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S.171

An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Sen. Christopher Bray , Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Brian Campion, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. Andrew Perchlik
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
3/21/2019 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
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Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
Last Recorded Action
Senate 3/21/2019 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
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An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Friday, March 22, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. R. Scott Campbell, < None >

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee Discussion


Thursday, March 28, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Brian Gray, VT Energy Corporation
Laurie Fielder, VSECU
Maureen Hebert, Associate Dean of Workforce Education, VTC
Kathy Barwin, VTC
10:30 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Dwight DeCoster, Weatherization Program Director, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO)
James Ryan, Executive Director, NETO
Sarah Phillips, Director, Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Community Action Partnership, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council

Friday, March 29, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:30 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Abby White, Director of Communications, Efficiency Vermont
Jim Bradley, President, Home Builders and Remodelers Association
Malcolm Gray, Member - Energy Service Providers Subcommittee, Thermal Efficiency Task Force

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:30 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
Kelly Lauder, Assistant Director, Department of Public Service
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Community Action Partnership, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
Paul Zabriskie, Director of Weatherization and Home Performance, Capstone Community Action
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Falko Schilling, Lobbyist, Parent Child Centers
10:15 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee Discussion


Thursday, April 4, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings


Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
Abby White, Director of Communications, Efficiency Vermont
Mat Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Community Action Partnership, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
Johanna Miller, Energy & Climate Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Dan Quinlan, Chair, VT Climate and Health Alliance
Jared Ulmer, Vermont Department  of Health

Friday, April 19, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Kyle Landis-Marinello, General Counsel, Public Utility Commission
Richard Faesy , Principal, Energy Futures Group, Inc.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:45 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee Discussion of Draft Amendment

Thomas Knauer, Policy Director, Public Utility Commission
TJ Poor, Energy Efficiency Specialist, Department of Public Service
Matt Cota, Executive Director, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Melissa Bailey, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Representative, VPPSA
Robert Dostis, Vice President of Stakeholder Relations, Green Mountain Power
Andrea Cohen, Manager, Government Affairs and Member Relations, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Thomas Murray, Vice President, Vermont Gas

Friday, April 26, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee Discussion, Amendment.

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rick Weston, Principal and Director of Policy, The Regulatory Assistance Project

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
10:30 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee Discussion

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Abby White, Director of Communications, Efficiency Vermont
Ben Walsh, Climate & Energy Program Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
11:00 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Ben Walsh, Climate & Energy Program Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Abby White, Director of Communications, Efficiency Vermont
Matt Cota, Executive Director, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
TJ Poor, Energy Efficiency Specialist, Department of Public Service
Gregg Faber, Analyst, Public Utility Commission
Melissa Bailey, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Representative, VPPSA

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
9:45 AM

S.171 - An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee Discussion

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Abby White, Director of Communications, Efficiency Vermont
Darren Springer, General Manager, Burlington Electric Department
Chris Burns, Burlington Electric Department
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Matt Cota, Executive Director, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association

An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Melissa Bailey, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Representative, VPPSA
  • Kathy Barwin, VTC
  • Jim Bradley, President, Home Builders and Remodelers Association
  • Chris Burns, Burlington Electric Department
  • Rep. R. Scott Campbell, < None >
  • Andrea Cohen, Manager, Government Affairs and Member Relations, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Mat Cota, Lobbyist, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
  • Matt Cota, Executive Director, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association
  • Dwight DeCoster, Weatherization Program Director, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO)
  • Robert Dostis, Vice President of Stakeholder Relations, Green Mountain Power
  • Gregg Faber, Analyst, Public Utility Commission
  • Richard Faesy , Principal, Energy Futures Group, Inc.
  • Laurie Fielder, VSECU
  • Brian Gray, VT Energy Corporation
  • Malcolm Gray, Member - Energy Service Providers Subcommittee, Thermal Efficiency Task Force
  • Maureen Hebert, Associate Dean of Workforce Education, VTC
  • Thomas Knauer, Policy Director, Public Utility Commission
  • Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Community Action Partnership, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
  • Kyle Landis-Marinello, General Counsel, Public Utility Commission
  • Kelly Lauder, Assistant Director, Department of Public Service
  • Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Johanna Miller, Energy & Climate Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council
  • Thomas Murray, Vice President, Vermont Gas
  • Sarah Phillips, Director, Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity
  • TJ Poor, Energy Efficiency Specialist, Department of Public Service
  • Dan Quinlan, Chair, VT Climate and Health Alliance
  • James Ryan, Executive Director, NETO
  • Falko Schilling, Lobbyist, Parent Child Centers
  • Darren Springer, General Manager, Burlington Electric Department
  • Jared Ulmer, Vermont Department  of Health
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Ben Walsh, Climate & Energy Program Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Rick Weston, Principal and Director of Policy, The Regulatory Assistance Project
  • Abby White, Director of Communications, Efficiency Vermont
  • Paul Zabriskie, Director of Weatherization and Home Performance, Capstone Community Action

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An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel
Notes
This bill was combined with H.63.

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