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H.789

An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Rep. Amy Sheldon , Rep. Steven Berry, Rep. William Botzow, Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Rep. Alison Clarkson, Rep. Joanna Cole, Rep. Leigh Dakin, Rep. Patsy French, Rep. Robert Krebs, Rep. Martin LaLonde, Rep. Paul Lefebvre, Rep. Gabrielle Lucke, Rep. James Masland, Rep. James McCullough, Rep. Betty Nuovo, Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. Herbert Russell, Rep. Marjorie Ryerson, Rep. Mary Sullivan, Rep. Joseph Troiano, Rep. Michael Yantachka, Rep. Teo Zagar
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
3/23/2016 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources & Energy
Sponsor(s)
Location
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
Last Recorded Action
Senate 3/23/2016 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources & Energy
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An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Roll Call History

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
2:15 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Intro

Rep. Amy Sheldon, Sponsor, House Fish, Wildlife & Water Resources Committee
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Putnam Blodgett, Landowner & Tree Farmer, Bradford
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
8:45 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Bonnie Waninger, Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Peter Gregory, Executive Director, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
10:45 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Explanation of Forest Blocks

Eric Sorenson, Community Ecologist, Natural Heritage Inventory, Department of Fish & Wildlife
11:00 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Mark-up

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
3:45 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

CANCELLED DUE TO FLOOR ACTIVITY



Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
3:00 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Noelle MacKay, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
11:00 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Timothy Upton, Manager of Environmental Services, Green Mountain Power
Kate MaCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:15 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Mark-up

Bruce Shields, President, VT Forest Products Association
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 26, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
2:00 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Mark-up and vote

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bill Sayre, Chair, AIB Forest Policy Taskforce
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
Steve Hardy, Vermont Forest Products Association

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
3:45 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Mark-up

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
2:30 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Mark-up and Vote

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
2:30 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Mark-up and Vote

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 11, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
11:45 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Mark-up and Vote

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

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:00 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Rep. Robert Krebs, Reporter, House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
Rep. Amy Sheldon, Reporter, House Fish, Wildlife & Water Resources Committee

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:30 PM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Bill overview

Rep. Amy Sheldon, House Fish, Wildlife & Water Resources Committee
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:35 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Bill Introduction

Rep. Amy Sheldon
8:45 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Walk-Thru

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:30 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Witness Testimony

Sharon Murray, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Charlie Hancock, Montgomery Planning Commission
Bill Sayre, Chair, AIB Forest Policy Taskforce
Bruce Shields, President, VT Forest Products Association
Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Bonnie Waninger, Executive Director, Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
Peter Gregory, Executive Director, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
11:30 AM

H.789 - An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote



An act relating to forest integrity and municipal and regional planning

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Robert Krebs, Reporter, House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
  • Rep. Amy Sheldon, Reporter, House Fish, Wildlife & Water Resources Committee
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Putnam Blodgett, Landowner & Tree Farmer, Bradford
  • Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Peter Gregory, Executive Director, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
  • Steve Hardy, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Kate MaCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Noelle MacKay, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Bill Sayre, Chair, AIB Forest Policy Taskforce
  • Rep. Amy Sheldon, Sponsor, House Fish, Wildlife & Water Resources Committee
  • Bruce Shields, President, VT Forest Products Association
  • Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Eric Sorenson, Community Ecologist, Natural Heritage Inventory, Department of Fish & Wildlife
  • Timothy Upton, Manager of Environmental Services, Green Mountain Power
  • Bonnie Waninger, Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Rep. Amy Sheldon, House Fish, Wildlife & Water Resources Committee
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Peter Gregory, Executive Director, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
  • Charlie Hancock, Montgomery Planning Commission
  • Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Sharon Murray, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Planners Association
  • Bill Sayre, Chair, AIB Forest Policy Taskforce
  • Rep. Amy Sheldon
  • Bruce Shields, President, VT Forest Products Association
  • Bonnie Waninger, Executive Director, Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission

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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel
Notes
See H.857

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