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S.163

An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1/7/2020 - Rep Stevens of Waterbury moved to recommit the bill to the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs which was agreed to
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House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
Last Recorded Action
House 1/7/2020 - Rep Stevens of Waterbury moved to recommit the bill to the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs which was agreed to
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An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
5:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Discussion and Walk-through

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation

Friday, March 22, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:55 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Sen. Alison Clarkson
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Senate Appropriations Amendment

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

Friday, March 29, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:45 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
Gabe Gilman, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
Sen. Jeanette K. White, Windham County
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee discussion

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
10:00 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee discussion

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
11:40 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
2:15 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Reporter
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:15 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Housing bond study

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Rental Housing Advisory Board

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
Josh Hanford, Acting Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Vermont Housing Incentive Program

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Josh Hanford, Acting Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
-

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Contractor Registration

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
Gabe Gilman, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
Rep. Mark Higley, Lowell

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Contractor Registry

Dennis Wygmans, State's Attorney, Addison County State’s Attorney’s Office
Brad Cook, Principal Agent, Building Performance Services LLC
Jim Bradley, President, Home Builders and Remodelers Association
Ward Smyth, President, Turtle Creek Builders
Dan Clar, Owner, Clar Construction
Robyn Steward, Director, Building Trade Association of Vermont
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
Sandra Vitzthum, Architect, Montpelier
15 min after Floor

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Housing Bond

Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
Maura Collins, Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
-

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Housing Safety - suggested language

Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid

Friday, May 3, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee discussion

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Housing Bond

Chris Donnelly, Director of Community Relations, Champlain Housing Trust
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Ashlynn Doyon, Executive Assistant and Policy Analyst, Office of the State Treasurer
-

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Contractor Registry

Terry Francis, Chief Engineer/Fire Marshal, Fire Station #1, South Burlington
Barbara Morrow, Executive Director, Orleans County Restorative Justice Center
Brian Warner, Staff Master Sergeant, USAF Retired

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Discussion and mark-up

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
2:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee discussion

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:45 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Discussion and mark-up

Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
-

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee will come off Floor to vote on amendments to bills

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 10, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

Monday, May 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
2:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Monday, May 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:00 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Sections 8 to 11

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
Rep. Mark Higley, Lowell

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
2:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After caucus

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:00 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
Ward Smyth, President, Turtle Creek Builders
Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:25 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 17, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:30 AM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee Discussion

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

S.163 - An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Appropriations
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
  • Rep. Mark Higley, Lowell
  • Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
  • Ward Smyth, President, Turtle Creek Builders
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Jim Bradley, President, Home Builders and Remodelers Association
  • Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
  • Dan Clar, Owner, Clar Construction
  • Maura Collins, Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
  • Brad Cook, Principal Agent, Building Performance Services LLC
  • Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
  • Chris Donnelly, Director of Community Relations, Champlain Housing Trust
  • Ashlynn Doyon, Executive Assistant and Policy Analyst, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Terry Francis, Chief Engineer/Fire Marshal, Fire Station #1, South Burlington
  • Gabe Gilman, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Josh Hanford, Acting Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
  • Rep. Mark Higley, Lowell
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Barbara Morrow, Executive Director, Orleans County Restorative Justice Center
  • Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Reporter
  • Ward Smyth, President, Turtle Creek Builders
  • Robyn Steward, Director, Building Trade Association of Vermont
  • Sandra Vitzthum, Architect, Montpelier
  • Brian Warner, Staff Master Sergeant, USAF Retired
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
  • Dennis Wygmans, State's Attorney, Addison County State’s Attorney’s Office
House Committee on Government Operations
  • Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Sen. Alison Clarkson
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
  • Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office
  • Gabe Gilman, General Counsel, Secretary of State's Office
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White, Windham County
Senate Committee on Finance
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation

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No committee of conference members found for S.163 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to housing safety and rehabilitation

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
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Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.163 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for S.163 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act

No act information found for S.163 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel
David Hall, Legislative Counsel

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