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H.966 (Act 137)

An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

House Committee on Appropriations
7/2/2020 - House message: Governor approved bill on July 2, 2020
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 7/2/2020 - House message: Governor approved bill on July 2, 2020
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An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:40 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Housing Section

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
Jean Murray, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
Richard Williams, Executive Director, Vermont State Housing Authority
Maura Collins, Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Angela Zaikowski , Director, Vermont Apartment Owners Association, LLC

Friday, June 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Proposed amendment

Rep. Selene Colburn, Burlington

Friday, June 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
8:00 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee Discussion and Vote.

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Selene Colburn, Sponsor, Burlington

Monday, June 22, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:00 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee discussion re: Economic Recovery Parts of bill

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Monday, June 22, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
-

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee discussion

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband - Walk through

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:30 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband - Committee Discussion


Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
-

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee discussion

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Michael Marcotte, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Thomas Stevens, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
After the floor

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband

June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
3:00 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband

Fred Goldstein, Principal, Interisle Consulting Group, LLC
Larry Thompson, CEO, VantagePoint
3:30 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband - Committee Discussion

4:45 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband - Committee Discussion


Thursday, June 25, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
11:30 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband - Committee Discussion

After the Floor

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Broadband - Committee Discussion


Thursday, June 25, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:30 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee discussion re bill language

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
8:00 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee discussion and vote


Friday, June 26, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:00 AM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, June 26, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
6:00 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Senate Proposal review

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, June 26, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Energy and Technology
1:00 PM

H.966 - An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee discussion regarding Senate Proposal of H.966 Section 13.


An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Selene Colburn, Burlington
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. Selene Colburn, Sponsor, Burlington
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Maura Collins, Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
  • Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Jean Murray, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Rep. Thomas Stevens, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
  • Richard Williams, Executive Director, Vermont State Housing Authority
  • Angela Zaikowski , Director, Vermont Apartment Owners Association, LLC
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Fred Goldstein, Principal, Interisle Consulting Group, LLC
  • Clay Purvis, Director of Telecommunications and Connectivity, Department of Public Service
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Larry Thompson, CEO, VantagePoint
  • June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service

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No fiscal documents found for H.966 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference members found for H.966 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to COVID-19 funding and assistance for broadband connectivity, housing, and economic relief

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.966 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for H.966 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel
David Hall, Legislative Counsel

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