S.96 (Act 76)

An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Sponsors: Sen. Christopher Bray, Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Robert Starr

Last Recorded Action: 5/29/2019 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor <strong>June 19, 2019</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, Director, Spatial Analysis Laboratory

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

John Adams, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information
Jared Carpenter, Water Protection Advocate, Lake Champlain Committee
Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
Kaj Samsom, Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Mark up

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 22, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:15 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Ethan Allen Room

John Adams, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Charles Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
Jill Arace, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Conservation Districts
Hilary Solomon, Manager, Poultney-Mettowee Natural Resources Conservation District
10:15 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Jared Carpenter, Water Protection Advocate, Lake Champlain Committee
Mary Russ, Director, White River Partnership
James Sherrad, Stormwater Coordinator, Williston
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
11:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion, Bill Mark-up,


Thursday, February 28, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Distribute /Review next draft (if available)
Mac Donald Amendments

Sen. Mark A. MacDonald

Friday, March 1, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Laura DiPietro, Water Quality Division Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Ryan Patch, Deputy Director, Water Quality Division, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
9:15 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion, Review of Proposed MacDonald Amendment and Vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
Sen. Mark A. MacDonald

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:40 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Sen. Christopher Bray, Sponsor, Addison County
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Friday, March 15, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
6:08 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Sen. Christopher Bray
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 22, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
12:30 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Sen. Christopher Bray
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Sen. Christopher Bray, Chair, Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:20 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
10:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Jon Groveman, Policy and Water Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
11:25 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion

2:05 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion


Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
1:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Jared Carpenter, Water Protection Advocate, Lake Champlain Action Committee
Laura DiPietro, Water Quality Division Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Sen. Christopher Bray, Sponsor
Jon Groveman, Policy and Water Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Ethan Allen Room.

Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Mary Russ, Director, White River Partnership
Jill Arace, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Conservation Districts
Lyn Munno, Director, Watershed United Vermont

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Charles Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
Kerry O'Brien, District Manager, Caledonia County Natural Resources Conservation District
Gianna Petito, District Manager, Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District
Hilary Solomon, Manager, Poultney-Mettowee Natural Resources Conservation District
Ron Rhodes, River Steward, Connecticut River Conservancy
Rebekah Weber, Lake Champlain Lakekeeper, Conservation Law Foundation
2:20 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion.

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Laura DiPietro, Water Quality Division Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Thomas Kennedy, Executive Director, Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
1:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion.

Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
8:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Room 47

Vicky Drew, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Ethan Allen Room.

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Ethan Allen Room.

Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Nancy Everhart, Agricultural Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Katie Michels, Viability Program Manager, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Friday, April 19, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10 min. after Floor

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
1:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Ryan Patch, Deputy Director, Water Quality Division, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Phil Huffman, Director of Government Relations and Policy, The Nature Conservancy

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
12:30 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Discussion regarding clean water funding within the capital funding portion of S.96.

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
1:30 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Discussion and Possible Vote.

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Charles Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
Lyn Munno, Director, Watershed United Vermont

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10 min. after Floor

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion.

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10:15 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Laura DiPietro, Water Quality Division Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Jill Arace, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Conservation Districts
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Charles Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
Lyn Munno, Director, Watershed United Vermont

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee discussion

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:45 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee discussion

3:50 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
4:10 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, May 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After the Floor

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee discussion and possible vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion

Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Chloe Wexler, Fiscal Data Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Amendments.

Rep. Janet Ancel, Sponsor of Bill, Sponsor of Amendment
Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor, Sponsor of Amendment
11:45 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Sibilia Amendment, Committee Discussion.

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Kimbell Amendment
Sibilia Amendment

Rep. Charles Kimbell, Sponsor of amendment
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of amendment

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
Five Mins. After Floor

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Walk-through of House Proposal of Amendment

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Walk-through of Side by Side

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
4:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Walk-through Side by Side S. 96

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
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S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Robbie Adler, Chief Strategy Officer, Faraday
Ted Adler, Union Street Media
Mike Lane, Chief Operating Officer, Fluency

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Walk-through S.96 Side-by-Side

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Jane Clifford, Dairy Producer, Starksboro
Lyn Munno, Director, Watershed United Vermont
Jared Carpenter, Water Protection Advocate, Lake Champlain Committee

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Tax and Revenue, Joint Fiscal Office
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources

Friday, May 17, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Amy Spear, Executive Director, Stowe Area Association, Stowe
Kim Donahue, Co-owner, The Inn at Round Barn Farm, Waitsfield
Bob Montgomery, Owner, Killington Group
Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association
Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Kaj Samsom, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
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S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Committee Discussion

Will Baker, Director of Legal Unit, Department of Taxes
Sen. Christopher Bray
Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Tax and Revenue, Joint Fiscal Office
John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
Kaj Samsom, Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Friday, May 17, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Senate Proposal Amendment, Committee Discussion and Vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources

Monday, May 20, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

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

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kaj Samsom, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to the provision of water quality services

Senate Proposal of Amendment

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council