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S.287

An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Senate Committee on Finance
5/13/2022 - Signed by Governor on May 23, 2022
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/13/2022 - Signed by Governor on May 23, 2022
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An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Deb Brighton, Commissioner, Tax Structure Commission and, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Stephanie Yu, Deputy Director, Public Assets Institute

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Walk-through

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sponsor
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:00 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:00 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Dan French, Secretary, Agency of Education
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:00 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Mark-up

Thomas Candon, Member, Norwich School Board
Anore Horton, Executive Director, Hunger Free Vermont
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, February 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:30 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Review and Vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:50 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Committee Discussion

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sponsor
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:45 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Vote


Thursday, March 10, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Anore Horton, Executive Director, Hunger Free Vermont
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Tammy Kolbe, Associate Professor, Leadership and Development Sciences, University of Vermont

Friday, March 18, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
-

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight


Thursday, March 24, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:30 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:15 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Committee Discussion

2:30 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, April 1, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Faye Mack, Advocacy and Education Director, Hunger Free Vermont
After the Floor

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

John Adams, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information
Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
8:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Introduction

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:30 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Walk-through

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Legislative Counsel
2:15 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
10:35 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

committee discussion

1:15 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Rosie Krueger, State Director of Child Nutrition Programs, Agency of Education
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:30 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Anne Bordonaro, Division Director, Federal and Education Support Programs, Agency of Education
11:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Joel Moore, State Relations Strategist, Education Commission of the States
Chris Duncombe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Education Commission of the States
1:00 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
1:30 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Jeffrey Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
2:15 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Carlotta Simonds-Perantoni, Principal, Waits River Valley School
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:15 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 8, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
After the Floor

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:15 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Paul Cillo, President & Executive Directior, Public Assets Institute
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
2:30 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
3:40 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
1:25 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Tammy Kolbe, Associate Professor, Leadership and Development Sciences, University of Vermont
11:15 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:25 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Straw-poll vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:30 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

mark up and vote possible

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 15, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After the Floor

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:45 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:45 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
After the Floor

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
2:30 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means

Friday, April 22, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
2:00 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:05 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

House Appropriations Amendment

Rep. Robin Scheu, Sponsor, Appropriations Committee

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:30 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

technical corrections

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

technical changes

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, May 9, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:35 PM

S.287 - An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

draft budget language


An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
House Committee on Education
  • Anne Bordonaro, Division Director, Federal and Education Support Programs, Agency of Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Legislative Counsel
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris Duncombe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Education Commission of the States
  • Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Jeffrey Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter
  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Joel Moore, State Relations Strategist, Education Commission of the States
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • John Adams, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information
  • Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Deb Brighton, Commissioner, Tax Structure Commission and, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Paul Cillo, President & Executive Directior, Public Assets Institute
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Anore Horton, Executive Director, Hunger Free Vermont
  • Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Tammy Kolbe, Associate Professor, Leadership and Development Sciences, University of Vermont
  • Rosie Krueger, State Director of Child Nutrition Programs, Agency of Education
  • Faye Mack, Advocacy and Education Director, Hunger Free Vermont
  • Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Robin Scheu, Sponsor, Appropriations Committee
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Carlotta Simonds-Perantoni, Principal, Waits River Valley School
  • Stephanie Yu, Deputy Director, Public Assets Institute
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Thomas Candon, Member, Norwich School Board
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Dan French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sponsor
  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Anore Horton, Executive Director, Hunger Free Vermont
  • Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

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No committee of conference members found for S.287 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to improving student equity by adjusting the school funding formula and providing education quality and funding oversight

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.287 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference report found for S.287 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel

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