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H.910 (Act 166)

An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

House Committee on Government Operations
5/22/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 22, 2018
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Senate 5/22/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 22, 2018
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An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:00 AM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Including Ombudsman, Draft 1.4

Rama Schneider, Board Member, Williamstown Select board
Anne Galloway, Executive Director, Vermont Digger
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
James Barlow
Michael Donoghue, Executive Director, Vermont Press Association
Donna Kinville, Clerk-Treasurer/President of Town Clerks' and Treasurers' Association, City of South Burlington
Karen Richard, Town Clerk - Treasurer, Colchester Town Clerk's Office
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:00 AM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Edward Adrian, Attorney
Robert Fletcher
Chloe Wright, Policy Director, American Civil Liberties Union
Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, S. Burlington
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
Martha Lang, Real Estate Agent
Michael Donoghue, Executive Director, Vermont Press Association
Anne Galloway, Executive Director, Vermont Digger
Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, S. Burlington
Donna Kinville, Clerk-Treasurer/President of Town Clerks' and Treasurers' Association, City of South Burlington
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
10:00 AM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
Lisa Loomis, Editor, Valley Reporter
Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Chris Groschner, Member, Selectboard, Corinth
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
15 Minutes after the Floor Adjourns

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Testimony by phone: Attorney Ed Adrian 660-4735 and Attorney Bob Fletcher 660-2555 x214

Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Edward Adrian, Attorney
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
8:30 AM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Committee Discussion

Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
8:30 AM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Discussion and possible vote

Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Brad Ferland, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Administration

Friday, February 23, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
3:00 PM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Committee Discussion



Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
3:00 PM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:00

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Walkthrough.

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Michael Donoghue, Executive Director, Vermont Press Association

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:30

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Review new language

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
Michael Donoghue, Executive Director, Vermont Press Association
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Gail Carrigan, self
Hilary Niles, Niles Media

Friday, April 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Helena Gardner, Legislative Council, Office of Legislative Council
Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
Rama Schneider, Board Member

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:30

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Tom Little, Vice President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
Jenny Prosser, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
Gregg Faber, Analyst, Public Utility Commission

Friday, April 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:00

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

vote

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:00 AM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:30 AM

H.910 - An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Committee Discussion, updates and vote(s) (H.910)



An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Government Operations
  • Edward Adrian, Attorney
  • James Barlow
  • Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Michael Donoghue, Executive Director, Vermont Press Association
  • Michael Donoghue, Executive Director, Vermont Press Association
  • Brad Ferland, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Administration
  • Robert Fletcher
  • Anne Galloway, Executive Director, Vermont Digger
  • Anne Galloway, Executive Director, Vermont Digger
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Chris Groschner, Member, Selectboard, Corinth
  • Donna Kinville, Clerk-Treasurer/President of Town Clerks' and Treasurers' Association, City of South Burlington
  • Donna Kinville, Clerk-Treasurer/President of Town Clerks' and Treasurers' Association, City of South Burlington
  • Martha Lang, Real Estate Agent
  • Lisa Loomis, Editor, Valley Reporter
  • Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Karen Richard, Town Clerk - Treasurer, Colchester Town Clerk's Office
  • Rama Schneider, Board Member, Williamstown Select board
  • Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, S. Burlington
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
  • Chloe Wright, Policy Director, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Gail Carrigan, self
  • Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Michael Donoghue, Executive Director, Vermont Press Association
  • Gregg Faber, Analyst, Public Utility Commission
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Council, Office of Legislative Council
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Tom Little, Vice President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Hilary Niles, Niles Media
  • Jenny Prosser, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
  • Rama Schneider, Board Member
  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, VT League of Cities and Towns

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An act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act

Statutes Affected

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer

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