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H.780 (Act 186)

An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rep. Richard Lawrence , Rep. John Bartholomew, Rep. Thomas Bock, Rep. Rodney Graham, Rep. Philip Hooper, Rep. Terry Norris, Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. Paul Poirier
5/28/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 28, 2018
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Senate 5/28/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 28, 2018
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An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Friday, February 9, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
12:00 PM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Bob DeStephano, Owner, Dreamland Amusements

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
11:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:30 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rob Gavel, Compliance Director, LJM
Lewis Murtz, Owner, LJM
Kristin Haas, State Vet, Director, Food Safety, Agency of Agriculture

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:30 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Scott Miller, Owner, Miller Amusements

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
8:45 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Jules Gillette, Gillette Amusements

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Ed Hodgdon, Secretary, New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions

Friday, February 23, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
11:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Kristin Haas, State Vet, Director, Food Safety, Agency of Agriculture
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
-

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events


2:00 PM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Gene Dean, Owner, Fiesta Shows
. Representative from, D & L Amusements
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice
Jay Strates, Owner, Strates Amusement
Tim Shea, General Manager, Champlain Valley Exposition
Bob Johnson, President, Outdoor Amusement Business Association

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
10:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Gary Neal, Owner, Neal Enterprises
15 minutes after Floor

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
Kristin Haas, State Vet, Director, Food Safety, Agency of Agriculture

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

committee discussion and vote

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
11:30 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Consideration of amendment

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:40 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rep. Richard Lawrence, Reporter
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services IV and Dairy Policy, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:45 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events



Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
8:30 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 minutes after Joint Assembly

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Ways and Means amendment



Thursday, March 22, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:30 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rep. Richard Lawrence, Sponsor
Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
following

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rep. Richard Lawrence, Sponsor

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:30 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill
Bob DeStephano, Dreamland Amusements
Ed Hodgdon, Secretary, New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice
Tim Shea, General Manager, Champlain Valley Exposition
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
15 minutes after Floor

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill

Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice

Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
following

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:15 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
9:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:45 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill
Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
-

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Sen. Anthony Pollina

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
-

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events



Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:40 PM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Walk thru of bill

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:30 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Vote



Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
10:00 AM

H.780 - An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice
Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

An act relating to portable rides at agricultural fairs, field days, and other similar events

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Gene Dean, Owner, Fiesta Shows
  • Bob DeStephano, Owner, Dreamland Amusements
  • Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
  • Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau
  • Rob Gavel, Compliance Director, LJM
  • Jules Gillette, Gillette Amusements
  • Kristin Haas, State Vet, Director, Food Safety, Agency of Agriculture
  • Ed Hodgdon, Secretary, New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
  • Bob Johnson, President, Outdoor Amusement Business Association
  • Rep. Richard Lawrence, Sponsor
  • Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill
  • Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice
  • Scott Miller, Owner, Miller Amusements
  • Lewis Murtz, Owner, LJM
  • Gary Neal, Owner, Neal Enterprises
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina
  • . Representative from, D & L Amusements
  • Tim Shea, General Manager, Champlain Valley Exposition
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Jay Strates, Owner, Strates Amusement
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services IV and Dairy Policy, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Rep. Richard Lawrence, Reporter
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Senate Committee on Agriculture
  • Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
  • Bob DeStephano, Dreamland Amusements
  • Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
  • Ed Hodgdon, Secretary, New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
  • Rep. Richard Lawrence, Sponsor
  • Rep. Richard Lawrence, sponsor of bill
  • Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice
  • Tim Shea, General Manager, Champlain Valley Exposition
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Matt McMahon, Lobbyist, McLean, Meehan & Rice

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