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S.123 (Act 150)

An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Sen. Diane Snelling , Sen. Christopher Bray, Sen. John Rodgers
5/31/2016 - Signed by Governor on May 31, 2016
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/31/2016 - Signed by Governor on May 31, 2016
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An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Roll Call History

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Friday, April 17, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
1:30 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

David Mears, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
3:00 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Walk-through

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Warren Coleman, General Counsel, McLean, Meehan & Rice

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Diane Snelling
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
8:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Alyssa Schuren, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
10:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Elizabeth Courtney, Former Chair, Vermont Environmental Board
10:30 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

James Dumont, Attorney
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:15 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Walk Thru

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
10:30 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Alyssa Schuren, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Friday, January 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:15 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Geoff Hand, Attorney, Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel & Hand
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Kathy Beyer, Vice President for Real Estate Development, Housing Vermont

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, January 22, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Walk Thru Continued

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

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
9:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Kathy Beyer, Vice President for Development, Housing Vermont
10:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
10:30 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

David White, President & Founder, White & Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors, Inc.
10:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Geoff Hand, Attorney, Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel & Hand
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Discussion


Thursday, January 28, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Chris Kilian, Director, Conservation Law Foundation
9:30 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Warren Coleman, Lobbyist, MMRVT
Ernest Pomerleau, Pomerleau Real Estate
10:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

James Dumont, Attorney

Friday, January 29, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Walk Thru Continued

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

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
10:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Jon Groveman, Chair, Natural Resources Board
Greg Boulbol, General Counsel, Natural Resources Board
10:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Discussion

Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

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

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Bill Update

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
John Brabant, Regulatory Affairs Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment
10:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Pros and Cons of the Proposed On-the-Record Appeals Process of Draft 1.3

Chris Kilian, Director, Conservation Law Foundation
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Pros and Cons of the proposed On-the-Record Appeals Process on Draft 1.3

Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Friday, February 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:15 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Pros and Cons of the Proposed On-the-Record Appeals Process

Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Release of draft 2.1

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
3:15 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:30 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Bill Markup

11:15 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Discussion and Possible Amendments

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Diane Snelling
Gabrielle Lapointe, Clerk of the Court
Jon Groveman, Chair, Natural Resources Board
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Friday, February 19, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Potential Impacts on the Environmental Division Due to the "Burden of Persuasion" change and the Possible Incorporation of the Secretary's Administrative Record

Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
11:15 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Discussion


Thursday, February 25, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Discussion & Markup Draft 4.3 & Vote


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

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Diane Snelling, Sponsor

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:30 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Greg Boulbol, General Counsel, Natural Resources Board

Friday, March 25, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10 minutes after the floor

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
10:30 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

*Room 10*
Joint Committee hearing with House Natural Resources & Energy

Alyssa Schuren, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Joint committee meeting with Fish, Wildlife & Water Resources
Room 10

Alyssa Schuren, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
2:45 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Margaret Murray, Citizen, Montpelier

Friday, April 1, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
10:45 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Walk-thru

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
12:30 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Friday, April 1, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Lindsay DesLauriers, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Main Street Alliance of VT
1:00 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
2:00 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

David White, President & Founder, White & Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors, Inc.
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
11:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
Thomas Durkin, Environmental Judge

Friday, April 8, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
1:00 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Discussion

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Diane Snelling, Chair, Natural Resources Board
Warren Coleman, MMRVT
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
3:30 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT

Friday, April 22, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:45 PM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Walk-through

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
after S.230 discussion

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Vote

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT
Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

House Proposal of Amendment

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

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

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Discussion

Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.123 - An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee Discussion

Senator Peter Galbraith
Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Thomas Durkin, Environmental Judge
  • Alyssa Schuren, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Kathy Beyer, Vice President for Real Estate Development, Housing Vermont
  • Greg Boulbol, General Counsel, Natural Resources Board
  • Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Warren Coleman, MMRVT
  • Warren Coleman, General Counsel, McLean, Meehan & Rice
  • Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT
  • Elizabeth Courtney, Former Chair, Vermont Environmental Board
  • Lindsay DesLauriers, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • James Dumont, Attorney
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest and Wildlife Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel & Forest Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Senator Peter Galbraith
  • Geoff Hand, Attorney, Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel & Hand
  • David Mears, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Margaret Murray, Citizen, Montpelier
  • Alyssa Schuren, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Alyssa Schuren, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Diane Snelling, Sponsor
  • Diane Snelling, Chair, Natural Resources Board
  • David White, President & Founder, White & Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors, Inc.
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Kathy Beyer, Vice President for Development, Housing Vermont
  • Greg Boulbol, General Counsel, Natural Resources Board
  • John Brabant, Regulatory Affairs Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment
  • Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Warren Coleman, General Counsel, MMRVT
  • Warren Coleman, Lobbyist, MMRVT
  • James Dumont, Attorney
  • Jamey Fidel, General Counsel, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
  • Jon Groveman, Chair, Natural Resources Board
  • Geoff Hand, Attorney, Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel & Hand
  • Chris Kilian, Director, Conservation Law Foundation
  • Gabrielle Lapointe, Clerk of the Court
  • Ernest Pomerleau, Pomerleau Real Estate
  • Alyssa Schuren, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Brian Shupe, Executive Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Diane Snelling
  • David White, President & Founder, White & Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors, Inc.

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An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee of Conference Meetings

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Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

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An act relating to standardized procedures for permits and approvals issued by the Department of Environmental Conservation

Statutes Affected

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

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Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel

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