S.20 (Act 36)

An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Sponsors: Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Brian Campion , Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Christopher Bray, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. Andrew Perchlik, Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sen. Kesha Ram, Sen. Richard Sears

Last Recorded Action: 5/19/2021 - Senate Message, signed by Governor <strong>May 18, 2021</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
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S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Introduction, walk through

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor, Chittenden County
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Testimony and committee discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jen Duggan, Vice President/Director, Conservation Law Foundation
Marcie Gallagher, Environmental Associate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont
Samuel Nicolai, VP Engineering and Compliance, Casella Waste Management
Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Steven Hentges, Executive Director, Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group, American Chemical Council
Shawn Swearingen, Director, Alliance for Telomer Chemistry Stewardship, American Chemical Council
Eileen Conneely, Senior Director, Chemical Products and Technology, American Chemistry Council
Mitch Hubert, Technical Director, Fire Fighting Foam Coalition, American Chemical Council
Andrew Hackman, Lobbyist, Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association
Tom Mallen, Vice President for Compliance and Technology Packaging Coatings, The Sherwin-Williams Company
Martin Wolf, Director, Product Sustainability & Authenticity, Seventh Generation
Lauren Hierl, Executive Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Friday, March 12, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up, vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
Fifteen Minutes After House Floor

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Joint Hearing with House Committee on Human Services. Please click here for the livestream.


Thursday, April 1, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after Floor

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Joint Hearing with the House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
Walk-through

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Jen Duggan, Vice President/Director, Conservation Law Foundation
Bradley R. Reed, President, Professional Firefighters of Vermont
Tom Keefe, Vice President for Environment, Health and Safety Operations, Global Partners, LP
15 mins after Floor

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Committee discussion


Thursday, April 8, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after Floor

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Andrew Hackman, Lobbyist, Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association
Samuel Nicolai, VP Engineering and Compliance, Casella Waste Management
Marcie Gallagher, Environmental Associate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Chris Carrigan, Vice President of Business Development, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce

Friday, April 9, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after the Floor

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Committee discussion


Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
2:15 PM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Patrick Weaver, Coach, UVM Nordic Ski Racing Team
Michael Knight, Fire Service Sales Manager, Reynolds and Son, South Barre

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Martin Wolf, Director, Product Sustainability & Authenticity, Seventh Generation
Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Patrick McCoy, Defend Our health, Portland, Maine
10:30 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Continued

15 mins after Floor

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Tom Mallen, Vice President for Compliance and Technology Packaging Coatings, The Sherwin-Williams Company
Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Marguerite Adelman, Women's International League of Peace and Freedom VT Military Poisons Project

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Peter Walke, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Agency of Natural Resources
Chuck Schwer, Director, Waste Management Protection Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
Eamon Twohig, Program Manager, Residuals Management and Emerging Contaminants Program, Department of Environmental Conservation
Bryan Redmond, Director, Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
10:15 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Lauren Hierl, Executive Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
Mitch Hubert, Technical Director, Fire Fighting Foam Coalition

Friday, April 16, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Ken Gragg, Deputy Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
David Englander, Senior Policy & Legal Advisor, Department of Health
1:15 PM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

David Englander, Senior Policy & Legal Advisor, Department of Health

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:15 PM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Steven Hentges, Executive Director, Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group, American Chemistry Council
Shawn Swearingen, Director, Alliance for Telomer Chemistry Stewardship, American Chemistry Council
Eileen Conneely, Senior Director, Chemical Products and Technology, American Chemistry Council
Stewart Holm, Chief Scientist, American Forest & Paper Association
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up

Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
David Englander, Senior Policy & Legal Advisor, Department of Health
Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Lauren Hierl, Executive Director, Vermont Conservation Voters

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Charity Clark, Chief of Staff, Attorney General's Office

Friday, April 23, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:45 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up

10:40 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up

2:15 PM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up and possible vote


Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:40 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Mark-up

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:45 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Vote


Friday, May 7, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Review of proposed House amendment

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.20 - An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products

Review of proposed House amendment

Rep. Dane Whitman, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
David Englander, Senior Policy & Legal Advisor, Department of Health