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  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Chair
  • Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Charles Kimbell, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Robert Bancroft
  • Rep. James Carroll
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  • Rep. Stephanie Jerome
  • Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Clerk
  • Rep. Kristi Morris
  • Rep. Zachariah Ralph
  • Rep. Tristan Toleno

House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

 

AGENDA

 

Room 35

January 14, 2020 - January 17, 2020

Last Updated 1/17/2020 2:06 PM

 

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 606 - An act relating to regulating storage units

Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, Self Storage Association

Joe Doherty, SVP, Chief Legal & Legislative Officer, Self Storage Association

Michael Riva, VT Storage Facility Owner

 

10:00 AM                   FLOOR

 

15 Min after Floor                   Caucuses

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   H. 606 - An act relating to regulating storage units

Charity Clark, Chief of Staff, Attorney General's Office

Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid

Bill Baron, Owner, Island Mini Storage (3:00 PM)

James Feehan, Lobbyist, Self Storage Association

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

9:00 AM                   Vermont Tourism Day

Room 11

Steve Wright, President & General Manager, Jay Peak Resort

Kim Jackson, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing & Storytelling, Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports

Jody Fried, Executive Director, Catamount Arts Council

Brian Maggiotta, Owner, The Inn at Manchester

Elizabeth Kennett, Owner, Liberty Hill Farm, Liberty Hill Farm

Paul Brown, Co-owner, Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Waterbury

Rachel Vandenberg, Owner, Sun and Ski & Stowe Bowl

Scott Kerner, Co-owner, Good Measure Brewing

Willie Docto, Co-owner, Moose Meadow Lodge

 

1:00 PM                   Green Mountain Care Board

Panel Discussion on Workforce.

Pavilion Board Room.

 

3:30 PM                   TBA

 

Thursday, January 16, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 643 - An act relating to banking and insurance

H.643 (formerly 20-0157)

Jill Rickard, Director of Policy, Department of Financial Regulation

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

9:30 AM                   H. 606 - An act relating to regulating storage units

Committee Discussion

 

10:45 AM                   H. 643 - An act relating to banking and insurance

Continued Discussion

Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property and Casualty Insurance Association

Chris Delia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association

 

11:20 AM                   Associated General Contractors of Vermont

Workforce Development

 

Matt Musgrove, Deputy Executive VP, Associated General Contractors of Vermont

Roth Perry, President, Courtland Construction

John Connor, Vice President, Connor Contracting, Inc.

Sam Markowski, Markowski Excavating, Inc.

 

11:55 AM                   H. 643 - An act relating to banking and insurance

Committee Discussion.

End vote.

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property and Casualty Insurance Association

Chris Delia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association

 

12:10 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   FLOOR

 

10 Min after Floor                   H. 1 - An act relating to agreements not to compete

Stephen Ellis, Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section, Vermont Bar Association - Phone

Alexandra Vitale, Tour Manager, Discovery Bicycle Tours

Anne Barrett, Owner, Anne Barrett Creative

Iris Sunj, Co-Owner, Salon Vermont

 

Friday, January 17, 2020

9:00 AM                   Committee  Discussion

H. 643 - An act relating to banking and insurance

 

9:30 AM                   FLOOR

 

10 Min after Floor                   H. 1 - An act relating to agreements not to compete

Mark Heyman, General Counsel, Vermont Technology Alliance

Austin Davis, Government Affairs Manager, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce

Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   H. 1 - An act relating to agreements not to compete

Richard Cassidy, Attorney, Rich Cassidy Law

John Franco, Attorney, John Franco Law

 

2:00 PM                   H. 1 - An act relating to agreements not to compete

Walk through Draft No. 2.1

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

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If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Amy Todisco at 802-828-2255 or atodisco@leg.state.vt.us