H.868 (Act 157)

An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

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Last Recorded Action: 6/2/2016 - Signed by Governor on <strong>6/2/16</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
11:15 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
10:45 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

James Sullivan, Executive Director, Bennington County Regional Planning Commission
Chris Campany, Executive Director, Windham Regional Planning Commission
Bob Flint, Chair, Springfield Regional Development Corporation
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
2:15 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

H.574 - Sustainable Job Funds; H.670 - Electronic Voting; H.692 - VT Training Program

Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Kari Bradley, General Manager, Hunger Mountain Coop
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
Michele Kupersmith, Workforce, Education and Training Coordinator, Department of Labor
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
5 min after adj

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

H.724 - ABLE; Medicaid for working persons with disabilities; Private Activity Bond Advisory Board; local investment; H.754 - VEGI; TIFS; H.737 - Blockchain Technology

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
Tim Leuders-Dumont, State Treasurer's Office
Nicole LeBlanc, Self Advocate, Green Mountain Self Advocates
Sam Liss, Chair, Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights (VCDR)
Oliver Goodenough, Professor, Vermont Law School
Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
6:30 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

H.723 - Limited Liability Company Technical Corrections

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Tom Moody, Co-Chair, Vermont Bar Association

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
11:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

H.816 - Regulation of Lodging Accommodation; H.819 - Workforce Development

Kate O'Connor, Brattleboro Chamber of Commerce
Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
Michael Desrochers, Deputy Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Michele Kupersmith, Workforce, Education and Training Coordinator, Department of Labor
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
5 min after adj

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

H.820 - Vermont Creative Network; H.551 - Employee Ownership of Vermont Businesses; H.671 - Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

Alex Aldrich, Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council
Zon Eastes, Outreach and Advancement Coordinator, Vermont Arts Council
Paul Costello, Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development
Peter Gregory, Executive Director, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
Don Jamison, Program Director, Vermont Employee Ownership Center
Steve Karcher, Stone Environmental, Inc.
Joseph Blasi, Professor, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University
Mathew Pritchard, Student, Vermont Law School
Elise Iannone, Student, Vermont Law School
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
Kirby Keaton, Tax Policy Analyst, Department of Taxes
Candace Morgan, Director of Policy, Outreach and Legislative Affairs, Department of Taxes

Friday, March 11, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
11:30 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Medicaid for working persons with disabilities; NFB Newline Services

Monica Hunt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Stuart Schurr, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
3:50 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kirby Keaton, Tax Policy Analyst, Department of Taxes
5:00 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Bill voted out of committee

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Friday, March 18, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Walk thru

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jo Bradley, Director, Vermont Economic Development Authority

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:45 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Rep. William Botzow, Chair, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
- after the floor

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Pat Moulton , Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Tom Moody, Co-Chair, Vermont Bar Association
John Snow, Chair, Audit Committee, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Jo Bradley, Director, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:00 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Rep. William Botzow, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Employee Ownership Section

Tom Kavet, Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC
Don Jamison, Program Director, Vermont Employee Ownership Center
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 25, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
-After Floor

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Jo Bradley, Director, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Katie Taylor, Government Affairs Director, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce & GBIC

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
-after the floor

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Rep. William Botzow, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Kari Bradley, General Manager, Hunger Mountain Coop
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Vermont Employment Growth Incentive

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Vermont Employment Growth Incentive

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
Kirby Keaton, Tax Policy Analyst, Department of Taxes
3:00 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Kirby Keaton, Tax Policy Analyst, Department of Taxes

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:30 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Alex Aldrich, Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council
Zon Eastes, Outreach and Advancement Coordinator, Vermont Arts Council
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 1, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:00 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Discussion of VEGI Provision

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
2:45 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Tentative Committee Vote


Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
2:15 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:15 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Frank Cioffi, Chair, State Workforce Development Board
Michele Kupersmith, Workforce, Education and Training Coordinator, Department of Labor

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Pat Moulton , Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Stuart Schurr, General Counsel, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Janice St. Onge, Deputy Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
4:45 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Amendments - committee discussion; Sullivan amendment voted out; House Appropriations Committee amendment voted out; Masland amendment voted out

Rep. Cynthia Browning, Arlington
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Rep. Kathleen C. Keenan, House Committee on Appropriations
Rep. James Masland, Thetford

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
-After floor

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Proposed Amendment


Thursday, April 7, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Amendments

Rep. Cynthia Browning
Rep. James Masland
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst: Revenue & Tax, Joint Fiscal Office
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
10:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Amendments - committee discussion

Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Rep. Cynthia Browning, Arlington
11:35 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Amendment

Rep. James Masland, Thetford

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Sections P.1-P.2: Southern Vermont Economic Development Marketing and Planning

Rep. Laura Sibilia
9:30 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

VEGI Rewrite; Technical Tax Changes

Kirby Keaton, Tax Policy Analyst, Department of Taxes

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Amendments

Rep. Susan Davis
Rep. James Masland
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:35 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Rep. Carr amendment; Davis/Browning amendment

Rep. Stephen Carr, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Rep. Susan Davis, Chelsea
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:45 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Walk-through of Finance Items

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jo Bradley, Director, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Cross Border Study

Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst: Revenue & Tax, Joint Fiscal Office
Stephen Klein, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:45 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 15, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Draft 3.1 - VOTE

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Joe Choquette, Lobbyist, Downs, Rachlin Martin PLLC
Stephen Klein, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Sarah Carpenter, Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
Rebecca Sameroff, Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Jo Bradley, Director, Vermont Economic Development Authority
John Snow, Board Member, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Will Patten, Board Member, Vermont Economic Development Authority
11:15 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Sarah Carpenter, Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
11:45 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
4:35 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
5:15 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
5:30 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Margaret Murray, Citizen, Montpelier

Monday, April 25, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Vote


Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
10:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Sen. Kevin Mullin
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs
-

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Update on Workforce Housing provision of bill.

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 29, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Finance and Appropriations Amendments

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 2, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

Sen. Bray's Amendment

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jo Bradley, Director, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Kirby Keaton, Tax Policy Analyst, Department of Taxes
Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Mathew Barewicz, Chief, Labor Market and Information, Vermont Department of Labor
Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council
Sen. Christopher Bray, Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee