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S.81 (Act 85)

An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Sen. Virginia Lyons , Sen. Timothy Ashe, Sen. John Campbell, Sen. Sally Fox, Sen. Peter Galbraith, Sen. Mark MacDonald, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Kevin Mullin, Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sen. David Zuckerman
6/13/2013 - Signed by Governor on June 13, 2013
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Senate 6/13/2013 - Signed by Governor on June 13, 2013
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An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

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2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

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2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Committee Meetings

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Meeting Full List

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
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S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Committee Discussion



Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-after the floor

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
Matt Vinci, President, Professional Firefighters Association
Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
Nick Carter, VT Public Affairs Coordinator, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retail Association
Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, iGPS Company
Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, Northeast Region, American Chemistry Council
Cathy Lamberton, Executive Vice President, Associated General Contractors

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:58 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Committee Discussion



Thursday, March 14, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:00 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Committee Discussion


10:00 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Dr. Heather Stapleton, Flame Retardants Chemist
Lewis Taffer, Chief Marketing Officer, iGPS Company
Ruma Kohli, Product Stewardship Program Manager, International Business Machines
Andy Counts, CEO, American Home Furnishings Alliance

Friday, March 15, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:20 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Janet Doyle, Site Operations and Government Programs, International Business Machines
Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, Northeast Region, American Chemistry Council
8:50 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Vote

Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Janet Doyle, Site Operations and Government Programs, International Business Machines
3:15 PM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Vote

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:00 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Committee Discussion of Amendments

Sen. Robert M. Hartwell
William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
10:25 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Committee Discussion

William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Friday, March 22, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:10 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Committee Discussion on Amendments

Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, American Chemistry Council
Thomas Osimitz, Toxicologist

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
Ruma Kohli, Product Stewardship Program Manager, International Business Machines
Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Friday, April 5, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 minutes after adjournment

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Department of Health
1:00 PM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
Matt Vinci, President, Professional Firefighters Association
Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, iGPS Company
Allison Crowley Demag, Lobbyist, American Chemistry Council

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:30 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Ruma Kohli, Product Stewardship Program Manager, International Business Machines
Janet Doyle, Manager, International Business Machines
Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, American Chemistry Council
Thomas Osimitz, Toxicologist
Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Department of Health
Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Nick Carter, VT Public Affairs Coordinator, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
9:00 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Mark up & Vote

Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Friday, May 3, 2013
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
8:30 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Walk through of bill

Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Department of Health
9:25 AM

S.81 - An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Vote

Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

Witnesses Who Testified

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
House Committee on Human Services
  • Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Nick Carter, VT Public Affairs Coordinator, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
  • Allison Crowley Demag, Lobbyist, American Chemistry Council
  • Janet Doyle, Manager, International Business Machines
  • William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Department of Health
  • Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
  • Ruma Kohli, Product Stewardship Program Manager, International Business Machines
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, iGPS Company
  • Thomas Osimitz, Toxicologist
  • Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, American Chemistry Council
  • Matt Vinci, President, Professional Firefighters Association
  • Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
  • Ruma Kohli, Product Stewardship Program Manager, International Business Machines
  • Thomas Osimitz, Toxicologist
  • Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, American Chemistry Council
  • Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Elliot Burg, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Nick Carter, VT Public Affairs Coordinator, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
  • Andy Counts, CEO, American Home Furnishings Alliance
  • Janet Doyle, Site Operations and Government Programs, International Business Machines
  • William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • Jordan Gonda, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Robert M. Hartwell
  • Lauren Hierl, Environmental Health Advocate, VPIRG
  • Ruma Kohli, Product Stewardship Program Manager, International Business Machines
  • Cathy Lamberton, Executive Vice President, Associated General Contractors
  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, iGPS Company
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, Northeast Region, American Chemistry Council
  • Dr. Heather Stapleton, Flame Retardants Chemist
  • Lewis Taffer, Chief Marketing Officer, iGPS Company
  • Matt Vinci, President, Professional Firefighters Association
  • Tasha Wallis, Executive Director, Vermont Retail Association

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An act relating to the regulation of octaBDE, pentaBDE, decaBDE, and the flame retardant known as Tris in consumer products

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Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel

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