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H.584

An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Rep. Kesha Ram , Rep. David Deen, Rep. Anthony Klein, Rep. Carolyn Partridge
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
1/29/2016 - Rep. Partridge of Windham moved that the committee on Agriculture & Forest Products be relieved of the bill and that the same be committed to the committee on Natural Resources & Energy which was agreed to.
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Location
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
Last Recorded Action
House 1/29/2016 - Rep. Partridge of Windham moved that the committee on Agriculture & Forest Products be relieved of the bill and that the same be committed to the committee on Natural Resources & Energy which was agreed to.
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An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Roll Call History

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:00 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

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

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:45 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Vermont Natural Resources Council

Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
1:00 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:30 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Walk-through continued

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:30 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Rocky Bunnell, Vermont Forest Products Association
10:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Robbo Holleran, Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
Putnam Blodgett, Landowner & Tree Farmer, Bradford
Steve Hardy, President, Vermont Forest Products Association
Mark Doty, Community Affairs Manager, Plum Creek Timber Company
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:45 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
9:30 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Putnam Blodgett, Landowner & Tree Farmer, Bradford
Lauren Hierl, Political Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
Elise Annes, Vice President for Community Relations, Vermont Land Trust
Jim Shallow, Conservation and Policy Director, Audubon Vermont
Rodger Krussman, Vermont State Director, Trust for Public Land
Eve Frankel, The Nature Conservancy
Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:00 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Committee Discussion

3:15 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Bill Sayre, Chair, Forest Policy Task Force, Associated Industries of Vermont Forest Policy Task Force

Friday, February 5, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
3:00 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Mark Nelson, Chair, Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club
11:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Rep. Mark Higley, House Committee On Government Operations
1:30 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Russell Reay, Consulting Forester
2:30 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Wrap-Up

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Committee Discussion and Mark-Up

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
10:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
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H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Committee discussion


Friday, February 12, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:45 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Paul Costello, Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development
1:00 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
Ethan Parke, Director of Conservation Assessment and Analysis, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:15 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Sharon Murray, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

John Roe, Vice President, Programs and Operations, Upper Valley Land Trust
11:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Peter Gregory, Executive Director, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve McLeod, Lobbyist, VT Forests Products and VT Trails Organizations
Lauren Hierl, Political Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
11:15 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Steve McLeod, Lobbyist, VT Forests Products and VT Trails Organizations
2:15 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve McLeod, Lobbyist, VT Forests Products and VT Trails Organizations

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
15 minutes after Floor

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Mark Doty, Community Affairs Manager, Plum Creek Timber Company
Rocky Bunnell, Logger, Vermont Forest Products Association
Bill Sayre, Chair, Associated Industries of Vermont Forest Policy Task Force

Friday, February 19, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:00 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Ken Gagnon, Owner, Gagnon Sawmill
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
3:15 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Committee discussion


Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
9:00 AM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Richard Pion, Logger
Mike Dunn, Logger
Steve Handy, President, Vermont Forest Products Association
Robbo Holleran, Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
Jack Bell, Long View Forest
Stuart Beavin, Forester
15 minutes after Floor

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

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

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
2:15 PM

H.584 - An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Rep. Anthony Klein, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Agriculture and Forest Products
  • Stuart Beavin, Forester
  • Jack Bell, Long View Forest
  • Rocky Bunnell, Logger, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Mark Doty, Community Affairs Manager, Plum Creek Timber Company
  • Mike Dunn, Logger
  • Steve Handy, President, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Robbo Holleran, Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Rep. Anthony Klein, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Richard Pion, Logger
  • Bill Sayre, Chair, Associated Industries of Vermont Forest Policy Task Force
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Elise Annes, Vice President for Community Relations, Vermont Land Trust
  • Putnam Blodgett, Landowner & Tree Farmer, Bradford
  • Rocky Bunnell, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Paul Costello, Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Doty, Community Affairs Manager, Plum Creek Timber Company
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Eve Frankel, The Nature Conservancy
  • Ken Gagnon, Owner, Gagnon Sawmill
  • Peter Gregory, Executive Director, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
  • Steve Hardy, President, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Lauren Hierl, Political Director, Vermont Conservation Voters
  • Rep. Mark Higley, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Robbo Holleran, Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Rodger Krussman, Vermont State Director, Trust for Public Land
  • Steve McLeod, Lobbyist, VT Forests Products and VT Trails Organizations
  • Sharon Murray, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
  • Mark Nelson, Chair, Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Ethan Parke, Director of Conservation Assessment and Analysis, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
  • Russell Reay, Consulting Forester
  • John Roe, Vice President, Programs and Operations, Upper Valley Land Trust
  • Bill Sayre, Chair, Forest Policy Task Force, Associated Industries of Vermont Forest Policy Task Force
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
  • Jim Shallow, Conservation and Policy Director, Audubon Vermont
  • Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

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An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Committee of Conference Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to miscellaneous timber harvesting, forestry, and State lands issues

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel

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