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S.289 (Act 169)

An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Sen. Timothy Ashe
5/22/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 22, 2018
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/22/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 22, 2018
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An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Detailed Status

2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Roll Call History

2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:30 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor

Friday, January 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Walk thru of bill

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, January 19, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

State Jurisdiction

Chad Marlow, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
Charles Storrow, AT&T
Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge
Jeffrey Austin, Director of State Government Relations, Fairpoint Communications
3:00 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Continuation of testimony Also walk thru by drafter of S.289 Draft 1.1

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service

Friday, January 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Draft 1.2 -- Possible Markup & Vote

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:55 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Possible Amendment

Sen. Randy Brock

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
10:35 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Walk-through

Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
1:00 PM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

new draft review

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
Corey Chase, Telecommunications Infrastructure Specialist, Department of Public Service
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Leonine Public Affairs, Vermont Attorneys Title Corporation
Andrew Crawford, Director of Technical Services, CCTV
Todd Young, Director of Telehealth, UVM Health Network

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
9:00 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

further discussion and testimony from Internet Service Providers and State Agencies

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Leonine Public Affairs, AT&T
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
5 min after Floor

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

draft 3.0

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
8:30 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

walk-through

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
9:00 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

contracting for the State

John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
10:00 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Zachary Tomanelli, Communications and Technology Director, VPIRG

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
5 min after final caucus

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
11:00 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
10 minutes after floor

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
10:45 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Committee Discussion



Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
11:15 AM

S.289 - An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Amendment walk-through

Rep. Charles Conquest, Co-Sponsor

An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Committee of Conference
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
House Committee on Energy and Technology
  • Corey Chase, Telecommunications Infrastructure Specialist, Department of Public Service
  • Rep. Charles Conquest, Co-Sponsor
  • Andrew Crawford, Director of Technical Services, CCTV
  • Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
  • Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Leonine Public Affairs, AT&T
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Leonine Public Affairs, Vermont Attorneys Title Corporation
  • Zachary Tomanelli, Communications and Technology Director, VPIRG
  • Todd Young, Director of Telehealth, UVM Health Network
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Jeffrey Austin, Director of State Government Relations, Fairpoint Communications
  • Sen. Randy Brock
  • Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
  • Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor
  • Chad Marlow, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Charles Storrow, AT&T

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An act relating to protecting consumers and promoting an open Internet in Vermont.

Statutes Affected

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Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel

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