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House Committee on Transportation (Room 43)

The House Committee on Transportation considers matters relating to all transportation companies and corporations subject to the regulation of the Public Service Board, all air and surface transportation, the registration, regulation, and licensing of transportation operations and users, the construction and maintenance of thoroughfares, and the impact of the transportation sector on air pollution and climate change.

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Previous Meetings - Full Report

Summary Report

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Convenes

1:30 PM

House Floor

New member seating and election of Canvassing Committee


Thursday, January 10, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

10:00 AM

Joint Assembly

Results from Canvassing Committee

11:00 AM

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

House Floor immediately following Joint Assembly

1:30 PM

Joint Assembly

Governor's Inaugural Address

3:45 PM

Committee Discussion


Friday, January 11, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

10:00 AM

Security Training

Immediately following adjournment of the Floor

15 min. after training

Committee Discussion

Title 23 Overview

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

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor

1:00 PM

Committee Discussion

JFO Transportation Primer

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

Committee Discussion

Introduction and Transportation Law Overview

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

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

VTrans Agency Overview

Agency Update including 2018 Fire, Barre City Place, Division and Department Overviews, and Budget Adjustment

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Gammell, Finance & Administration Division Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

Finance and Administration Division Overview

Presentations 1:40-3:45

  • Wayne Gammell, Finance & Administration Division Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Amy Mercier, Business Support Manager, Agency of Transportation
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VTrans Division Overviews

VTrans Technical Training Center (VTTC); VT Local Roads; Safety, Technical, and Development and Retention

  • Michelle Anderson, Chief of Contract Administration, Agency of Transportation
  • Adrienne Gil, Continuous Improvement Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Christine Hetzel, VTrans Training Center Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Lori Valburn, Chief of Civil Rights and Labor Compliance, Agency of Transportation

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

VTrans Bureau Overviews

Bureau Overview 9:30-12:00

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Project Delivery Bureau

  • Chad Allen, Asset Management and Performance Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Mladen Gagulic, Construction and Materials Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Todd Law, Maintenance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Bruce Nyquist, Office of Highway Safety, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Alec Portalupi, Support Services Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Josh Schultz, Operations and Safety Bureau, Agency of Transportation
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Rob White, Right of Way Director, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

House Floor

2:30 PM

VTrans Bureau Overviews

Bureau Overviews 2:30-4:00


Friday, January 18, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Budget Adjustment

Committee Discussion

  • Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

VTrans 2019 Fact Book and Annual Report; VTransparency

  • Jacqui DeMent, Public Outreach Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Kevin Viani, Performance Chief, Finance and Administration Division, Agency of Transportation
11:15 AM

Budget Adjustment

Committee discussion


Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor

1:00 PM

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

Automated Vehicle Inspection Program

  • Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

DMV Overview

9:30-11:30

  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

DMV Overview

Continued from the morning

  • Renea Bordeau, Financial Operations Chief, Agency of Transportation
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Potential Strategies to Reduce Transportation Emissions

Resources for the Future

  • Marc Hafstead, Resources for the Future
  • Wesley Look, Resources for the Future
9:50 AM

Policy, Planning, and Intermodal Development Division Overview

9:50-11:45

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
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Rail and Aviation Bureau: Aviation Program

  • Erin Charbonneau, Civil Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Daniel Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Paul Libby, Rail Project Delivery Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Paul Libby, Rail Project Delivery Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Rollin Tebbets, Aviation Operations and Maintenance Manager, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

House Floor

2:00 PM

Governor's FY 2020 Budget Address

Joint Assembly - House Chamber

15 min after address

VTrans Agency Budget Overview

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Lenny Leblanc, Acting Director of Finance and Administration Division, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director, Agency of Transportation

Friday, January 25, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

10:00 AM

FY20 Transportation Program

How to use the white books

  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor

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Governor's Proposed FY2019 Budget Adjustment

Caucus of the Whole-House Floor

1:00 PM

PPAID Budget

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
2:00 PM

Rail Program Budget and 19 VSA Section 10g Report of Rail Projects

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
3:10 PM

H.69 - An act relating to enforcement of motor vehicle registration laws

Introduction

  • Rep. Nader Hashim, Sponsor
3:20 PM

H.65 - An act relating to requiring the removal of snow and ice from vehicles operated on public highways

Introduction

  • Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor
3:25 PM

H.38 - An act relating to primary enforcement of the adult safety belt law

Introduction

  • Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor
3:35 PM

H.87 - An act relating to the Volkswagen diesel litigation settlement and Mitigation Trust monies

Introduction

  • Rep. Michael Yantachka, Sponsor
3:45 PM

H.2 - An act relating to bicycle helmets

Introduction

  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Budget

  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
10:15 AM

Public Transportation Budget

  • Barbara Donovan, Public Transit Administrator, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

Roadway, Paving, and Traffic Program Budget

  • Jesse Devlin, Roadway, Paving, and Traffic Programs Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Rob White, Project Delivery Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
2:45 PM

Bridge Program Budget

  • Kristin Higgins, Structures Program Chief, Agency of Transportation
  • Pam Thurber, Bridge Inspection and Budget Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Rob White, Project Delivery Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

DMV Budget

  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:30 AM

Maintenance Budget

  • Todd Law, Maintenance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Alec Portalupi, Support Services Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Josh Schultz, Operations and Safety Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

House Floor

-

Decorum Training

Immediately following House Floor

15 min after Floor

Highway Division Budget Overview

  • Rob White, Project Delivery Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
2:35 PM

Municipal Assistance and Municipal Programs Budget

Immediately following Rob White

  • Alec Portalupi, Support Services Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation

Friday, February 1, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

10:30 AM

VTrans Strategic Plan, Agency Performance Monitoring and Results-Based Accountability

  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Kevin Viani, Performance Chief, Agency of Transportation
11:30 AM

Finance and Administration Budget

  • Lenny Leblanc, Acting Director of Finance and Administration Division, Agency of Transportation

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

1:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Brief Introduction

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:15 PM

VTrans Agency Update

Decision to move to BCPand planned time frame

  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
1:30 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Maintenance Districts Reorganization;
Central Garage Transfer;
Authority for the Agency to cancel a municipal project when at the request of a municipality;
Project Cancellation/Addition: Town of Colchester (cancellation), Town of Colchester (addition), Towns of Belvidere, Springfield and Woodstock (cancellations)

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director, Agency of Transportation
2:40 PM

10 Minute Break

2:50 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

State Highway Condemnation - Property Owner (Technical Correction);
State Highway Condemnation - Survey Definition (Technical Correction);
Acquisition of Land for State Highway Projects (Technical Correction)

  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Rob White, Project Delivery Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
3:35 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

P3 Definition Update (Technical Correction),
Highway Work; Minimum Wages (Technical Correction)

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Electric Vehicle Incentive Program for Low and Moderate Income Vermonters; including fees for use of EV charging stations

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Daniel Dutcher, Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

Transportation Nexus to the Vermont Climate and Energy Plan

Climate Commission Recommendations;
EV Charging Network, State Fast Charging Goal, and VW EV Charging Grant Program

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Daniel Dutcher, Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
11:15 AM

10 Minute Break

11:25 AM

VTrans Long Range Transportation Plan

  • David Pelletier, Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

House Floor

5 min after floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Blood Draws for Evidentiary Tests

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • John Flannigan, VSP Safety Programs Unit Commander, Department of Public Safety

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

School Bus Driver BAC Limitation

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
9:15 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

BUILD Grant Acceptance

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
9:30 AM

Rail Program Budget

Continued from 1/29/2019

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
10:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Correction to public transportation policy goals section of statute regarding the funding formula

  • Barbara Donovan, Public Transit Administrator, Agency of Transportation
10:15 AM

H.105 - An act relating to establishing a study committee to examine the governance of the Burlington International Airport

Introduction

  • Rep. Maida Townsend, Sponsor
10:45 AM

Stormwater Utility Report

  • Craig DiGiammarino, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
11:45 AM

VADA Luncheon

Capitol Plaza, 12:00-1:00

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

TBD

As it pertains to transportation

  • Craig DiGiammarino, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
3:00 PM

H.9 - An act relating to the creation of the "Be a Water Champ" vehicle registration plate and "Be a Water Champ" income tax return checkoff

Introduction

  • Rep. Dylan Giambatista, Sponsor, Essex Junction
3:15 AM

H.123 - An act relating to consumer protections related to the sale of a vehicle subject to an inspection requirement

Introduction

  • Rep. Peter Anthony, Sponsor, Barre City
3:30 AM

H.112 - An act relating to the use of colored signal lamps on law enforcement, fire department, emergency medical service, and funeral procession vehicles

Introduction

  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
3:45 PM

H.106 - An act relating to making all of Route 132 a State highway

Introduction

  • Rep. James Masland, Sponsor

Friday, February 8, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

Design of a Regional Approach to Cap Greenhouse Gas Pollution from Transportation

  • Peter Walke, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
11:15 AM

EV Contributions to Funding Transportation and Electricity Rate Structure Opportunities

Including the impact of demand charges

  • Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Bill Jordan, Director of Engineering, Department of Public Service

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

1:00 PM

H.165 - An act relating to increasing penalties for using a portable electronic device while operating a moving motor vehicle

Introduction

  • Rep. Martin LaLonde, Sponsor
  • Rep. Brian Smith, Sponsor
1:15 PM

Distracted Driving

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • John Flannigan, VSP Safety Programs Unit Commander, Department of Public Safety
  • Rep. Brian Smith, Sponsor
1:45 PM

Rail Program Budget

Form 10g3 corrections

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:15 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

P3 Definition Update;
Highway Work: Minimum Wages

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

10 Minute Break

2:40 PM

TBA

Bus from Burlington to Bolton

  • Lindsay DesLauriers, Chief Operating Officer, Bolton Valley Resort
3:00 PM

Transportation for Vermonters

Transportation as a barrier for moving Vermonters out of poverty;
Capstone VT transportation program

  • Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action
  • Eileen Nooney, Director of Family and Community Support Services, Capstone Community Action
  • Paul Zabriskie, Director of Weatherization and Home Performance, Capstone Community Action
3:30 PM

H.166 - An act relating to enforcement of overweight motor vehicle laws

  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor, Pittsford

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:45 AM

H.127 - An act relating to municipal authority to establish speed limits

Introduction

  • Rep. Martin LaLonde, Sponsor
10:15 AM

H.180 - An act relating to Burlington International Airport and noise compatibility programs

Introduction

  • Rep. Maida Townsend, Sponsor
10:30 AM

Governor's Highway Safety Budget Details

  • Keith Flynn, Behavioral Safety Unit Administrator in the State Highway Safety Office, Agency of Transportation
  • Allison LaFlamme, Behavioral Safety Unit Deputy Administrator, Agency of Transportation
  • Bruce Nyquist, Highway Safety Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
10:45 AM

Associated General Contractors of Vermont

  • Kellen Cloud, Operations Manager, Green Mountain Flagging
  • Matt Musgrave, Deputy Executive Vice President, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
11:20 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:40 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Junior Operator Use of Portable Electronic Devices

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Keith Flynn, Behavioral Safety Unit Administrator in the State Highway Safety Office, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

VW Settlement Bus Pilot Project

  • Barbara Donovan, Public Transit Administrator, Agency of Transportation
  • Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
  • Deidra Ritzer, Environmental Analyst, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
2:35 PM

Vermont Public Transportation Association

  • Van Chestnut, General Manager, Advance Transit
  • Nick D'Agostino, Executive Director, Rural Community Transit
  • Barbara Donovan, Public Transit Administrator, Agency of Transportation
  • Jim Moulton, Executive Director, Tri-Valley Transit
  • Randy Schoonmaker, CEO, Southeastern Vermont Transit
  • Mark Sousa, General Manager, Green Mountain Transit Association

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

State Highway Condemnation - subdivisions

  • Catherine Dimitruk, Executive Director, Northwest Regional Planning Commission
  • Rob White, Right of Way Chief, Agency of Transportation
9:30 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Transportation Alternatives Grant Committee

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Catherine Dimitruk, Executive Director, Northwest Regional Planning Commission
9:45 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Maintenance Districts Reorganization

  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
10:15 AM

15 Minute Break

10:30 AM

VT league of Cities and Towns

Joint Hearing with Senate Transportation, Room 11
10:30-12:00

  • Steve Baker, Selectman, Town of Kirby
  • David Bronson, Town of Bridport
  • Jameson Davis, Town of Hartford
  • Nicholas Ecker-Racz, Town of Glover
  • John Freitag, Town of Strafford
  • Mary-Ann Goulette, Town Manager, Town of West Rutland
  • Chet Hagenbarth, Town of Killington
  • Russell Hodgkins, Town of Westminster
  • Jeff King, Town of Poultney
  • Scott Murphy, Town of Ludlow
  • Tad Nunez, Town of Fairlee
  • Stuart Rodgers, Town of Thetford
  • Charles Safford, Town Manager, Town of Stowe
  • Bill Shepelak, Town of Waterbury
  • Chris Viens, Contractor, Town of Waterbury
  • Jeff Wennberg, Public Works Director, City of Rutland
1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Allowance for Non-Utility Providers to Charge for Charging

  • Daniel Dutcher, Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Dan Potter, Energy Policy and Program Analyst, Department of Public Service
2:45 PM

Drive Electric Vermont

  • David Roberts, Drive Electric Vermont Coordinator, Senior Consultant, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
  • Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, Director of Transportation Efficiency, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
3:35 PM

10 Minute Break

3:45 PM

Electric Vehicles

From the automobile dealer perspective

  • Mark Alderman, General Manager, Alderman's Chevrolet

Friday, February 15, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

Burlington International Airport

  • Nic Longo, Deputy Director of Aviation, Burlington International Airport
  • Gene Richards, Director of Aviation, Burlington International Airport
11:30 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 19: Central Garage Transfer

  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor

After Floor

Implicit Bias Training

Led by the Vermont Human Rights Commission for the entire House in the House Chamber

12:30 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM

Party Caucuses

2:15 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 20: EV Incentive Program

  • Marilyn Miller, Executive Director, Vehicle and Automotive Distributors Association
3:00 PM

Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Mandate

  • Wayne Weikel, Senior Director of State Government Affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Maintenance Districts

9:00-10:30

  • David Blackmore, District Transportation Administrator, Agency of Transportation
  • Kyle Carpenter, General Manager, District 8, Agency of Transportation
  • Rob Faley, District Transportation Administrator, Districts 5 and 8, Agency of Transportation
  • Kevin Gadapee, District Transportation Administrator, Districts 7 and 9, Agency of Transportation
  • Todd Law, Maintenance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Ernie Patnoe, Maintenance Administrator, Agency of Transportation
  • Brian Sanderson, District Project Manager, District 3, Agency of Transportation
  • Tanya Whitney, Transportation Area Maintenance Supervisor, District 9, Agency of Transportation
10:30 AM

10 Minute Break

10:40 AM

AllEarth Rail

Budd Cars

  • David Blittersdorf, CEO & Founder, AllEarth Rail
  • Charlie Moore, President, AllEarth Rail
11:10 AM

Increasing Public Transit Ridership

  • Richard Watts, Director, UVM Center for Research on Vermont
11:50 AM

Budget Adjustment Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:00 PM

House Floor

H.57


Thursday, February 21, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Paving

9:00-10:30

  • Tyson Chouinard, Pike Industries
  • Dan Dearstyne, Peckham Industries
  • Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Nick Sherman, Lobbyist, Paving Association of Vermont
  • Peter Simoneau, Vice President, Peckham Industries
10:30 AM

Election of Sergeant at Arms, Adjutant and Inspector General, and Trustees of UVM and State Agricultural College

Joint Assembly

1:00 PM

House Floor


Friday, February 22, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Walk-through

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

1:00 PM

FY 2020 State Budget

Sec. D.101: (5) From the Transportation Fund

  • Chris Cochran, Director of Community Planning & Revitalization, Housing and Community Development
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:15 PM

FY 2020 State Budget

Section E.915: Transportation - town highway aid program

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:30 PM

FY 2020 State Budget

Sec. C.108: Electric Vehicle Purchase and Lease Incentive

  • Daniel Dutcher, Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:40 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Walk-through

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Central Garage

  • Tammy Ellis, Central Garage Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
9:45 AM

15 Minute Break

10:00 AM

Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights

As it relates to Transportation

  • Peter Johnke, Deputy Director, Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL)
  • Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
10:30 AM

FY 2020 State Budget

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:30 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee discussion and mark-up

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

H.256 - An act relating to invasive plant control in State highway rights-of-way

Introduction

  • Rep. Brian Cina, Sponsor, Burlington
3:10 PM

H.228 - An act relating to creating an exemption to Vermont’s purchase and use tax

Introduction

  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor
3:15 PM

H.240 - An act relating to the Vermont Better Roads Program

Introduction

  • Rep. Zachariah Ralph Watson, Sponsor, Hartland
3:25 PM

H.279 - An act relating to illuminating vehicle lights while windshield wipers are in use

Introduction

  • Rep. Felisha Leffler, Sponsor
3:30 PM

H.320 - An act relating to reduced motor vehicle registration fees for veterans, exempting certain pensions from taxable income, and the maintenance of a database of veterans in Vermont

Introduction

  • Rep. Robert Hooper, Sponsor
3:35 PM

H.341 - An act relating to waived motor vehicle registration fees for veterans and first responders

Introduction

  • Rep. Seth Chase, Sponsor, Chittenden 9-1
3:40 PM

H.476 - An act relating to a prohibition on the Department of Motor Vehicles sharing information regarding immigration status

Introduction

  • Rep. Selene Colburn, Sponsor, Burlington
3:45 PM

H.201 - An act relating to consumer protections related to involuntary towing and storage of motor vehicles and abandoned motor vehicles

Introduction

  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Sponsor

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Paving

VTrans Paving Program

  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Rob White, Acting Project Delivery Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
9:45 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Sections 8, 9, 10: State Highway Condemnation and Acquisition

  • Rob White, Right of Way Chief, Agency of Transportation
10:05 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Sections 8, 9, 10: State Highway Condemnation and Acquisition

  • Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
10:15 AM

15 Minute Break

10:50 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Walk-through and committee discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Sections 8, 9, 10: State Highway Condemnation and Acquisition

  • Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
1:35 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Walk-through and committee discussion

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

Friday, March 1, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 7: Funding for Public Transit

  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
11:30 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 6: Project Addition

  • Patti Coburn, Project Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Josh Schultz, Operations and Safety Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
-

No Committee Meetings Scheduled

The General Assembly is on break for the week of Town Meeting


Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

1:00 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 1: Transportation Program Adopted as Amended

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
2:00 PM

10 Minute Break

2:10 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 1: Transportation Program Adopted as Amended

  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
3:00 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 17: Junior Operator Use of Portable Electronic Devices

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Tara Thomas, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
3:30 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 6: BUILD Grant Acceptance
Section 7: CRISI Grant Acceptance

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Electrification of State Fleet

  • Chris Cole, Commissioner, Buildings and General Services
  • Harmony Wilder, Fleet Manager, Buildings and General Services
9:30 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Language relating to study on expanding public transit

  • Barbara Donovan, Public Transit Administrator, Agency of Transportation
10:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Creation of a rail commuter service pilot project

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • J. Bradley Ovitt, Senior Vice President, Western Region Railroads, Genessee and Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.
  • Jerry Vest, Senior Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, Genessee and Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.
  • Peter Young, Deputy General Counsel, Vermont Rail System
10:30 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion
Section 11: Public Transit Funding

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Barbara Donovan, Public Transit Administrator, Agency of Transportation
2:35 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion
Sections 12, 13, 14: State Highway Condemnation and Acquisition

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:45 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion
Section 20: Electric Vehicle Purchase and Lease Incentive Program
Section 24: Jurisdiction Over Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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

H.400 - An act relating to a point-of-sale electric vehicle incentive and incremental revenue

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Rep. Mollie S. Burke, Sponsor
  • Jon Copans, Program Manager, Climate Economy Model Communities Program, VT Council on Rural Development
  • Robert Dostis, Vice President of Stakeholder Relations, Green Mountain Power
  • Rep. Michael McCarthy, Sponsor

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion and Mark-up

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:00 AM

Electric Vehicle Incentive Program Language

Agency Response to Proposed Language

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Warren Coleman, Attorney, MMR, Green Mountain Power
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:45 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion and Mark-up
Section 2: Amendments to Transportation Program

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
11:45 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 24: Jurisdiction Over Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion and Mark-up

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

Electric Vehicle Incentive Program Language

Section 20d of Proposed Burke/McCarthy Language

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Dan Potter, Energy Policy and Program Analyst, Department of Public Service
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:15 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion and Mark-up

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Dan Potter, Energy Policy and Program Analyst, Department of Public Service
3:45 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion and Mark-up
Section 11a: Public Transit Study

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Barbara Donovan, Public Transit Administrator, Agency of Transportation
  • Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, Vermont Public Transportation Association
4:10 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:50 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 15, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion and Vote

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
12:15 PM

Lunch


Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

15 min after Caucuses

Bill Introductions:

As time allows

-

H.499 - An act relating to automobile insurance discounts for seniors

  • Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Sponsor, Hartford
  • Rep. Peter J. Fagan, Sponsor
  • Rep. Matthew Hill, Sponsor, Wolcott
  • Rep. Martin LaLonde, Sponsor, South Burlington
  • Rep. Martin LaLonde, Sponsor, South Burlington
  • Rep. David Potter, Sponsor, City of Rutland
  • Rep. Brian K. Savage, Sponsor
4:40 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Walk-through

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:30 AM

TBD

10:50 AM

Bill Introductions:

-

H.384 - An act relating to increasing the gasoline and diesel fee revenue to provide aid to municipalities for road infrastructure

  • Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Sponsor
  • Rep. Katherine "Kari" Dolan, Sponsor
  • Rep. Maida Townsend, Sponsor
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

3:30 PM

Adjourn

4:00 PM

Field Trip

EV Demonstration at Department of Labor


Thursday, March 21, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

  • Jennifer Pittsley, Acting Commissioner and Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:45 AM

Amendments to H.529

Committee discussion and vote on:
McCormack Amendment
Amendment As Recommended by H. Ways and Means

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:30 AM

Adjourn

12:00 PM

Vermont Truck and Bus Association Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

Committee Discussion


Friday, March 22, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

12:00 PM

Lunch


Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Brennan Amendment - Commuter Rail Analysis
Committee Discussion and Vote

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Rep. Patrick Brennan, Sponsor
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor


Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Continued walk-through from 3/21/19

  • Jennifer Pittsley, Acting Commissioner and Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:00 AM

H.38 - An act relating to primary enforcement of the adult safety belt law

  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
10:30 AM

Retention of Superior Court Judges and Magistrates

Joint Assembly

12:00 PM

RRAV Luncheon

1:45 PM

House Floor

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, March 28, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.201 - An act relating to consumer protections related to involuntary towing and storage of motor vehicles and abandoned motor vehicles

  • Mike Kollman, President, Vermont Towing Association, Inc.
  • Stephen Marshall, Homeless Advocate
  • Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Thomas Mozzer, Drug Diversion Unit, Vermont State Police
10:00 AM

House Floor

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 29, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

12:20 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Bill Introductions:

-

H.345 - An act relating to the placement of inspection certificates

  • Rep. Thomas Burditt, Sponsor
  • Rep. Thomas Burditt, Sponsor
1:10 PM

Towing

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
3:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections: 23-28

  • Maree Oddoux, Employment Counselor, US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
10:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee straw poll of sections

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jordan Villa, Project Coordinator, Department of Motor Vehicles
12:00 AM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.112 - An act relating to the use of colored signal lamps on law enforcement, fire department, emergency medical service, and funeral procession vehicles

Testimony followed by committee discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • John Flannigan, VSP Safety Programs Unit Commander, Department of Public Safety
  • Tara Thomas, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
3:40 PM

Enforcement

Committee discussion

4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, April 4, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.364 - An act relating to agreements between the State, railroads operating over State-owned railroad property, and third-parties

  • David Allaire, Mayor, City of Rutland
  • Matt Bloomer, Attorney, City of Rutland
  • Toni Clithero, Attorney, Agency of Transportation
  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Rep. Peter J. Fagan, Sponsor
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Josh Terenzini, Selectboard Member, Town of Rutland
  • Jeff Wennberg, Commissioner of Public Works, City of Rutland
  • Peter Young, General Counsel, Vermont Rail System
10:40 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
-

H.2 - An act relating to bicycle helmets

  • Jon Kaplan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
11:45 AM

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

  • Emily Boedecker, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
12:15 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, April 5, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., IHS Markit
  • Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
9:30 AM

House Floor

5 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
12:30 PM

Lunch


Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

1:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16, 17, and 18 (Autonomous Vehicles)

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
2:30 PM

Colored Signal Lamps

Committee Discussion
Issues from H.112

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

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Towing

Testimony and Committee Discussion
Issues from H.201

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Steve Ellis, Owner, Ray's Auto, Newport
  • Jeanne Kennedy, Lobbyist, Enterprise Holdings
  • Bob Montiminy, Secretary, Vermont Towing Association, Inc.
  • Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Shane Shippee, Al's Towing
10:30 AM

H.38 - An act relating to primary enforcement of the adult safety belt law

Testimony followed by Committee Discussion

  • Bram Kranichfeld, Chief, Criminal Division, Attorney General's Office
11:00 AM

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

  • Tom Moye, Air Pollution Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Eileen Nooney, Director of Family and Community Support Services, Capstone Community Action
  • Paul Zabriskie, Director of Weatherization and Home Performance, Capstone Community Action
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

2:00 PM

Colored Signal Lamps

Issues from H.112

  • Ken Morton, Chief, Williston Fire Department
2:30 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections: 7, 8, 9, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27

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

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.69 - An act relating to enforcement of motor vehicle registration laws

Testimony and Committee Discussion

  • John Flannigan, VSP Safety Programs Unit Commander, Department of Public Safety
  • Rep. Nader Hashim, Sponsor
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Tara Thomas, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
10:00 AM

H.38 - An act relating to primary enforcement of the adult safety belt law

  • John Flannigan, VSP Safety Programs Unit Commander, Department of Public Safety
  • Keith Flynn, Behavioral Safety Unit Administrator in the State Highway Safety Office, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Josh Schultz, Operations and Safety Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Tara Thomas, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
11:00 AM

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

  • Emily Boedecker, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Tom Moye, Air Pollution Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion
Issues from H.346

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Bridget Morris, Lobbyist, Morris and DeMag, Inc., IHS Markit
  • Costa Pappis, Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, LexisNexis

Friday, April 12, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 23-28

  • Amila Merdzonovic, Refugee Resettlement Program Director, US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16-18, Autonomous Vehicles Sections, Traffic Committee Language

  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
11:10 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16-18, Autonomous Vehicles

  • Anne Marie Lewis, Senior Director of Technology and Innovation Policy, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Wayne Weikel, Senior Director of State Government Affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
11:40 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Sections 16-18, Autonomous Vehicles

  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice
11:50 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Distracted Driving Language

  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jay Riggen, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
  • Garry Scott, Captain, Vermont State Police
1:30 PM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Tricia Coates, Director of External & Governmental Affairs, Vermont State Colleges
1:45 PM

H.364 - An act relating to agreements between the State, railroads operating over State-owned railroad property, and third-parties

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:25 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
3:30 PM

H.193 - An act relating to creating a State funding match for Americorps members

Brief Introduction

  • Rep. Daniel Noyes, Sponsor
-

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

Brief Introduction

  • Rep. Daniel Noyes, Sponsor
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
3:45 PM

H.193 - An act relating to creating a State funding match for Americorps members

  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
4:10 PM

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

  • Emily Boedecker, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Tom Moye, Air Pollution Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled

2:30 PM

House Floor


Thursday, April 18, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

  • Michael Smith, Director of Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:30 AM

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

Committee Discussion

  • Rebecca Ryan, Division Director, Health Promotion, American Lung Association of the Northeast
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Mark-up and Vote

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

Friday, April 19, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Eileen Nooney, Director of Family and Community Support Services, Capstone Community Action
  • Rep. Daniel Noyes, Sponsor
12:00 PM

Lunch


Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Savage Amendment

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:15 PM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Phil Kolling, Executive Director, SerVermont
-

H.193 - An act relating to creating a State funding match for Americorps members

  • Phil Kolling, Executive Director, SerVermont
1:50 PM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston
2:00 PM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Amy Mattinat, President, Auto Craftsmen, Ltd.
2:30 PM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Stephen McKinstry, Automotive Technology Instructor, Central Vermont Career Center
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
3:00 PM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Pat Moulton , President, Vermont Technical College
3:15 PM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

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

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.193 - An act relating to creating a State funding match for Americorps members

  • Jay Ramsey, Director, Career and Technical Education, Agency of Education
-

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Jay Ramsey, Director, Career and Technical Education, Agency of Education
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • Todd Bedard, Automotive Technology Instructor, Green Mountain Technology and Career Center
10:30 AM

H.316 - An act relating to creating an automotive workforce training pilot program

  • George Dykstra, Auto Tech Education Director, Vermont Auto Dealers' Association
11:00 AM

H.193 - An act relating to creating a State funding match for Americorps members

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

3:30 PM

H.193 - An act relating to creating a State funding match for Americorps members

Committee Discussion
For consideration in S.84


Thursday, April 25, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Committee Discussion

  • Rep. Sandy Haas, Sponsor of amendment
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Sponsor
10:30 AM

Franklin County Airport

  • Cliff Coy, Airport Manager, Franklin County Airport
  • George Coy, Former Legislator
11:30 AM

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

Committee Discussion

  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

Committee Discussion

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

Friday, April 26, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Haas Amendment
Till Amendment

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor of amendment
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

S.84 - An act relating to emissions inspections

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Tom Moye, Air Pollution Division, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
12:00 PM

Lunch


Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

S.149 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles and the Department of Motor Vehicles

Till Amendment
Young Amendment

  • Rep. Nader Hashim
  • Tara Thomas, Safety Programs Unit Commander, Vermont State Police
  • Rep. George W. Till
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Walk-through

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

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Incentivizing Road Stormwater Infrastructure on Private Owned Land

  • Olivia Matthews, UVM Student
9:45 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
  • Jennifer Pittsley, Director of Special Programs, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

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

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Continued from Wednesday morning

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion


Friday, May 3, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Floor

15 min after Floor

Auto Emissions Inspections

  • Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
12:00 PM

Lunch


Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor and Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM

House Floor


Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:30 AM

House Floor

12:00 PM

Lunch

4:30 PM

House Convenes


Thursday, May 9, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

VTrans Agency Update

VPSP2 Testimony

  • Chad Allen, Asset Management Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
10:00 AM

Committee Discussion

  • Rep. Timothy Briglin, House Committee on Energy and Technology
1:00 PM

House Floor


Friday, May 10, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.529 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
9:30 AM

House Floor

12:00 PM

Adjourn

1:00 PM

H. - An act relating to permitting and State-owned airports

Committee Discussion

  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

Monday, May 13, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

House Floor


Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor

3:00 PM

House Floor


Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor

1:30 PM

House Floor


Thursday, May 16, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Transportation for Vermonters

  • Annie Bourden, Executive Director, CarShare Vermont
  • Patrick Murphy, Operations Manager, CarShare Vermont
9:30 AM

House Floor

12:30 PM

House Floor


Friday, May 17, 2019
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Floor

1:00 PM

House Floor

2:30 PM

House Floor


Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Party Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Agency of Transportation Updates including Delivery of the FACT Book

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Ann Gammell, Highway Division Deputy Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Gammell, Finance & Administration Division Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Public Transit Policy Plan

  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
10:15 AM

Public Transit Program

Report on Methods to Increase the Use of Public Transit in Vermont (2019, Act 59, Sec. 20

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • David Pelletier, Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

1:45 PM

Governor's FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

  • Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • John Zicconi, Executive Secretary, Transportation Board
2:55 PM

H.694 - An act relating to vanity veteran vehicle registration plates

Introduction

  • Rep. Paul Lefebvre, Sponsor
  • Michael Smith, Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
3:10 PM

H.627 - An act relating to establishing a maximum speed limit of 55 miles per hour on Interstates 89 and 91

Introduction

  • Rep. James McCullough, Sponsor
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 9, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Transportation Climate Initiative

  • Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Daniel Dutcher, Senior Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
  • Brian Woods, Agency of Natural Resources, Air Quality & Climate Division
10:00 AM

Electric Vehicle Incentive Program

2019, Act 59. Sec. 34

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Daniel Dutcher, Senior Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Marilyn Miller, Executive Director, Vehicle and Automotive Distributors Association
  • David Roberts, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
10:30 AM

High Fuel Efficiency and Emissions Repair Program

2019, Act 59, Sec. 34

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Daniel Dutcher, Senior Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action
  • Paul Zabriskie, Director of Weatherization and Climate Impact, Capstone Community Action
11:30 AM

Governor's FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

2:00 PM

Governor's State of the State Address

Joint Assembly-House Chamber

4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, January 10, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

FLOOR

15 minutes after Floor adjourns

Governor's FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:30 AM

Youth Climate Lobby

Room 10

  • Hope Detraro, Montpelier High School
  • Lili Platt, Harwood Union High School
12:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Party Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Vehicle Feebate and Vehicle Incentive Funding Report

  • Daniel Dutcher, Senior Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
1:45 PM

Governor's FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

Agency of Transportation

  • Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
2:30 PM

Break

2:40 PM

H.565 - An act relating to requiring proof of financial responsibility at the time of registration

Introduction

  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Sponsor
3:10 PM

H.657 - An act relating to the fuel tax and weatherization and to a motor fuel fee and electric vehicle incentives and town highway aid

Introduction

  • Rep. Michael Yantachka, Sponsor
3:20 PM

H.632 - An act relating to the removal of the pilings of Bridge 308

Introduction

  • Rep. Peter Anthony, Sponsor
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Transportation Stormwater Overview

  • Jennifer Callahan, Stormwater Technician, Agency of Transportation
  • Craig DiGiammarino, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
9:30 AM

Clean Water Investment Report

  • Emily Bird, Program Manager, Clean Water Initiative, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

Automated Vehicle Inspection Program

  • Emily Boedecker, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

15 minutes after Floor

H.664 - An act relating to pedestrians on roadways

Introduction

  • Rep. Thomas Terenzini, Sponsor
2:00 PM

Automated Vehicles Testing Update

  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
2:30 PM

Break

2:45 PM

Strategic Highway Safety Plan/VT Highway Safety Alliance Update

  • Ian Degutis, Traffic Operations Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Ann Gammell, Highway Division Deputy Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Mitchell Jay, Vice Chair, Vermont Highway Safety Alliance
  • Allison LaFlamme, Administrator, State Highway Safety Office - Behavioral Safety Unit
  • Evelyn McFarlane, Safety Plan Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 16, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

DMV Credentialing System

Credentialing System
Commercial Vehicles Operations Replacement
Commercial Vehicle Information Exchange Window (CVIEW)
National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS)

  • Kevin Andrews, Chief of Safety, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Dave Evans, Chief of Driver Improvement, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jordan Villa, Project Coordinator, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

DMV Miscellaneous Bill Overview

  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
11:15 AM

Work Zone Safety

  • Andrew Legault, Green Mountain Flagging
  • Michael Messier, ADA Traffic Control
  • Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
  • Ken Pidgeon, Engineers Construction
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

15 minutes after Floor

Amtrak Passenger Service: Burlington & Montreal Services

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
2:00 PM

Report on State Owned Railroad Line Between Montpelier and Barre

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
2:40 PM

Break

2:50 PM

Study on the Agency of Transportation's Use of Master License Agreements and Alternative Options

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Mark Fitzgerald, Property Management Section Chief, Agency of Transportation
4:15 PM

Emergency Board Presentation Concensus Forecast

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

Friday, January 17, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

FLOOR

15 minutes after Floor

Transportation for Vermonters

Including TCI

  • Thomas Hughes, Climate Advocate, VPIRG
  • Robb Kidd, Conservation Program Manager, Sierra Club, Vermont Chapter
  • Kate McCarthy, Sustainable Communities Program Director, Transportation for Vermonters
12:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Party Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

H.715 - An act relating to changing penalties for speeding in work and school zones and using a portable electronic device while operating a moving motor vehicle

Introduction

  • Rep. Brian Smith, Sponsor
1:10 PM

H.629 - An act relating to requiring motor vehicles to move over when approaching stationary law enforcement and emergency vehicles or workers in a work zone

Introduction

  • Rep. Nader Hashim, Sponsor
1:20 PM

H.698 - An act relating to an additional purchase and use tax on new motor vehicles that exclusively run on an internal combustion engine

Introduction

  • Rep. Zachariah Ralph Watson, Sponsor
1:30 PM

H.699 - An act relating to the creation of the bicycle safety vehicle registration plate

Introduction

  • Rep. James Masland, Sponsor
2:00 PM

Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget Address

Joint Assembly - House Chamber

3:10 PM

Bridges

  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Agency of Transportation Budget Presentation

  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Roadway, Paving & Traffic Programs Budget

Including 19 VSA Section 10g Report

  • Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 minutes after Floor

Bridge Program Budget

Including 19 VSA Section 10g Report

  • Jonathan Griffin, Project Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Kristin Higgins, Structures Section Chief, Agency of Transportation
  • Pam Thurber, Bridge Management & Inspection Engineer, Agency of Transportation
3:30 PM

Municipal Assistance and Municipal Programs Budget

Including 19 VSA Section 10g Report

  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
4:15 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 23, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Supplemental Electric Vehicles Report

  • Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • John Cotter, Staff Attorney, Public Utility Commission
9:45 AM

Maintenance Budget

  • Ian Degutis, Traffic Operations Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Jessica Lance, Financial Administrator, Agency of Transportation
  • Todd Law, Maintenance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Derek Lyman, Traffic Signal & ITS Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Shane Morin, State Maintenance Engineer, Agency of Transportation
10:45 AM

Break

11:00 AM

Public Transit

  • Nick D'Agostino, Executive Director, Rural Community Transit
  • Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, Vermont Public Transportation Association
  • Elaine Haytko, Executive Director, Vermont Public Transportation Association
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • Brian Maroney, Executive Director, Green Mountain Community Network
  • John Moore, Interim General Manager, Green Mountain Transit Association
  • Ken Putnam, Chair of VPTA Board, Marble Valley Regional Transit Authority
  • Randy Schoonmaker, CEO, Southeast Vermont Transit
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

15 Minutes after Floor

Public Transit Budget

  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
4:15 PM

Adjourn


Friday, January 24, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

FLOOR

11:30 AM

Report from AOT on Ongoing Concern

  • Todd Law, Maintenance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
11:45 AM

Town Highway Issues

Town Highway Aid
Municipal Road General Permit and Water Quality
Gas Tax
Pedestrian Rights

  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
12:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Party Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Aviation Program Budget

Including 19 VSA Section 10g Report

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
2:00 PM

Rail Program Budget

Including 19 VSA Section 10g Report

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
3:00 PM

Break

3:15 PM

Governor's Highway Safety Budget Details

  • Allison LaFlamme, Administrator, State Highway Safety Office - Behavioral Safety Unit
  • Danielle Record, Administrative Services Manager, State Highway Safety Office - Behavioral Safety Unit
  • Josh Schultz, Operations and Safety Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Paul White, Law Enforcement Liaison, State Highway Safety Office - Behavioral Safety Unit
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

DMV Budget

  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Touchette, Director of Special Operations, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:15 AM

Break

10:25 AM

Finance and Administration Budget

  • Wayne Gammell, Finance & Administration Division Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Lenny Leblanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
10:45 AM

Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Budget

  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
11:30 AM

H.749 - An act relating to registration fees for plug-in electric vehicles

Introduction

  • Rep. Woodman Page, Sponsor
11:40 AM

H.753 - An act relating to parking ticket enforcement

Introduction

  • Rep. Linda Joy Sullivan, Sponsor
11:50 AM

H.767 - An act relating to adding electric vehicle supply equipment to Vermont’s energy efficiency standards for appliances and equipment

Introduction

  • Rep. Marcia Gardner, Sponsor
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

Weight Based Registration Report

  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
2:30 PM

Local Highway Issues

  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
3:15 PM

Complete Streets

Pedestrian safety

  • Jacob Hemmerick, Planning and Policy Manager, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Kelly Stoddard-Poor, Associate State Director, AARP Vermont
4:10 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 30, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Winter Maintenance

  • Jennifer Callahan, Stormwater Technician, Agency of Transportation
  • Craig DiGiammarino, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Todd Law, Maintenance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
10:00 AM

Supplemental Electric Vehicles Report

  • Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
11:10 AM

H.774 - An act relating to motor home and trailer coach fire safety

Introduction

  • Rep. Carl Demrow, Sponsor
11:15 AM

H.784 - An act relating to modifying the title exemption for older vehicles

Introduction

  • Rep. Robert LaClair, Sponsor
11:20 AM

H.835 - An act relating to a vehicle miles traveled tax for plug-in electric vehicles

Introduction

  • Rep. Scott Beck, Sponsor
11:25 AM

H.852 - An act relating to signal lamp permits for farm tractors and farm trucks

Introduction

  • Rep. Philip Jay Hooper, Sponsor
11:30 AM

H.853 - An act relating to discontinued highways, legal trails, and impassable or untraveled highways

Introduction

  • Rep. Seth Chase, Sponsor
11:35 AM

H.854 - An act relating to the modification of a motor vehicle’s exhaust system

Introduction

  • Rep. Seth Chase, Sponsor
11:40 AM

H.855 - An act relating to the display of the front vehicle number plate

Introduction

  • Rep. Seth Chase, Sponsor
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

Committee Discussion

19 VSA Section 10g Report

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
2:15 PM

Regional Initiatives

TCI

  • Rona Cohen, Senior Policy Analyst, CSG/ERC Energy & Environment Program
  • Mark Giuffre, Vice President, State Government Affairs, United Parcel Service
  • Donald Hannon, Transportation Policy Consultant, CSG Eastern Regional Conference
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, January 31, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

FLOOR

11:00 AM

FY 2021 Electric Vehicle Adoption Investments

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Daniel Dutcher, Senior Environmental Policy Manager, Agency of Transportation
12:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Party Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:10 PM

H.765 - An act relating to incentives for motor-assisted bicycles

Introduction

  • Rep. Mollie S. Burke, Sponsor
1:30 PM

H.834 - An act relating to reduced motor vehicle registration fees for veterans and the maintenance of a database of veterans in Vermont

Introduction

  • Rep. Robert Hooper, Sponsor
1:40 PM

H.856 - An act relating to signs for Route 4A and Prospect Street along Route 4 in Fair Haven, VT, and Whitehall, NY

Introduction

  • Rep. Robert Helm, Sponsor
2:15 PM

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Incentive Program

Funding for Statewide Program

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Dave Roberts, Coordinator, Drive Electric Vermont
3:00 PM

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Education and Outreach

  • Dave Roberts, Coordinator, Drive Electric Vermont
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

E & D Program

  • Jackie Cassino, Planning Coordinator, Agency of Transportation
  • Jeanne Kern, Director of Community and Volunteer Services, Central Vermont Council on Aging
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Leah Soderquist, Community Impact Manager, United Way of Northwest Vermont
10:00 AM

Transportation Demand Management

  • Jack Hanson, Coordinator, Sustainable Transportation Vermont
  • Brianna Jassett, Student Leader, UVM TDM Campaign
  • Josh Katz, Student, UVM
  • Richard Watts, Director, UVM Center for Research on Vermont
11:00 AM

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Funding for Public Charging Infrastructure

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Gary Holloway, Downtown Program Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

Luxury Car Tax

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:35 PM

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Sales Incentives for Dealers and Salesforce

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Marilyn Miller, Executive Director, Vehicle and Automotive Distributors Association
4:05 PM

H.574 - An act relating to wrecker exemption from gross weight limits on highways

Introduction

  • Rep. Mollie S. Burke, Sponsor
  • Rep. Sara Coffey, Sponsor
4:15 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 6, 2020
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Electric Utility Rate Design

  • Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
10:30 AM

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Pilot Project Design - Contributions to the Transportation Fund

  • Riley Allen, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Service
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 minutes after Floor

H.810 - An act relating to first aid training for school bus operators

Introduction

  • Rep. John O'Brien, Sponsor
2:20 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Walk-through

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 7, 2020
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
9:30 AM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

Committee Adjourned

No committee business today due to weather


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Party Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Medium and Long Term AOT IT Projects

  • Tom Buonomo, Agency IT Director, VT Agency of Digital Services for VTrans
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
2:15 PM

Break

2:45 PM

Central Garage Budget & Fleet Management

  • Tammy Ellis, Central Garage Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • David Thurber, Maintenance Supervisor, Agency of Transportation
3:20 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Central Garage Equipment Fund Transfer

  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:40 PM

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Work Zone Safety

Increased penalties and enforcement

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • William Elovirta, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicle
  • Rep. Brian Smith
  • Tara Thomas, Safety Programs Unit Commander, Vermont State Police
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Supplemental Guide Signs - State Airport and Rail Facilities

  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
11:00 AM

Committee Discussion

Climate Issues

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

2:00 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Draft TDM Language

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
3:00 PM

Transportation Demand Management (TDM)

  • Heather Riemer, Director, American Federation of Teachers VT
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 13, 2020
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9:00 AM

Transportation and Climate Initiative

  • Karen Glitman, Senior Director, Center for Sustainable Energy, Senior Fellow, Energy Action Network
  • Rick Weston, Principal and Director of Policy, The Regulatory Assistance Project
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Joint Hearing with Senate Committee on Transportation
Room 11

  • Heidi Britch-Valenta, Town Administrator, Town of Highgate
  • Peter Elwell, Town Manager, Town of Brattleboro
  • Chet Hagenbarth, Town Manager, Town of Killington
  • Lucas Herring, Mayor, City of Barre
  • Delsie Hoyt, Town of West Fairlee
  • Brian Osborne, Public Works Director, Town of Colchester
  • Eric Osgood, Select Board Chair, Town of Johnson
  • Sandy Pinsonnault, Town of Dorset
  • George Putnam, Select Board Chair, Town of Cambridge
  • Charles Safford, Town Manager, Town of Stowe
  • Jeff Wennberg, Commissioner of Public Works, City of Rutland
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

H.907 - An act relating to the creation of the pet vehicle registration plate with proceeds allocated to the Vermont Spay Neuter Incentive Program (VSNIP) and an expansion of VSNIP to cover rabbits

Introduction

  • Rep. James Harrison, Sponsor
2:00 PM

Luxury Car Tax

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Bridget Morris, Lobbyist - Morris Government Affairs, Alliance for Automotive Innovation
3:00 PM

Mandatory Helmets

  • Danny Hale, Executive Director, Vermont ATV Sportsman's Association
  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Frank Stanley, Lobbyist, Vermont ATV Sportsman's Association
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 14, 2020
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9:30 AM

FLOOR

10 Minutes after Floor

Letter to Appropriations Committee on FY2020 Budget

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:20 AM

Love Letter for the Climate

  • Sydney Kulis, Student - Harwood Union High School, Vermont Youth Lobby
  • SarahKate Smith, Student - Harwood Union High School, Vermont Youth Lobby
11:30 AM

Transportation Electrification

Research Study Findings and Implications for Vermont

  • Keith Wooster, Retired, U.S. Army
12:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Party Caucuses

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Work Zone Safety

Increased fines and enforcement

  • William Bohnyak, Orange County Sheriff's Department, Vermont Highway Safety Alliance
  • Tess Kennedy, Lobbyist, Shouldice and Associates, Associated General Contractors
  • Gregg Mousley, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary
  • Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
2:15 PM

Break

2:30 PM

Mandatory Helmets

Presentation of Petition

  • Glenn Reed, Peer Advocate, Vermont Center for Independent Living
3:00 PM

H.854 - An act relating to the modification of a motor vehicle’s exhaust system

  • Scott Davidson, Chief Inspector, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • George Maglaris, Owner, Maglaris Automotive
  • Pete Quintin, Owner, Quintin Brothers Auto and Performance
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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9:00 AM

FY21 Transportation Program

Agency walk-through:
5B - Interstate Bridges

  • Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Kristin Higgins, Structures Section Chief, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
10:40 AM

Break

10:50 AM

FY21 Transportation Program

Middlebury Tunnel Project

  • Daniel Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Jonathan Griffin, Project Manager, Structures Program, Agency of Transportation
  • Kristin Higgins, Structures Section Chief, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

Committee Discussion

Letter to House Committee on Appropriations

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

FY21 Transportation Program

Agency walk-through:
Paving
Traffic & Safety

  • Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 20, 2020
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9:00 AM

Transportation Demand Management (TDM)

  • Charles Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
  • Van Chestnut, General Manager, Advance Transit
  • Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Sandy Thibault, Executive Director, CATMA
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Election of Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges

Joint Assembly

11:00 AM

Downtown Transportation Fund

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Gary Holloway, Downtown Program Manager, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

-

Adjourn


Friday, February 21, 2020
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9:30 AM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

Transportation Demand Management (TDM)

and Electrification of State Fleet

  • Chris Cole, Commissioner, Department of Buildings and General Services
  • Harmony Wilder, Fleet Manager, Buildings and General Services
12:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

12:00 PM

Caucuses and Lunch

2:00 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee discussion - language proposals

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
2:45 PM

FY21 Transportation Program

Agency walk-through:
5D - Roadway

  • Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
3:30 PM

FY21 Transportation Program

Agency walk-through:
9 - Public Transit

  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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9:00 AM

FY21 Transportation Program

Agency walk-through:
11 - Rail

  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
9:45 AM

FY21 Transportation Program

Agency walk-through:
23 - Town Highway Public Assistance Grants

  • Shane Morin, State Maintenance Engineer, Agency of Transportation
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee discussion - language proposals

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

-

Adjourn


Thursday, February 27, 2020
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9:00 AM

FY21 Transportation Program

Agency walk-through:
5F - Park & Ride
5G - Bike and Pedestrian Facilities
5D - Roadway
5E - Traffic & Safety
15 - Structures
16 - Town Highway Class 2 Roadway
17 - Town Highway Non-Federal Disasters
18 - Town Highway Federal Disasters
19 - Town Highway Aid

  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

Transportation Demand Management (TDM)

  • Dan Currier, Program Manager, VTrans Go vermont
  • Bethany Fleishman, Transportation Program Manager, Vital Communities
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Debra Sachs, Consultant, VTrans Go Vermont Program
  • Sandy Thibault, Executive Director, CATMA
12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

-

Adjourn


Friday, February 28, 2020
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9:30 AM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

FHWA Reauthorization

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
-

Adjourn


Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
10:00 AM

FLOOR

Immediately after Floor

Caucuses and Lunch

1:00 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Electric Vehicle Fees - Proposed Language

  • Rep. Robert Helm
1:10 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Section 10: PEV Pilot Program Design for PEV Contributions to the Transportation Fund

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
1:30 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion - VASA Proposed Language

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Rep. Brian K. Savage, Sponsor
  • Frank Stanley, Lobbyist, Vermont ATV Sportsman's Association
2:15 PM

Break

2:30 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Draft 3.1 Walk-through

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:45 PM

Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Passage in Construction Zones
Guardrail Policy

  • Jesse Devlin, Highway Safety and Design Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • John Kaplan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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8:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Draft 3.1 Walk-through continuation

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
8:55 AM

Break

9:00 AM

H.420 - An act relating to authorized spending of Class 2 Town Highway Roadway Program grants

  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
9:40 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion and Potential Vote -
TDM Proposed Language

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
10:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Increased Public Transit

  • Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, Vermont Public Transportation Association
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
11:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
11:50 AM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

20 Minutes after Floor

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Rep. Lawrence Cupoli
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Nick Sherman, Lobbyist, Paving Association of Vermont
-

H.765 - An act relating to incentives for motor-assisted bicycles

Committee Discussion

  • Rep. Mollie S. Burke, Sponsor
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, March 12, 2020
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8:00 AM

H.765 - An act relating to incentives for motor-assisted bicycles

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
8:20 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Central Garage Transfer Fund FY21

  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
8:30 AM

FY21 Transportation Program

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Proposed language - Maintenance of Public Facilities

  • Peter Johnke, Deputy Director, Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL)
  • Ed Paquin, Executive Director, Disability Rights Vermont
10:45 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Downtown Transportation Fund
Committee Discussion and Potential Straw Poll

11:10 AM

Transportation Issues

Vermont Truck & Bus Legislative Issues

  • William Smith, Lobbyist, Vermont Truck and Bus Association
11:40 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

FLOOR

3:10 PM

Interstate 89 Study

  • Charles Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
  • Joe Segale, Policy, Planning and Research Bureau Director, Agency of Transportation
4:15 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Proposed Language - Maintenance of Public Facilities

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Erik Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services
4:40 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Proposed Language - Increased Public Transit

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
6:15 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 13, 2020
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9:45 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Draft 4.2 Walk-through and vote

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:00 AM

FLOOR

12:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

FLOOR

-

Adjourn


Friday, March 27, 2020
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9:00 AM

Briefing on Status of COVID 19 DMV Legislation

Committee Update

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
9:30 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk-through

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:40 AM

Briefing on Status of COVID 19 DMV Legislation

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
12:10 PM

Federal Stimulus

  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
12:30 PM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Continue Walk-through

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

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Briefing on Status of COVID-19 DMV Legislation

9:45 AM

Federal Stimulus

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

COVID-19 Response

11:00 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk-through

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:30 AM

Break

1:30 PM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Continue Walk-through

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
3:40 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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Meeting Record
9:00 AM

COVID-19 Response

H.942 An Act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation
Agency must-have proposals

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Dan Delabruere, Rail and Aviation, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

Break

1:00 PM

COVID-19 Response

H.942 An Act related to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation
Agency must-have proposals

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:40 PM

COVID-19

Impact on Transit

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
2:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, April 2, 2020
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No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Friday, April 3, 2020
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-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, April 7, 2020
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11:15 AM

COVID-19 Federal Legislation

-

COVID-19 Response

H.942 An Act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation
Agency must-have proposals

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Thursday, April 9, 2020
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-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Friday, April 10, 2020
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-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
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-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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11:00 AM

COVID-19 Committee Discussion

H.942 An Act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation
Agency must-have proposals

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
1:00 PM

COVID-19 Committee Discussion

H.942 An Act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation
Agency must-have proposals

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 16, 2020
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No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Friday, April 17, 2020
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-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, April 21, 2020
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No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Wednesday, April 22, 2020
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11:00 AM

Committee Discussion of Covid-19 Response

H.942 An Act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation
Agency must-have proposals
VTrans updates - Rail and Aviation
DMV updates - Driver's education, Online renewals

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
1:00 PM

Municipal Roadway Permits - Asset Management Plan Timelines

  • Padraic Monks, Stormwater Program Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation
1:30 PM

Committee Discussion of Covid-19 Response

H.942 An Act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation
Alternative language to Agency of Transportation must-haves

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Michael McCarthy, Sponsor

Thursday, April 23, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

12:00 PM

S.114 - An act relating to the emergency judicial response to the COVID-19 public health emergency

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Dave Evans, Chief of Driver Improvement, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
1:00 PM

House Floor


Friday, April 24, 2020
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No Committee Meeting Scheduled

11:00 AM

House Floor


Tuesday, April 28, 2020
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-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
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10:30 AM

House Caucus

1:00 PM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Thursday, April 30, 2020
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9:00 AM

Title 23: Motor Vehicles

Potential sunsets
23 V.S.A. § 1607: Automated License Plate Recognition Systems
23 V.S.A. § 754: Transportation Network Companies
23 V.S.A. § 1222: Inspection of Registered Vehicles

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • William Elovirta, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicle
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Friday, May 1, 2020
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No Committee Meeting Scheduled

10:00 AM

House Floor


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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10:00 AM

COVID-19 FY2020 Proposed Budget Adjustment

Agency of Transportation

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sue Scribner, Municipal Assistance Bureau, Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
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10:30 AM

House Floor

Followed by Full House Caucus

1:00 PM

Full House Caucus

Continued from this morning if needed

3:00 PM

COVID-19 Response

Revenue Update & Discussion

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
-

Title 23: Motor Vehicles

23 V.S.A. § 1607: Automated License Plate Recognition Systems - Potential Sunset

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • William Elovirta, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicle

Thursday, May 7, 2020
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9:00 AM

Title 23: Motor Vehicles

23 V.S.A. § 1607: Automated License Plate Recognition Systems - Potential Sunset

  • Rep. Thomas Burditt, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson, House Committee on Judiciary
-

COVID-19 Response

AOT Proposed Project Construction Schedule

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Friday, May 8, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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10:00 AM

Transportation Network Companies

Preemption exemption sunset extension

  • Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
-

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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10:30 AM

Caucus of the Whole

1:00 PM

House Floor


Thursday, May 14, 2020
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9:00 AM

S.345 - An act relating to temporary municipal provisions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

Rep. Masland proposed amendment

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Rep. James Masland, Sponsor
9:40 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
10:00 AM

S.347 - An act relating to suspension of time frames for civil license suspension hearings for certain DUI offenses

  • Dave Evans, Chief of Driver Improvement, Department of Motor Vehicles

Friday, May 15, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, May 19, 2020
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1:30 PM

S.347 - An act relating to suspension of time frames for civil license suspension hearings for certain DUI offenses

  • Jay Riggen, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
1:50 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Walk through and Side-by-Side
- Governor's Recommended January T-Bill
-H.942
-VTrans Recommended "Must Pass" T-Bill
-McCarthy Proposed Language

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:05 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

McCormack proposed addition to McCarthy proposal

  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
2:30 PM

Break

2:40 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Continue Side-by-Side

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:30 PM

All-House Caucus


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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9:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Continue Side-by-Side

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee discussion

10:45 AM

Adjourn

11:00 AM

House Floor


Thursday, May 21, 2020
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9:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion of Side-by-Side

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
12:05 PM

Adjourn


Friday, May 22, 2020
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8:30 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Amendment - Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

House Floor

2:30 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Strike-All Amendment
Side-by-Side
Discussion and Vote

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:15 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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1:30 PM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Andrew Perchlik
2:00 PM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

  • Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
3:10 PM

Adjourn

3:30 PM

House Caucus


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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9:00 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Strike-All vs Governor - Summary
Strike-All vs As Introduced

  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
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S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Walk-through

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:00 AM

House Floor

2:00 PM

House Floor


Thursday, May 28, 2020
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9:00 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

  • Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Friday, May 29, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor


Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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1:30 PM

FY 2021 First Quarter Appropriations Bill

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:35 PM

Break

2:50 PM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Section 14 and H.574

3:15 PM

FY 2021 First Quarter Appropriations Bill

Town Highway Aid

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:30 PM

All-House Caucus


Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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9:00 AM

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)

Agency of Transportation

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
9:20 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Committee Discussion

11:00 AM

House Floor

2:00 PM

House Floor


Thursday, June 4, 2020
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9:00 AM

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)

Transportation proposals - Committee Discussion

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, June 5, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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9:00 AM

House Floor

1:30 PM

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)

Transportation Proposals

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Ross MacDonald, Public Transit Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:30 PM

All-House Caucus


Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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10:35 AM

S.350 - An act relating to creating emergency economic recovery grants

Proposed Committee Amendment

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
12:00 PM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

DMV Proposal Section 14

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
12:15 PM

S.350 - An act relating to creating emergency economic recovery grants

Proposed Committee Amendment

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Amy Shollenberger, Lobbyist, Hunger Free Vermont
2:00 PM

House Floor


Thursday, June 11, 2020
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9:00 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Smith/Hango Amendment

  • Rep. Lisa Hango, Sponsor
  • Rep. Brian Smith, Sponsor
9:40 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Proposed Amendments

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles

Friday, June 12, 2020
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8:30 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:00 AM

House Floor


Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

3:30 PM

House Caucus


Wednesday, June 17, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

2:00 PM

House Floor


Thursday, June 18, 2020
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8:00 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Potential amendment

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor
  • Melissa Kucserik, Hearing Officer, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
10:00 AM

House Floor


Friday, June 19, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor


Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

12:00 PM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Amendment - Senate Transportation
Side-by-Side

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

House Floor


Wednesday, June 24, 2020
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8:30 AM

S.339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Side-by-Side - House/Senate
Section 26 - Sen. Perchlik Proposal

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
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H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:00 AM

House Floor

2:00 PM

House Floor


Thursday, June 25, 2020
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8:30 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Senate proposal of amendment

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Robert Helm, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

House Floor

2:00 PM

House Floor


Friday, June 26, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

2:00 PM

House Floor


Tuesday, August 25, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

3:00 PM

Governor's Recommended Restatement of the FY21 State Budget

Agency of Transportation

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Gammell, Finance & Administration Division Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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10:30 AM

H. - An act relating to transportation amendment to the T bill (Act 121)

Walk-through and Committee Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Thursday, August 27, 2020
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2:00 PM

House Floor


Friday, August 28, 2020
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12:30 PM

H. - An act relating to transportation amendment to the T bill (Act 121)

Complete Walk-through

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel
12:45 PM

DMV On-Demand Inspection Stickers

  • Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
1:05 PM

Governor's Recommended Restatement of the FY21 State Budget

Committee Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
2:00 PM

House Floor


Tuesday, September 1, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

3:00 PM

Governor's Recommended Restatement of the FY21 State Budget

Transportation Bill Restatement
Side-by-side

  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel
  • Tony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
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8:30 AM

Governor's Recommended Restatement of the FY21 State Budget

Committee Discussion

  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
10:30 AM

Adjourn

2:00 PM

House Floor


Thursday, September 3, 2020
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8:30 AM

Governor's Recommended Restatement of the FY21 State Budget

Committee Discussion

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Dev. Div., Agency of Transportation
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
9:30 AM

H.942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Additional ATV Language Changes

  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
10:30 AM

Adjourn

1:00 PM

H. - An act relating to transportation amendment to the T bill (Act 121)

Review changes
Committee Vote

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

House Floor


Friday, September 4, 2020
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2:00 PM

House Floor


Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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10:00 AM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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2:00 PM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Thursday, September 10, 2020
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2:00 PM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled


Friday, September 11, 2020
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2:00 PM

House Floor

-

No Committee Meeting Scheduled