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House of Representatives
  • Rep. Timothy Briglin, Chair
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Sally Achey
  • Rep. Seth Chase
  • Rep. Avram Patt
  • Rep. Lucy Rogers
  • Rep. Katherine Sims
  • Rep. Michael Yantachka

House Committee on Energy and Technology

 

AGENDA

 

Via Zoom

April 6, 2021 - April 9, 2021

Last Updated 4/9/2021 9:12 AM

 

Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted

 

 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

9:00 AM                   Arrearages

Testimony and Discussion

June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Carol Flint, Consumer Affairs Director, Department of Public Service

Kyle Landis-Marinello, General Counsel, Public Utility Commission

Jordan Giaconia, Public Policy Director, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Steve Costello, Vice President, Customer Care, Green Mountain Power

Ben Walsh, Climate & Energy Program Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021

9:00 AM                   H. 263 - An act relating to State development, use, and procurement of automated decision systems

Testimony and Discussion

John Quinn, III, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services

Mark Combs, Chief Technology Officer, Agency of Digital Services

Kristin McClure, Chief Data Officer, Agency of Digital Services

Jessica Vintinner, Legislative Director and Principal Assistant, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Nick Grimley, Director of Entrepreneurship & Tech Commercialization, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

 

-                                   H. 410 - An act relating to the creation of the Artificial Intelligence Commission

Testimony and Discussion

John Quinn, III, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services

Mark Combs, Chief Technology Officer, Agency of Digital Services

Kristin McClure, Chief Data Officer, Agency of Digital Services

Jessica Vintinner, Principal Assistant, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Nick Grimley, Director of Entrepreneurship & Tech Commercialization, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

 

10:30 AM                   S. 1 - An act relating to extending the baseload renewable power portfolio requirement

Testimony

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife

John Austin, Lands and Habitats Manager., Department of Fish & Wildlife

Tyler Mousley, Regulatory Forester, Ryegate

Ed Larson, Lobbyist, Vermont Forest Products Association

Brent Rudolph, Chief Conservation and Legislative Officer, Ruffled Grouse Society

Todd Waldron, Forest Conservation Director for Vermont, Ruffled Grouse Society

Alan Robertson, Secretary, Vermont Woodlands Association

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

Friday, April 9, 2021

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

1:00 PM                   Climate Council Update

Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Jane Lazorchak, Director of Global Warming Solutions Act, Agency of Natural Resources

Liz Miller, VP of Sustainable Supply and Resilient Systems, Green Mountain Power

Chris Campany, Executive  Director, Windham Regional Commission

 

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

 Matthew Grimo at mgrimo@leg.state.vt.us