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H.175

An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Rep. James McCullough
Senate Rules Committee
4/21/2021 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
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Senate 4/21/2021 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
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An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
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An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
10:30 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Marcie Gallagher, Environmental Associate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
2:00 PM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Walk-through

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Paul Tomasi, District Manager, NEK Waste Management District
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
Kimberly Trombley, Owner, Vermont Redemption Center
John Langhus, Owner, Putney Rd. Redemption Center
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H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, WMPD Solid Waste Program, Department of Environmental Conservation
Gary Kessler, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery
2:00 PM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Judith Enck, Visiting Professor Bennington College; Former EPA Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, Founder of Beyond Plastics
Peter Blair, Attorney, CLF Zero Waste Program, Conservation Law Foundation

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
Ann Gammell, Highway Division Deputy Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
Alyssa Hill, Student, Williston Central School
Michael Noel, Government Affairs Manager, Tomra Collectible Solutions
Rep. Michael Marcotte, Chair, Newport
Jennifer Holliday, Director of Public Policy and Communications, Chittenden Solid Waste District
Bree Dietly, Environmental Consultant, the Beverage Association of Vermont
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
Alan McPherson, General Manager, Baker Distributing Corporation
Bob Montgomery, Owner, Hill Farmstead, Vermont Brewers Association
2:00 PM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
9:00 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Scott DeFife, President, Glass Packaging Institute
Mike Smaha, Vice President, Government Relations, Can Manufacturers Institute
Susan Collins, President, Container Recycling Institute
2:15 PM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Sarah Edwards, Eunomia Research & Consulting, Director, Eunomia

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
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H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Committee discussion

Ten Minutes After House Floor

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Ted Siegler, Resource Economist, DSM Environmental Services, Inc.
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Marcie Gallagher, Environmental Associate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, February 26, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
Ten Minutes After House Floor

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Committee discussion and possible vote


Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Bree Dietly, Environmental Consultant, the Beverage Association of Vermont
Susan Collins, President, Container Recycling Institute
Ken Albert, President, Vermont Wine and Grape Council
Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
Denis Noel, Owner, Bennington Beverage Outlet
Michael Trackim, Associated Grocers of New England
Michael Evans, Associated Grocers of New England
Ann Gammell, Highway Division Deputy Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
Nicholas Van Den Berg, Materials Engineer, Agency of Transportation
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, WMPD Solid Waste Program, Department of Environmental Conservation
Ted Siegler, Resource Economist, DSM Environmental Services, Inc.
Michael Noel, Government Affairs Manager, Tomra Collectible Solutions

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:50 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Committee Discussion

Rep. Kristi Morris, Reporter of the Bill, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife

Friday, March 12, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
John Langhus, Owner, Putney Rd. Redemption Center
After the floor

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
Scott DeFife, President, Glass Packaging Institute
Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Mike Smaha, Vice President, Government Relations, Can Manufacturers Institute
Kimberly Trombley, Owner, Vermont Redemption Center
Justin Heilenbach, President, Co-Founder, Citizen Cider

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, WMPD Solid Waste Program, Department of Environmental Conservation
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Steve Changaris, Northeast Region Vice President, National Waste and Recycling Association
Marty Beattie, Owner, Marty's 1st Stop, Danville, VT
Tom Mehuron, Owner, Mehuron's Supermarket
Jeff Weld, Director of Community Engagement, Casella Waste Management

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:00 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

potential vote

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
8:30 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Proposed amendment

Rep. Carol Ode, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
Ten Minutes After House Floor

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Proposed amendment

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Carol Ode, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
2:30 PM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Rep. Kristi Morris, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
Rep. James Masland, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
Ten Minutes After House Floor

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Proposed amendments

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee on Appropriations
Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor of amendment, House Agriculture and Forestry Committee
Rep. Michael Marcotte, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
8:30 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Proposed amendments

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:45 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Amendment

Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor of amendment, House Agriculture and Forestry Committee

Friday, April 16, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
8:30 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Proposed amendments

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. James Gregoire, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee On Human Services
11:15 AM

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Proposed amendments

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee on Appropriations

An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. James Masland, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Kristi Morris, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor of amendment, House Agriculture and Forestry Committee
  • Peter Blair, Attorney, CLF Zero Waste Program, Conservation Law Foundation
  • Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Susan Collins, President, Container Recycling Institute
  • Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
  • Scott DeFife, President, Glass Packaging Institute
  • Bree Dietly, Environmental Consultant, the Beverage Association of Vermont
  • Sarah Edwards, Eunomia Research & Consulting, Director, Eunomia
  • Judith Enck, Visiting Professor Bennington College; Former EPA Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, Founder of Beyond Plastics
  • Marcie Gallagher, Environmental Associate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Ann Gammell, Highway Division Deputy Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Rep. James Gregoire, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee On Human Services
  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Alyssa Hill, Student, Williston Central School
  • Jennifer Holliday, Director of Public Policy and Communications, Chittenden Solid Waste District
  • Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, WMPD Solid Waste Program, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Gary Kessler, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery
  • John Langhus, Owner, Putney Rd. Redemption Center
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Chair, Newport
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Alan McPherson, General Manager, Baker Distributing Corporation
  • Bob Montgomery, Owner, Hill Farmstead, Vermont Brewers Association
  • Michael Noel, Government Affairs Manager, Tomra Collectible Solutions
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Carol Ode, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Ted Siegler, Resource Economist, DSM Environmental Services, Inc.
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Mike Smaha, Vice President, Government Relations, Can Manufacturers Institute
  • Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Sponsor of amendment, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Paul Tomasi, District Manager, NEK Waste Management District
  • Kimberly Trombley, Owner, Vermont Redemption Center
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Ken Albert, President, Vermont Wine and Grape Council
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew, Sponsor of amendment, House Agriculture and Forestry Committee
  • Marty Beattie, Owner, Marty's 1st Stop, Danville, VT
  • Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association
  • Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Steve Changaris, Northeast Region Vice President, National Waste and Recycling Association
  • Susan Collins, President, Container Recycling Institute
  • Kim Crosby, Environmental Compliance Officer, Casella Waste Management
  • Scott DeFife, President, Glass Packaging Institute
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Bree Dietly, Environmental Consultant, the Beverage Association of Vermont
  • Michael Evans, Associated Grocers of New England
  • Ann Gammell, Highway Division Deputy Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Justin Heilenbach, President, Co-Founder, Citizen Cider
  • Cathy Jamieson, Program Manager, WMPD Solid Waste Program, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • John Langhus, Owner, Putney Rd. Redemption Center
  • Tom Mehuron, Owner, Mehuron's Supermarket
  • Rep. Kristi Morris, Reporter of the Bill, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
  • Denis Noel, Owner, Bennington Beverage Outlet
  • Michael Noel, Government Affairs Manager, Tomra Collectible Solutions
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Ted Siegler, Resource Economist, DSM Environmental Services, Inc.
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Mike Smaha, Vice President, Government Relations, Can Manufacturers Institute
  • Michael Trackim, Associated Grocers of New England
  • Kimberly Trombley, Owner, Vermont Redemption Center
  • Nicholas Van Den Berg, Materials Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Jeff Weld, Director of Community Engagement, Casella Waste Management

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No committee of conference members found for H.175 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.175 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference report found for H.175 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

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Act

No act information found for H.175 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel

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