H.582

An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Sponsors: Rep. Laura Sibilia, Rep. Samuel Young , Rep. Thomas Bock, Rep. Peter Conlon, Rep. Charles "Chip" Conquest, Rep. Robert Forguites, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Sandy Haas, Rep. Benjamin Jickling, Rep. Charles Kimbell, Rep. Curtis McCormack, Rep. Robin Scheu

Location: Senate Committee on Finance

Last Recorded Action: 2/22/2018 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on <strong>Finance</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
11:30 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Introduction and Walk-through

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill
Maria Royle, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
9:00 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kim Gates, Legislative Contact, Franklin Telephone
Jeffrey Austin, Director of State Government Relations, Fairpoint Communications
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
3:30 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Omar Smith, Broadband Committee, Town of Readsboro
Carole Monroe, CEO, ValleyNet
Morgan Wade, Broadband and Connectivity Committee, Town of Canaan

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
After House Floor

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Committee Discussion and possible vote.


Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
10:00 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Committee discussion and possible vote.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:30 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
11:45 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:45 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After the Floor

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Potential Vote

James Feehan, Lobbyist, Independent Telephone Companies
Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Walk thru of bill by drafter

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill, House Committee on Energy and Technology
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:30 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Possible Vote

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service