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House of Representatives
  • Rep. Diane Lanpher, Chair
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Timothy R. Corcoran, Ranking Member
  • Rep. John L. Bartholomew
  • Rep. Mollie S. Burke
  • Rep. Curt McCormack
  • Rep. Patricia McCoy
  • Rep. Brian K. Savage
  • Rep. Brian Smith
  • Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins
  • Rep. Rebecca White, Clerk

House Committee on Transportation

 

AGENDA

 

Via Zoom

April 6, 2021 - April 9, 2021

Last Updated 4/9/2021 11:36 AM

 

Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

9:00 AM                   S. 86 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and vessels

Sergeant Trevor Carbo, Special Operations Recreation Enforcement, Vermont State Police

Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

10:45 AM                   Break

 

10:50 AM                   S. 47 - An act relating to motor vehicle manufacturers, dealers, and warranty or service facilities

Wayne Weikel, Senior Director of State Government Affairs, Alliance of Automotive Innovation

Marilyn Miller, Executive Director, Vermont Vehicle and Automotive Distributors Association

Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Vehicle and Automotive Distributors Association

Mitchell Jay, Owner, Midstate Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Barre, Midstate Hyundai, Berlin

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

3:00 PM                   S. 86 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and vessels

Jay White, Board of Directors, Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds

Kent Henderson, Board of Directors, Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds

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

 

3:30 PM                   S. 40 - An act relating to the use of colored signal lamps on fire department and emergency medical service vehicles

Side-by-side with H.56

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

 

4:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021

9:00 AM                   S. 40 - An act relating to the use of colored signal lamps on fire department and emergency medical service vehicles

Col. Matthew Birmingham, Director, Vermont State Police

Dean Gilmore, Chairman, Vermont State Firefighters' Association

Ken Morton, Chief, Retired, Williston Fire Department

Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County Sheriff's Department

 

10:00 AM                   S. 86 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and vessels

Sec. 15 - Documented Motorboat Validation Sticker

Committee Discussion

 

10:30 AM                   Break

 

10:45 AM                   S. 66 - An act relating to electric bicycles

Paul Conner, Director of Planning & Zoning, South Burlington

Karen Yacos, Executive Director, Local Motion

Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

2:45 PM                   S. 47 - An act relating to motor vehicle manufacturers, dealers, and warranty or service facilities

Zach Kahn, Senior Policy Advisor, Tesla

Christopher Curtis, Chief, Public Protection Division, Attorney General's Office

Ben Edgerly Walsh, Climate & Energy Program Director, VPIRG

 

4:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, April 9, 2021

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

10:00 AM                   Bills in Committee

Committee Discussion

 

10:30 AM                   H. 262 - An act relating to penalties and point assessments for using a portable electronic device while operating a moving motor vehicle

Rep. Brian Smith, Sponsor

Jennifer Harlow, Sheriff, Orleans County, Sheriffs' Association

Heather Gray, Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.

Kellen Cloud, Operations Manager, Green Mountain Flagging

Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont

 

11:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES

 

Please email handouts to the committee assistant at least 24 hours before your scheduled meeting time. With few exceptions, any documents you send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s web page.

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Lori Morse at lmorse@leg.state.vt.us