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H.857 (Act 171)

An act relating to timber harvesting

House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
6/7/2016 - Signed by Governor on June 7, 2016
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House 6/7/2016 - Signed by Governor on June 7, 2016
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An act relating to timber harvesting

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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No activity found for H.857 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.

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An act relating to timber harvesting

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to timber harvesting

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
3:00 PM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Bill Sayre, Chair, Vermont Forest Products Association

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
4:00 PM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Mike Fritz, Landowner
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
10:00 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Alan Robertson, Co-Chair, Vermont Tree Farm Program
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
3:30 PM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
Bill Sayre, Chair, Vermont Forest Products Association

Friday, February 26, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Possible Vote

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

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:00 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Bill Introduction

Rep. Anthony Klein
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:50 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Walk-Thru

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:45 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Committee Discussion

Bill Sayre, Chair, AIB Forest Policy Taskforce
Steve Hardy, Oliver Seed, Vermont Forest Products Association
Mark Doty, President, Vermont Forest Products Association
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Steve McLeod

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:40 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Committee Discussion

Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:45 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Proposed Amendments

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

H.852, H.855 and H.857- Resolve Notification Issue

Cameron Wood, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
William Sayer, President and CEO, AIV Forest Policy Task Force
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Putnam Blodgett, President, Vermont Woodlands Association

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
Followed By

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Combining H.851, H.852, H.854, H.855, H.789 and H.857- Probable Vote

Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Putnam Blodgett, President, Vermont Woodlands Association

Friday, April 15, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:30 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Deborah Markowitz, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
8:45 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Amendments & Possible Vote

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

Friday, April 22, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:45 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Bray, Campion Proposed Amendment Draft 1.1 of 4/21/2016 9:51 am

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

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

Friday, April 29, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Bill Sayre, Chair, Vermont Forest Products Association

Monday, May 2, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
5:40 PM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

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

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
5:15 PM

H.857 - An act relating to timber harvesting

Update and Vote on Senate Amendment



An act relating to timber harvesting

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Mike Fritz, Landowner
  • Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Alan Robertson, Co-Chair, Vermont Tree Farm Program
  • Bill Sayre, Chair, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Senate Committee on Agriculture
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Bill Sayre, Chair, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Putnam Blodgett, President, Vermont Woodlands Association
  • Mark Doty, President, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Jamey Fidel, Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Steve Hardy, Oliver Seed, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Rep. Anthony Klein
  • Deborah Markowitz, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Steve McLeod
  • Steve McLeod, Executive Director, Vermont Forest Products Association
  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • William Sayer, President and CEO, AIV Forest Policy Task Force
  • Bill Sayre, Chair, AIB Forest Policy Taskforce
  • Steve Sinclair, Director of Forests, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Cameron Wood, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

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No fiscal documents found for H.857 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.
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An act relating to timber harvesting

Statutes Affected

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel
Notes
H.857 incorporates H.851 (forestry operations), H.852 (State lands), H.855 (fire suppression; fire wardens); and H.789 (forest integirty planning)

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