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H.582

An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Rep. Samuel Young , Rep. Thomas Bock, Rep. Peter Conlon, Rep. Charles "Chip" Conquest, Rep. Robert Forguites, Rep. John Gannon, Rep. Sandy Haas, Rep. Benjamin Jickling, Rep. Charles Kimbell, Rep. Curtis McCormack, Rep. Robin Scheu
Senate Committee on Finance
2/22/2018 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Finance
Sponsor(s)
Location
Senate Committee on Finance
Last Recorded Action
Senate 2/22/2018 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Finance
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An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

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An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

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An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
11:30 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Introduction and Walk-through

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill
Maria Royle, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
9:00 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kim Gates, Legislative Contact, Franklin Telephone
Jeffrey Austin, Director of State Government Relations, Fairpoint Communications
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
3:30 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Omar Smith, Broadband Committee, Town of Readsboro
Carole Monroe, CEO, ValleyNet
Morgan Wade, Broadband and Connectivity Committee, Town of Canaan

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
After House Floor

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Committee Discussion and possible vote.



Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
10:00 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Committee discussion and possible vote.



Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:30 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

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

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
11:45 AM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

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

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:45 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

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

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After the Floor

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Potential Vote

James Feehan, Lobbyist, Independent Telephone Companies
Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Walk thru of bill by drafter

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill, House Committee on Energy and Technology
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:30 PM

H.582 - An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Possible Vote

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

An act relating to increased funding for the Connectivity Initiative

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Energy and Technology
  • Jeffrey Austin, Director of State Government Relations, Fairpoint Communications
  • Kim Gates, Legislative Contact, Franklin Telephone
  • Carole Monroe, CEO, ValleyNet
  • Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
  • Maria Royle, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill
  • Omar Smith, Broadband Committee, Town of Readsboro
  • Morgan Wade, Broadband and Connectivity Committee, Town of Canaan
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • James Feehan, Lobbyist, Independent Telephone Companies
  • Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of Bill, House Committee on Energy and Technology

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Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel

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