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The Senate Committee on Appropriations has jurisdiction over bills and resolutions appropriating money from the State Treasury.

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Previous Meetings - Full Report

Summary Report

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

Senate Floor


Thursday, January 8, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

Joint Assembly

1:30 PM

Joint Assembly


Friday, January 9, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
11:30 AM

Senate Floor


Monday, January 12, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-001
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

To Be Scheduled

3:00 PM

The Economic Incidence of Health Care Spending in Vermont

  • Christine Eibner, Project Lead

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Senate Floor

2:00 PM

iPad Update

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:30 PM

Results Based Accountability Presentation

Joint Hearing with House Appropriations Committee
(Room 11)

  • Susan Zeller, Chief Performance Officer, Agency of Administration

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

2:00 PM

Governor's Budget Address

Joint Assembly
(House Chamber)

3:30 PM

To Be Scheduled


Friday, January 16, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-002
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

  • James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-003, 15-004
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Emergency Board Meeting

(Governor's Ceremonial Office)

1:50 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Defender General

  • Lora Evans, Business Manager
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
2:20 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Transfers/Reversions

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Veterans Home (via telephone)

  • Allan Faxon, Chief Operating Officer, Vermont Veteran's Home
  • Melissa Jackson, Administrator, Vermont Veteran's Home
  • Joseph Krawczyk, Chair, Vermont Veteran's Home
  • Steve McClafferty, Finance Director, Vermont Veteran's Home

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-005, 15-006
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Senate Floor

2:00 PM

Revenue Discussion

  • Tom Kavet, Economist, Kavet, Rockler and Associates
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

State's Attorneys and Sheriffs

  • Barbara Bernardini, Business Manager
  • David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-007, 15-008
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Attorney General

  • Diane Ford, Business Manager, Attorney General's Office
  • William Griffin, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
2:00 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Agency of Human Services--Overview

  • Hal Cohen, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Richard Donahey, Financial Services Director III, Agency of Human Services
2:45 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Agency of Commerce and Community Development

  • Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Pat Moulton , Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Kathy Thayer Gosselin, Business Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Friday, January 23, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-009
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

DVHA

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Carrie Hathaway, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Mark Larson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform

Monday, January 26, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-010, 15-011
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Judiciary

  • Patricia Gabel, Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
  • Matt Riven, Chief of Finance and Administration, Court Administrator's Office
2:15 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Health Department

  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Paul Daley, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Health
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Mental Health Department

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Paul Dupre, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Frank Reed, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Services Director, Department of Mental Health

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-012, 15-013
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Language Sections

2:00 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

DAIL

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Bill Kelly, Business Manager, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Susan Wehry, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

DCF

  • Leo Clark, CFO, Department for Children and Families
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Natural Resources Board

  • Lou Borie, Executive Director, Natural Resources Board
2:00 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Committee Deliberations


Friday, January 30, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY 2015 Governors Proposed Budget Adjustment

Committee Deliberations


Monday, February 2, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-015, 15-016
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Veteran's Home

  • Allan Faxon, Chief Operating Officer
  • Melissa Jackson, Administrator, Vermont Veteran's Home
  • Joseph Krawczyk, Chair, Vermont Veteran's Home
  • Steve McClafferty, Finance Director
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Fair Association

  • Jackie Folsom, Vermont Fair Association
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.82 - An act relating to fiscal year 2015 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations


Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-017
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

H.82 - An act relating to fiscal year 2015 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.82 - An act relating to fiscal year 2015 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations


Thursday, February 5, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

H.82 - An act relating to fiscal year 2015 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations


Friday, February 6, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-018
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Fiscal Issues Update

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, February 9, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
4:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Public Hearing
4:00-6:00 pm via VIT sites
Joint House/Senate Committees on Appropriations


Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-019, 15-020, 15-021
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Administration Overview

  • James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Human Resources Department

  • Bradley Kukenberger, Financial Manager, Agency of Administration
  • Harold Schwartz, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Human Resources
  • Maribeth Spellman, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Buildings and General Services

  • Wanda Minoli, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • James Nash, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • Jason Pinard, Financial Director II, Agency of Administration

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-022
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:15 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Human Rights Commission

  • Jason Pinard, Financial Director II
  • Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Libraries

  • Jason Pinard, Financial Director II, Agency of Administration
  • Martha Reid, State Librarian, Department of Libraries

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-023, 15-024
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:15 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

  • Diane Ford, Business Manager, Attorney General's Office
  • William Griffin, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • William Sorrell, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Susanne Young, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
3:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Public Service Department

  • Chris Recchia, Commissioner, Public Service Department
  • David Tauscher, Manager of Administrative Services Division, Department of Public Service

Friday, February 13, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-025, 15-026
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Labor Relations Board

  • Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

State's Attorneys/Sheriffs/SIU

  • Barbara Bernardini, Business Manager, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Sam Hill, Sheriff's Association
  • Marc Metayer, SIU Grants Program Manager

Monday, February 16, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-027, 15-028
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Secretary of State (Protection)

  • Marlene Betit, Business Director, Office of Secretary of State
  • James Condos, Secretary of State
2:15 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

State Auditor (General Government)

  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Susan Mesner, Deputy Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Kathy O'Rourke, Business Manager, State Auditor's Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Defender General (Protection)

  • Lora Evans, Business Manager, Defender General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-029, 15-030, 15-031
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

State Treasurer/Retirement/Local Investment Advisory Committee (General Government)

  • John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Stephen Wisloski, Deputy Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Agency of Human Services-Overview (Human Services)

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Hal Cohen, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY 2016 Budget Discussion

  • Justin Johnson, Secretary of Administration, Agency of Administration
4:00 PM

S.9 - An act relating to improving Vermont’s system for protecting children from abuse and neglect

  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Dick Sears

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-032, 15-033
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

S.9 - An act relating to improving Vermont’s system for protecting children from abuse and neglect

  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:45 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Department of Financial Regulation (Protection)

  • David Cameron, Business Manager, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Susan Donegan, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
2:15 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Tax Department (General Government)

  • Bradley Kukenberger, Financial Manager, Agency of Administraton
  • Gregg Mousley, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Friday, February 20, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Monday, February 23, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-034, 15-035
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Department of Vermont Health Access [Human Services]

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Steven Costantino, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Carrie Hathaway, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Labor Department [Labor]

  • Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Chad Wawrzyniak, Director of Finance, Department of Labor

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-036, 15-037
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Interactive Technologies [Higher Education]

  • Tara Lidstone, Executive Director, VT Interactive Technologies
2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Agency of Education [General Education]

  • Kathy Flanagan, Business Manager, Agency of Education
  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Education
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Mental Health [Human Services]

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Paul Dupre, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Services Director, Department of Mental Health

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-038, 15-039
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation [Higher Education]

  • Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
2:15 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Lottery Commission [General Government]

  • Mary Cassani, Business Manager, Vermont Lottery Commission
  • Gregory Smith, Executive Director, Vermont Lottery Commission
2:45 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont State Colleges [Higher Education]

  • Tricia Coates, Vermont State Colleges
  • Jeb Spaulding, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges

Friday, February 27, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-040
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Council on the Arts [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Alex Aldrich, Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Liquor Control [Protection]

  • Heather Duke, Business Manager, Department of Liquor Control
  • Michael Hogan, Commissioner, Department of Liquor Control

Monday, March 9, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-041, 15-042
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Agency of Natural Resources-Overview/Central Office [Natural Resources]

  • Steve Chadwick, Director of Management, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Deborah Markowitz, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Trey Martin, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Forests, Parks and Recreation [Natural Resources]

  • Steve Chadwick, Director of Management, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Kristin Freeman, Business Manager, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Environmental Conservation [Natural Resources]

  • Steve Chadwick, Director of Management, Agency of Natural Resources
  • David Mears, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Joanna Pallito, Business Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

S.44 - An act relating to creating flexibility in early college enrollment numbers and to creating the Vermont Universal Children's Higher Education Saving Account Program

  • Tricia Coates, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sen. Richard Westman
4:00 PM

S.57 - An act relating to fees paid to deputy sheriffs and their assistants for transport

  • David Cahill, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Sen. Dick Sears

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-043, 15-044
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Agency of Commerce and Community Development--Overview/Administration [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Pat Moulton , Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Kathy Thayer Gosselin, Business Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Tourism and Marketing [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Steve Cook, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
  • Megan Smith, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
  • Kathy Thayer Gosselin, Business Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Economic Development [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Lisa Gosselin, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • Kathy Thayer Gosselin, Business Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
4:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Housing and Community Development [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Jennifer Hollar, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Noelle MacKay, Commissioner, Housing and Community Development
  • Kathy Thayer Gosselin, Business Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-045, 15-046
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Public Safety [Protection]

  • Francis "Paco" Aumand, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Lt. Col. Matt Birmingham, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael Desrochers, Director of Fire Management, Fire Safety Division, Department of Public Safety
  • Keith Flynn, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Joe Flynn, Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Colonel Tom L'Esperance, Director, State Police
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

University of Vermont [Higher Education]

  • Tom Sullivan, President, University of Vermont

Friday, March 13, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-047
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Fish and Wildlife [Natural Resources]

  • Steve Chadwick, Director of Management, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Kim Royar, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Department of Fish & Wildlife
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Military [Protection]

  • Maj Gen Steven Cray, Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
2:00 PM

S.58 - An act relating to requiring that the Defender General receive the same early retirement benefit as a State’s Attorney

2:15 PM

S.44 - An act relating to creating flexibility in early college enrollment numbers and to creating the Vermont Universal Children's Higher Education Saving Account Program


Monday, March 16, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-048, 15-049
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Symphony Orchestra [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Alan Jordan, Executive Director, Vermont Symphony Orchestra
2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Legislative Budgets-Legislative Council/Legislature/Sgt at Arms/Joint Fiscal Office [General Government]

  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Duncan Goss, Deputy Director for Information Technology, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Janet Miller, Sergeant-At-Arms
2:45 PM

S.58 - An act relating to requiring that the Defender General receive the same early retirement benefit as a State’s Attorney

  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General's Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets [Protection]

  • Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture
  • Marcey Hodgdon, Business Manager, Agency of Agriculture
  • Jolinda LaClair, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Chuck Ross, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-050, 15-051
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Humanities Council [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Peter Gilbert, Executive Director, Vermont Humanities Council
2:20 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services [Protection]

  • Carol Brochu, Financial Manager, Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Judith Rex, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victims Services
2:50 AM

S.60 - An act relating to payment for medical examinations for victims of sexual assault

  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Dick McCormack
  • Judith Rex, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Sen. Dick Sears
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Judiciary [Protection]

  • Patricia Gabel, Court Administrator's Office
  • Honorable Paul Reiber, Chief Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
  • Matt Riven, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-052, 15-053
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Department for Children and Families [Human Services]

  • Leo Clark, CFO, Department for Children and Families
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
3:00 PM

S.18 - An act relating to privacy protection

  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:15 PM

S.102 - An act relating to forfeiture of property associated with animal fighting and certain regulated drug possession, sale, and trafficking violations

  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 20, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-054, 15-055
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

S.102 - An act relating to forfeiture of property associated with animal fighting and certain regulated drug possession, sale, and trafficking violations

  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:15 PM

S.42 - An act relating to the substance abuse system of care

  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:45 PM

S.139 - An act relating to health care

  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, March 23, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-056, 15-057
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Legislative Joint Fiscal Committee/Office [GENERAL GOVERNMENT]

  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Criminal Justice Training Council [PROTECTION]

  • Richard Gauthier, Executive Director, VT Criminal Justice Training Council
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Enhanced 911 Board [PROTECTION]

  • David Tucker, Statewide 911 Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living [HUMAN SERVICES]

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Bill Kelly, Business Manager, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Susan Wehry, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-058
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Health Department [HUMAN SERVICES]

  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Department of Health
  • Barbara Cimaglio, Deputy Commissioner, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, Dept. of Health
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Paul Daley, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Health
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Commission on Women [HUMAN SERVICES]

  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Claire Green, Vermont Commission on Women
4:00 PM

To Be Scheduled


Thursday, March 26, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-059
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Housing and Community Development [COMMERCE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT]

  • Jennifer Hollar, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Noelle MacKay, Commissioner, Housing and Community Development
  • Kathy Thayer Gosselin, Business Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Department of Information and Innovation [GENERAL GOVERNMENT]

  • Richard Boes, Commissioner, Department of Information & Innovation
  • Darwin Thompson, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Information & Innovation

Friday, March 27, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-060, 15-061
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Integrated Family Services Update

  • Susan Bartlett, Special Projects Coordinator, Agency of Human Services
  • Carol Maloney, Agency of Human Services
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Housing and Conservation Board [COMMERCE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT]

  • Larry Mires, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont Historical Society [ COMMERCE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT]

  • Mark Hudson, Executive Director, Vermont Historical Society

Monday, March 30, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-062, 15-063
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Vermont PBS [HIGHER EDUCATION]

  • Rob Cunningham, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Public Television
  • Holly Groschner, President and CEO, Vermont Public Television
2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Public Service Board [PROTECTION]

  • Brenda Chamberlain, Business Manager, Public Service Board
  • Gregg Faver, Public Service Board
  • Jim Volz, Chair, Public Service Board
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Court Diversion [PROTECTION]

  • Willa Farrell, Court Diversion Director, Vermont Court Diversion
  • Diane Ford, Business Manager, Attorney General's Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Corrections [HUMAN SERVICES]

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
  • Andy Pallito, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-064, 15-065
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Green Mountain Care Board [HUMAN SERVICES]

  • Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Kate Jones, Financial Director, Green Mountain Care Board
2:30 PM

Governor's Proposed FY2016 Budget

Natural Resources Board [NATURAL RESOURCES]

  • Lou Borie, Executive Director, Natural Resources Board
  • Jon Groveman, Chair, Natural Resources Board
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

S.138 - An act relating to promoting economic development

  • Sen. Tim Ashe
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Kevin Mullin, Senate Economic Development, Housing, and General Affairs Committee
  • Diane Snelling

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-066
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Overview--as Passed by the House

  • Rep. Mitzi Johnson, Chair, House Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.138 - An act relating to promoting economic development

  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

Friday, April 3, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Monday, April 6, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-067, 15-068
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2016 Budget--Advocates Hearing (Room 10)
List of Scheduled Testimony Available at the Hearing


Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2016 Budget
Committee Deliberations/Mark up

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2016 Budget
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Thursday, April 9, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2016 Budget
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Friday, April 10, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2016 Budget
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Monday, April 13, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Thursday, April 16, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Friday, April 17, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Monday, April 20, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-070
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)

  • Justin Johnson, Secretary, Agency of Administration
  • James Reardon, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
2:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-071
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up

2:30 PM

H.488 - An act relating to the State’s Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

  • Chris Cole, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Transportation
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark Up


Thursday, April 23, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up

3:30 PM

Break

4:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Friday, April 24, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Monday, April 27, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-072
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(Fiscal Year 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up

2:15 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Retirement Incentive

  • Justin Johnson, Secretary, Agency of Administration
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
2:45 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-073
Meeting Record
10:30 AM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

[After Senate Floor Adjournment]
(FY 2016 Budget)
Committee Deliberations/Mark up


Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
2:00 PM

To Be Scheduled


Thursday, April 30, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-074
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Senate Convenes

H.490 (FY 2016 Budget)
H.489 (Revenue)


Friday, May 1, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

To Be Scheduled


Monday, May 4, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-075, 15-076, 15-077
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Senate Convenes

10:30 AM

H.492 - An act relating to capital construction and State bonding

(After Senate Adjourns)

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Peg Flory
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:30 PM

S.135 - An act relating to expanding the responsibilities of the Green Mountain Care Board

  • Sen. Claire Ayer
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Michael Donofrio, General Counsel, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Al Gobeille, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-078, 15-079, 15-080, 15-081
Meeting Record
10:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

H.492 - An act relating to capital construction and State bonding

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-082, 15-083, 15-083.1
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.135 - An act relating to expanding the responsibilities of the Green Mountain Care Board

  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Lawrence Miller, Chief of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

3:00 PM

H.490 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Conference Committee -- Ethan Allen Room

3:30 PM

To Be Scheduled


Friday, May 8, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-084, 15-085, 15-086
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

To Be Scheduled

H.117 (Telecommunications and Connectivity)
H.484 (Miscellaneous Agricultural Subjects)
H.35 (Improving the Quality of State Waters)


Monday, May 11, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-087
Meeting Record
11:45 AM

H.282 - An act relating to professions and occupations regulated by the Office of Professional Regulation

  • Sen. Tim Ashe
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
5:07 PM

H.40 - An act relating to establishing a renewable energy standard and energy transformation program

  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Darren Springer, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
CDs
15-088
Meeting Record
9:37 AM

H.20 - An act relating to licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselors as participating providers in Medicaid

  • Barbara Cimaglio, Deputy Commissioner, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, Dept. of Health
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, January 4, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Administration Overview

  • Emily Byrne, Director, Budget Management Division
  • Andy Pallito, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
2:30 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Medicaid Update

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes


Thursday, January 7, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Joint Assembly

Governor's State of the State Address
(House Chamber)


Friday, January 8, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Tax Department

  • Gregg Mousley, Deputy Commisioner, Department of Taxes
  • Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
1:30 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Agency of Transportation

  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation

Monday, January 11, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

DVHA

  • Steven Costantino, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Carrie Hathaway, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
2:30 PM

JFO#2803

U.S. Dept. of Labor Grant to the VT Commission on Women

  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

DCF

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Brian Evans, Chief Fiscal Officer, Department for Children and Families
  • Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Department of Human Resources

Position Pilot Program Update

  • Maribeth Spellman, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Corrections

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Wilhelmina Picard, Department of Corrections
4:00 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Mental Health

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Frank Reed, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

DAIL

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Bill Kelly, Business Manager, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
2:30 PM

Security Update

  • Les Dimick, Chief of Capitol Police
  • Janet Miller, Sergeant-At-Arms

Friday, January 15, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Committee Discussion

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, January 18, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Revenue Update

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Committee Discussion

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2016 Governor's Proposed Budget Adjustment

Group Therapy Rate Change

  • Ashley Berliner, Medicaid Policy and Planning Chief, Department of Vermont Health Access

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's FY 2017 Budget Address

Joint Assembly
(House Chamber)


Friday, January 22, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Special Committee on the Utilization of IT in Government

Presentation of Report
Joint Senate Appropriations, Institutions and Government Operations Committee meeting
(Room 11)

  • John Burton, Member, Special Committee on Utilization of IT in Government
  • Tim Kenney, Member, Special Committee on Utilization of IT in Government
  • Michael Schirling, Chair, Special Committee on Utilization of IT in Government

Monday, January 25, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

University of Vermont

  • Thomas Sullivan, President, University of Vermont
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Overview of "As Passed by House"

  • Rep. Mitzi Johnson, House Committee on Appropriations

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

IT Review/Report

Next Generation Case Management System
(Judiciary)

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Dan Smith, JFO IT Consultant, P & C Software Services, LLC
2:30 AM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Administration Overview

  • Justin Johnson, Secretary, Agency of Administration
  • Andy Pallito, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
3:30 PM

Adequate Education Report

Adequate Spending Levels for Vermont Schools
(Picus Report)

  • Lawrence Picus, Professor, Picus Odden & Associates

Friday, January 29, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee Discussion


Monday, February 1, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Vermont Veterans' Home

  • Melissa Jackson, Administrator, Vermont Veteran's Home
2:15 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations


Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations

3:15 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Smoking at Treatment Centers

  • Sen. Claire Ayer, Senate Health and Welfare
  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department  of Health
3:45 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee Deliberations


Thursday, February 4, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:45 PM

H.611 - An act relating to fiscal year 2016 budget adjustments

Committee deliberations-Vote


Friday, February 5, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY2017 Budget

Budget Outlook--Committee Discussion

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, February 8, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Administration Overview
[Overview Documents]

  • Emily Byrne, Director, Budget Management Division, Department of Finance & Management
  • Brad Ferland, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Andy Pallito, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
2:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Finance and Management/Secretary of Administration
[General Government]

  • Emily Byrne, Director, Budget Management Division, Department of Finance & Management
  • Brad Ferland, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Andy Pallito, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation [Higher Education]

  • Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:15 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Defender General [ Protection]

  • Lora Evans, Business Manager
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Crime Research Group

Results First Report

  • Karen Gennette Esq., Programs Manager, Crime Research Group
  • Robin Weber, Director of Research, Crime Research Group

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Vermont Fairs Association

  • Jackie Folsom, Vermont Fairs Association
2:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Human Resources Department [General Government]

  • Tom Cheney, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Maribeth Spelliman, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
2:45 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Attorney General [Protection]

  • Diane Ford, Business Manager, Attorney General's Office
  • William Griffin, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Supreme Court
  • William Sorrell, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Friday, February 12, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

All Payer Model

Joint Senate Finance/Appropriations Committees
(Room 5)

  • Ena Backus, Deputy Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Monday, February 15, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
6:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Joint House/Senate Appropriations Committees
Community Based Public Hearings; 6:00-7:00pm
Bellows Falls, Rutland, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, Williston
(See Committee Web Page for Specific Information)


Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Military Department [Protection]

  • Maj Gen Steven Cray, Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
  • Ken Gragg, Financial Director, Adjutant Generals Office, Vermont National Guard
2:15 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Secretary of State [Protection]

  • Marlene Betit, Business Director, Secretary of State's Office
  • James Condos, Secretary of State
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Department of Information and Innovation [General Government]

  • Richard Boes, Commissioner, Department of Information & Innovation
  • Darwin Thompson, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Information & Innovation

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

Vermont Universal Children's Savings Account Program

  • John Pelletier, Committee Chair
2:00 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

  • Emily Byrne, Director, Budget Management Division, Department of Finance & Management
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Justin Johnson, Secretary, Agency of Administration
  • Andy Pallito, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

  • Joanne Chadwick, Business Manager, Department of Public Safety
  • Chris Cole, Secretary, Agency of Transportation
  • Keith Flynn, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Joe Flynn, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Department of Public Safety

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

S.142 - An act relating to portability of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation grants and scholarships

  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sara Teachout, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

  • David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units
2:15 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

  • Cary Giguere, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Chuck Ross, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
2:30 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

  • Gregg Mousley, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
2:45 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Barbara Cimaglio, Deputy Commissioner, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, Dept. of Health
  • Paul Daley, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Health
3:15 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

  • Sen. Tim Ashe

Friday, February 19, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Monday, February 22, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
2:00 PM

S.241 - An act relating to regulation of marijuana

Committee Discussion/Proposed Amendments/Vote

  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Vermont State Colleges [Higher Education]

  • Tricia Coates, Vermont State Colleges
  • Jeb Spaulding, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
2:15 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Library Department [General Government]

  • Martha Reid, State Librarian, Department of Libraries
2:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Enhanced 911 [Protection]

  • Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Tax Department [General Government]

  • Gregg Mousley, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:30 PM

FY 2017 Budget Hearings Cancelled


Thursday, February 25, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
2:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Buildings and General Services [General Government]

  • Bradley Kukenberger, Financial Director, Agency of Administration
  • Wanda Minoli, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
3:15 PM

NCSL Update

  • Erica MacKellar, National Conference of State Legislatures

Friday, February 26, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Designated Agencies/Vermont Care Partners

RBA Outcomes

  • Catherine Burns, Quality Director, Vermont Care Partners
1:45 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Vermont Arts Council [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Alex Aldrich, Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council

Monday, March 7, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Judiciary and Security Study [Protection]

  • Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
  • Honorable Paul Reiber, Chief Justice, Vermont Supreme Court
  • Matt Riven, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary
2:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Court Diversion [Protection[

  • Willa Farrell, Court Diversion Director, Vermont Court Diversion
  • Diane Ford, Business Manager, Attorney General's Office
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Agency of Human Services Overview [Human Services]

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Hal Cohen, Secretary, Agency of Human Services

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Agency of Education [General Education]

  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Education
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets [Protection]

  • Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Marcey Hodgdon, Business Manager, Agency of Agriculture
  • Jolinda LaClair, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Chuck Ross, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Corrections Department [Human Services]

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
  • Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
2:45 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Public Safety [Protection]

  • Matthew Birmingham, Director, VSP, Department of Public Safety
  • JoaAnne Chadwick, Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
  • Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael Desrochers, Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety
  • Keith Flynn, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Joe Flynn, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Richard Hallenback, Deputy Director of Administration, Department of Public Safety
  • Dean Hamel, Office of Technology Management, Department of Public Safety
  • Christopher Herrick, Director, DEMHS, Department of Public Safety
  • Terry LaValley, Communications Program Manager, Department of Public Safety
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Vermont Criminal Information Center, Department of Public Safety

Friday, March 11, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

State Auditor [General Government]

  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Susan Mesner, Deputy Auditor, State Auditor's Office
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Legislative Budgets [General Government]
Legislative Joint Fiscal Office, Sergeant at Arms,
Legislative Council, Legislature

  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Janet Miller, Sergeant-At-Arms, Vermont Legislature
  • Kevin Moore, Director for Information Technology, Legislative Council

Monday, March 14, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) [Human Services]

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Steven Costantino, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Carrie Hathaway, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
2:30 PM

S.107 - An act relating to the Agency of Health Care Administration

  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Jane Kitchel
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Buildings and General Services [General Government]

  • Wanda Minoli, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
  • Michael Obuchowski, Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
4:15 PM

S.180 - An act relating to increasing General Fund appropriations to the Vermont State Colleges

  • Sen. Ann Cummings
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Health Department [Human Services]

  • Harry Chen, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Paul Daley, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Health
4:20 PM

S.189 - An act relating to foster parents’ rights and protections

4:25 PM

S.52 - An act relating to creating a Spousal Support and Maintenance Task Force

4:30 PM

S.153 - An act relating to jurors’ fees

4:33 PM

S.151 - An act relating to Medicaid reimbursement for ambulance and emergency medical treatment services

4:35 PM

S.169 - An act relating to the Rozo McLaughlin Farm-to-School Program

  • Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:30 PM

S.220 - An act relating to the public financing of campaigns

  • James Condos, Secretary of State
  • Megan Shafritz, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
3:15 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Department for Children and Families [Human Services]

  • Brian Evans, Chief Fiscal Officer, Department for Children and Families
  • Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Friday, March 18, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

S.107 - An act relating to the Agency of Health Care Administration

1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Mental Health [Human Services]

  • Melissa Bailey, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Emma Harrigan, Quality Management Director, Department of Mental Health
  • Frank Reed, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health

Monday, March 21, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Center for Crime Victims' Services [ Protection]

  • Carol Brochu, Financial Manager, Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Judith Rex, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victims Services
2:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Liquor Control [Protection]

  • Patrick Delaney, Commissioner, Department of Liquor Control
  • Heather Duke, Business Manager, Department of Liquor Control
  • James Giffin, Interim Commissioner, Department of Liquor Control
  • Gary Kessler, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Liquor Control
2:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Public Service Board [Protection]

  • Brenda Chamberlin, Business Manager, Public Service Board
  • Jim Volz, Chair, Public Service Board
2:45 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Labor Relations Board [General Government]

  • Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
3:00 PM

Break

  • Annie Noonan, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Chad Wawrzyniak, Fiscal Officer, Department of Labor

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:50 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Department of Financial Regulation [Protection]

  • David Cameron, Business Manager, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Susan Donegan, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
3:20 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Human Rights Commission [Protection]

  • Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
3:45 PM

S.243 - An act relating to combating opioid abuse in Vermont

  • Sen. Claire Ayer, Senate Health and Welfare

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

S.230 - An act relating to improving the siting of energy projects

3:00 PM

CMS Payment Methodologies

Joint Hearing with Senate Finance Committee
(room 5)

  • Ena Backus, Deputy Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Michael Costa, Deputy Director, Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration
  • Robin Lunge, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Administration

Friday, March 25, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

S.243 - An act relating to combating opioid abuse in Vermont

  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:10 PM

S.230 - An act relating to improving the siting of energy projects

  • Aaron Adler, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:15 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

State's Attorneys, Sheriffs, SIU [Protection]

  • David Cahill, Executive Director, Windsor County
  • Marc Mateyer, SIU Grants Program Manager, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units

Monday, March 28, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Agency of Commerce and Community Development [Commerce and Community Development]
Administration
Economic Development
Housing and Community Development
Tourism and Marketing

  • Steve Cook, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
  • Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • Josh Hanford, Director, Community Development, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Mary Hegarty Nowlan, Editor, Vermont Life Magazine
  • Lucy Leriche, Deputy  Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Noelle MacKay, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Pat Moulton , Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Heather Pelham, Chief Marketing Officer, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Megan Smith, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing
  • Kathy Thayer Gosselin, Business Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

State Treasurer/Retirement [General Government]

  • John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Michael Clasen, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Tim Leuders-Dumont, State Treasurer's Office
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

3:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Green Mountain Care Board [Human Services]

  • Al Gobeille, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Kate Jones, Financial Director, Green Mountain Care Board

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Friday, April 1, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Housing and Conservation Board [Commerce and Community Development]

  • Anne Duffy, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Public Service Department [Protection]

  • Chris Recchia, Commissioner, Public Service Department
1:45 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Natural Resources Board [Natural Resources]

  • Lou Borie, Executive Director, Natural Resources Board
  • Kimberly Lashua, Natural Resources Board
  • Diane Snelling, Chair, Natural Resources Board

Monday, April 4, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

No Committee Meetings Scheduled


Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

H.875--Advocates Hearing (Room 10)
ALL AVAILABLE TIME SLOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED
(List of Scheduled Witnesses Available at the Hearing)


Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living [Human Services]

  • Camille George, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Bill Kelly, Business Manager, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Agency of Natural Resources--ANR Central Office [Natural Resources]

  • Steve Chadwick, Director of Management, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Deborah Markowitz, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Trey Martin, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
4:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Environmental Conservation [Natural Resources]

  • George Desch, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Tracy LaFrance, Financial Administrator, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Joanna Pallito, Administrative Services Director, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Alyssa Schuren, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:30 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Fish and Wildlife [Natural Resources]

  • Steve Gomez, Business Manager, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Kim Royer, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Department of Fish & Wildlife
3:00 PM

FY2017 Governor's Proposed State Budget

Forests, Parks and Recreation [Natural Resources]

  • Kristin Freeman, Business Manager, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

Friday, April 8, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Overview as Passed by the House

  • Rep. Mitzi Johnson, House Committee on Appropriations

Monday, April 11, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations


Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations


Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations


Thursday, April 14, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations


Friday, April 15, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

FY 2017 Budget--Committee Deliberations


Monday, April 18, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations


Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations


Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations

1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

To Be Scheduled


Thursday, April 21, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)--Committee Deliberations

1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

To Be Scheduled


Friday, April 22, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

To Be Scheduled

11:30 AM

Senate Convenes

1:00 PM

To Be Scheduled


Monday, April 25, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
2:00 PM

Senate Convenes


Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

H.875 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

(FY 2017 Budget)
Committee Consideration of Amendments

9:00 AM

Other BIlls

1:00 PM

Senate Convenes


Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

H.877 - An act relating to transportation funding

  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Abby Shepard, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
9:40 AM

H.859 - An act relating to special education

  • Sen. Ann Cummings
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
10:00 AM

H.868 - An act relating to miscellaneous economic development provisions

  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Kevin Mullin
10:45 AM

H.518 - An act relating to the membership of the Clean Water Fund Board

  • Sen. Helen Riehle, Senator
11:00 AM

H.863 - An act relating to making miscellaneous amendments to Vermont’s retirement laws

  • Michael Clasen, Deputy Secretary, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
11:30 AM

H.434 - An act relating to law enforcement and fire service training safety

  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
  • BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:45 AM

H.130 - An act relating to law enforcement, 911 call taking, dispatch, and training safety

  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
  • BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
12:00 PM

H.620 - An act relating to health insurance and Medicaid coverage for contraceptives

  • Sen. Claire Ayer
1:30 PM

Senate Convenes


Thursday, April 28, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

H.869 - An act relating to judicial organization and operations

  • Sen. Dick Sears
10:15 AM

H.812 - An act relating to implementing an all-payer model and oversight of accountable care organizations

  • Sen. Claire Ayer
  • Jennifer Carbee, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:00 AM

H.562 - An act relating to professions and occupations regulated by the Office of Professional Regulation and to the review of professional regulation

  • James Condos, Secretary of State
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
11:45 AM

H.278 - An act relating to selection of the Adjutant and Inspector General

  • Sen. Joe Benning

Friday, April 29, 2016
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
11:30 AM

Senate Convenes