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  • Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair
  • Rep. William Canfield, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Johannah Donovan, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Peter Anthony
  • Rep. Scott Beck
  • Rep. Patrick Brennan
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning
  • Rep. James Masland
  • Rep. Robin Scheu, Clerk
  • Rep. George W. Till
  • Rep. Samuel Young

House Committee on Ways and Means

 

AGENDA

 

Room 34

February 11, 2020 - February 14, 2020

Last Updated 2/24/2020 2:03 PM

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

10:00 AM                   FLOOR

 

After the floor                     Caucuses

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   School Budgets Update

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

 

1:25 PM                   20-0910 - An act relating to corporate income tax

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Christopher Sullivan, Attorney, Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C.

 

3:00 PM                   H. 934 - An act relating to renter rebate reform

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Chloe Wexler, Fiscal Data Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Jake Feldman, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes

Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition

Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council

 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

9:00 AM                   20-0791 - An act relating to miscellaneous tax provisions

Section 3

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

 

9:15 AM                   20-0791 - An act relating to miscellaneous tax provisions

Marketplace Facilitator

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, Vermont Attorneys Title Corporation

 

9:20 AM                   529 Plans

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

 

9:30 AM                   Governor's Proposed FY 2021 Budget

Computer Modernization Fund

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes

 

9:50 AM                   S. 54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:30 AM                   Sales Tax Discussion on Confectionary Goods

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

10:40 AM                   H. 640 - An act relating to requiring disclosure of information for VEGI incentives

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Kenneth Thomas, Fellow, Good Jobs First (11:00 AM) - Phone

 

11:05 AM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Committee Discussion

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   FLOOR

 

After the floor                     H. 641 - An act relating to promoting technology-based economic development

Vermont Investment Incentive Program

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

 

2:30 PM                   H. 782 - An act relating to community and housing investment

Chris Cochran, Director of Community Planning & Revitalization, Housing and Community Development

 

Thursday, February 13, 2020

10:00 AM                   20-0909 - An act relating to renter rebate reform

Jake Feldman, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

 

11:35 AM                   Public Utilities Commission

Billbacks

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

11:45 AM                   Corporate Filing Deadline

Tax Department Proposal

Doug Farnham, Senior Research Economist and the Director of Policy, Department of Taxes

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   FLOOR

 

After the floor                     School Budgets

Town Meeting Information

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

2:20 PM                   20-0791 - An act relating to miscellaneous tax provisions

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

3:10 AM                   H. 641 - An act relating to promoting technology-based economic development

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council - Invited

 

Friday, February 14, 2020

9:30 AM                   FLOOR

 

After the floor                     H. 640 - An act relating to requiring disclosure of information for VEGI incentives

Tom Kavet, Legislative Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC

 

11:00 AM                   20-0909 - An act relating to renter rebate reform

Jake Feldman, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Department of Taxes

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch