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S.99 (Act 41)

An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Senate Committee on Transportation
5/12/2023 - Senate Message, signed by Governor June 1, 2023
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House 5/12/2023 - Senate Message, signed by Governor June 1, 2023
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An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2023-2024
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2023-2024
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
Friday, February 3, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Overview and Walk-through

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Nancy Prescott, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles, Agency of Transportation
Bill Smith, Lobbyist, Vermont Truck and Bus Association
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Nancy Prescott, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles, Agency of Transportation
Bill Smith, Lobbyist, Vermont Truck and Bus Association

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
10:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 13

Paul Ravelin, Special Operations Executive Officer, Vermont State Police

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Jon Kaplan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
David Pelletier, Systems Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
Kevin Marshia, Asset Management Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Continued

Jon Kaplan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
David Pelletier, Systems Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
Kevin Marshia, Asset Management Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation

Thursday, February 9, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 7

Bob Montminy, Chairman, Vermont Towing Association
Herb Bartemy, Director, Vermont Towing Association, Inc.
Vincent Illuzzi, Lobbyist, Vermont Towing Association

Friday, February 10, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 16

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Maple Producer

Glenn Goodrich, Goodrich Maple Farm

Thursday, February 16, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, March 3, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:00 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Discussion and possible vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
10:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Discussion of proposed amendment

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:45 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Review White amendment

Sen. Becca White, Sponsor
Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
10:25 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk-through of bill sections 1 through 21

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
1:00 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk-through of bill (continued)

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
2:55 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 2. Definition of Mail
Sections 19 and 20 Total Abstinence Program Participants and Conditions of Reinstatement

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Gordon Landrigan, Assistant Attorney General, Agency of Transportation

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 21 Excessive Motor Vehicle Noise
Section 47 Excessive Motor Vehicle Noise Report

Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 22-24 Commercial Vehicle Overweight Permits

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:45 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 25-29 Title Requirements and Exemptions

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
15 min after Floor

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 35 Proof of Insurance: Snowmobiles
Section 36 Commercial Driver's License
Sections 37 and 38 Purchase and Use Tax

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 3 Mobile Identification

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Paul Ravelin, Special Operations Executive Officer, Vermont State Police
10:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 4-13 License Plate Stickers: Validation Stickers

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Paul Ravelin, Special Operations Executive Officer, Vermont State Police
11:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 14 Electronic Proof of Registration

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Paul Ravelin, Special Operations Executive Officer, Vermont State Police
15 min after Floor

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 40 Implementation of Department of Motor Vehicles Modernization Project; General Assembly Oversight

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Friday, April 7, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 17 and 18 Speed Limits on Unpaved and Unposted Town Highways

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
-

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 21 and 47 Excessive Motor Vehicle Noise

Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
11:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 15 and 16 Registration Fees: Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Patrick Murphy, Sustainability and Innovations Project Manager, Agency of Transportation

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
1:00 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee discussion

2:00 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 17 and 18 Speed Limits on Unpaved and Unposted Town Highways

Erin Sisson, Deputy Director, Highway Division, Agency of Transportation
Ian Degutis, Traffic Operations Engineer, Agency of Transportation
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 35 Proof of Liability Insurance; Snowmobiles
Section 4 Registration Periods

Cindy Locke, Executive Director of Vermont Trails and Greenways Council, Executive Director of Vermont Association of Snow Travelers
Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 39 Gross Weight Limits on Highways; Report

Erin Sisson, Deputy Director, Highway Division, Agency of Transportation
Kevin Marshia, Asset Management Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
11:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 1 New Motor Vehicle Arbitration

John Zicconi, Executive Secretary, Transportation Board
Matt Cota, Director of Government Affairs, Meadow Hill Consulting
1:45 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 30-34 Abandoned Vehicles Towing and Storage Lien

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles, Agency of Transportation
2:15 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 30-34 Abandoned Vehicles Towing and Storage Lien

Bob Montminy, Chairman, Vermont Towing Association
3:00 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 30-34 Abandoned Vehicles Towing and Storage Lien

Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
Joseph Bergeron, President, Association of Vermont Credit Unions
Tim Daniska, Chief Lending Officer, Vermont Federal Credit Union
3:15 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Miscellaneous sections of S.99

William Smith, Lobbyist
David Malloy, Safety Director, Bellavance Trucking
Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 44-46 ATV Fees and Penalties

Danielle Fitzko, Interim Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
10:50 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee discussion

2:10 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:55 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, April 14, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
11:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 21 and 47 Motor Vehicle Noise:Motorcycles

Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles, Agency of Transportation
11:25 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
1:00 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sections 4 and 35

Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
-

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:15 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
9:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:45 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
15 min after Floor

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Mark-up and possible vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 28, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:10 PM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk through and vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
11:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk-through of Side-By-Side

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, May 5, 2023
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Transportation
8:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk-through of Side-by-Side

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Monday, May 8, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
11:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee discussion and possible vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Transportation
-

S.99 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Review

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2023-2024
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
House Committee on Transportation
  • Joseph Bergeron, President, Association of Vermont Credit Unions
  • Matt Cota, Director of Government Affairs, Meadow Hill Consulting
  • Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
  • Tim Daniska, Chief Lending Officer, Vermont Federal Credit Union
  • Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Ian Degutis, Traffic Operations Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles, Agency of Transportation
  • Danielle Fitzko, Interim Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Gordon Landrigan, Assistant Attorney General, Agency of Transportation
  • Cindy Locke, Executive Director of Vermont Trails and Greenways Council, Executive Director of Vermont Association of Snow Travelers
  • David Malloy, Safety Director, Bellavance Trucking
  • Kevin Marshia, Asset Management Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Bob Montminy, Chairman, Vermont Towing Association
  • Patrick Murphy, Sustainability and Innovations Project Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
  • Paul Ravelin, Special Operations Executive Officer, Vermont State Police
  • Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Erin Sisson, Deputy Director, Highway Division, Agency of Transportation
  • Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • William Smith, Lobbyist
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • John Zicconi, Executive Secretary, Transportation Board
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Transportation
  • Herb Bartemy, Director, Vermont Towing Association, Inc.
  • Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Glenn Goodrich, Goodrich Maple Farm
  • Vincent Illuzzi, Lobbyist, Vermont Towing Association
  • Jon Kaplan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • Kevin Marshia, Asset Management Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Bob Montminy, Chairman, Vermont Towing Association
  • David Pelletier, Systems Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • David Pelletier, Systems Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Nancy Prescott, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles, Agency of Transportation
  • Nancy Prescott, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles, Agency of Transportation
  • Paul Ravelin, Special Operations Executive Officer, Vermont State Police
  • Bill Smith, Lobbyist, Vermont Truck and Bus Association
  • Bill Smith, Lobbyist, Vermont Truck and Bus Association
  • Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Sen. Becca White, Sponsor

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No committee of conference members found for S.99 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.99 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.
No committee of conference report found for S.99 in the Regular Session 2023-2024.

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Act


An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2023-2024

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel
Notes
H.17 incorporated into S.99
H.38 incorporated into S.99
H.134 addressed in S.99
H.143 addressed in S.99
S.64, Sec. 1 addressed in S.99 and S.64, Sec. 12 incorporated into S.99

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