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H.969

An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

House Committee on Appropriations
9/18/2020 - Senate Message, passed in Concurrence with proposal of amendment
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An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

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Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

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Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Overview and discussion

Susanne Young, Secretary of Administration, Agency of Administration
Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Matt Riven, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Budget Review - JT w/House Committee on Ways & Means

Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Matt Riven, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
2:45 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Military - JT w/House General, Military & General Affairs

Gregory C. Knight, Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
Ken Gragg, Deputy Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
3:45 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Education - JT w/House Committee on Education

Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
Kathy Flanagan, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion

1:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Secretary's Office

Mike Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department of Mental Health

Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
3:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - DVHA

Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Central Office - W/House Committee on Human Services

Michael K. Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
10:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Digital Services - JT w/House Committee on Energy & Technology

John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
Kate Slocum, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Digital Services
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Buildings & General Services - JT w/House Committee on Corrections & Institutions

Chris Cole, Commissioner, Department of Buildings and General Services
Jennifer Fitch, Deputy Commissioner, Buildings & General Services
Eric Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services
2:15 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Vermont State Colleges - JT w/House Committee on Education

Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
Sharron Scott, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont State Colleges

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department for Children & Families - JT w/House Committee on Human Services

Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
10:15 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

VT Department of Health - JT W/House Committee on Human Services

Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
Paul Daley, Financial Director, Vermont Department of Health
Tracy Dolan, Deputy Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
11:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Mental Health - JT W/House Committee on Health Care

Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Public Safety - JT w/House Committee on Government Operations

Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Matthew Birmingham, Vermont State Police, Department of Public Safety
Richard Hallenbeck, Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
Megan Klinefelter, Deputy Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
Michael Derouchers, Director, Fire Safety Division, Public Safety Department
Erica Bornemann, Director, Vermont Emergency Management & Homeland Security
4:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department of Health

Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department of Corrections

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Friday, August 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Vermont Health Access - JT W/House Committee on Health Care

Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
10:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Corrections- JT W/House Committee on Corrections & Institutions

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
11:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

DDAIL - JT W/House Committee on Human Services

Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
Bill Kelly, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
1:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Labor - JT w/House Committee on Commerce & Economic Development

Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Chad Wawrzyniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor

Friday, August 21, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - DAIL

Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
2:15 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department for Children and Families

Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Monday, August 24, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY21 Base Budget

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review of Language

Matt Riven, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
11:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion


Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Agriculture - JT W/House Committee on Agriculture

Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services & Dairy Policy, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Amy Mercier, Financial Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
11:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review of Language - Committee Discussion

1:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Commerce - JT W/House Commerce

Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
3:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion

3:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

VHCB - JT W/House General, Housing & Military Affairs

Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Anne Duffy, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
Larry Mires, Administrative Officer, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Chris Cochran, Director of Community Planning & Revitalization, Housing and Community Development
Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Buildings and General Services

Jennifer Fitch, Acting Commissioner, Buildings & General Services
Eric Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services
2:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Agriculture

Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Amy Mercier, Financial Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
3:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Digital Services

John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
Kate Slocum, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Digital Services

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion

10:45 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark-up - Discussion

1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion

2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark-up - discussion

3:45 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Attorney General - Diversion

T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Willa Farrell, Director, Court Diversion and Pre-Trial Services
Marcey Hodgdon, Finance Director, Attorney General's Office
Sarah London, Financial Director, Attorney General's Office

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

- after the Floor

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Higher Education

Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
Sharron Scott, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont State Colleges
Suresh Garimella, President, University of Vermont
Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
3:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Labor

Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Chad Wawrzyniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion

5:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Joint Public Hearing with Senate Committee on Appropriations

Beth Walsh, Cambridge
Andrea Stander, Montpelier
Dana Kaplan, Executive Director, Outright Vermont
Daniel Richardson, Vermont Access to Justice Coalition
Molly Dugan, Director, Cathedral Square
Tim Hughes-Muse, Farmer, Pawlet
Floyd Nease, Executive Director, Lamoille Family Center
Abel Luna, Interpreter, Migrant Justice
Olga Cruz, Migrant Justice
Jose Luis Cordova, Migrant Justice
Elizabeth Ramirez, Migrant Justice
Bill Half, Harvest Hill Farm, Walden
Janet Hunt, Executive Director, Vermont Association of the Area Agencies on Aging
Jill Olson, Director, Vermont Association for Home Health Agencies
Jordan Giaconia, Public Policy Director, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Kathleen Wanner, Chittenden
Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action
Linda Olson, Vice President for Higher Education, Vermont State Colleges Faculty Federation
Maggie Rubick, Preschool Teacher, Northshire Day School
Mackenzie Budd, Strafford
Chirs Putnam-Pouliot, Hartford
David Mears, Executive Director, Audubon Vermont
Ann Manwaring, Chair, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District
Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Sarah Launderville, Executive Director, Vermont Center for Independent Living & Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights
Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education for Young Children
Tammie Reilly, Manchester
Tom Donahue, CEO, Bennington/Rutland Opportunity Council
Tracy Zschau, Vice President for Conservation, Vermont Land Trust
Faour Wafic, Richmond
F.X. Flinn, Chair, ECFiber
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Hannah Harrington, Richmond
Irv Thomae, Chair, ECFiber
Sage Barber, Brookfield
Jessie Gustafson, Burlington
Lori Pinsonneault, Bennington
Amanda Garces, Director of Policy, Education and Outreach, Vermont Human Rights Commission

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Education

Dan French, Secretary, Agency of Education
Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
Kathy Flanagan, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
3:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Public Service

June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
5:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Joint Public Hearing with House Appropriations


Friday, August 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion

1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Public Hearing - JT w/Senate Committee on Appropriations

Michael Kiey, Testimony Read into the record, Williston
Chris Donnelly, Director of Community Relations, Champlain Housing Trust
Andrew Nuss, Clara Martin Center
Courtney Anderson, Rutland
Elilzabeth Sightler, Executive Director, Champlain Community Services
Christine Hallquist , Manager/Consultant, NEK Broadband
Chloe Learey, Executive Director, Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development
Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce
David Carey, Chester
Davitian Lauren-Glenn, CCTV Center for Media & Democracy
Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Policy Director, Rural Vermont
Abel Luna, Interpreter, Migrant Justice
Jose Ignacio De La Cruz, Migrant Justice
Uriel Calvo, Migrant Justice
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
Jane Van Buren, Executive Director, Child Care Resource, Inc.
Karen Lafayette, VT Coalition For Disability Rights
Linda Wichlac, President, Vermont Association for Adult Days
Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance
Molly Anderson, Middlebury
Paul Costello, Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development
Ruby Baker, Executive Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
Amy Wenger, Waterville
Carrie Becker, Pittsford
Elizabeth Deutsch, Hinesburg
Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion - Mark-Up


Friday, August 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

committee discussion


Friday, August 28, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Joint Public Hearing with House Appropriations

2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Monday, August 31, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

B.1100a.3. - Language Review

Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration; and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality
1:15 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark-Up and Committee Discussion


Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion

1:15 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark-up and Discussion

2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

DMV Technology Project Explanation/Cost

Anthony Falcos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicle
3:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

VT State Colleges Financial Construct

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Megan Klinefelter, Deputy Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
Matthew Birmingham, Vermont State Police, Department of Public Safety

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

CRF Spending Discussion

11:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

VSEA language review

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:45 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
1:15 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Discussion and Mark-Up

2:15 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark-up and Discussion


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
After the Floor

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Restatement Budget - Equity Payment

Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration; and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Taxes

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
Doug Farnham, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes
3:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
11:15 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Language: convening, organizing, and holding sessions in 21-22

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:15 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion

1:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

House Transportation Recommendations

Rep. Timothy R. Corcoran, House Committee on Transportation
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Language: Legislative Space

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:30 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion


Friday, September 4, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark-Up and Discussion

11:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark Up and Discussion

4:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Mark-Up and Discussion


Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review and discussion

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review of Draft Bill

1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee Discussion - Vote


Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- After the floor

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government


Thursday, September 10, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
11:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Technical Amendments


Thursday, September 10, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- After floor

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, September 11, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government


Friday, September 11, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Members' Amendments - 3rd reading

Rep. Timothy Briglin, Thetford Center
Rep. James Harrison, Chittenden
Rep. Mark Higley, Lowell
10:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Policy Committee Memo

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, House Committee on Health Care

Friday, September 11, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
After the Floor

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Transportation Language

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance, Department of Motor Vehicles
Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, September 14, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Transportation Language

Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Monday, September 14, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
10:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Sen. Philip Baruth, Reporter, Senate Education Committee
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel
1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- after the floor

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion

1:00 PM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion


Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Administrations Policy Observations

Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
8:00 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
- after the floor

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and possible vote

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
11:15 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review of CRF Senate Actions

Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Proposed amendment discussion

Sen. Becca Balint, Windham County
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Karen Barber, General Counsel, Department of Mental Health

Friday, September 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
9:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review proposals of amendments


Friday, September 18, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
8:30 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Update on Education Changes Proposed by the Senate

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel
Rep. Peter J. Fagan, House Committee on Appropriations

Friday, September 18, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:35 AM

H.969 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review of Senate Highlights


An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Courtney Anderson, Rutland
  • Molly Anderson, Middlebury
  • Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
  • James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Ruby Baker, Executive Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Sage Barber, Brookfield
  • Carrie Becker, Pittsford
  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Matthew Birmingham, Vermont State Police, Department of Public Safety
  • Erica Bornemann, Director, Vermont Emergency Management & Homeland Security
  • Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services & Dairy Policy, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Rep. Timothy Briglin, Thetford Center
  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Mackenzie Budd, Strafford
  • Uriel Calvo, Migrant Justice
  • David Carey, Chester
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Chris Cole, Commissioner, Department of Buildings and General Services
  • Rep. Timothy R. Corcoran, House Committee on Transportation
  • Jose Luis Cordova, Migrant Justice
  • Paul Costello, Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development
  • Olga Cruz, Migrant Justice
  • Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
  • Paul Daley, Financial Director, Vermont Department of Health
  • Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration; and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality
  • Jose Ignacio De La Cruz, Migrant Justice
  • Michael Derouchers, Director, Fire Safety Division, Public Safety Department
  • Elizabeth Deutsch, Hinesburg
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Tracy Dolan, Deputy Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, House Committee on Health Care
  • Tom Donahue, CEO, Bennington/Rutland Opportunity Council
  • Chris Donnelly, Director of Community Relations, Champlain Housing Trust
  • T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Anne Duffy, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
  • Molly Dugan, Director, Cathedral Square
  • Anthony Falcos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicle
  • Willa Farrell, Director, Court Diversion and Pre-Trial Services
  • Eric Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services
  • Jennifer Fitch, Deputy Commissioner, Buildings & General Services
  • Kathy Flanagan, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • F.X. Flinn, Chair, ECFiber
  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Amanda Garces, Director of Policy, Education and Outreach, Vermont Human Rights Commission
  • Jordan Giaconia, Public Policy Director, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • Ken Gragg, Deputy Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Jessie Gustafson, Burlington
  • Bill Half, Harvest Hill Farm, Walden
  • Richard Hallenbeck, Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
  • Christine Hallquist , Manager/Consultant, NEK Broadband
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Hannah Harrington, Richmond
  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Rep. James Harrison, Chittenden
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Rep. Mark Higley, Lowell
  • Marcey Hodgdon, Finance Director, Attorney General's Office
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
  • Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
  • Tim Hughes-Muse, Farmer, Pawlet
  • Janet Hunt, Executive Director, Vermont Association of the Area Agencies on Aging
  • Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Dana Kaplan, Executive Director, Outright Vermont
  • Bill Kelly, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids
  • Michael Kiey, Testimony Read into the record, Williston
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Megan Klinefelter, Deputy Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
  • Gregory C. Knight, Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Karen Lafayette, VT Coalition For Disability Rights
  • Sarah Launderville, Executive Director, Vermont Center for Independent Living & Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights
  • Davitian Lauren-Glenn, CCTV Center for Media & Democracy
  • Chloe Learey, Executive Director, Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development
  • Matt Levin, Executive Director, Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Sarah London, Financial Director, Attorney General's Office
  • Abel Luna, Interpreter, Migrant Justice
  • Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Ann Manwaring, Chair, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District
  • Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce
  • David Mears, Executive Director, Audubon Vermont
  • Amy Mercier, Financial Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action
  • Larry Mires, Administrative Officer, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Floyd Nease, Executive Director, Lamoille Family Center
  • Andrew Nuss, Clara Martin Center
  • Jill Olson, Director, Vermont Association for Home Health Agencies
  • Linda Olson, Vice President for Higher Education, Vermont State Colleges Faculty Federation
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Lori Pinsonneault, Bennington
  • Chirs Putnam-Pouliot, Hartford
  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Elizabeth Ramirez, Migrant Justice
  • Sonja Raymond, Executive Director, Vermont Association for the Education for Young Children
  • Tammie Reilly, Manchester
  • Daniel Richardson, Vermont Access to Justice Coalition
  • Matt Riven, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Maggie Rubick, Preschool Teacher, Northshire Day School
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Sharron Scott, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont State Colleges
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Elilzabeth Sightler, Executive Director, Champlain Community Services
  • Kate Slocum, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Digital Services
  • Michael K. Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Andrea Stander, Montpelier
  • Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
  • Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Irv Thomae, Chair, ECFiber
  • Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families
  • Graham Unangst-Rufehacht, Policy Director, Rural Vermont
  • Jane Van Buren, Executive Director, Child Care Resource, Inc.
  • Faour Wafic, Richmond
  • Beth Walsh, Cambridge
  • Kathleen Wanner, Chittenden
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chad Wawrzyniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor
  • Amy Wenger, Waterville
  • Linda Wichlac, President, Vermont Association for Adult Days
  • BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
  • Tracy Zschau, Vice President for Conservation, Vermont Land Trust
House Committee on Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Peter J. Fagan, House Committee on Appropriations
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Chris Cochran, Director of Community Planning & Revitalization, Housing and Community Development
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Philip Baruth, Reporter, Senate Education Committee
  • Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Matthew Birmingham, Vermont State Police, Department of Public Safety
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration; and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Doug Farnham, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Eric Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services
  • Jennifer Fitch, Acting Commissioner, Buildings & General Services
  • Kathy Flanagan, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Dan French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Suresh Garimella, President, University of Vermont
  • Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
  • Megan Klinefelter, Deputy Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Amy Mercier, Financial Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Matt Riven, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Sharron Scott, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont State Colleges
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Kate Slocum, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Digital Services
  • Mike Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chad Wawrzyniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor
  • Susanne Young, Secretary of Administration, Agency of Administration
  • Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Sen. Becca Balint, Windham County
  • Karen Barber, General Counsel, Department of Mental Health
  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Senate Committee on Transportation
  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles

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