H.513 (Act 79)

An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Sponsors:

Last Recorded Action: 6/20/2019 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>June 20, 2019</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
9:30 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Dylan Zwicky, Lobbyist, Leonine Public Affairs, New England Cable & Telecommunications Association (NECTA)

Friday, February 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
1:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Discussion

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
11:30 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Leslie Nulty, CFO, Mansfield Community Fiber, Inc.
1:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Irv Thomae, Chair, ECFiber
Fletcher Kittredge, CEO, GWI
Carole Monroe, CEO, ValleyNet, ECFiber

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
9:00 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
Jeff Austin, Director of Government Relations, Consolidated Communications
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H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Immediately Following Floor Adjournment

Brian Otley, Senior Vice President, Operations, Green Mountain Power
3:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Discussion and Mark-up

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
9:15 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Mark-up

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:30 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Mark-up and Possible Vote

Maria Royle, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
3:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jo Bradley, CEO, Vermont Economic Development Authority
Cassie Polhemus, Chief Operating Officer, incoming CEO, Vermont Economic Development Authority
June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service

Friday, March 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After the Floor

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Reporter of the Bill, Sponsor
June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Chris Rice, Lobbyist, Verizon
Jeffrey Austin, Director of State Government Relations, Consolidated Communications
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:30 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Overview

Rep. Timothy Briglin, Chair, House Committee on Energy and Technology
Rep. Laura Sibilia, Vice Chair, House Committee on Energy and Technology

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:30 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Unofficial Proposed Amendments

Maria Royle, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jo Bradley, CEO, Vermont Economic Development Authority

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

potential vote

Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

possible vote

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
9:45 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Discussion of Amendment

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

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

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Discussion of Amendment

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 12, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Walk-through

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Annette Smith, Executive Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Jonathan Gibson, Resident, Shrewsbury
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
Chuck Finberg, Resident, Shrewsbury
Dylan Zwicky, Lobbyist, New England Cable & Telecommunications Association
Jim Porter, Director for Public Advocacy, Department of Public Service
James White, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Comcast - Northeast Division
Irv Thomae, Chair, ECFiber
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Stephen Whitaker, Telecom/IT Planning and Accountability Advocate, Montpelier
Greg Marchildon, State Director, AARP
Nancy Lynch, Government Affairs Director, Vermont Association of Realtors

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:20 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Further Testimony

Leslie Nulty, CFO, Mansfield Community Fiber, Inc.
Em Peyton, Putney, VT
iishana Artra, Co-Founder, EMF Safety for Vermont
Jeff Austin, Director of Government Relations, Consolidated Communications
Jeremy Hanson, Chair, CVFiber

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:15 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Further Testimony and Committee Discussion

James White, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Comcast - Northeast Division
Dylan Zwicky, Lobbyist, New England Cable & Telecommunications Association
Stan Williams, Chair, ValleyNet
Gregg Faber, Analyst, Public Utility Commission
Irv Thomae, Chair, ECFiber
John Brabant, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Vermonters for a Clean Environment
Zachary Tomanelli, Communications and Technology Director, VPIRG
Michael Birnbaum, Owner, Kingdom Fiber
Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, VPPSA
Garrett Ryan, Resident, Woodbury, VT

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
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H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Gregg Faber, Analyst, Public Utility Commission

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Further Testimony and Committee Discussion

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor, Windham-Bennington
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
Robert Dostis, Vice President of Stakeholder Relations, Green Mountain Power
Michael Burke, Director of Field Operations, Green Mountain Power

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-After the floor

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Walk-through of Amendment

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Irv Thomae, Chair, ECFiber

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Dylan Zwicky, Lobbyist, NECTA
Irv Thomae, Chair, ECFiber

Monday, May 13, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
Jeff Austin, Director of Government Relations, Consolidated Communications
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
Jeff Austin, Director of Government Relations, Consolidated Communications
Chris Recchia, General Manager, EC Fiber
Lauren-Glenn Davidian, Executive Director, CCTV Center for Media and Democracy

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
9:00 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Vote


Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:20 PM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont


Thursday, May 16, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:00 AM

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 17, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.513 - An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont

Sen. Cheryl Hooker
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service