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H.513 (Act 49)

An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

House Committee on Education
5/23/2017 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 23, 2017
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Senate 5/23/2017 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 23, 2017
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An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

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An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
3:45 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 17, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
Molly Bachman, General Counsel, Agency of Education
Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Scott Giles, President and CEO, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Patricia Komline, Vermont Independent Schools Association
Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
2:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Including an overview of the dual enrollment program

Yasmine Ziesler, Chief Academic and Academic Technology Officer, Vermont State Colleges
Natalie Searle, Director of Secondary Education Initiatives, Community College of Vermont

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:30 AM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Draft 3.1

Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 17, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
2:15 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Committee discussion



Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Act 166

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Aly Richards, Dir. of Special Projects & Intergovernmental Affairs, Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children & Families
Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
Sierra Lowell, Craftsbury Saplings - a Community Childcare Center

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:20 AM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Rep. Peter Conlon, Reporter, House Committee on Education

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
3:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Walk-through of Bill and proposed amendment and testimony

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Rep. Peter Conlon, Reporter of the Bill, House Committee on Education

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:15 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Sections 11-12 pertaining to criminal background checks/fingerprinting

Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
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H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Act 166 PreKindergarten language

Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
4:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Proposed opt-out language

Molly Bachman, General Counsel, Agency of Education
Ken Page, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

PreKindergarten and Criminal Background Checks/Fingerprinting

Molly Bachman, General Counsel, Agency of Education
Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Robyn Freedner-Maguire, Campaign Director, Let's Grow Kids

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Walk-through of Draft No. 2.1

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:50 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Proposed language re: Elections to Unified Union District Board

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Martha Heath, Former Representative, Westford
3:15 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Act 166 STARS Program language

Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children & Families
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Alliance
Amy Shollenberger, Lobbyist, Vermont Afterschool, Inc.
3:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Committee discussion on proposed criminal background checks/ fingerprinting language

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Colin Robinson, Political Organizer, Vermont National Education Association

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Walk-through of Draft No. 3.1 followed by testimony

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Emily Simmons, Director of Policy and Legal Services, Vermont School Boards Association
Molly Bachman, General Counsel, Agency of Education
Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Colin Robinson, Political Organizer, Vermont National Education Association
3:00 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Act 166 STARS Program language

Janet McLaughlin, Executive Director, Vermont Birth to Five
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Friday, April 14, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:45 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Committee discussion, mark-up and vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
2:15 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
3:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
5:30 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of amendment

Friday, April 28, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Rep. Sandy Haas, Sponsor of amendment
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:15 AM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of amendment

Friday, May 5, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
12:45 PM

H.513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Committee of conference report and State Board of Education rules on alternative structures



An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Peter Conlon, Reporter, House Committee on Education
House Committee on Education
  • Molly Bachman, General Counsel, Agency of Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Scott Giles, President and CEO, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Rep. Sandy Haas, Sponsor of amendment
  • Patricia Komline, Vermont Independent Schools Association
  • Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Natalie Searle, Director of Secondary Education Initiatives, Community College of Vermont
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of amendment
  • William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
  • Yasmine Ziesler, Chief Academic and Academic Technology Officer, Vermont State Colleges
Senate Committee on Education
  • Molly Bachman, General Counsel, Agency of Education
  • Rep. Peter Conlon, Reporter of the Bill, House Committee on Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Robyn Freedner-Maguire, Campaign Director, Let's Grow Kids
  • Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Martha Heath, Former Representative, Westford
  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Alliance
  • Sierra Lowell, Craftsbury Saplings - a Community Childcare Center
  • Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Janet McLaughlin, Executive Director, Vermont Birth to Five
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children & Families
  • Ken Page, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
  • Aly Richards, Dir. of Special Projects & Intergovernmental Affairs, Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children
  • Colin Robinson, Political Organizer, Vermont National Education Association
  • Amy Shollenberger, Lobbyist, Vermont Afterschool, Inc.
  • Emily Simmons, Director of Policy and Legal Services, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families

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An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

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James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel

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