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H.710 (Act 145)

An act relating to beer franchises

Rep. Johannah Donovan, Rep. Mary Sullivan , Rep. Corey Parent, Rep. Heidi Scheuermann
5/21/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018
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Senate 5/21/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 21, 2018
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An act relating to beer franchises

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An act relating to beer franchises

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to beer franchises

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
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H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Rep. Johannah Donovan, Sponsor
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Room 11.

Mark Simakaski, Legislative Chair, Vermont Grape and Wine Council
Avery Schwenk, President, Vermont Brewers Association
Sean Lawson, Owner, Lawson's Finest Liquids, LLC
Marc Sorini, Counsel, Brewers Association, Washington, DC
Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, Vermont Brewers Association
Murphy Baker, Sales Execution Manager, Baker Distributing Corporation
David Farrell, President and CEO, Farrell Distributing Corporation
Drew Robinson, General Manager, Vermont Wine Merchants
Matt Cohen, Owner/Brewer, Fiddlehead Brewing Company
Dan Fulham, Owner, Long Trail Brewing Company

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Update on Discussions.

Mark Ewald, Distributor, Vermont Beer Shepard, Waterbury
Thomas Semprebon, President, Calmont Beverage Company
Jeremy Grenier, Vice President, Calmont Beverage Company
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, Vermont Brewers Association

Friday, February 23, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Committee discussion


Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
David Farrell, President and CEO, Farrell Distributing Corporation
Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, Vermont Acupuncture Association, Vermont Brewers Association

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:30 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 2, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 16, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Hear and vote on amendment

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:00 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jessica Osky, Lobbyist, Vermont Brewers Association
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
David Farrell, President and CEO, Farrell Distributing Corporation
10:40 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Avery Schwenk, Hermit Thrush Brewery, Brattleboro
Sean Lawson, Owner, Lawson's Finest Liquids, LLC
Mark Ewald, Distributor, Vermont Beer Shepard, Waterbury

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:45 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Jeremy Grenier, Vice President, Calmont Beverage Company
Dan Fulham, President & CEO, Long Trail Brewing Company
Drew Robinson, General Manager, Vermont Wine Merchants
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:45 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Brief update

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:55 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, Vermont Brewers Association
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Vote



Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

H.710 - An act relating to beer franchises

Committee discussion and vote.



An act relating to beer franchises

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Murphy Baker, Sales Execution Manager, Baker Distributing Corporation
  • Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
  • Matt Cohen, Owner/Brewer, Fiddlehead Brewing Company
  • Rep. Johannah Donovan, Sponsor
  • Mark Ewald, Distributor, Vermont Beer Shepard, Waterbury
  • David Farrell, President and CEO, Farrell Distributing Corporation
  • Dan Fulham, Owner, Long Trail Brewing Company
  • Jeremy Grenier, Vice President, Calmont Beverage Company
  • Sean Lawson, Owner, Lawson's Finest Liquids, LLC
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, Vermont Brewers Association
  • Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, Vermont Acupuncture Association, Vermont Brewers Association
  • Drew Robinson, General Manager, Vermont Wine Merchants
  • Avery Schwenk, President, Vermont Brewers Association
  • Thomas Semprebon, President, Calmont Beverage Company
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Mark Simakaski, Legislative Chair, Vermont Grape and Wine Council
  • Marc Sorini, Counsel, Brewers Association, Washington, DC
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
  • Mark Ewald, Distributor, Vermont Beer Shepard, Waterbury
  • David Farrell, President and CEO, Farrell Distributing Corporation
  • Dan Fulham, President & CEO, Long Trail Brewing Company
  • Jeremy Grenier, Vice President, Calmont Beverage Company
  • Sean Lawson, Owner, Lawson's Finest Liquids, LLC
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jessica Oski, Lobbyist, Vermont Brewers Association
  • Jessica Osky, Lobbyist, Vermont Brewers Association
  • Drew Robinson, General Manager, Vermont Wine Merchants
  • Avery Schwenk, Hermit Thrush Brewery, Brattleboro
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

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Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel

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