H.556 (Act 90)

An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

Sponsors: Rep. Katherine Sims, Rep. Tiffany Bluemle, Rep. Jessica Brumsted , Rep. Peter Anthony, Rep. Matthew Birong, Rep. Seth Bongartz, Rep. Jana Brown, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Mari Cordes, Rep. Leslie Goldman, Rep. John Killacky, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. John O'Brien, Rep. Carol Ode, Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins, Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. Heather Surprenant, Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Rep. Rebecca White, Rep. Dane Whitman, Rep. Theresa Wood, Rep. Michael Yantachka

Last Recorded Action: 4/22/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>April 20, 2022</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:30 AM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

Rep. Katherine Sims, Sponsor of the bill
Doug Bent, Member of Abenaki Koasek Tribe, Board Member, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:15 AM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

potential vote

Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:45 PM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

potential vote

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jill Remick, Director of Property Valuation and Review, Department of Taxes
3:50 AM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

findings language, committee discussion


Thursday, March 17, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:15 PM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

Walk-through

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:45 PM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

Richard Menard, Chief, Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi
Doug Bent, Member of Koasek Tribe, Board Member, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Rich Holschuh, Citizen of and Spokesperson for, the Elnu Abenaki Tribe
Jill Remick, Director of Property Valuation and Review, Department of Taxes

Friday, March 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:00 PM

H.556 - An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote