H.107

An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Sponsors: Rep. Robin Scheu, Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Rep. Samuel Young , Rep. Janet Ancel, Rep. Peter Anthony, Rep. Sarah "Sarita" Austin, Rep. John Bartholomew, Rep. Matthew Birong, Rep. Thomas Bock, Rep. Timothy Briglin, Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. R. Scott Campbell, Rep. James Carroll, Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Rep. Annmarie Christensen, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Sara Coffey, Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Rep. Peter Conlon, Rep. Mari Cordes, Rep. Carl Demrow, Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Rep. Johannah Donovan, Rep. David Durfee, Rep. Caleb Elder, Rep. Alice Emmons, Rep. Marcia Gardner, Rep. Dylan Giambatista, Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Rep. Maxine Grad, Rep. Sandy Haas, Rep. Nader Hashim, Rep. Matthew Hill, Rep. Mary Hooper, Rep. Philip Hooper, Rep. Robert Hooper, Rep. Lori Houghton, Rep. Mary Howard, Rep. Kathleen James, Rep. Kimberly Jessup, Rep. John Killacky, Rep. Warren Kitzmiller, Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Rep. Jill Krowinski, Rep. Martin LaLonde, Rep. Diane Lanpher, Rep. William Lippert, Rep. Emily Long, Rep. Terence Macaig, Rep. James Masland, Rep. Michael McCarthy, Rep. Curtis McCormack, Rep. James McCullough, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. William Notte, Rep. Daniel Noyes, Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Rep. Carol Ode, Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. Avram Patt, Rep. Ann Pugh, Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Zachariah Ralph, Rep. Marybeth Redmond, Rep. Amy Sheldon, Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. Mary Sullivan, Rep. Randall Szott, Rep. Tristan Toleno, Rep. Maida Townsend, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Tommy Walz, Rep. Rebecca White, Rep. Theresa Wood, Rep. David Yacovone, Rep. Michael Yantachka

Last Recorded Action: 5/24/2019 - Senate Message, adopted in concurrence with proposal of amendment

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Introduction

Rep. Robin Scheu, Sponsor
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 min after Floor

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Walk-through

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
11:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Ashley Moore, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT

Friday, February 1, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
1:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Michelle Fay, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Ashley Moore, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:15 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Ray Pepin, Temporary Disability Insurance Administrator, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jessica Savage, Self-Advocate, Burlington

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:15 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Briefing on The Governor's Bi-state PFL Plan

Kendal Smith, Director of Policy Development and Legislative Affairs, Governor's Office
Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
10:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Jennifer Kimmich, Chair, Vermont Main Street Alliance, Co-Owner of The Alchemist

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor
Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, Department of Labor
Angela Earle- Gray, Human Resources Director, Chroma Technology
Paul Millman, President, Chroma Technology
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Sivan Cotel, Co-founder and Director of Operations, Stonecutter Spirits
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H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Samantha Sheehan, Communication Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Friday, February 8, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Possible Mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:15 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

David Simendinger, President, Champlain Farms
-

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Discussion and possible mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Lindsay DesLauriers, Chief Operating Officer, Bolton Valley Resort

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:15 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Discussion and mark-up

10:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce
Bor Yang, Executive Director, VT Human Rights Commission
15 min after Floor

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Discussion and mark-up

4:00 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Possible vote


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Sponsor
3:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Harrington, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Labor
Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living

Friday, February 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Tax consequences

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
After the Floor

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Ashley Moore, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Tyler Emerson, Lyndonville
Randy George, Co-owner, Red Hen Baking Company
11:10 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:45 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Angela Earle-Grey, Human Resources Director, Chroma Technology

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Kendal Smith, Director of Policy Development and Legislative Affairs, Governor's Office
Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
Ray Pepin, Temporary Disability Insurance Administrator, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
Jim Bradley, President, Home Builders and Remodelers Association
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce
Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Peter Griffin, Legislative Council, Office of Legislative Council
3:45 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO
Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:00 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Kendal Smith, Director of Policy Development and Legislative Affairs, Governor's Office

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
4:00 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

committee discussion


Thursday, March 21, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
11:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Briefing update

Kendal Smith, Director of Policy Development and Legislative Affairs, Governor's Office
Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:20 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:15 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
1:00 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:15 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Chair, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Rep. Robin Scheu, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Report from Ways and Means

Rep. Robin Scheu, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 29, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
11:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Continued review

Rep. Robin Scheu, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Rep. Robin Scheu, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Committee Discussion

1:00 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer
1:45 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:45 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Report on amendments

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 min after Floor

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Amendments

Rep. Robin Scheu, Sponsor, House Committee on Ways and Means
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Sponsor, House Committee on Appropriations

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Amendments

Rep. Zachariah Ralph, Sponsor of Amendment
Rep. Linda Joy Sullivan, Sponsor of amendment, Sponsor of Amendment
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Hear and vote on amendments - as needed

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Zachariah Ralph, Sponsor of Amendment
Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor of amendment, Sponsor of Amendment

Friday, April 5, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Amendment

Rep. Barbara Murphy, Sponsor of Amendment
Rep. Zachariah Ralph, Sponsor of Amendment

Friday, April 5, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Possible amendments

Rep. Zachariah Ralph, Sponsor of Amendment
Rep. Barbara Murphy, Sponsor of Amendment
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Rep. Robin Scheu, House Committee on Ways and Means
-

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Side by side comparison of H.395, S.88, and H.107

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Jessica Ricketson, Worker and Parent, Burlington
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Samatha Sheehan, Communication Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Michelle Fay, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO
Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:15 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
Harold Schwartz, Director of HR Operations, Department of Human Resources
John Berard, Director, Labor Relations, Department of Human Resources
Sivan Cotel, Representative, Co-Founder of Stonecutter Spirits LLC
Jennifer Kimmich, Chair, Vermont Main Street Alliance, Co-Owner of The Alchemist

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor
Jessica Vintinner, Legislative Director and Principal Assistant, Department of Labor
Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce
10:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Tanya Byker, Professor, Middlebury College
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Bard Hill, Policy and Planning Director, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:15 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor
Jessica Vintinner, Legislative Director and Principal Assistant, Department of Labor
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
10:45 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

continued


Friday, May 3, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
12:00 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 6, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
12:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:30 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Walk through

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:30 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Possible Vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
9:45 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 13, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:05 PM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Sen. Michael Sirotkin

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
12:35 AM

H.107 - An act relating to paid family and medical leave

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council