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House of Representatives
  • Rep. Thomas Stevens, Chair
  • Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Matthew Birong
  • Rep. Marianna Gamache
  • Rep. Lisa Hango
  • Rep. Mary E. Howard, Clerk
  • Rep. John Killacky
  • Rep. Emily Long
  • Rep. Randall Szott
  • Rep. Tommy Walz

House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs

 

AGENDA

 

Room 44

February 12, 2019 - February 15, 2019

Last Updated 2/15/2019 3:18 PM

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

-                                   Caucuses and Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

 

2:00 PM                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

David Simendinger, President, Champlain Farms

 

-                                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

Discussion and possible mark-up

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

3:30 PM                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

Lindsay DesLauriers, Chief Operating Officer, Bolton Valley Resort

 

-                                  Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

9:15 AM                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

Discussion and mark-up

 

10:30 AM                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

Charles Martin, Government Affairs Director, VT Chamber of Commerce

Bor Yang, Executive Director, VT Human Rights Commission - Phone

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

15 min after Floor                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

Discussion and mark-up

 

4:00 PM                   H. 107 - An act relating to paid family leave

Possible vote

 

6:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

10:00 AM                   Licensing

Discussion on alcohol licensing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

15 min after Floor                   H. 142 - An act relating to the employment rights for members of the Reserve and National Guard

Introduction by Sponsor

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor

 

-                                   H. 192 - An act relating to the appointment of the Adjutant General and creating a tax exemption for military retirement pay

Introduction by Sponsor

Rep. William Canfield, Sponsor - Invited

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

-                                   H. 247 - An act relating to the Adjutant and Inspector General

Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Sponsor

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, February 15, 2019

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

15 min after Floor                   Bill Introductions

 

-                                   H. 109 - An act relating to designating October 12 as Dewey Day

Rep. William Canfield, Sponsor

 

-                                   H. 119 - An act relating to Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Rep. Brian Cina, Sponsor

 

-                                   H. 167 - An act relating to the sale and use of fireworks

Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   H. 212 - An act relating to creating the Office of Native American Affairs

Introduction

Rep. James Masland, Sponsor

 

1:45 PM                   Housing Vermont

Introduction

Nancy Owens, President, Housing Vermont

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

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If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Ron Wild at 802-828-3559 or rwild@leg.state.vt.us