Gauthier, Executive Director, VT Criminal Justice Training Council

 

2:30 PM          H. 130 - An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the Town of Hartford

Rep. Patti J. Lewis

 

2:45 PM          15  Minute Break

 

3:00 PM          H. 512 - An act relating to the procedure for conducting recounts

H.514

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Will Senning, Director, Elections and Campaign Finance, Secretary of State's Office

Karen Richard, Town Clerk - Treasurer, Colchester Town Clerk's Office

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

9:00 AM          Senate Convenes

 

-15 mins after floor          H. 512 - An act relating to the procedure for conducting recounts

H.514

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thomas Weiss, Citizen, Montpelier

Willem Jewett, Attorney

Will Senning, Director, Elections and Campaign Finance, Secretary of State's Office

 

1:15 PM          H. 219 - An act relating to the Vermont spaying and neutering program

Vote - Draft 2.1

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

Dr. Dr. Karen Bradley, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association

Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor

Sara White, President Elect, VVMA

Sue Skaskiw, VSNIP Administrator, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society

 

2:00 PM          H. 111 - An act relating to vital records

Vote - Draft 1.1

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:15 PM          H. 59 - An act relating to technical corrections

Vote - Draft 1.4

Sebastian Arduengo, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:30 PM          H. 312 - An act relating to retirement and pensions

Vote

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Michael Clasen, Deputy State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Cheryl Ewen 828-2272 or cewen@leg.state.vt.us

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