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  • Rep. William Canfield, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Johannah Donovan, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Peter Anthony
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  • Rep. James Masland
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House Committee on Ways and Means

 

AGENDA

 

Room 34

February 18, 2020 - February 21, 2020

Last Updated 2/21/2020 1:11 PM

 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

9:30 AM                   20-0910 - An act relating to corporate income tax

Committee Discussion

Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

10:00 AM                   FLOOR

 

After the floor                     Caucuses

 

After Caucus                        H. 674 - An act relating to clarifying the definition of development used for use value appraisals

Rep. John L. Bartholomew, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

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

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   529 Plans

Tom Little, Vice President, General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

 

1:15 PM                   Home Health Care Provider Tax

Jill Olson, Director, Vermont Association for Home Health Agencies

 

1:30 PM                   H. 742 - An act relating to grants for emergency medical personnel training

Rep. William J. Lippert, House Committee on Health Care

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor, Rutland-Windsor

 

2:00 PM                   H. 926 - An act relating to changes to Act 250

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

3:10 AM                   Pre-written Software

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 640 - An act relating to requiring disclosure of information for VEGI incentives

Megan Sullivan, Executive Director, Vermont Economic Progress Council

Fred Kenney, Executive Director, Addison County Economic Development Corporation

 

10:00 AM                   20-0911 - An act relating to yields

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Chloe Wexler, Fiscal Data Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

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

 

10:25 AM                   20-0910 - An act relating to corporate income tax

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

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

 

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

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council

Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   FLOOR

 

After the floor                     Department of Public Service

Billbacks proposed language

Jim Porter, Director for Public Advocacy, Department of Public Service

 

2:00 PM                   529 Plans

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

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

2:30 PM                   H. 858 - An act relating to taxation upon the transfer of tax-exempt property

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

 

2:45 PM                   20-0910 - An act relating to corporate income tax

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

 

2:50 PM                   H. 640 - An act relating to requiring disclosure of information for VEGI incentives

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

 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 926 - An act relating to changes to Act 250

Jon Groveman, Policy and Water Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Diane Snelling, Chair, Natural Resources Board

 

9:50 AM                   H. 742 - An act relating to grants for emergency medical personnel training

Drew Hazleton, Rescue Inc.

James Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property and Casualty Insurance Association and State Farm Insurance

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

10:30 AM                   Joint Assembly

Election of College Trustees

 

After the Joint Assembly                   H. 926 - An act relating to changes to Act 250

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

Molly Mahar, President, Vermont Ski Areas Association

Ed Stanak, former District Coordinator, District Environmental Commission

Pat O'Brien, SD Ireland - Phone

Thomas Weiss, Resident, Montpelier

Renee Carpenter, Resident, East Montpelier

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   FLOOR

 

Friday, February 21, 2020

9:00 AM                   School Budgets Update

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

 

9:10 AM                   20-0909 - An act relating to renter rebate reform

potential vote

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

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

 

9:30 AM                   FLOOR

 

After the floor                     H. 926 - An act relating to changes to Act 250

potential vote

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Billy Coster, Director of Planning and Policy, Agency of Natural Resources

 

11:15 AM                   Sales Tax on Cloud Services

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch