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H.875

An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
5/10/2024 - House message: Governor allowed to become law without signature on June 10, 2024
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Senate 5/10/2024 - House message: Governor allowed to become law without signature on June 10, 2024
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An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2023-2024
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2023-2024
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Bill introduction, walk-through, testimony

Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:35 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Bill introduction, walk-through, testimony

Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:05 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony will be taken simultaneously on 24-0461 and 24-0229

Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Lewis Mudge, Selectboard Member, Charlotte
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
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H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony will be taken simultaneously on 24-0461 and 24-0229

Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:50 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony continued


Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
10:50 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony

Jaye Pershing Johnson, General Counsel, Governor's Office
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Thursday, February 8, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony

Lauren Hibbert, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
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H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony

Lauren Hibbert, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:15 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Friday, February 16, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony

Carol Carson, Retired Executive Director, Connecticut Office of State Ethics
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Carol Dawes, Clerk-Treasurer, Barre City, Co-chair, Vermont Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Association Legislative Committee
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
10:15 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Continued


Friday, February 23, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
2:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michele Eid, Commissioner, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Paul Erlbaum, Chair, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Carol Carson, Retired Executive Director, Connecticut Office of State Ethics

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
10:45 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Pam Loranger, Selectboard Chair, Town of Colchester
Aaron Frank, Town Manager, Town of Colchester
Inge Schaefer, Acting Chair, Colchester Board of Ethics, Town of Colchester
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Maureen Dakin, Selectboard Member, Town of Colchester
Gary Briggs, Selectboard Member, Lunenburg

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony and committee discussion

Jessie Baker, City Manager, South Burlington
Elaine Haney, City Councilor, City of Essex Junction
Jeanette White, Former Senator, Windham County
Bill Fraser, City Manager, Montpelier
Sam McGinty, Democracy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
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H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Testimony and committee discussion

Sam McGinty, Democracy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
10:10 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee discussion

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
-

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee discussion

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee discussion and possible vote

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
-

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee discussion and possible vote

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:10 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Continued

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:20 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Continued

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, March 15, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
-

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Vote

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
1:40 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Continued, vote

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Friday, March 22, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:40 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Walk through and amendment

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Michael McCarthy, Chair, House Committee On Government Operations and Military Affairs
Rep. Chea Waters Evans, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations and Military Affairs
1:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee Discussion and vote


Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:53 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Brennan Amendment

Rep. Patrick Brennan, Sponsor
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
-

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Continued, committee discussion on Brennan amendment


Friday, March 29, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:25 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

McCarthy Amendment

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:35 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Brennan, Harrison, Pajala amendment

Rep. Patrick Brennan, Sponsor
Rep. James Harrison, Co-sponsor
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
-

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Shaw amendment

Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Introduction and Walk-through

Rep. Chea Waters Evans, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations and Military Affairs
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:20 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Lauren Hibbert, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
3:45 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Jaye Johnson, General Counsel, Governor's Office
Merrill Bent, Vice Chair, Judicial Conduct Board
Ken Fredette, Former School Board Member, Wallingford
Melo Grant, City Councilor, Burlington
Emily Ruff, Former Selectboard Member, Orange
Bradley Holt, Richmond
Amy Howlett, Chair, Saxtons River Village Trustees
Andrea Treadway, Chair, Orwell Selectboard
George Blakeslee, Town Clerk, Guildhall
Inge Schaefer, Acting Chair, Colchester Board of Ethics, Colchester
Maureen Dakin, Selectboard Member, Colchester
Aaron Frank, Town Manager, Colchester
3:55 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Lauren Hibbert, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office

Friday, April 19, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:05 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Rep. Chea Waters Evans, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations and Military Affairs

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
4:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Walk-through of New Draft

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Walk-through of New Draft and Testimony

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Monday, May 6, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:10 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Walk-through of New Draft, Testimony, and Mark-up

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Lauren Hibbert, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
3:55 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Mark-up and Vote

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:15 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Introduction and Vote

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter, Senate Government Operations Committee
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
11:20 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Senate Proposal of Amendment

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:45 AM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Senate Proposal of Amendment

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, May 10, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
1:20 PM

H.875 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Senate Proposal of Amendment

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2023-2024
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Michael McCarthy, Chair, House Committee On Government Operations and Military Affairs
  • Rep. Chea Waters Evans, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations and Military Affairs
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
  • Jessie Baker, City Manager, South Burlington
  • Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Rep. Patrick Brennan, Sponsor
  • Gary Briggs, Selectboard Member, Lunenburg
  • Carol Carson, Retired Executive Director, Connecticut Office of State Ethics
  • Maureen Dakin, Selectboard Member, Town of Colchester
  • Carol Dawes, Clerk-Treasurer, Barre City, Co-chair, Vermont Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Association Legislative Committee
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Michele Eid, Commissioner, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Paul Erlbaum, Chair, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Aaron Frank, Town Manager, Town of Colchester
  • Bill Fraser, City Manager, Montpelier
  • Elaine Haney, City Councilor, City of Essex Junction
  • Rep. James Harrison, Co-sponsor
  • Lauren Hibbert, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
  • T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Pam Loranger, Selectboard Chair, Town of Colchester
  • Sam McGinty, Democracy Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Lewis Mudge, Selectboard Member, Charlotte
  • Jaye Pershing Johnson, General Counsel, Governor's Office
  • Inge Schaefer, Acting Chair, Colchester Board of Ethics, Town of Colchester
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor
  • Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Jeanette White, Former Senator, Windham County
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter, Senate Government Operations Committee
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Merrill Bent, Vice Chair, Judicial Conduct Board
  • George Blakeslee, Town Clerk, Guildhall
  • Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Maureen Dakin, Selectboard Member, Colchester
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Aaron Frank, Town Manager, Colchester
  • Ken Fredette, Former School Board Member, Wallingford
  • Melo Grant, City Councilor, Burlington
  • Lauren Hibbert, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
  • Bradley Holt, Richmond
  • Amy Howlett, Chair, Saxtons River Village Trustees
  • Jaye Johnson, General Counsel, Governor's Office
  • T.J. Jones, Consultant, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Emily Ruff, Former Selectboard Member, Orange
  • Inge Schaefer, Acting Chair, Colchester Board of Ethics, Colchester
  • Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Andrea Treadway, Chair, Orwell Selectboard
  • Rep. Chea Waters Evans, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations and Military Affairs

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An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the State Ethics Commission and the State Code of Ethics

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Timothy Devlin, Legislative Counsel

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