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H.218 (Act 58)

An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Rep. John Bartholomew , Rep. Gary Viens
6/5/2017 - House message: Governor approved bill on June 5, 2017
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Senate 6/5/2017 - House message: Governor approved bill on June 5, 2017
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An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Roll Call History

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An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Friday, February 17, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
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H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor

Friday, February 24, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
15 minutes after Floor

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Shelley Mehlenbacher, Assistant State Veterinarian, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Mary McFaun, Federation of Dog Clubs
Barry Londeree, Vermont State Director, United States Humane Society
Kathy Finnie, Executive Director, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association
Red Goodman, Board Member, Vermont Mushers Organization
Andrea McMahan, Ripanco Kennels
Jane Jackson, Bookends Farm

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
2:30 PM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Committee discussion

Mary McFaun, Federation of Dog Clubs

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Sue Skaskiw, Executive Director and Humane Officer, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society
Bernard Downing, Citizen, Chelsea
Cindy Cady, Animal Control Officer, Lyndon
Barry Londeree, Vermont State Director, United States Humane Society
Catherine Collins, , Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals

Friday, March 3, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
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H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Josephine Guertin, Animal Control Officer, Peacham

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:45 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Lisa Nelson, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association
Andrea McMahan, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
Red Goodman, Board Member, Vermont Mushers Association
Barry Londeree, Vermont State Director, United States Humane Society
Pam Parshall, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
Mary McFaun, Green Mountain Dog Club

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrea McMahan, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
Mary McFaun, Green Mountain Dog Club

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Committee discussion and possible vote

Bernard Downing, Vermont Volunteer Service for Animals, Chelsea
Sue Skaskiw, VSNIP Administrator, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society
Linda Glock, Vermont VolunteerServices for Animals, West Windsor
Katherine Collins, Humane Agent, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society
Mary McFaun, Green Mountain Dog Club
Pam Parshall, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
10:45 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats



Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor

Friday, April 21, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor
Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, House Committee on Agriculture

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Jane Jackson, Bookends Farm
Andrea McMahan, President, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
Lisa Nelson, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association
Barry Londeree, Vermont State Director, United States Humane Society
Bernard Downing, Vermont Volunteer Service for Animals, Chelsea
Sue Skaskiw, VSNIP Administrator, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society
Patty Beda, Animal Control Rutland City Police

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Julius Goodman, Vermont Mushers Association
Darwin Eaton
Peggy Larson
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor

Friday, April 28, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.218 - An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats



An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor
  • Cindy Cady, Animal Control Officer, Lyndon
  • Catherine Collins, , Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals
  • Bernard Downing, Citizen, Chelsea
  • Kathy Finnie, Executive Director, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association
  • Red Goodman, Board Member, Vermont Mushers Organization
  • Josephine Guertin, Animal Control Officer, Peacham
  • Jane Jackson, Bookends Farm
  • Barry Londeree, Vermont State Director, United States Humane Society
  • Mary McFaun, Federation of Dog Clubs
  • Andrea McMahan, Ripanco Kennels
  • Shelley Mehlenbacher, Assistant State Veterinarian, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Sue Skaskiw, Executive Director and Humane Officer, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society
Senate Committee on Agriculture
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor
  • Katherine Collins, Humane Agent, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society
  • Bernard Downing, Vermont Volunteer Service for Animals, Chelsea
  • Linda Glock, Vermont VolunteerServices for Animals, West Windsor
  • Red Goodman, Board Member, Vermont Mushers Association
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Barry Londeree, Vermont State Director, United States Humane Society
  • Mary McFaun, Green Mountain Dog Club
  • Andrea McMahan, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
  • Lisa Nelson, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association
  • Pam Parshall, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
  • Sue Skaskiw, VSNIP Administrator, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor
  • Patty Beda, Animal Control Rutland City Police
  • Bernard Downing, Vermont Volunteer Service for Animals, Chelsea
  • Darwin Eaton
  • Julius Goodman, Vermont Mushers Association
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jane Jackson, Bookends Farm
  • Peggy Larson
  • Barry Londeree, Vermont State Director, United States Humane Society
  • Andrea McMahan, President, Vermont Federation of Dog Clubs
  • Lisa Nelson, Vermont Veterinary Medical Association
  • Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, House Committee on Agriculture
  • Sue Skaskiw, VSNIP Administrator, Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals Humane Society

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An act relating to the adequate shelter of dogs and cats

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Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel

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