H.466 (Act 135)

An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Sponsors: Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Rep. Amy Sheldon

Last Recorded Action: 5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>May 24, 2022</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Surface Water Diversion and Transfer Study Report Presentation

Peter LaFlamme, Director, Watershed Management Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jeff Crocker, Streamflow Protection Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jordan Gonda, Associate General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
1:00 PM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Walk-through and Committee discussion

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

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Bryan Redmond, Director, Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
David Deen, President, Trout Unlimited, Connecticut River Valley Chapter
Jeff Nelson, Strategic Advisor, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
1:00 PM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

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

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Bill Scott, Member, Vermont Farm Bureau & Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association
Joseph Dutton, Farmer, Dutton Berry Farm
Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:45 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Bill Introduction and Walk-through

Rep. Karen Dolan, Co-Sponsor, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources and Fish and Wildlife
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Jeff Crocker, Streamflow Protection Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jordan Gonda, Associate General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jeff Nelson, Strategic Advisor, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
David Deen, President, Trout Unlimited, Connecticut River Valley Chapter
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:15 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:40 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Mason Overstreet, Staff Attorney, Conservation Law Foundation
Thomas Weiss, Resident, Montpelier
Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
11:50 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association

Friday, March 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Joseph Dutton, Owner, Dutton Berry Farm
Charles Gray, Owner, 4 Corners Farm
Kathy Urffer, River Steward, CT River Conservancy
Jason Shattie, General Manager, Burlington Country Club

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Committee Discussion, Amendment and Possible Vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Jared Carpenter, Water Protection Advocate, Lake Champlain Committee

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.

Brian Carpenter, Owner Champlain Valley Equipment and Chair, Middlebury Selectboard
Jeff Crocker, Streamflow Protection Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jordan Gonda, Associate General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jeff Crocker, Streamflow Protection Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jordan Gonda, Associate General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association

Friday, April 15, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:45 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Committee Discussion and Vote

Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Policy Director, Rural Vermont
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:15 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Sam Lincoln, Principal, Lincoln Farm Timber Harvesting
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association
11:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

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

Friday, April 22, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Sam Lincoln, Principal, Lincoln Farm Timber Harvesting
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association
Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Policy Director, Rural Vermont
Maddie Kempner, Policy Director, NOFA VT
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Policy Director, Rural Vermont
Maddie Kempner, Policy Director, NOFA VT
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, Vermont Golf Association
Sam Lincoln, Principal, Lincoln Farm Timber Harvesting
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Maddie Kempner, Policy Director, NOFA VT
Sam Lincoln, Principal, Lincoln Farm Timber Harvesting
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Justin Rich, Vice President, Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Jeff Crocker, Streamflow Protection Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation
Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Policy Director, Rural Vermont

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

possible vote

Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Friday, April 29, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

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

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:55 PM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Review of Finance Sections and Vote

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

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:30 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Sen. Christopher A. Pearson, Sponsor
Ryan Patch, Agriculture Climate and Land Use Policy Manager, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:15 AM

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Senate Agriculture Committee Amendment, Committee Discussion and Vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
John Bloomer, Secretary, Office of the Senate Secretary
Sen. Christopher A. Pearson, , -

Friday, May 6, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
-

H.466 - An act relating to surface water withdrawals and interbasin transfers

Jared Carpenter, Water Protection Advocate, Lake Champlain Committee
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel