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H.887

An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

House Committee on Ways and Means
5/10/2024 - House message: Governor vetoed bill on June 6, 2024
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Senate 5/10/2024 - House message: Governor vetoed bill on June 6, 2024
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An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

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Regular Session 2023-2024
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An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

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An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education

Thursday, February 8, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:15 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:47 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Michael Pieciak, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
Lawrence Picus, Professor, Picus Odden & Associates

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:40 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education
2:55 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Chelsea Myers, Associate Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Joint Hearing with House Education - School Budgets
view on the House Education livestream

Ashley Woods, Chair, Harwood Unified Union School District Board
Brooke Olsen-Farrell, Superintendent, Slate Valley Unified Union School District
Meghan Metzler, Chair, Champlain Valley School District Board
Elaine Collins, Superintendent, North Country Supervisory Union
Flor Diaz-Smith, Chair, Washington Central Unified Union School District Board
Lynn Cota, Superintendent, Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union
Jay Badams, Superintendent, Norwich/Hanover Interstate School District
Karen Conroy, Superintendent, St. Johnsbury School District
Debbie Singiser, Chair, Barstow Unified Union School District Board
Patrick Reen, Superintendent, Mount Abraham Unified School District
Jim Murphy, Chair, Montpelier-Roxbury Public School Board

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Pavilion - Room 270
Joint Hearing with House Education
Hearing will stream on the House Ways and Means YouTube channel

Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Ryan Heraty, Superintendent, Lamoille South Supervisory Union
Flor Diaz-Smith, Chair, Washington Central Unified Union School District Board
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Marc Bernard Schauber, Executive Director, Coalition for Vermont Student Equity
Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Allen Gilbert, Former Chair, Worcester School Board, Former Executive Director, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Joint Hearing with House Education
Pavilion, Room 270
The hearing will be livestreamed on the House Education YouTube channel

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Windham-2
Rep. Rebecca Holcombe, Windsor-Orange-2
Rep. James Harrison, Rutland-11
Rep. Melanie Carpenter, Lamoille-2
Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Windham-4
Rep. Beth Quimby, Calendonia-3
Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Chittenden-7
Rep. Jed Lipsky, Lamoille-1
Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Washington-2
Rep. Edye Graning, Chittenden-3
Rep. Tristan Roberts, Windham-6
Rep. Lisa Hango, Franklin-5
Rep. Patricia McCoy, Rutland-1
Rep. Kate Lalley, Chittenden-6
Rep. Elizabeth Burrows, Windsor-1
Rep. Eileen Dickinson, Franklin-2
Rep. Angela Arsenault, Chittenden-2
Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins, Chittenden-13
Rep. Michael Morgan, Grand Isle-Chittenden
Rep. Daniel Noyes, Lamoille-2
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 5, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
after the floor

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Committee discussion


Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:45 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:45 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Sports betting

Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery
2:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:40 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Common Level of Appraisal

Jake Feldman, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes
3:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

committee discussion

3:45 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Committee Discussion


Thursday, April 11, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education
10:15 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

short-term rentals

Austin Davis, Director, Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Julie Marks, Founder and Director, Vermont Short Term Rental Alliance Inc.
Frank Saliani, Green House Pottery
11:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:25 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

reserve balances

Morgan Daybell, Director, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
2:50 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

3:50 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation


Friday, April 12, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
9:30 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
10:30 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Jill Remick, Director of Property Valuation and Review, Department of Taxes
11:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Flor Diaz-Smith, President, Vermont School Boards Association
Morgan Daybell, Director, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
John Castle, Executive Director, Vermont Rural Education Collaborative
Jamie Kinnarney, Superintendent, White River Valley Supervisory Union
2:50 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Monday, April 15, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
12:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

This is a virtual meeting. Please watch the livestream on the House Ways and Means YouTube channel.

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Pieciak, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
1:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation


Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Morgan Daybell, Director, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

walkthrough

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education
2:10 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

vote


Thursday, April 18, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Walk through

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:50 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Walk through

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
12:40 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Amendment discussion and vote

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means

Friday, April 19, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

House Appropriations amendment

Rep. Robin Scheu, Sponsor, House Committee on Appropriations
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
after the floor

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

fiscal note

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:00 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

amendments

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of the Amendment
Rep. Tristan Toleno, Sponsor of the Amendment
Rep. Scott Beck, Sponsor of the Amendment
Rep. Melanie Carpenter, Sponsor of the Amendment
Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor of the Amendment
Rep. Casey Toof, Sponsor of the Amendment
Rep. Chris Taylor, Co-sponsor of amendment
Rep. Rebecca Holcombe, Sponsor of the Amendment
Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor of the Amendment

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:05 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Beck Amendment

Rep. Scott Beck, Sponsor of the Amendment
1:40 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Beck Amendment - Straw Poll


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
4:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Section 1 Walk-through

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:45 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Section 1 Discussion

Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Friday, April 26, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
3:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Section 1

Zoie Saunders, Secretary, Agency of Education
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:45 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Section 1 Committee Discussion

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Morgan Daybell, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
3:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

CLA

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
4:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Cloud tax

Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jeff Couture, Executive Director, Vermont Technology Alliance
Skye Chalmers, Founder and CEO, Image Relay
Ethan Carlson, Founder, Chairman and Chief Product Officer, Datablend
Robbie Adler, Chief Strategy Officer, Faraday
Ted Adler, Founder & President, Union Street Media
Mike Lane, CEO, Fluency
Rubin Bennett, Owner and Senior Network Engineer, rb Technologies
Austin Davis, Director, Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
6:20 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Short term rentals

Lisa Ford, Owner, Cozy Vermont Cabins
Julie Marks, Executive Director, Vermont Short Term Rental Association
Amy Spear, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Hans van Wees, General Manager, Hotel Vermont

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
3:09 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of the Commission on the Future of Public Education

Rep. Peter Conlon, Sponsor, Addison County
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:44 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Section 1 Walk-through

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Fisher, Director of Policy Strategy and Outreach, Agency of Education

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
3:45 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Section 1 Walk-through

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:45 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Yields and property tax credit

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Excess spending threshold

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
4:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of possible amendment

Rep. Scott Beck, Sponsor, Caledonia-Essex
5:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Angie Harbin, Executive Director, Downstreet Housing and Community Development
Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Friday, May 3, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
5:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Excess spending penalties

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
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H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of revenue options

Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Monday, May 6, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
1:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of amendment


Monday, May 6, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:50 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Introduction and Vote

Sen. Ann Cummings, Reporter, Senate Finance
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Chris Rupe, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:45 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

sports betting

Rob O'Connor, Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs, BetMGM
Joseph Tyrell, Regional Vice President, Government Relations, Caesars Entertainment
Talena Companion, Citizen Advocate, Vermont Association of Wedding Professionals

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
9:30 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of amendment and possible vote

5:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of possible amendments

Sen. Anne Watson, Washington
Sen. Martine Larocque Gulick, Chittenden Central

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
12:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of amendments

3:45 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion of amendments


Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
9:45 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
12:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
5:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
7:00 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

amendment

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, May 10, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

amendment

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:30 AM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
7:15 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Kornheiser/Demrow Amendment

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, May 10, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:30 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Discussion

8:45 PM

H.887 - An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Committee discussion

Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2023-2024
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Scott Beck, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Angela Arsenault, Chittenden-2
  • Jay Badams, Superintendent, Norwich/Hanover Interstate School District
  • Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Scott Beck, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Marc Bernard Schauber, Executive Director, Coalition for Vermont Student Equity
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Chittenden-7
  • Rep. Elizabeth Burrows, Windsor-1
  • Rep. Melanie Carpenter, Lamoille-2
  • Rep. Melanie Carpenter, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • John Castle, Executive Director, Vermont Rural Education Collaborative
  • Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Elaine Collins, Superintendent, North Country Supervisory Union
  • Talena Companion, Citizen Advocate, Vermont Association of Wedding Professionals
  • Karen Conroy, Superintendent, St. Johnsbury School District
  • Lynn Cota, Superintendent, Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union
  • Austin Davis, Director, Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Morgan Daybell, Director, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
  • Flor Diaz-Smith, Chair, Washington Central Unified Union School District Board
  • Flor Diaz-Smith, President, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Rep. Eileen Dickinson, Franklin-2
  • Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Washington-2
  • Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Jake Feldman, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes
  • Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Allen Gilbert, Former Chair, Worcester School Board, Former Executive Director, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union
  • Rep. Edye Graning, Chittenden-3
  • Rep. Lisa Hango, Franklin-5
  • Rep. James Harrison, Rutland-11
  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Ryan Heraty, Superintendent, Lamoille South Supervisory Union
  • Rep. Rebecca Holcombe, Windsor-Orange-2
  • Rep. Rebecca Holcombe, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jamie Kinnarney, Superintendent, White River Valley Supervisory Union
  • Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery
  • Rep. Kate Lalley, Chittenden-6
  • Nicole Lee, Director of Education Finance, Agency of Education
  • Rep. Jed Lipsky, Lamoille-1
  • Julie Marks, Founder and Director, Vermont Short Term Rental Alliance Inc.
  • Rep. Patricia McCoy, Rutland-1
  • Meghan Metzler, Chair, Champlain Valley School District Board
  • Rep. Michael Morgan, Grand Isle-Chittenden
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Windham-4
  • Jim Murphy, Chair, Montpelier-Roxbury Public School Board
  • Chelsea Myers, Associate Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
  • Rep. Daniel Noyes, Lamoille-2
  • Rob O'Connor, Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs, BetMGM
  • Brooke Olsen-Farrell, Superintendent, Slate Valley Unified Union School District
  • Lawrence Picus, Professor, Picus Odden & Associates
  • Michael Pieciak, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Rep. Beth Quimby, Calendonia-3
  • Patrick Reen, Superintendent, Mount Abraham Unified School District
  • Jill Remick, Director of Property Valuation and Review, Department of Taxes
  • Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Tristan Roberts, Windham-6
  • Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Frank Saliani, Green House Pottery
  • Rep. Robin Scheu, Sponsor, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Windham-2
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Debbie Singiser, Chair, Barstow Unified Union School District Board
  • Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins, Chittenden-13
  • Rep. Chris Taylor, Co-sponsor of amendment
  • Rep. Tristan Toleno, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Rep. Casey Toof, Sponsor of the Amendment
  • Joseph Tyrell, Regional Vice President, Government Relations, Caesars Entertainment
  • Ashley Woods, Chair, Harwood Unified Union School District Board
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Ann Cummings, Reporter, Senate Finance
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris Rupe, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Education
  • Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Rep. Peter Conlon, Sponsor, Addison County
  • Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Ted Fisher, Director of Policy Strategy and Outreach, Agency of Education
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
  • Zoie Saunders, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Robbie Adler, Chief Strategy Officer, Faraday
  • Ted Adler, Founder & President, Union Street Media
  • Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Ted Barnett, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Scott Beck, Sponsor, Caledonia-Essex
  • Rubin Bennett, Owner and Senior Network Engineer, rb Technologies
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Ethan Carlson, Founder, Chairman and Chief Product Officer, Datablend
  • Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Skye Chalmers, Founder and CEO, Image Relay
  • Jeff Couture, Executive Director, Vermont Technology Alliance
  • Austin Davis, Director, Government Affairs, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Morgan Daybell, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
  • Lisa Ford, Owner, Cozy Vermont Cabins
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Sen. Martine Larocque Gulick, Chittenden Central
  • Angie Harbin, Executive Director, Downstreet Housing and Community Development
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Mike Lane, CEO, Fluency
  • Julie Marks, Executive Director, Vermont Short Term Rental Association
  • Julia Richter, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Julia Richter, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Amy Spear, Vice President of Tourism, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Beth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Hans van Wees, General Manager, Hotel Vermont
  • Sen. Anne Watson, Washington

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No committee of conference members found for H.887 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Committee of Conference Meetings

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Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to homestead property tax yields, nonhomestead rates, and policy changes to education finance and taxation

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

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No committee of conference meeting history found for H.887 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
No committee of conference report found for H.887 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.

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Act

No act information found for H.887 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.

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Kirby Keeton, Legislative Counsel
Elizabeth St. James, Legislative Counsel

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