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H.244 (Act 169)

An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Rep. Carolyn Partridge, Rep. William Lippert , Rep. John Bartholomew, Rep. Scott Beck, Rep. Sara Coffey, Rep. Mari Cordes, Rep. Kathleen James, Rep. James Masland, Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Rep. Carol Ode, Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins, Rep. Heather Surprenant, Rep. Kirk White, Rep. Rebecca White
5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on June 2, 2022
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on June 2, 2022
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An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
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H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, Sponsor

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Walk-through and testimony

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Patrick Healy, President, Vermont Cemetery Association
Chris Palermo, President, Vermont Funeral Directors Association
Carolyn Maezes , Co-founder / Chief Operating Officer, Earth Funeral Group

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:15 PM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Testimony followed by completion of walk-through

Patrick Healy, President, Vermont Cemetery Association
Chris Palermo, President, Vermont Funeral Directors Association
Carolyn Maezes , Co-founder / Chief Operating Officer, Earth Funeral Group
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, February 11, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Secretary of State's Office
Bob Burke, Director, Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs
Chris Palermo, President, Vermont Funeral Directors Association

Friday, February 18, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
2:00 PM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Discussion and mark-up

Carolyn Maezes , Co-founder / Chief Operating Officer, Earth Funeral Group
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
After the Floor

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Mark-up and possible vote - As time allows

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:15 PM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Discussion and possible vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:10 PM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Discussion and vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:45 PM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
After the floor

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

potential vote


Thursday, March 10, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:00 PM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:25 AM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Rep. Tommy Walz, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, April 29, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Chris Palermo, President, Vermont Funeral Directors Association

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:15 PM

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Finance Sections

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
-

H.244 - An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Committee Review & Vote

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Bob Burke, Director, Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs
  • Patrick Healy, President, Vermont Cemetery Association
  • Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Secretary of State's Office
  • Carolyn Maezes , Co-founder / Chief Operating Officer, Earth Funeral Group
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris Palermo, President, Vermont Funeral Directors Association
  • Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, Sponsor
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris Palermo, President, Vermont Funeral Directors Association
  • Rep. Tommy Walz, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

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No committee of conference members found for H.244 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.244 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference report found for H.244 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

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Act


An act relating to authorizing the natural organic reduction of human remains

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2021-2022

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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