H.218 (Act 22)

An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Sponsors: Rep. Heather Surprenant , Rep. Mollie Burke, Rep. Elizabeth Burrows, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Katherine Donnally, Rep. Philip "Jay" Hooper, Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Rep. Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, Rep. Henry Pearl, Rep. Taylor Small, Rep. Tanya Vyhovsky

Last Recorded Action: 5/14/2021 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>May 12, 2021</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
11:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Rep. Heather Surprenant, Sponsor

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
2:15 PM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

E.B. Flory, Dairy Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Kent Henderson, Northwest Veterinary Associates, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association
Elisabeth Wirsing, Senior Environmental Health Program Manager, Department of Health
Natalie Kwit, State Public Health Veterinarian, Department of Health
Rich Larson, Owner, Larson Farm and Creamery
Kylie Cook, Owner, Sunday Bell Farm
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont
Kelley McGill, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
2:30 PM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Becky Allen, Food Animal Veterinarian, Addison County
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
15 minutes after Floor adjourns

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Roy Folsom, Elite Certified Farm Agent, Nationwide Agribusiness
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
3:15 PM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Committee discussion


Friday, March 12, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
15 minutes after Floor adjourns

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

James Donegan, Owner, Trillium Hill Farm
Suzanne Long, Owner, Luna Bleu Farm
Rich Larson, Owner, Larson Farm and Creamery
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont
1:00 PM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

discussion and possible vote

Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont
E.B. Flory, Dairy Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Rich Larson, Owner, Larson Farm and Creamery
Suzanne Long, Owner, Luna Bleu Farm
Becky Allen, Addison County

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:10 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Rep. Heather Surprenant, Reporter of bill

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
11:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

E.B. Flory, Dairy Section Chief, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Kristin Haas, State Vet, Director, Food Safety, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Rep. John L. Bartholomew, former member, House Agriculture and Forestry Committee
Rep. Carl Rosenquist, , House Committee On Human Services

Friday, March 19, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
8:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Consideration of amendment

Steven Collier, General Counsel, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Rep. Carl Rosenquist, Amendment Sponsor, House Committee On Human Services
Rep. John L. Bartholomew, former member, House Agriculture and Forestry Committee
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Walk-through of bill

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Kent Henderson, Co-Chair, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association Government Relations Committee
Julie Smith, Research Associate Professor, Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, UVM
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont

Friday, March 26, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Julia Brennan, Infectious Disease Enteric Epidemiologist, Department of Health
Elisabeth Wirsing, Senior Environmental Health Program Manager, Department of Health
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Charles Gray, Owner, 4 Corners Farm
Rich Larson, Owner, Larson Farm and Creamery
Andrea Etter, Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Food Services Department, UVM
Lee Dowgiewicz, President and CEO, Cooperative Insurance Companies
Corie Pierce, Co-owner, Bread and Butter Farm, Board member, Rural Vermont
Ashlyn Bristle, Owner, Rebop Farm
Mollie Wills, Rural Vermont

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk

Walk-through of bill


Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
8:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the sale of unpasteurized raw milk