H.106 (Act 67)

An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Sponsors: Rep. Kathleen James , Rep. Peter Anthony, Rep. Sarah "Sarita" Austin, Rep. Seth Bongartz, Rep. Michelle Bos-Lun, Rep. Erin Brady, Rep. Jana Brown, Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. Seth Chase, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Sara Coffey, Rep. David Durfee, Rep. Caleb Elder, Rep. Robert Hooper, Rep. Lori Houghton, Rep. Stephanie Jerome, Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, Rep. Kelly Pajala, Rep. Katherine Sims, Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins, Rep. Maida Townsend, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Tanya Vyhovsky, Rep. Kathryn Webb, Rep. Kirk White, Rep. Michael Yantachka

Last Recorded Action: 5/21/2021 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>June 8, 2021</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:50 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Introduction and Walk Through

Rep. Kathleen James, Sponsor, House Committee on Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:00 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Bill Presentation
Agency of Education Response

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
-

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, February 19, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
1:00 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Andrew LaBarge, Teacher, Molly Stark School
1:35 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Elizabeth Parris, School Nurse, Winooski School District
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Learning Policy Institute

Anna Maier, Research Analyst and Policy Advisor, Learning Policy Institute
Michael DiNapoli, Deputy Director of Federal Policy, Learning Policy Institute

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:10 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Walk Through

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
-

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Jeffrey Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:00 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Mark Up and Possible Vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, February 26, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:00 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Carlen Finn, Senior Policy Associate, Voices for Vermont's Children
Ben Freeman, Network Coordinator, Vermont Learning for the Future
Kathleen Kesson, Professor Emerita, LIU-Brooklyn
John Castle, Superintendent, North Country Supervisory Union
2:00 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Doug Racine, Former Secretary, Agency of Human Services
-

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote


Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
-

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Walk Through and Possible Vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, March 12, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Bill Review

Rep. Kathleen James, Reporter, House Committee on Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, March 15, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
12:15 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Committee Discussion/Vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
-

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Amendment

Rep. Robin Scheu, Amendment Sponsor, House Committee on Appropriations
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
--

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Introduction of bill by sponsor and walk-through by legislative counsel

Rep. Kathleen James, Sponsor, House Committee on Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
--

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Doug Racine, Former Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, VT Superintendents Association
Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
3:35 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Anna Maier, Research Analyst and Policy Advisor, Learning Policy Institute
Andrew LaBarge, Teacher, Molly Stark School

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
--

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Meg Porcella, Assistant Director, Student Support Services Division, Agency of Education
Alicia Hanrahan, Education Programs Manager, Agency of Education

Friday, April 23, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
--

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

David Rettew, Medical Director, Children and Family Division, Department of Mental Health
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association
Dr. Chuck Myers, Executive Director, Northeastern Family Institute, VT
Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:55 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Review and committee discussion of latest draft

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
--

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Deborah Lisi-Baker, Director, Duals Project

Friday, April 30, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
15 min after Floor

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Carlen Finn, Senior Policy Associate, Voices for Vermont's Children
Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
--

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Committee discussion

Sen. Christopher A. Pearson
Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Sen. Christopher A. Pearson
Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
John Downes, Director, UVM Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education
Paul Gambill, Executive Director, Community Engagement Lab
3:15 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Continued

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association, VPA, VSA, VSBA

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:30 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association
Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association, VPA, VSA, VSBA
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:00 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Walk-through and mark-up

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, May 7, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
--

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
8:30 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Walk Through and Comparison

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:30 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Sen. Brian Campion
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

Committee discussion and vote on Senate proposal of amendment

Rosie Krueger, State Director of Child Nutrition Programs, Agency of Education
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel