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  • Rep. Richard Lawrence, Vice Chair
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  • Rep. Harvey Smith

House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

 

AGENDA

 

Room 31

April 18, 2017 - April 21, 2017

Last Updated 4/21/2017 9:26 AM

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

10:00 AM          House Floor

 

1:30 PM          S. 34 - An act relating to cross-promoting development incentives and State policy goals

Bruce Limlaw, Limlaw Pulpwood

Sam Lincoln, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Putnam Blodgett, President, Vermont Woodlands Association

 

3:00 PM          S. 34 - An act relating to cross-promoting development incentives and State policy goals

Sen. Robert Starr, Senate Committee on Agriculture

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

9:00 AM          S. 33 - An act relating to the Rozo McLaughlin Farm-to-School Program

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

 

1:00 PM          House Floor

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

9:00 AM          Farm taxes

Candace Morgan, Director of Policy, Outreach and Legislative Affairs, Department of Taxes

Will Baker, General Counsel, Department of Taxes

 

9:45 AM          Break

 

10:00 AM          Federal Agriculture Issues

Public Hearing on the 2018 Federal Farm Bill

Room 10

 

1:00 PM          House Floor

 

15 minutes after Floor          S. 34 - An act relating to cross-promoting development incentives and State policy goals

Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association

 

2:45 PM          S. 9 - An act relating to the preparation of poultry products

committee discussion

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

9:00 AM          H. 497 - An act relating to health requirements for animals used in agriculture

 

-          S. 9 - An act relating to the preparation of poultry products

Review and possible vote

 

-          S. 33 - An act relating to the Rozo McLaughlin Farm-to-School Program

Review and possible vote

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

Ali Zipparo, Farm to School Coordinator, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

 

9:30 AM          House Floor

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Linda Leehman at 802-828-2233 or lleehman@leg.state.vt.us

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