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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

April 25, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Last Updated 4/26/2017 11:30 AM


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

10:00 AM          House Floor


12:00 PM          Lunch and Caucuses


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 - Invited


4:00 PM          House Floor

Afternoon session.


-          Adjourn


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

9:00 AM          H. 260 - An act relating to residential rental agreements and expedited eviction

Angela Zaikowski , Director, Vermont Apartment Owners Association, LLC

Jonathan Bond, Director of Vermont Tenants & Mobile Home Programs, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Sandy Pariitz, Director. Poverty Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid


-          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


12:00 PM          Lunch


1:00 PM          House Floor


15 min. after Floor          Committee Work

As Floor time allows


-          Adjourn


Thursday, April 27, 2017

9:00 AM          Field Trip

Committee will be visiting the Vermont Veterans Cemetery in Randolph.


1:00 PM          House Floor


-          Adjourn


Friday, April 28, 2017

-          To Be Determined

Committee agenda will be released as Floor time allows.


ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring 1 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