S.23

An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sponsors: Sen. Michael Sirotkin , Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Christopher Bray, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sen. Cheryl Hooker, Sen. Deborah Ingram, Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Mark MacDonald, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. Andrew Perchlik, Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sen. Jeanette White

Last Recorded Action: 5/24/2019 - Senate message, House proposal of amendment concurred in with further amendment thereto

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Cooper, Economic Policy Institute
10:45 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Mat Barewicz, Economic & Labor Market Information Chief, Department of Labor
11:15 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Jubilee McGill, Member, Rights and Democracy, VT
Judy Peterson, President and CEO, The University of Vermont Health Network

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:15 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Stephanie Yu, Policy Analyst, Public Assets Institute
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
10:45 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Dan Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Coleen Kohaut, Nursing Home Administrator, Franklin County Rehabilitation
Sandy Paritz, Project Director, Vermont Poverty Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder, President, ROC United
Mark Frier, Owner, The Reservoir, Tres Amigos, and The Rusty Nail
Kate Logan, Director of Programming and Policy, Rights and Democracy
David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Cove, Working Vermont, and AARP-VT
Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
10:50 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Michelle Fay, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Faye Mack, Advocacy and Education Director, Hunger Free Vermont
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Ryan Bourne, R. Evan Scharf Chair, The Public Understanding Of Economics at the Cato Institute
Brenda Siegel, Self-Advocate, Newfane
11:15 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion

Yannet Lathrop , Researcher & Policy Analyst, National Employment Law Project
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition

Friday, February 8, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Walk-through and committee discussion

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ericka Canales, Co-owner, Long Trail Veterinary Center

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion; possible vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
12:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Discussion and vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:15 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sen. Michael Sirotkin
Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage


Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 29, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Mat Barewicz, Economic & Labor Market Information Chief, Department of Labor
-

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Reporter

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Continuation of JFO testimony followed by review of minimum wage statutes

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, Department of Labor

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:15 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Daniel Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Catherine Davis, Executive Vice President, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
William Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Sandy Paritz, Project Director, Vermont Poverty Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Paul Brown, Co-owner, Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Waterbury

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Bill Stritzler, Managing Director, Smugglers' Notch Resort
Anore Horton, Executive Director, Hunger Free Vermont

Friday, April 5, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Tipped wage

Mark Frier, Owner, The Reservoir, Tres Amigos, and The Rusty Nail

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Testimony followed by review of minimum wage statutes

Earl Kooperkamp, Board Member, Vermont Interfaith Action
Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
11:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Coleen Kohaut, Nursing Home Administrator, Franklin County Rehabilitation
Toby Howe, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont AFL-CIO
Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Joie Lehouillier, Owner, Foote Brook Farm
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Association of Adult Days
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Wes Hamilton, Co-owner, Three Penny Taproom, The Mad Taco

Friday, April 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Tom Kavet, Legislative Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Discussion of fiscal note and benefits cliff

Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
3:30 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sec. 3 Child Care Financial Assistance Program; Sliding Scale

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sarah DeFelice, Owner, Bailey Road, Montpelier
Annelise Orleck, Professor of History, Dartmouth College
Andy Sebranek, Tipped Wage Worker, Burlington
Samantha Moran, Tipped Wage Worker, Burlington
Kate Logan, Director of Programming and Policy, Rights and Democracy
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Michelle Fay, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Amy Shollenberger, Lobbyist, Vermont Parent Child Center
15 min after Floor

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Discussion and possible mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 19, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Discussion, possible mark-up

Alyson Eastman, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 19, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
-

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Section 3 Child Care Financial Assistance Program; Sliding Scale

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:30 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

mark-up and possible vote

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:30 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Kim Donahue, Co-owner, The Inn at Round Barn Farm, Waitsfield
-

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Medicaid Caps

Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
15 min after Floor

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion

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

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Mark-up and possible vote.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Mark-up and possible vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Chair, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:45 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Impact on Medicaid Cap Discussion

Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
10 minutes after floor

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:15 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee Discussion


Monday, May 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee Discussion


Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Hear about action by H. Appropriations

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Matthew Trieber, House Committee on Appropriations
Rep. David Yacovone, House Committee on Appropriations

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:45 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Discussion and vote on amendments

Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Sponsor of amendment
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
-

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Hear and vote on amendments

Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Theresa Wood, Sponsor of amendment

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Proposed Amendment

Rep. Matthew Trieber, Reporter, House Committee on Appropriations

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
3:00 PM

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
-

S.23 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion