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S.149 (Act 60)

An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Senate Committee on Transportation
5/29/2019 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor June 14, 2019
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Last Recorded Action
House 5/29/2019 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor June 14, 2019
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An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
11:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
10:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
10:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Review & Discussion

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:45 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sen. Tim Ashe, Reporter
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Walk-through

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:15 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Discussion and Vote


Thursday, March 21, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Jennifer Pittsley, Acting Commissioner and Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Continued walk-through from 3/21/19

Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
Jennifer Pittsley, Acting Commissioner and Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
3:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections: 23-28

Maree Oddoux, Employment Counselor, US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
10:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee straw poll of sections

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jordan Villa, Project Coordinator, Department of Motor Vehicles

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
10:40 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles

Friday, April 5, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., IHS Markit
Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
5 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
1:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16, 17, and 18 (Autonomous Vehicles)

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
2:30 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections: 7, 8, 9, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
15 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion
Issues from H.346

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Costa Pappis, Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., IHS Markit
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, LexisNexis

Friday, April 12, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 23-28

Amila Merdzonovic, Refugee Resettlement Program Director, US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
15 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16-18, Autonomous Vehicles Sections, Traffic Committee Language

Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
11:10 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16-18, Autonomous Vehicles

Anne Marie Lewis, Senior Director of Technology and Innovation Policy, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Wayne Weikel, Senior Director of State Government Affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
11:40 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16-18, Autonomous Vehicles

Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
1:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Distracted Driving Language

Garry Scott, Captain, Vermont State Police
Jay Riggen, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
2:25 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
15 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Mark-up and Vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
1:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Savage Amendment

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

possible vote


Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
Rep. Sandy Haas, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Haas Amendment
Till Amendment

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor of amendment
Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
1:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Kevin Gaffney, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation, Insurance Division

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Till Amendment
Young Amendment

Rep. George W. Till
Rep. Nader Hashim
Tara Thomas, Safety Programs Unit Commander, Vermont State Police

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference

An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles -

2:30 PM

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference

An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles -

1:30 PM

An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Kevin Gaffney, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation, Insurance Division
House Committee on Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Rep. Sandy Haas, Sponsor of amendment
  • Rep. Nader Hashim
  • Anne Marie Lewis, Senior Director of Technology and Innovation Policy, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Amila Merdzonovic, Refugee Resettlement Program Director, US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., IHS Markit
  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice
  • Maree Oddoux, Employment Counselor, US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
  • Costa Pappis, Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Acting Commissioner and Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jay Riggen, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
  • Garry Scott, Captain, Vermont State Police
  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, LexisNexis
  • Tara Thomas, Safety Programs Unit Commander, Vermont State Police
  • Rep. George W. Till
  • Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor of amendment
  • Jordan Villa, Project Coordinator, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wayne Weikel, Senior Director of State Government Affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Sen. Tim Ashe, Reporter
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
Senate Committee on Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles

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No fiscal documents found for S.149 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee of Conference Members

Regular Session 2019-2020
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
2:30 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles


Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
1:30 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles


No committee of conference report found for S.149 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act


An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2019-2020

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel

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