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Senate Committee on Appropriations (Room 5)

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

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Previous Meetings - Full Report

Summary Report

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

Senate Session


Thursday, January 7, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Senate Session

1:00 PM

Committee Organization

Welcome and budget section review/assignments


Friday, January 8, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Senate Session

1:00 PM

No Committee Meeting


Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

Committee Organization

Welcome and budget sections review/assignments

2:45 PM

Budget Update

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

2:00 PM

Future of Public Higher Education in Vermont Study

  • Brian Prescott, The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- After the Floor

Committee Discussion

2:00 PM

Broadband Technical Grants

  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
3:00 PM

Rental Housing Assistance

  • Kathleen Berk, Vermont State Housing Authority
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Richard Williams, Executive Director, Vermont State Housing Authority

Friday, January 15, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
11:30 AM

Senate Floor

1:00 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Overview

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
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Committee Bill

Appropriations; housing, statutory language clarifications needed, CRF appropriations needing immediate action

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Pensions Update

  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

Emergency Board Meeting

Consensus Forecast - see Governor's web site for details


Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

Joint Hearing with Senate Finance

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

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Agency of Human Services

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Mike Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
2:30 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

  • Emily Byrne, Director of Finance and Administration, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Kristin Freeman, Financial Manager, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, January 22, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

  • Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Nathan Lavery, Director of Finance, Burlington School District
2:00 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Agency of Human Services - DCF

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Andrea DeLaBruere, Executive Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families
3:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Joint Assembly

Budget Message of the Governor

2:15 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Mental Health, DAIL and DVHA

  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Monica Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Higher Education

  • Katherine Levasseur, Director of External & Government Affairs, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sharron Scott, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
3:00 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Public Safety

  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- After the floor

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Review and committee discussion

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, January 29, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Committee discussion

1:30 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Jennifer Fitch, Commissioner, Buildings & General Services
  • Jennifer Myka, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Committee discussion and possible vote

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

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Secretary's Office

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

Break

3:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department of Health

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Paul Daley, Financial Director, Vermont Department of Health
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Tracy O'Connell, Finance Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Anna Swensen, Financial Manager, Vermont Department of Health

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - DAIL

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
  • Bill Kelly, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Tracy O'Connell, Finance Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Megan Tierney-Ward, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - DVHA

  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Sandi Hoffman, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Adaline Strumolo, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Friday, February 5, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management

Monday, February 8, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Public Hearing

Joint with House Appropriations regarding the Governor's Recommended FY 2022 State Budget

6:00 PM

Public Hearing

Joint with House Appropriations regarding the Governor's Recommended FY 2022 State Budget


Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department of Mental Health

  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Alison Krompf, Director of Quality and Accountability, Department of Mental Health
  • Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health
2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department for Children and Families

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families
3:45 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- After the Floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

General Government - Libraries

  • Jason Broughton, State Librarian, Department of Libraries
2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

General Government - Department of Human Resources

  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Dan Pouliot, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Harold Schwartz, Director of Operations, Department of Human Resources
3:30 PM

Break

3:45 PM

Committee Discussion and Planning

Potential Committee Bill

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 11, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- After the Floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
2:45 PM

OPEB and Bond Rating

  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 12, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department of Corrections

  • James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Matt D'Agostino, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
  • Judith Henkin, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Kristin Lawson, Financial Director, Department of Corrections
2:00 PM

Committee Discussion and Planning

Potential Committee Bill

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

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Natural Resources - Central Office

  • Emily Byrne, Director of Finance and Administration, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Amy Gendron, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Natural Resources - Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation

  • Kristin Freeman, Financial Manager, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
2:45 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Natural Resources - Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Steve Gomez, Financial Manager, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
3:30 AM

H.138 - An act relating to fiscal year 2021 budget adjustments

Tax Amendment Proposal

  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Brittney Wilson, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor Phil Scott
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

Caucus of the Whole

Update from Commissioner Dr. Levine

2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Kate Slocum, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Digital Services
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Committee Discussion

Schools Update/Weatherization

  • Jody Lesko, Director of Programs and Implementation, Efficiency Vermont
  • Daniel Reilly, Public Affairs Director, Efficiency Vermont
4:00 PM

Committee Discussion

Potential Committee Bill

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 18, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

1:30 PM

Committee Discussion

Governor's proposed one-time General Fund allocation for Housing

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

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Higher Education - University of Vermont

  • Suresh Garimella, President, University of Vermont
2:45 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Higher Education - Vermont State College System

  • Katherine Levasseur, Director of External & Government Affairs, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sharron Scott, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 19, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Natural Resources - Department of Environmental Conservation

  • Kim Greenwood, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Tracy LaFrance, Financial Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Joanna Pallito, Administrative Services Director, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Peter Walke, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Human Services - Department of Mental Health - Follow-up Testimony

  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
3:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

Walk though of bill as passed the House Committee on Appropriations

2:30 PM

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

Committee discussion


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

-after the floor

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

  • Sen. Brian Campion
2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 25, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

2:15 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
  • Jason Pinard, Financial Director II, Department of Buildings & General Services
3:15 PM

Update on Potential Federal Funding from Congressman Peter Welch

Joint Hearing with House Appropriations, Senate Finance and House Ways and Means


Friday, February 26, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Commerce and Community Development

  • Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
  • Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial and Administrative Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Joint Assembly

Complete the election of a Sergeant at Arms, Adjutant and Inspector General and Trustees of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College

2:00 PM

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

Committee discussion

3:45 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
2:45 PM

S.15 - An act relating to mailing out ballots, correcting defective ballots, and miscellaneous changes to State election laws

Committee review/discussion/vote

3:00 PM

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

Committee discussion

3:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Public Safety

  • Erica Bornemann, Director, Vermont Emergency Management & Homeland Security
  • Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael Desrochers, Director, Public Safety - Division of Fire Safety
  • Richard Hallenbeck, Director of Finance and Administration, Department of Public Safety
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, March 11, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after the floor

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

Committee discussion

  • Sen. Christopher A. Pearson
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Sharon Asay, Finance Director, Department of Taxes
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Rebecca Sameroff, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes
3:45 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 12, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

S.114 - An act relating to improving prekindergarten through grade 12 literacy within the State

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Sen. Brian Campion
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:15 PM

S.115 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes in education laws

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Thomas Chittenden
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:30 PM

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

Committee discussion

2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Transportation

  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance & Logistics, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
3:00 PM

S.16 - An act relating to the creation of the Task Force on Equitable and Inclusive School Environments

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Cheryl Hooker
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

S.114 - An act relating to improving prekindergarten through grade 12 literacy within the State

Committee vote

1:45 PM

H.315 - An act relating to COVID-19 relief

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Brian Campion
3:45 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
12:30 PM

Senate Floor

1:45 PM

S.114 - An act relating to improving prekindergarten through grade 12 literacy within the State

Vote

2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Education

  • Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Jill Briggs Campbell, COVID-19 Federal Emergency Funds Project Manager
  • Dan French, Secretary, Agency of Education
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, March 18, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:30 AM

Senate Floor

1:00 PM

Committee Discussion on Bills

1:20 PM

S.51 - An act relating to the persons authorized to make contributions to candidates and political parties and to political committee names

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina
1:40 PM

S.109 - An act relating to the Vermonters’ Enhanced Energy Savings Act

  • Sen. Christopher Bray
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:00 PM

S.62 - An act relating to employee incentives, technical education, and unemployment insurance

  • Sen. Randy Brock
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:20 PM

S.25 - An act relating to miscellaneous cannabis regulation procedures

  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
2:40 PM

S.100 - An act relating to universal school breakfast and the creation of the Task Force on Universal School Lunch

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Robert Starr
3:00 PM

S.13 - An act relating to Pupil Weighting Factors Report

  • Sen. Philip Baruth
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 19, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

S.13 - An act relating to Pupil Weighting Factors Report

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Andrew Perchlik
1:30 PM

S.48 - An act relating to Vermont’s adoption of the interstate Nurse Licensure Compact

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy
2:00 PM

S.79 - An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety

  • Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sponsor, Windsor County
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

S.124 - An act relating to miscellaneous utility subjects

  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Dick McCormack, Sponsor
3:00 PM

S.101 - An act relating to promoting housing choice and opportunity in smart growth areas

  • Sen. Becca Balint
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
2:15 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
  • Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial and Administrative Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
3:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services & Dairy Policy, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Alyson Eastman, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Amy Mercier, Financial Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Meeting Record
12:00 PM

Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on the Future of Lake Champlain

Joint hearing with Senate Natural Resources and Energy and Senate Agriculture.

  • Sarah Coleman, Coordinator to the Lake Champlain Basin Program, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Bob Fischer, Water Quality Superintendent, Vermont Citizens Advisory Commission on Lake Champlain's Future
  • Lori Fisher, Chair, Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on the Future of Lake Champlain
  • Mark Naud , Chair, Vermont Citizens Advisory Commission on Lake Champlain's Future
  • Hilary Solomon, committee member, Vermont Citizens Advisory Commission on Lake Champlain's Future
  • Jeff Wennberg, Commissioner of Public Works, Vermont Citizens Advisory Commission on Lake Champlain's Future
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through of as passed by the House Committee on Appropriations

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 26, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
-

Adjourn

Senate Appropriation will not meet today - all of today's testimony will be rescheduled for next week.


Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Marcey Hodgdon, Fiscal Director, Attorney General's Office
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Larry Novins, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • William Sheets, Interim Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • Cindy Taylor-Patch, Director of Training, Vermont Police Academy
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Marilyn Cargill, Vice President, Financial Aid Services, Marketing and Research, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Thomas Little, Vice President, General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion

3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
  • Annie Noonan, Labor Relations Manager, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs Association
3:45 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

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

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

2:00 PM

Joint Assembly

- after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Bor Yang, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Patrick Delaney, Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery
  • Brian Evans, Financial Director, Department of Liquor and Lottery
  • Gary Kessler, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery

Friday, April 2, 2021
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee walk through and discussion

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Barbara M. Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Molly Gray, Vermont Lieutenant Governor

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • James Condos, Vermont Secretary of State, State of Vermont
  • Michelle Eno, Secretary of State's Office
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Leigh Keyser Phillips, Chair, VOSHA Review Board
2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion


Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, April 8, 2021
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

3:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, April 9, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

3:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark-up

3:45 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark-up

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark-up

3:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, April 16, 2021
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1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Patricia Gabel, Vermont State Court Administrator, Vermont Judiciary
  • Gregg Mousley, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark-up

3:00 PM

Adjourn


Monday, April 19, 2021
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up


Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

S.109 - An act relating to the Vermonters’ Enhanced Energy Savings Act

2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up


Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
- 15 min after floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up

2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Susanne Young, Secretary, Agency of Administration

Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Meeting Record
-after the floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Sarah Truckle, Financial Director, Department for Children and Families
2:30 PM

H.171 - An act relating to the governance and financing of Vermont’s child care system

  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Sponsor, Chittenden County
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up


Friday, April 23, 2021
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1:00 PM

H.438 - An act relating to capital construction and State bonding

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:45 PM

H.433 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.210 - An act relating to addressing disparities and promoting equity in the health care system

  • Sen. Ruth Hardy
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

S.120 - An act relating to the Joint Legislative Health Care Affordability Study Committee

  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Cheryl Hooker
2:45 PM

H.430 - An act relating to eligibility for Dr. Dynasaur-like coverage for all income-eligible children and pregnant individuals regardless of immigration status.

  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Cheryl Hooker
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up


Monday, April 26, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
12:00 PM

Break

12:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion, mark up and possible vote

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.210 - An act relating to addressing disparities and promoting equity in the health care system

1:40 PM

H.430 - An act relating to eligibility for Dr. Dynasaur-like coverage for all income-eligible children and pregnant individuals regardless of immigration status.

1:45 PM

H.434 - An act relating to establishing the Agricultural Innovation Board

Committee discussion and vote

2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Organizational discussion for presentation

3:15 PM

H.426 - An act relating to addressing the needs and conditions of public school facilities in the State

  • Sen. Andrew Perchlik
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after floor

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and organization


Thursday, April 29, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- 15 min after floor

H.426 - An act relating to addressing the needs and conditions of public school facilities in the State

Committee discussion and vote

-

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Review of technical amendment

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 30, 2021
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Meeting Record
10:45 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Technical amendment

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
11:30 AM

Senate Floor

2:00 PM

H.433 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Review of amendment

1:30 PM

H.426 - An act relating to addressing the needs and conditions of public school facilities in the State

Committee discussion and possible vote


Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.183 - An act relating to sexual violence

  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Dick Sears

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.420 - An act relating to miscellaneous agricultural subjects

  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Robert Starr

Thursday, May 6, 2021
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Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Emily Byrne, Director of Finance and Administration, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
2:45 PM

H.360 - An act relating to accelerated community broadband deployment

  • Sen. Ann Cummings
  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, May 7, 2021
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference


Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

1:30 PM

H.183 - An act relating to sexual violence

  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Dick Sears
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government


Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

1:00 PM

H.436 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to Vermont’s tax laws

  • Sen. Ann Cummings
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:30 PM

H.122 - An act relating to boards and commissions

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:45 PM

H.135 - An act relating to the State Ethics Commission

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina
2:00 PM

H.337 - An act relating to the printing and distribution of State publications

  • Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

H.106 - An act relating to equitable access to a high-quality education through community schools

  • Sen. Brian Campion
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference


Thursday, May 13, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

1:30 PM

H.431 - An act relating to miscellaneous energy subjects

  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Christopher A. Pearson
3:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference


Friday, May 14, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

1:00 PM

H.289 - An act relating to professions and occupations regulated by the Office of Professional Regulation

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Alison Clarkson
2:30 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference


Monday, May 17, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

2:00 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

4:15 PM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference


Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
11:00 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

TBD

H.157 - An act relating to registration of construction contractors

  • Sen. Alison Clarkson
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 20, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
11:00 AM

H.439 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

12:45 PM

H.157 - An act relating to registration of construction contractors

  • Sen. Alison Clarkson

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Federal Infrastructure Bill - Transportation

  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

Federal Infrastructure Bill - Broadband

  • Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

Governor's State of the State Address

via live stream here

15 min after

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

General Overview

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
2:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Bradley Kukenberger, Financial Operations Director, Agency of Administration

Friday, January 7, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Katherine Levasseur, Director of External & Government Affairs, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sharron Scott, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
2:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
  • Richard Donahey, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services Central Office
  • Tracy O'Connell, Finance Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Jenney Samuelson, Interim Secretary, Agency of Human Services

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Department of Vermont Health Access

  • Alicia Cooper, Director of Managed Care Operations, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Andrea De La Bruere, Commissioner, DVHA
  • Sandi Hoffman, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Addie Strumolo, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Stephen Wisloski, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
2:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Vermont Veterans' Home

  • Melissa Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, Vermont Veterans' Home
  • Steve McClafferty, Finance Director, Vermont Veterans' Home
  • Asa Morin, Chief Operations Officer and Deputy Administrator, Vermont Veterans Home
2:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living

  • Bill Kelly, Financial Director, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Megan Tierney-Ward, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Monica White, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Agency of Education

  • Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
2:15 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Agency of Natural Resources

  • Emily Byrne, Director of Finance and Administration, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

- after the Floor

No Committee Meeting Scheduled

3:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Department of Corrections

  • Matt D'Agostino, Financial Director, Department of Corrections
  • Nicholas Deml, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Friday, January 14, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Department of Mental Health

  • Richard Donahey, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services Central Office
  • Emily Hawes, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Tracy O'Connell, Finance Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Sarah Truckle, Field Services Director, Agency of Human Services
2:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 AM

Governor's FY2023 Budget Address

2:15 PM

Pension Task Force Update

  • Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

- after the floor

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Center for Crime Victim Services

  • Carol Brochu, Director of Finance and Administration, Center for Crime Victim Services
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Jennifer Poehlmann, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
2:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Chad Wawryzniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor
  • Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor
3:15 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Cannabis Control Board

  • Brynn Hare, Executive Director, Cannabis Control Board
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 20, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

- after the floor

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Agency of Digital Services

  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
2:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Housing

  • Maura Collins, Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Daniel Reilly, Director of Public Affairs, Efficiency Vermont
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
3:15 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Department for Children and Families

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Megan Smeaton, Director of Financial Analytics, Department for Children and Families
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, January 21, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
3:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Overview from Rep. Mary Hooper, followed by walk through of the bill

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Reporter, House Committee on Appropriations
3:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Dairy Assistance

  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

- 15 min after floor

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Mark-up

4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 27, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

-15 min after floor

S.210 - An act relating to rental housing health and safety and affordable housing

  • Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sponsor, Senate Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs Committee
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, January 28, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
  • Richard Donahey, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Jenney Samuelson, Interim Secretary, Agency of Human Services
1:45 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Mark-up

2:45 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

  • Sen. Brian Campion, Senate Committee on Education
3:00 PM

S.210 - An act relating to rental housing health and safety and affordable housing

Discussion and possible vote

3:30 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Committee discussion and possible vote

4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

AHS - Central Office

  • Richard Donahey, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Tracy O'Connell, Finance Director, Agency of Human Services
  • Jenney Samuelson, Interim Secretary, Agency of Human Services
2:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

AHS - Department for Children and Families

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Megan Smeaton, Director of Financial Analytics, Department for Children and Families
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 3, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

AHS - Department of Corrections

  • Matt D'Agostino, Interim Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Nicholas Deml, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 4, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Pearson Amendment

  • Sen. Christopher A. Pearson, Sponsor, Senate Committee on Finance
1:15 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Brock Amendment

  • Sen. Randy Brock, Sponsor, Sponsor
1:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

AHS - DAIL

  • Bill Kelly, Financial Director, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Megan Tierney-Ward, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Monica White, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
2:30 AM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

AHS - Vermont Department of Health

  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Review of proposed amendments

1:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Libraries

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Thomas McMurdo, Interim State Librarian, Vermont Department of Libraries
  • Jason Pinard, Financial Director II, Department of Finance and Management
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Digital Services

  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Kate Slocom, CFO, Agency of Digital Services
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Building and General Services

  • Erik Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Department of Buildings and General Services
  • Jennifer Fitch, Commissioner, Department of Buildings and General Services
6:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Joint Public Hearing with the House Committee on Appropriations


Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

- after the floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Testimony canceled for today

  • Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Joint Public Hearing with the House Committee on Appropriations


Thursday, February 10, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

S.169 - An act relating to education property tax overpayments by a municipality or school district

  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

University of Vermont

  • Suresh Garimella, President, University of Vermont
  • Wendy Koenig, Federal and State Relations and Legislative Liaison, University of Vermont
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Mental Health

  • Emily Hawes, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Alison Krompf, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health

Friday, February 11, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Natural Resources - Secretary's Office

  • Megan Klinefelter, Director of Administrative Services II, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
-

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Environmental Conservation

  • Tracy LaFrance, Financial Operations Director, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Joanna Pallito, Administrative & Innovation Division Director, Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Peter Walke, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation
3:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

DVHA

  • Andrea De La Bruere, Commissioner, DVHA
  • Sandi Hoffman, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Nissa James, Health Care Director, Department of Vermont Health Access
  • Stephen Wisloski, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Vermont Health Access
2:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Natural Resources Board

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Sabina Haskell, Chair, Natural Resources Board
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Education

  • Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Jill Briggs Campbell, COVID-19 Federal Emergency Funds Project Manager, Agency of Administration
  • Chris Case, Student Support Services Division Director, Agency of Education
  • Dan French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

1:30 PM

S.173 - An act relating to the State House art collection

  • Sen. Alison Clarkson, Senate Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs Committee
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:00 PM

Vermont Fairs and Field Days Association

  • Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Fairs & Field Days Association
2:15 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Administration and the Department of Finance and Management

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Shawn Benham, Financial Director II, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
  • Jason Pinard, Financial Director II, Department of Finance and Management

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

- after the floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

ACCD

  • Lisa Allard, Financial Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Chris Baning, Financial and Administrative Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Tayt Brooks, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism & Marketing
3:30 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Committee of Conference


Friday, February 18, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Taxes

  • Sharon Asay, Finance Director, Department of Taxes
  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Andrew Stein, Chief Operating Officer, Department of Taxes
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Natural Resources - Fish and Wildlife and Forests, Parks and Recreation

  • Kristin Freeman, Financial Manager, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Steve Gomez, Financial Manager II, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Christopher Herrick, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
-

ARPA and IIJA Related to Climate Change and Water Infrastructure

Overview

  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
12:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Committee of Conference

1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Agriculture

  • Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services & Dairy Policy, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Amy Mercier, Financial Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Human Resources

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Shawn Benham, Financial Director II, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Doug Pine, Deputy Director, Department of Human Resources
4:00 PM

H.679 - An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

Committee of Conference


Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Public Safety

  • Col. Matthew Birmingham, Director, Vermont State Police
  • Erica Bornemann, Director, Vermont Emergency Management & Homeland Security
  • Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael Desrochers, Director, Division of Fire Safety, Department of Public Safety
  • Richard Hallenbeck, Director of Finance and Administration, Department of Public Safety
  • Terry LaValley, Radio Technology Service Director, Department of Public Safety
  • Jennifer Morrison, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center (VCIC)
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Public Service Department

  • Patricia LaRose, Director of Finance, Public Service Department
  • June Tierney, Commissioner, Department of Public Service

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Floor

- after the floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

  • Anne Duffy, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Trey Martin, Director of Planning and Program Development, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Larry Mires, Administrative Officer, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
-

S.173 - An act relating to the State House art collection

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, February 25, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Agency of Transportation

  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance & Logistics, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Development Division, Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Gammell, Director, Fleet & Maintenance Division, Agency of Transportation
  • Bradley Kukenberger, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Jayna Morse, Director, Finance & Administration Division, Agency of Transportation
  • Costa Pappis, Policy and Planning Manager, Policy, Planning & Research Bureau, Agency of Transportation

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Liquor and Lottery

  • Brian Evans, Financial Director, Department of Liquor and Lottery
  • Wendy Knight, Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Secretary of State

  • James Condos, Vermont Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
  • Stacey Drinkwine, Financial Director, Secretary of State's Office
  • Michelle Eno, Administrative Services Manager, Secretary of State's Office
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State's Office
2:45 PM

S.206 - An act relating to planning and support for individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Sen. Randy Brock
3:15 PM

Break

3:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Vermont State Auditor

  • Tim Ashe, Deputy State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
4:15 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

-

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Lt. Governor's Office

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Molly Gray, Vermont Lieutenant Governor
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Financial Regulation

  • David Cameron, Administrative Services Director, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Emily Kisicki, Director of Policy, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, March 10, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

-

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Department of Labor

  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Chad Wawryzniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 11, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Michael Clausen, Deputy Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Will Kriewald, Chief Financial Officer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Catherine Benham, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • John Bloomer, Secretary, Vermont Senate
  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Arlene Donovan, Director, Office of Legislative Human Resources
  • Mike Ferrant, Director, Office of Legislative Operations
  • Janet Miller, Sergeant at Arms, Vermont General Assembly
  • Kevin Moore, Director of Information Technology
  • Matthew S. Romei, Chief of Police, Capitol Police Department
  • BetsyAnn Wrask, Clerk of the House
3:00 PM

S.91 - An act relating to the Parent Child Center Network

Committee discussion and possible vote

3:15 PM

Adjourn

-

S.258 - An act relating to agricultural water quality, enforcement, and dairy farming

Committee discussion and possible vote


Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

S.91 - An act relating to the Parent Child Center Network

Committee discussion and possible vote

1:30 PM

S.214 - An act relating to valuation for purposes of the education property tax

  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Richard Westman
2:00 PM

S.219 - An act relating to ensuring compliance with the U.S. and Vermont Constitutions in the use of public funds for tuition

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Sen. Brian Campion, Senate Committee on Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
3:30 PM

S.72 - An act relating to the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Dick Sears

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:40 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Vermont State Colleges

  • Katherine Levasseur, Director of External & Government Affairs, Vermont State Colleges
  • Sophie Zdatny, Chancellor, Vermont State Colleges
2:15 PM

S.285 - An act relating to health care reform initiatives, data collection, and access to home- and community-based services

  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
3:00 PM

S.286 - An act relating to amending various public pension and other postemployment benefits

  • Chris Rupe, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:15 PM

S.90 - An act relating to establishing an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis registry

Committee discussion

  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Joshua Terenzini
2:20 PM

S.195 - An act relating to the certification of mental health peer support specialists

Committee discussion

  • Sen. Cheryl Hooker
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
-

S.197 - An act relating to the provision of mental health supports

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Sen. Brian Campion
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Michael Sirotkin

Friday, March 18, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

S.234 - An act relating to changes to Act 250

Committee discussion and possible vote

-

S.195 - An act relating to the certification of mental health peer support specialists

Committee discussion and possible vote


Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:15 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

State's Attorneys and Sheriffs

  • Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County Sheriff's Office
  • Barbara Bernardini, Fiscal Manager, Department of State's, Sheriff's and Special Investigative Units
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
  • Pam Hango, Special Investigative Unit, Grants Manager, Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
  • Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association
  • Annie Noonan, Labor Relations and Operations Manager, Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
2:15 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Overview of the bill as voted out of House Appropriations

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

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Defender General

  • Yvonne Matthews, Financial Director, Defender General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

3:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 25, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Executive Office

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Green Mountain Care Board

  • Robin Lunge, Board Member, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Kevin Mullin, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jean Stetter, Administrative Services Director, Green Mountain Care Board
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Executive Office

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
2:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Judiciary

  • Scott Griffith, Interim State Court Administrator, Vermont Judiciary
  • Gregg Mousley, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary
3:30 AM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Elise Brunelle, Executive Director, Vermont Symphony Orchestra
  • Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup, Executive Director, Vermont Humanities Council
  • Karen Mittleman, Exective Director, VT Council on the Arts
  • Steve Perkins, Executive Director, Vermont Historical Society

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Introduction of bill as passed the House

  • Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Reporter, House Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

  • Marilyn Cargill, Vice President, Financial Aid Services, Marketing and Research, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
- 15 min after the floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through and mark-up

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

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Barbara M. Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
  • Heather Simons, Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • Christina Sivret, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Bor Yang, Executive Director & Counsel, Vermont Human Rights Commission

Friday, April 1, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through and mark up

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Attorney General

  • Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • T.J. Donovan, Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Willa Farrell, Director, Court Diversion and Pre-Trial Services
  • Marcey Hodgdon, Fiscal Director, Attorney General's Office
  • Sarah London, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through, committee discussion, and mark up

2:30 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Richard Donahey, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Emily Hawes, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Jenney Samuelson, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Monica White, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
- 15 min after floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through, committee discussion and mark up

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
- 15 min after floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through, committee discussion and mark up


Friday, April 8, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Walk through, committee discussion and mark up


Monday, April 11, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up


Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
- 15 min after floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up

3:30 PM

H.159 - An act relating to community and economic development and workforce revitalization

  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
6:00 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, April 14, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
- 15 min after floor

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and mark up


Friday, April 15, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
2:45 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.715 - An act relating to the Clean Heat Standard

  • Sen. Christopher Bray, Chair, Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:30 PM

S.170 - An act relating to membership in the Municipal Employees’ Retirement System for certain county sheriff department employees

  • Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association
  • Beth Pearce, Vermont State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:00 PM

H.736 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Committee discussion and possible vote

4:00 PM

Senate Convenes


Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

-

H.720 - An act relating to the system of care for individuals with developmental disabilities

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Reporter, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Reporter, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:00 PM

Senate Convenes

2:00 PM

H.293 - An act relating to creating the State Youth Council

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sponsor, Progressive Party
2:30 PM

H.661 - An act relating to licensure of mental health professionals

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White, Sponsor, Senate Committee on Judiciary
2:45 PM

H.720 - An act relating to the system of care for individuals with developmental disabilities

Committee vote

3:00 PM

H.266 - An act relating to health insurance coverage for hearing aids

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Reporter, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
3:30 PM

H.655 - An act relating to telehealth licensure and registration and to provisional licensure for professions regulated by the Office of Professional Regulation

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Virginia "Ginny" Lyons, Reporter, Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
3:45 PM

H.517 - An act relating to educational benefits for members of the military and their families and eligibility for election to serve as Adjutant and Inspector General

  • Sen. Thomas Chittenden, Sponsor
4:00 PM

H.515 - An act relating to banking, insurance, and securities

4:15 PM

H.505 - An act relating to the creation of the Drug Use Standards Advisory Board within the Vermont Sentencing Commission

  • Sen. Dick Sears

Friday, April 22, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.510 - An act relating to a Vermont Child Tax Credit and the Vermont Social Security income exclusion

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Ann Cummings
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:00 PM

H.739 - An act relating to capital construction and State bonding budget adjustment

Committee discussion

  • Sen. Joe Benning
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.464 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to the Reach Up Program

Committee discussion and possible vote

-

H.465 - An act relating to boards and commissions

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Sen. Ruth Hardy, Reporter, Senate Committee on Finance

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Meeting Details
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1:30 PM

H.546 - An act relating to racial justice statistics

  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
-

H.410 - An act relating to the use and oversight of artificial intelligence in State government

  • Sen. Christopher Bray
  • Sen. Christopher Bray
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy
  • Sen. Ruth Hardy
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Meeting Details
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2:00 PM

H.96 - An act relating to creating the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale
-

H.465 - An act relating to boards and commissions

Committee discussion and possible vote

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Brian Collamore
3:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference


Friday, April 29, 2022
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2:00 PM

No Committee Meeting Scheduled for Today


Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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Meeting Record
9:30 AM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

10:00 AM

Senate Convenes

1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

2:45 PM

H.265 - An act relating to the Office of the Child, Youth, and Family Advocate

  • Sen. Ruth Hardy

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Meeting Details
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Meeting Record
1:00 PM

H.740 - An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government

Committee of Conference

3:30 PM

H.572 - An act relating to the retirement allowance for interim educators

  • Sen. Alison Clarkson
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
-

H.175 - An act relating to the beverage container redemption system

  • Sen. Christopher Bray
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Robert Starr

Friday, May 6, 2022
Meeting Details
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1:00 PM

H.737 - An act relating to setting the homestead property tax yields and the nonhomestead property tax rate

  • Sen. Ann Cummings
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
-

H.716 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes in education law

  • Sen. Christopher Bray
  • Sen. Christopher Bray
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Elizabeth St. James, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Joshua Terenzini
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel