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H.739

An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Rep. Tommy Walz
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1/16/2020 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
Sponsor(s)
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House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
Last Recorded Action
House 1/16/2020 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
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An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Introduction and Walk-through

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Sponsor
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
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H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
Jessica Radbord, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
11:00 AM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge

Friday, February 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Renter Rebate and Rental Registry

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes

Friday, February 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
Shaun Gilpin, Housing Program Administrator, Department of Housing and Community Development
Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Brenda Torpy, Director, Champlain Housing Trust
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:00 PM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Rep. Thomas Stevens, Sponsor
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
11AM - 1PM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Review and discussion based on recent testimony.

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board

Friday, May 8, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
12:00 - 2:00pm

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

The Committee will also hear updates on homeless housing in Brattleboro and Vergennes.

Josh Davis, Executive Director, GroundWorks Collaborative, Brattleboro
Elizabeth Ready, Chief Financial Officer, John Graham Housing and Services, Vergennes
Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
11:00am - 1:00pm

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Sarah Phillips, Director, Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity
Alison Harte, Director of Policy & Program Integration, Agency of Human Services

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Introduction, Walk-Through, Discussion

Rep. Tommy Walz, Sponsor
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
12:30- 2:00PM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Public Safety - Division of Fire Safety
Robert Sponable, Deputy Director, Public Safety - Division of Fire Safety
Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
12:30 PM

H.739 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Mark-up

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
  • Josh Davis, Executive Director, GroundWorks Collaborative, Brattleboro
  • Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Public Safety - Division of Fire Safety
  • Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes
  • Shaun Gilpin, Housing Program Administrator, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Alison Harte, Director of Policy & Program Integration, Agency of Human Services
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Sarah Phillips, Director, Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity
  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Jessica Radbord, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Elizabeth Ready, Chief Financial Officer, John Graham Housing and Services, Vergennes
  • Robert Sponable, Deputy Director, Public Safety - Division of Fire Safety
  • Rep. Thomas Stevens, Sponsor
  • Brenda Torpy, Director, Champlain Housing Trust
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Thomas Stevens, Sponsor
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Tommy Walz, Sponsor

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No fiscal documents found for H.739 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference members found for H.739 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.739 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for H.739 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act

No act information found for H.739 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
David Hall, Legislative Counsel

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