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H.873 (Act 134)

An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

House Committee on Ways and Means
5/25/2016 - Signed by Governor on 5/25/16
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House 5/25/2016 - Signed by Governor on 5/25/16
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An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

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2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

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2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:00 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
Candace Morgan, Director of Policy, Outreach and Legislative Affairs, Department of Taxes
Rebecca Sameroff, Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst: Revenue & Tax, Joint Fiscal Office
9:30 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Rep Patricia Komline
Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Susan Donegan, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst: Revenue & Tax, Joint Fiscal Office
Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
John Pelletier, Director, Center for Financial Literacy, Champlain College
Mark Young, First National Bank, Orwell
Thomas Gallagher, President & CEO, People's Trust Company
2:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Gregory Conley, President, American Vaping Association

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:45 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Employer Assessment &
Provider Tax for Ambulance Services

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Amendments

Rep. Steven Berry
Rep. Oliver Olsen
Rep Alyson Eastman

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:45 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Employer Assessment amendment

Rep. Alyson Eastman
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:00 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Ambulance Provider Fee

Rep. Oliver Olsen
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

E-Cigarette Tax

Rep. George W. Till
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, MMR

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Health Care
11:30 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Rep. Olson's amendment re ambulance


Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Walk-through

Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Section 20

Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
2:25 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Sections 27, 28 and 32
Fuel Gross Receipts Tax

Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Community Action Partnership
3:10 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Sections 22-24

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Internet Coalition
3:30 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Section 25

Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:55 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Section 10

Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
4:25 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Municipal Parking Garage Taxation

Seth Leonard, Mayor, City of Winooski
Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Douglas Farnham, Director of Property Valuation and Review, Department of Taxes

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:20 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Sections 22-24

Paul Bruhn, Executive Director, Preservation Trust of Vermont
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Bank Franchise Tax (Section 29)

Michael Seaver, President, People's United Bank
Geoff Hesslink, CEO, Merchant's Bank

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Home Health Agencies & Provider Tax

Rep. Carolyn Whitney Branagan
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Nick McCardle, Division Director, Bayada Home Health Care
Peter Cobb, Director, VNAs of Vermont

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:15 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Section 22-24

William Griffin, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:25 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Section 29

Cheryl Fatnassi, CEO, Opportunities Credit Union
Bob Morgan, CEO, North Country Federal Credit Union
3:50 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Walk-through and Mark-up

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Dirk Anderson, Counsel, Vermont Department of Labor
Thomas Tomasi, Administrative Services Director, Department of Labor
4:45 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Walk-through and Mark-up

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 15, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:25 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Section 25

Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
2:05 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Sections 26a-26c

Drew Hazelton, Chief of Operations, Rescue Inc. of Brattleboro
2:45 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Walk-through and Mark-up continued

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Candace Morgan, Director of Policy, Outreach and Legislative Affairs, Department of Taxes
Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:15 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Franchise Tax Increase

Thomas Leavitt, President and CEO, Northfield Savings Bank
Sarah Cowan, Senior Vice President, National Bank of Middlebury
3:15 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

EB5 Update

Pat Moulton , Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
4:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

LIHEAP and Weatherization

Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Geoff Wilcox, Staff, Office of Economic Opportunity, Department for Children and Families
Robert Arnell, Director, Fuel Assistance, Department for Children and Families
Erhard Mahnke, Executive Director, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT
5:15 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Sections 25a and 26 / Employer Assessment

Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Parker Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Ski Areas Association
Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Dan Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Lindsay DesLauriers, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Main Street Alliance of VT

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:05 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Employer Assessment

Devon Green, Special Counsel for Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
6:45 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 22, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:30 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Tax Exemption for Fraternity and Sorority Houses

Sarah Holmes, Student, UVM
Jason Maulucci, Student, UVM
Andrew Dazzo, Student, UVM
2:45 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, April 25, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
12:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Meals and Rooms Tax: Room Remarketers

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
12:45 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Health Care Advocate Amendment

Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
11:50 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

S.175 Implementation of 2016 Amendment

Sen. Anthony Pollina
12:30 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Fraternity and Sorority Amendment

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
4:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
5:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Abby Shepard, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:30 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Committee Vote


Monday, May 2, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:00 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE in Senate Finance

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:45 AM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

COMMITTEE CONFERENCE in Senate Finance

5:00 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

CONFERENCE COMMITTE in Senate Finance


Thursday, May 5, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
5:15 PM

H.873 - An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE in Senate Finance


No committee documents found for H.873 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.
An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Steven Berry
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Gregory Conley, President, American Vaping Association
  • Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
  • Susan Donegan, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Rep. Alyson Eastman
  • Rep Alyson Eastman
  • Thomas Gallagher, President & CEO, People's Trust Company
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Rep Patricia Komline
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, MMR
  • Candace Morgan, Director of Policy, Outreach and Legislative Affairs, Department of Taxes
  • Rep. Oliver Olsen
  • John Pelletier, Director, Center for Financial Literacy, Champlain College
  • Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Rebecca Sameroff, Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes
  • Abby Shepard, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst: Revenue & Tax, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. George W. Till
  • Mark Young, First National Bank, Orwell
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Dirk Anderson, Counsel, Vermont Department of Labor
  • Robert Arnell, Director, Fuel Assistance, Department for Children and Families
  • Dan Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Rep. Carolyn Whitney Branagan
  • Paul Bruhn, Executive Director, Preservation Trust of Vermont
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Peter Cobb, Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT
  • Matt Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
  • Sarah Cowan, Senior Vice President, National Bank of Middlebury
  • Andrew Dazzo, Student, UVM
  • Lindsay DesLauriers, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • Douglas Farnham, Director of Property Valuation and Review, Department of Taxes
  • Cheryl Fatnassi, CEO, Opportunities Credit Union
  • Devon Green, Special Counsel for Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • William Griffin, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Jim Harrison, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Drew Hazelton, Chief of Operations, Rescue Inc. of Brattleboro
  • Geoff Hesslink, CEO, Merchant's Bank
  • Sarah Holmes, Student, UVM
  • Karen Horn, Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Trinka Kerr, Chief Health Care Advocate, Office of the Health Care Advocate
  • Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Community Action Partnership
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Thomas Leavitt, President and CEO, Northfield Savings Bank
  • Seth Leonard, Mayor, City of Winooski
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
  • Erhard Mahnke, Executive Director, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Jason Maulucci, Student, UVM
  • Nick McCardle, Division Director, Bayada Home Health Care
  • Bob Morgan, CEO, North Country Federal Credit Union
  • Candace Morgan, Director of Policy, Outreach and Legislative Affairs, Department of Taxes
  • Pat Moulton , Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina
  • Parker Riehle, Executive Director, Vermont Ski Areas Association
  • Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Michael Seaver, President, People's United Bank
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Internet Coalition
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Thomas Tomasi, Administrative Services Director, Department of Labor
  • Geoff Wilcox, Staff, Office of Economic Opportunity, Department for Children and Families

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No fiscal documents found for H.873 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.

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An act relating to making miscellaneous tax changes

Statutes Affected

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

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Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel

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