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S.310

An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Senate Committee on Government Operations
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
4/4/2024 - Read first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
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House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
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House 4/4/2024 - Read first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
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An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2023-2024
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2023-2024
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An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
Friday, January 5, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:00 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Mike Cannon, Program Manager, Urban Search and Rescue Teams
Douglas Farnham, Chief Recovery Officer, State of Vermont
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Katie Buckley, Director, Federal Funding Assistance Program, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:35 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Jim Linville, Member, Weston Selectboard
Nicolas Storellicastro, City Manager, City of Barre
Bill Fraser, City Manager, Montpelier
Roger Clapp, Chair of Selectboard, Waterbury
Kathleen Ramsay, Town Manager, Middlebury
Mike Tuller, Town & Floodplain Administrator, Jamaica, Vermont
Thomas Cavanagh, Chair of Selectboard, Londonderry
David Upson, Town Manager, Hardwick

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:00 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Stephanie Smith, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Vermont Emergency Management
Jeremiah Breer, Chief Financial Officer, Office of the State Treasurer
Ashlynn Doyon, Director of Policy, Office of the State Treasurer
Elizabeth Gilman, Executive Director, United Way of Vermont
3:15 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Jenevra Wetmore, Director, Sustainable Woodstock
Helena Van Voorst, Executive Director, United Way of Addison County
Michael Gaughan, Executive Director, Vermont Bond Bank
Patricia Komline, Vice Chair, Vermont Disaster Recovery Fund
Tim Hanson, Member, Ripton Selectboard

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

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Dan Smith, President and CEO, Vermont Community Foundation
Holly Morehouse, Vice President for Grants and Community Impact, Vermont Community Foundation
1:55 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Laura Hale, President, ONE Good Deed Fund

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

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Jill Davies, The HUB
Marian Koetsier, Strategist, The HUB
Laura Siegel, Director, Director of Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and DeafBlind Services
Deb Charlae Baker, Chair, Accessibility Committee of the Governor's Advisory Council for D/HH/DB
Anne Sosin, Interim Director, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:45 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony

Roger Zeigler, Army Operations Officer, Vermont National Guard
Jeff Lee, Office of the Adjutant General
Jayna Morse, Director, Finance & Administration Division, Agency of Transportation
3:45 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Walk-through of Committee Bill DR 24-0141

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Douglas Farnham, Chief Recovery Officer, Department of Finance & Management
Daniel Batsie, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Katie Buckley, Director, Federal Funding Assistance Program, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Thursday, February 1, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony

Xusana Davis, Executive Director, Office of Racial Equity
Peter Walke, Director, Efficiency Vermont, VEIC
James Feehan, Lobbyist, Vermont Association of Domestic Property and Casualty Insurance Companies
Bill Cahill, General Counsel, Vermont Mutual Insurance Co.
Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
Daniel Batsie, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Barbara Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
Ian Kilburn, TMC Supervisor, Agency of Transportation
Ryan Knapp, Intelligent Transportation Systems Chief, Agency of Transportation
3:45 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Mark-up on DR 24-0141

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Douglas Farnham, Chief Recovery Officer, Department of Finance & Management
Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony on DR 24-0141

Susanna Gellert, Executive Artistic Director, Weston Theater Company
Amy Cunningham, Deputy Director, Vermont Arts Council
Corinne Cooper, Homeowner, Berlin Mobile Home Park
Kelley Hamshaw , Research Specialist, Center for Rural Studies
Liz Royer, Executive Director, Vermont Rural Water Association
Haley Pero, Outreach Staff, Office of Senator Bernie Sanders
Miles McGuriman, Constituent Services Representative, Office of Senator Peter Welch
David Scherr, State Director, Office of Congresswoman Becca Balint
Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Cameron Wood, Policy and Legislative Affairs Director, Department of Labor

Thursday, February 8, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Committee Meeting Canceled


Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:40 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Wendy Mays, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Broadcasters
Hunter Thompson, Telecommunications and Connectivity Director, Department of Public Service
Thomas Abdelnour, Legislative Coordinator, Vermont State Employees Association
Michael Pieciak, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Kevin Burke, Stormwater Program Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation, Watershed Management Division
Neil Kamman, Director, Water Investment Division, Department of Environmental Conservation

Friday, February 16, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:50 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
Doug Pine, Deputy Director of Talent Acquisition Services/Compensation/People Analytics, Department of Human Resources

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:00 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Jason Gosselin, Director, Emergency Manager, Agency of Human Services
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Aaron Titus, Executive Director, Crisis Cleanup
Megan Sullivan, Vice President of Government Affairs, Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:20 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony

Ashlynn Doyon, Director of Policy, Office of the State Treasurer
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Walk-through and Mark-up of New Draft

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:50 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Walk-through of New Draft

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, March 1, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
-

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony and Committee Discussion

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:50 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

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

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Aimee Pope, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Matt DeTura, Counsel, External and State Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association
Barbara Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
4:35 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Mark up

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
4:20 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Vote

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
2:30 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Walk-through

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sponsor
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
-

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Matt DeTura, Counsel, External and State Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association
Jim White, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Comcast

Friday, March 22, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:10 PM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Introduction and Vote

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter, Senate Government Operations Committee
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Chris Rupe, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
After the floor

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Proposal of amendment

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter, Senate Government Operations Committee

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:25 AM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Introduction and walk-through

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
9:30 AM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony

Jaye Pershing Johnson, General Counsel, Governor's Office
Stephanie Smith, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Department of Public Safety
Barbara Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
Michael Cannon, Program Manager, Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 1
Joseph Aldsworth, Deputy Chief, Fire, EMS, and Deputy Emergency Management Director, City of Barre
Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
11:40 AM

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony

Michael Pieciak, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
15 min. after Floor

S.310 - An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Testimony

Jay Greene, Racial Equity Policy & Research Analyst, Office of Racial Equity
Wendy Mays, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Broadcasters, Vice Chair of the Vermont Emergency Communications Committee

An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2023-2024
House Committee on Government Operations and Military Affairs
  • Joseph Aldsworth, Deputy Chief, Fire, EMS, and Deputy Emergency Management Director, City of Barre
  • Michael Cannon, Program Manager, Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 1
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Jay Greene, Racial Equity Policy & Research Analyst, Office of Racial Equity
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter
  • Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
  • Wendy Mays, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Broadcasters, Vice Chair of the Vermont Emergency Communications Committee
  • Barbara Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
  • Jaye Pershing Johnson, General Counsel, Governor's Office
  • Michael Pieciak, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Stephanie Smith, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Department of Public Safety
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter, Senate Government Operations Committee
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Chris Rupe, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Matt DeTura, Counsel, External and State Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter, Senate Government Operations Committee
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sponsor
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
  • Jim White, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Comcast
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Thomas Abdelnour, Legislative Coordinator, Vermont State Employees Association
  • Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Deb Charlae Baker, Chair, Accessibility Committee of the Governor's Advisory Council for D/HH/DB
  • Daniel Batsie, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Ted Brady, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Jeremiah Breer, Chief Financial Officer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Katie Buckley, Director, Federal Funding Assistance Program, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Kevin Burke, Stormwater Program Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation, Watershed Management Division
  • Bill Cahill, General Counsel, Vermont Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Mike Cannon, Program Manager, Urban Search and Rescue Teams
  • Thomas Cavanagh, Chair of Selectboard, Londonderry
  • Roger Clapp, Chair of Selectboard, Waterbury
  • Corinne Cooper, Homeowner, Berlin Mobile Home Park
  • Amy Cunningham, Deputy Director, Vermont Arts Council
  • Jill Davies, The HUB
  • Xusana Davis, Executive Director, Office of Racial Equity
  • Matt DeTura, Counsel, External and State Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association
  • Tim Devlin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Ashlynn Doyon, Director of Policy, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Douglas Farnham, Chief Recovery Officer, Department of Finance & Management
  • Douglas Farnham, Chief Recovery Officer, State of Vermont
  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • James Feehan, Lobbyist, Vermont Association of Domestic Property and Casualty Insurance Companies
  • Eric Forand, Director, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Bill Fraser, City Manager, Montpelier
  • Michael Gaughan, Executive Director, Vermont Bond Bank
  • Susanna Gellert, Executive Artistic Director, Weston Theater Company
  • Elizabeth Gilman, Executive Director, United Way of Vermont
  • Jason Gosselin, Director, Emergency Manager, Agency of Human Services
  • Laura Hale, President, ONE Good Deed Fund
  • Kelley Hamshaw , Research Specialist, Center for Rural Studies
  • Tim Hanson, Member, Ripton Selectboard
  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
  • Neil Kamman, Director, Water Investment Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Ian Kilburn, TMC Supervisor, Agency of Transportation
  • Ryan Knapp, Intelligent Transportation Systems Chief, Agency of Transportation
  • Marian Koetsier, Strategist, The HUB
  • Patricia Komline, Vice Chair, Vermont Disaster Recovery Fund
  • Jeff Lee, Office of the Adjutant General
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jim Linville, Member, Weston Selectboard
  • Wendy Mays, Executive Director, Vermont Association of Broadcasters
  • Miles McGuriman, Constituent Services Representative, Office of Senator Peter Welch
  • Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action
  • Holly Morehouse, Vice President for Grants and Community Impact, Vermont Community Foundation
  • Jayna Morse, Director, Finance & Administration Division, Agency of Transportation
  • Barbara Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
  • Haley Pero, Outreach Staff, Office of Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Michael Pieciak, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Doug Pine, Deputy Director of Talent Acquisition Services/Compensation/People Analytics, Department of Human Resources
  • Aimee Pope, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Kathleen Ramsay, Town Manager, Middlebury
  • Liz Royer, Executive Director, Vermont Rural Water Association
  • David Scherr, State Director, Office of Congresswoman Becca Balint
  • Laura Siegel, Director, Director of Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and DeafBlind Services
  • Dan Smith, President and CEO, Vermont Community Foundation
  • Stephanie Smith, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Vermont Emergency Management
  • Anne Sosin, Interim Director, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Nicolas Storellicastro, City Manager, City of Barre
  • Megan Sullivan, Vice President of Government Affairs, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Hunter Thompson, Telecommunications and Connectivity Director, Department of Public Service
  • Aaron Titus, Executive Director, Crisis Cleanup
  • Mike Tuller, Town & Floodplain Administrator, Jamaica, Vermont
  • David Upson, Town Manager, Hardwick
  • Helena Van Voorst, Executive Director, United Way of Addison County
  • Peter Walke, Director, Efficiency Vermont, VEIC
  • Jenevra Wetmore, Director, Sustainable Woodstock
  • Cameron Wood, Policy and Legislative Affairs Director, Department of Labor
  • Roger Zeigler, Army Operations Officer, Vermont National Guard

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No committee of conference members found for S.310 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to natural disaster government response, recovery, and resiliency

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.310 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
No committee of conference report found for S.310 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.

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Act

No act information found for S.310 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel
Timothy Devlin, Legislative Counsel

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