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S.204

An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Sen. Claire Ayer
5/11/2018 - House message House appointed Conference Committee members
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An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Ronda Berns, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Tim Piper, President, Vermont Inn and bed & breakfast Association
Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
-

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Linda Benway, Owner, Casablanca Motel
Pam Mackenzie, SVP Employee & Partner Engagement, Inntopia
Ryan Krukar, Business Intelligence Leader, Inntopia

Friday, February 9, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Committee discussion



Friday, February 16, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Committee discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Gail Warnaar, Owner, The Old Homestead
Maurine Hennings, Owner, Estabrook House Bed and Breakfast

Friday, February 23, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

strike all

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Cindy Carlson, Operations Manager, Jamieson Insurance
Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Tom Piper, Airbnb Host, South Burlington

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:30 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

mark up

Tom Piper, Airbnb Host, South Burlington
Joseph Montano, Government Affairs Manager, Northeast, Expedia, Inc.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 PM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
-

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:15 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Vote

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Douglas Farnham, Director and Tax Research Economist, Department of Taxes
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Introduction and Walk-through

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Reporter
Rep. Michael Marcotte, Sponsor of H.815

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Room 10

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
Ronda Berns, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Douglas Farnham, Director and Tax Research Economist, Department of Taxes
Tim Piper, President, Vermont Inn and bed & breakfast Association
Carol Kulczyk, Owner, Robert Frost Mountain Cabins, Ripton
Bob Montgomery, Representative, KillingtonGroup
Keith Arnold, Owner, Duo Restaurant, Brattleboro

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:00 PM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:40 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
2:30 PM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
3:30 PM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Andrew Kalloch, Public Policy Representative, Airbnb

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Room 10

Ruth Sproull, Owner, Little Gnesta, Newport
Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association
Charles Safford, Town Manager, Stowe
Rich Baker, Zoning Administrator, Stowe
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Marty Kulczyk, Member, Ripton Zoning Board
Cindy Carlson, Operations Manager, Jamieson Insurance
Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
-

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Cindy Carlson, Operations Manager, Jamieson Insurance
Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
2:00 PM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Discussion and possible markup.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Discussion and markup

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 20, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
11:00 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Follow up as needed.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:45 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
Andrew Kalloch, Public Policy Representative, Airbnb
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Discussion, markup and vote.

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:45 PM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Ronda Berns, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Matthew Kiessling, Vice President, Short Term Rental Policy, Travel Tech

Friday, May 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, May 7, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

potential vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, May 7, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.204 - An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Proposed amendment from Ways and Means. Possible vote.

Rep. Fred Baser, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means

An act relating to the registration of short-term rentals

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Keith Arnold, Owner, Duo Restaurant, Brattleboro
  • Rich Baker, Zoning Administrator, Stowe
  • Rep. Fred Baser, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Ronda Berns, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Cindy Carlson, Operations Manager, Jamieson Insurance
  • Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
  • Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Douglas Farnham, Director and Tax Research Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Andrew Kalloch, Public Policy Representative, Airbnb
  • Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
  • Carol Kulczyk, Owner, Robert Frost Mountain Cabins, Ripton
  • Marty Kulczyk, Member, Ripton Zoning Board
  • Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Sponsor of H.815
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Bob Montgomery, Representative, KillingtonGroup
  • Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Tim Piper, President, Vermont Inn and bed & breakfast Association
  • Charles Safford, Town Manager, Stowe
  • Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Reporter
  • Ruth Sproull, Owner, Little Gnesta, Newport
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Ronda Berns, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
  • Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Matthew Kiessling, Vice President, Short Term Rental Policy, Travel Tech
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Linda Benway, Owner, Casablanca Motel
  • Ronda Berns, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Cindy Carlson, Operations Manager, Jamieson Insurance
  • Lillian Colasurdo, Policy Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes
  • Maurine Hennings, Owner, Estabrook House Bed and Breakfast
  • Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
  • Ryan Krukar, Business Intelligence Leader, Inntopia
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
  • Pam Mackenzie, SVP Employee & Partner Engagement, Inntopia
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joseph Montano, Government Affairs Manager, Northeast, Expedia, Inc.
  • Tim Piper, President, Vermont Inn and bed & breakfast Association
  • Tom Piper, Airbnb Host, South Burlington
  • Gail Warnaar, Owner, The Old Homestead
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Douglas Farnham, Director and Tax Research Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

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