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House Committee on Appropriations (Room 42)

The House Committee on Appropriations considers matters relating to 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

2021 Session Begins

House Floor Convenes

1:30 PM

House Floor

continues from morning session

15 minutes after PM House Floor

Committee Organization

Introductions, Other


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

House Convenes

Joint Assembly at 10:00 a.m. - Canvassing Report

12:00 PM

Recess

1:30 PM

House Convenes

Joint Assembly at 2:00 p.m. - Governor's Inaugural Message

15 minutes after House floor

Presentation

Budget Overview/Refresher

  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

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

House Convenes

10:15 AM

Committee Organization

12:00 PM

Tax Workshop

Please see House Committee on Ways & Means page or Legislative Announcements for further information.

1:15 PM

Presentation

Federal Relief Overview/Budget Pressures

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:15 PM

Status and Summary Report

Coronavirus Relief Fund

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
3:15 PM

Review Next Week's Agenda

and Adjourn


Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Committee Discussion

Joint Budget Instructions Letter to the Administration

10:00 AM

House Floor & Caucus

15 minutes after the floor - afternoon

Presentation

Navigating the Joint Fiscal Offices' web site; and Budget Documents (VISION Budget Detail, Roll up and Cross walks)

  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

Presentation

Review of Debt Service (Internal Service Funds, Capital Debt, Other)

  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:45 PM

Recess for Break

3:00 PM

Presentation

Review of Special Funds

  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
3:45 PM

Presentation

Review of Tax Increment Financing (TIFs)

  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Presentation

Review of How the Agency of Human Services Delivers Services

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
10:00 AM

Recess for Break

10:15 AM

Presentation

Budget Pressures

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

Presentation

Review of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
11:45 AM

Recess for Break

1:15 PM

House Floor

After Floor

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

House Chamber via videoconference


Thursday, January 14, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Presentation

State Information Technology Projects Review

  • Daniel Smith, Contractor, P&C Software Services, LLC, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

Recess for Break

10:15 AM

Presentation

Introduction to Education Finance

  • Chloe Wexler, Fiscal Data Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

Presentation

Review of the Transportation Fund

  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:45 AM

Recess for Break

1:15 PM

House Floor

15 minutes after the floor

Presentation

Medicaid Finance Overview

  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, January 15, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

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
10:30 AM

Recess for Break

10:45 AM

Committee Discussion

11:45 AM

Recess for Break

1:00 PM

Presentation

Economic Recovery Grants

  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

Presentation

Pensions

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

Adjourn


Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Committee Discussion

10:15 AM

Implicit Bias Prevention Training

House Floor

1:00 PM

House Caucus

3:00 PM

Emergency Board Meeting

Consensus Forecast - see Governor's website for details


Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

Recess for Break

10:15 AM

Presentation

Review of Consensus Revenue Forecast

  • Tom Kavet, Legislative Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC
11:00 AM

Committee Discussion

11:45 AM

Recess for Break

1:15 PM

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Education

  • 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

Human Services

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Michael K. Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
2:45 PM

Recess for Break

3:00 PM

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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
3:45 PM

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 21, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Review of Language

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
9:15 AM

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

Natural Resources

  • Emily Byrne, Director of Finance, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Forests. Parks and Recreation
10:00 AM

Recess for Break

10:15 AM

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Human Services

  • 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
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

Committee Discussion

2:00 PM

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Protection to Persons & Property

  • Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, January 22, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Members Comments/Suggestions

  • Rep. Warren F. Kitzmiller, Montpelier
8:45 AM

Committee Discussion

9:00 AM

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Commerce

  • Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
10:00 AM

Recess for Break

10:15 AM

Committee Discussion

Body Camera's

  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:30 AM

Committee Discussion

11:00 AM

S.36 - An act relating to modifications to the use of certain Coronavirus Relief Fund appropriations

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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Coronavirus Relief Fund

  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:45 PM

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

Adjourn


Monday, January 25, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
12:00 PM

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

Public Hearing

  • Susan Aranoff, Senior Planner and Policy Analyst, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Angus Baldwin, Owner, Three Crows Farm
  • Ryan Christiansen, President, Caledonia Spirits
  • Stephen Crowley
  • Melissa Disorda, Assistant Project Manager
  • Peter Edelmann
  • Joy Ely
  • Tom Flanagan, Superintendent, Burlington School District
  • Judy Harvey, Early Childhood Program Coordinator, Lund Center
  • Erik Hoekstra, Managing Partner, Redstone
  • Lucy Jones
  • Claire Kendall, Co-Director, Family Center of Washington County, Parent Child Center Network
  • Chris Kesler
  • Lee Madden
  • Erhard Mahnke, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Edward Metcalfe, Vermont Distillers
  • Jessica Radbord, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • John Sayles, CEO, Vermont Foodbank
  • Abbey Thomas
  • Drake Turner, Food Security Advocacy Manager, Let's Grow Kids
  • Linda Wichlac, President, Vermont Association for Adult Days
  • Richard Williams, Executive Director, Vermont State Housing Authority
1:00 PM

Adjourn Public Hearing

1:45 PM

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Committee Discussion/Vote


Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Committee Discussion

15 minutes after floor

Caucuses

1:00 PM

Joint Assembly - Governor's Budget Address

15 minutes after JT Assembly

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Review

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
3:30 PM

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

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

Language Review

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
  • Hardy Merrill, Director of Budget and Management Operations, Department of Finance & Management
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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General Government
1. Department of Finance & Management
2. 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

Break

2:45 PM

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Human Services

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Michael K. Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, January 28, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Human Services

  • Paul Daley, Financial Director, Vermont Department of Health
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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Human Services

  • Monica Caserta Hutt, Commissioner, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
  • Bill Kelly, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

House Convenes


Friday, January 29, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Members' Amendments - 3rd Reading

  • Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Chair, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Rep. Mary S. Hooper, Chair, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Robert LaClair, Barre Town
  • Rep. Patricia McCoy, Poultney
  • Rep. Linda Joy Sullivan, Dorset
9:30 AM

House Convenes


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

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Human Services

  • 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

Break

2:15 PM

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Human Services

  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Lisa Schilling, Financial Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
  • Adaline Strumolo, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
4:15 PM

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

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General Government

  • Jason Broughton, State Librarian, Department of Libraries
10:15 AM

Committee Discussion

10:30 AM

Caucuses

1:15 PM

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Higher Education

  • Suresh Garimella, President, University of Vermont
  • Wendy Koenig, Federal and State Relations and Legislative Liaison, University of Vermont
2:00 PM

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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
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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Higher Education

  • Marilyn Cargill, Vice President, Financial Aid Services, Marketing and Research, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Scott Giles, President, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
  • Tom Little, Vice President and General Counsel, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
3:45 PM

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General Government

  • Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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Human Services

  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Sarah Squirrell, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Shannon Thompson, Financial Director, Department of Mental Health
10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

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Protection to Persons & Property

  • Brenda Chamberlain, Business Manager, Public Utility Commission
  • Anthony Roisman, Chair, Public Utility Commission
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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General Government

  • John Quinn, Secretary, Agency of Digital Services
  • Kate Slocum, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Digital Services
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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General Government

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Shawn Benham, Financial Director II, Department of Human Resources
  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Angela Rouelle, Director of Strategic Development and Operations, Department of Human Resources
  • Harold Schwartz, Director of Operations, Department of Human Resources
4:00 PM

TBA

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 4, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Human Services

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Sarah Truckle, Financial Director IV, Department for Children and Families
10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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Department for Children & Families - CONTINUED

11:30 AM

Presentation

Excess Receipts Review

  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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Protection to Persons and Property

  • Diane Bothfeld, Director of Administrative Services & Dairy Policy, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Amy Mercier, Financial Director, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Michael Middleman, Budget Analyst, Department of Finance & Management
  • Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
2:30 PM

Break

2:45 PM

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Protection to Persons and Property

  • Lora Evans, Business Manager, Defender General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
3:45 PM

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

Review of Letter regarding the As passed the House version

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 5, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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General Government

  • Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
9:30 AM

Recess for House Floor

11:00 AM

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Protection to Persons and Property

  • David Cameron, Administrative Services Director, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
11:45 AM

Recess

1:00 PM

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Protection to Persons and Property

  • James Condos, Vermont Secretary of State, State of Vermont
  • Stacey Drinkwine, Director, Corporations and Administrative Services, Secretary of State's Office
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
2:00 PM

Committee Discussion

2:30 PM

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)

Reconciliation

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
3:00 PM

Adjourn


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

Public Hearing

Joint with Senate Committee on Appropriations regarding the Governor's Recommended FY 2022 State Budget
LIVE stream link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57

  • Jessica Barquist, Director of Policy and Organizing, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • David Bellini, Montpelier
  • Mary Ellen Britt, Putney
  • Sarah Carpenter, Chair, Rental Housing Advisory Board
  • Susan Fortier, Meeting Waters YMCA
  • Jordan Giaconia, Public Policy Director, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • John Gorton, Sheldon Food Shelf
  • Mary Houghton, Board Member, Tri-Park Cooperative Housing Corporation
  • Phil Huffman, Director of Government Relations and Policy, The Nature Conservancy in Vermont
  • Janet Hunt, Executive Director, Vermont Association of the Area Agencies on Aging
  • Judith Irving, Fat Toad Farm
  • Peter Jacobsen, Executive Director, Vermont CARES/HIV Service Organization
  • Amy Johnson, Program Manager, Parent Child Center Network
  • Claire Kendall, Co-Director, Family Center of Washington County, Parent Child Center Network
  • Sarah Kenney, Chief Policy Officer, Let's Grow Kids
  • Karyl Kent, School Nutrition Association of Vermont
  • Jasper Koliba, Harwood Union High School
  • Nick Kramer, Vermont Council on Rural Development
  • Lisa MacDougall, Mighty Food Farm
  • Erhard Mahnke, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Daniel Molind, Enough Ministries
  • Mary Mougey, Burlington
  • Ben Nottermann, Hardwick
  • Tommy O'Connor, Jeffersonville
  • Jill Olson, Director, Vermont Association for Home Health Agencies
  • Kathy Paquet, Central Vermont Council on Aging
  • Michael Redmond, Executive Director, Upper Valley Haven
  • Riva Reynolds, Stannard Farm
  • Eric Seitz, Pitchfork Farm
  • Ed Sunday-Winters, Greensboro
  • Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners
  • Kathrynn Titus, Cathedral Square
  • Jan van Eck, Director, D.J. Engineering
  • Joanna VonCulin, Lamoille
  • Beth Walsh, Vermont State Colleges United Professionals
  • Robin Way, Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources
  • Linda Wichlac, President, Vermont Association for Adult Days
2:30 PM

Adjourn Public Hearing

6:00 PM

Public Hearing

Joint with Senate Committee on Appropriations regarding the Governor's Recommended FY 2022 State Budget.
LIVE stream link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57

  • Donna Bailey, Director, Addison County Parent Child Center
  • Charlie Baker, Vermont Association of Planning and Development Agencies
  • Ruby Baker, Executive Director, Community of Vermont Elders (COVE)
  • Rebecca Bell, Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter
  • David Carey, Vermont Foodbank
  • Paul Cherrier, Addison County Educators Associations
  • Lisa Cioffi, Sheldon Elementary School
  • Janna Clar, Montpelier Senior Activity Center
  • Barbara Collette, Vermont - NEA
  • Natalie Cowden, Colchester
  • Morgan Crossman, Executive Director, Building Bright Futures State Advisory Council on Early Childhood
  • Kate Dewar, Lincoln
  • Molly Dugan, Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Cathedral Square
  • Kara Fitzbeauchamp, Evening Song Farm
  • Maire Folan, Green Mountain Farm to School
  • Ken Gagnon, Gagnon Lumber
  • Robert Hildebrand, President, School Nutrition Association of Vermont
  • Denis Houle, Northeast Kingdom Human Services
  • Perry Lessing, Weybridge
  • Dorothy Mammen, Middlebury
  • Kelley Mills, Addison County Educators Associations
  • Sandra Noyes, Vermont State Colleges
  • Andrew Nuss, Clara Martin Center
  • Kelly Osborne, Mount Abraham Education Association
  • Mary Beth Pinard, Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc.
  • Jessica Radbord, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Carrie Stahler, Lyndon
  • Elizabeth Storn, Hartford
  • Heather Wilson, Northwestern Counseling and Support Services
  • Susan Yuan, Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights
  • Tracy Zschau, Vice President for Conservation, Vermont Land Trust
7:30 PM

Adjourn Public Hearing


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

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Protection to Person and Property - Judiciary

  • Patricia Gabel, Vermont State Court Administrator, Vermont Judiciary
  • Gregg Mousley, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary
10:30 AM

Caucuses

1:00 PM

Committee Discussion

1:15 PM

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General Government - State Treasurer

  • John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Ashlynn Doyon, Executive Assistant and Policy Analyst, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer
2:00 PM

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Protection to Persons and Property - Criminal Justice Council

  • William Sheets, Interim Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • William Sorrell, Chair, Criminal Justice Council
  • Cindy Taylor-Patch, Director of Training, Vermont Police Academy
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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Education - Agency of Education

  • Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Kathy Flanagan, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education
  • Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
4:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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General Government - State Auditor

  • Doug Hoffer, State Auditor, State Auditor's Office
  • Andrew Stein, Deputy Auditor, State Auditor's Office
9:15 AM

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General Government - Executive Office (Governor)

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
9:45 AM

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Protection to Persons and Property - Enhanced 911

  • Brenda Berry, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Administration
  • Roger Marcoux, Chair, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
  • Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

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Protection to Persons and Property - State's Attorney, Sheriff's and Special Investigate Units

  • 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
  • Annie Noonan, Labor Relations Manager, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs Association
11:30 AM

Committee Discussion

11:45 AM

Adjourn

1:15 PM

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Protection to Persons and Property - Attorney General

  • Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Willa Farrell, Director, Court Diversion and Pre-Trial Services
  • Marcey Hodgdon, Fiscal Director, Attorney General's Office
  • Sarah London, Financial Director, Attorney General's Office
2:15 PM

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General Government - Lieutenant Governor

  • Hazel Brewster, Chief of Staff, Vermont Lieutenant Governor's Office
  • Molly Gray, Vermont Lieutenant Governor
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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Protection to Persons and Property - Department of Public Safety

  • Matthew Birmingham, Colonel, 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, Public Safety - Division of Fire Safety
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
4:00 PM

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 11, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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General Government - Department of Buildings & General Services

  • Holly S. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Division, Agency of Administration
  • Jennifer Fitch, Commissioner, Buildings & General Services
  • Marc O'Grady, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services
10:00 AM

H.81 - An act relating to statewide public school employee health benefits

Review of the Bill/Vote

  • Rep. Tommy Walz, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

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Natural Resources - Natural Resources Board/Act 250

  • Diane Snelling, Chair, Natural Resources Board/Act 250
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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General 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
2:15 PM

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Natural Resources

  • Emily Byrne, Director of Finance and Administration, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Maggie Gendron, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
  • Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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Natural Resources

  • Kristin Freeman, Financial Manager, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
  • Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Forests. Parks and Recreation
3:30 PM

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Natural Resources

  • 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
4:00 PM

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Natural Resources

  • Steve Gomez, Financial Manager, Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 12, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:00 AM

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

Senate Actions

  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
8:30 AM

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

General Government - VOSHA

  • Leigh Keyser Phillips, Chair, VOSHA Review Board
9:00 AM

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

General Government - State Ethics Commission

  • Julie Hulburd, Chair, Vermont State Ethics Commission
  • Larry Novins, Executive Director, Vermont State Ethics Commission
9:30 AM

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

Human Services - Commission on Women

  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Hannah Lane, Policy Research Analyst and Business Manager, Vermont Commission on Women
10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Protection to Persons and Property - Human Rights Commission

  • Bor Yang, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
10:45 AM

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

Protection to Persons and Property - Department of Liquor & Lottery

  • Patrick Delaney, Commissioner, Department of Liquor and Lottery
  • Brian Evans, Financial Director, Department of Liquor and Lottery
11:45 AM

Recess

1:00 PM

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

General Government - Legislative Offices

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Dan Dickerson, Legislative Finance Administrator, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mike Ferrant, Director of Operations, Office of Legislative Operations
  • Duncan Goss, Systems Analyst/Business Manager, Office of Legislative Information Technology
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nedene Martin, Supervisor of Drafting Operations, Legislative Counsel
  • Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Janet Miller, Sergeant-At-Arms, Vermont Legislature
  • Kevin Moore, Director of Information Technology, Office of Legislative Information Technology
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Matthew Romei, Chief of Capitol Police, Vermont Legislature
2:00 PM

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

Protection to Persons and Property - Public Service Department

  • Patricia LaRose, Director of Finance, Public Service Department
  • June Tierney, Commissioner, Public Service Department
3:00 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Proposed Amendments

  • Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sarah Waring, Vice President of Grants and Community Investments, Vermont Community Foundation
  • Brittney Wilson, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor Phil Scott
9:30 AM

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

Commerce - Vermont Housing & Conservation Board

  • Anne Duffy, Chief Financial Officer, Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Larry Mires, Administrative Officer, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
10:30 AM

Caucuses

10:50 AM

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

Committee Discussion - Proposed Amendments to Senate Proposal of Amendment

1:15 PM

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

Commerce - VT Historical Society

  • Steve Perkins, Executive Director, Vermont Historical Society
1:45 PM

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

Commerce - VT Council on the Arts

  • Karen Mittelman, Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council
2:15 PM

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

Commerce - VT Humanities Council

  • Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup, Executive Director, Vermont Humanities Council
2:45 PM

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

Commerce - VT Symphony Orchestra

  • Elise Brunelle, Executive Director, Vermont Symphony Orchestra
3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

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

Proposed Amendments to Senate Proposal

3:45 PM

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

Labor

  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Chad Wawryzniak, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

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

Commerce - ACCD

  • Ted Brady, 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
  • Kathy Thayer-Gosselin, Financial Director, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Commerce - ACCD continues

11:00 AM

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

Protection to Persons & Property - Military

  • Kim Fedele, Financial Manager, Military Department
  • Ken Gragg, Executive Director, Military Department
  • Gregory C. Knight, Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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

Transportation - Agency

  • Michele Boomhower, Director, Policy, Planning & Intermodal Development Division, Agency of Transportation
  • Joe Flynn, Secretary of Transportation, Agency of Transportation
  • Ann Gammell, Highway Division Deputy Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Gammell, Finance & Administration Division Director, Agency of Transportation
  • Leonard LeBlanc, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Transportation
  • Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation
2:15 PM

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

Transportation - Department of Motor Vehicles

  • Terri Blaisdell, Director of Finance & Logistics, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles
3:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 18, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Human Services - Green Mountain Care Board

  • Susan Barrett, Executive Director, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Kevin Mullin, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board
  • Jean Stetter, Administrative Services Director, Green Mountain Care Board
9:30 AM

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

  • Rep. John Gannon, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
10:30 AM

Joint Assembly

1:15 PM

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

Protection to Persons & Property - Center for Crime Victims Services

  • Elaine Boyce, Deputy Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
  • Carol Brochu, Director of Finance and Administration, Center for Crime Victim Services
  • Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
2:00 PM

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

Recommendations from Policy Committees

  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Lori Houghton, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Charles Kimbell, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, House Committee on Health Care
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Chair, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. Marybeth Redmond, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Rep. Taylor Small, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
3:00 PM

Recess for Break

3:15 PM

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

  • Jody Lesko, Director of Programs and Implementation, Efficiency Vermont
  • Dan Reilly, Efficiency Vermont
3:45 PM

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

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 19, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Human Services - Vermont Veteran's Home

  • Melissa Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, Vermont Veterans' Home
  • Steve McClafferty, Finance Director, Vermont Veterans' Home
9:30 AM

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

Protection to Persons & Property - Financial Regulation

  • David Cameron, Administrative Services Director, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Michael Pieciak, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation
10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

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

Housing

  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
11:00 AM

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

House Ways and Means Recommendation

  • Rep. Janet Ancel, Reporter of Amendment, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:15 AM

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

Proposed Amendment by House Committee on Appropriations

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. John Gannon, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
11:45 AM

Recess

1:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

1:30 PM

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

Federal Farmers to Families/Foodbank

  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
2:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

Adjourn


Monday, February 22, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
12:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

2:00 PM

Break

2:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion/VOTE

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

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

Policy Committee Recommendations

10:30 AM

Caucuses

1:15 PM

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

Coronavirus Relief Follow-up

  • Doug Farnham, Chief of Operations, Agency of Administration
1:30 PM

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

Policy Committee Recommendations

2:45 AM

Break

3:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Committee Discussion

11:15 AM

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

  • Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion

2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, February 25, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Committee Discussion

11:45 AM

Recess

1:00 PM

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

Floor Amendments - Committee Discussion

1:15 PM

House Convenes

COVID-19 Relief Bill

2:00 PM

Joint Assembly

UVM Trustees Election Results

15 minutes after floor

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

Committee Discussion

3:15 PM

Briefing on Federal COVID-19 Legislation

Hosted by Senate Committee on Appropriations:
https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/senate-appropriations

  • Congressman Peter Welch, U.S. House of Representatives
4:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, February 26, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

  • Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
9:00 AM

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

House Floor Amendments

  • Rep. Selene Colburn, Sponsor, Burlington
  • Rep. Charles Kimbell, Vice Chair, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Chair, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
9:30 AM

House Convenes

COVID-19 Relief Bill

1:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

3:00 PM

Adjourn


Monday, March 8, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
12:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

1:45 PM

Break

2:00 PM

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

Technology Modernization Fund Long-Term Plan

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

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

9:30 AM

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

  • Rep. Samantha Lefebvre, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
10:30 AM

Caucuses

1:00 PM

Joint Assembly

Election of UVM College Trustees

15 minutes after Joint Assembly

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Updates: Federal Relief and Spending Implications for the State Budget

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

House Convenes

3:30 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Check-In

3:45 PM

Adjourn


Thursday, March 11, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

9:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion

2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Friday, March 12, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

H.101 - An act relating to the implementation of 2018 Acts and Resolves No. 173 by providing grant funding to build systems-driven, sustainable literacy support for all students with measurable outcomes

Bill Review

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Kathryn Webb, Chair, House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

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

Bill Review

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Kathleen James, Reporter, House Committee on Education
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
9:30 AM

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

Review of the Bill

  • Rep. John Arrison, Reporter, House Committee on Education
  • Rep. Lawrence Cupoli, Reporter, House Committee on Education
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Committee Discussion

11:00 AM

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

Committee Discussion

11:45 AM

Adjourn

1:00 PM

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

Appropriation Proposal -- this is NOT a bill review

  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn


Monday, March 15, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
12:00 PM

H.101 - An act relating to the implementation of 2018 Acts and Resolves No. 173 by providing grant funding to build systems-driven, sustainable literacy support for all students with measurable outcomes

Committee Discussion/Vote

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
12:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
12:30 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
12:45 PM

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

Committee Discussion

1:30 PM

Break

1:45 PM

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

Committee Discussion

3:15 PM

Break

3:30 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn

*Meeting may continue later*


Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

Spending Context

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
9:15 AM

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

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

Break

Possibly Floor/Caucuses

10:15 AM

Possible Meeting

Depends on Floor Actions/Caucuses

1:15 PM

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

  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. William J. Lippert, Chair, House Committee on Health Care
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:00 PM

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

Review of the bill

  • Rep. Charles Kimbell, Vice-Chair, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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

  • Rep. Robert Norris, Reporter, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Carolyn W. Partridge, Chair, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
3:45 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:00 PM

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

  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Diane Lanpher, Chair, House Committee on Transportation
  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Reporter, House Committee on Transportation
5:00 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:00 AM

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

Committee Discussion

9:00 AM

Clean Water

Funding Update

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
9:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Committee Discussion

11:00 AM

H.183 - An act relating to sexual violence

  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Selene Colburn, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary
11:45 AM

Recess

1:15 PM

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

Review of the Bill

  • Rep. Timothy Briglin, Chair, House Committee on Energy and Technology
  • Rep. Caleb Elder, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Reporter, House Committee on Energy and Technology
2:15 PM

One-time Funds Context

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

3:45 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Sara Coffey, Reporter, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
4:30 PM

Adjourn

*The meeting could go later*


Thursday, March 18, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:00 AM

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

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

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

Committee Discussion

11:00 AM

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

  • Rep. Jessica Brumsted, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Francis McFaun, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Ann Pugh, Chair, House Committee On Human Services
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
11:45 AM

Adjourn

1:15 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.

  • Rep. Alyssa Black, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care
  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Lori Houghton, Member, House Committee on Health Care
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion

2:45 PM

Break

3:00 PM

H.432 - An act relating to compensation for certain State employees (Pay Act)

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Peter Anthony, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
4:30 PM

Adjourn

*The meeting may continue later*


Friday, March 19, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

H.153 - An act relating to Medicaid reimbursement rates for home- and community-based service providers

  • Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

11:00 AM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

11:15 AM

H.183 - An act relating to sexual violence

Committee Discussion/Vote

11:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

12:00 PM

Adjourn

1:30 PM

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

3:00 PM

Break

3:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion

4:30 PM

Adjourn

*Meeting may continue later*


Monday, March 22, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
12:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

12:40 PM

Recess

2:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

2:45 PM

Recess

4:30 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote


Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Convenes

1:15 PM

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

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Sara Coffey, Vice-Chair, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Chair, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

H.152 - An act relating to education property tax

  • Rep. Scott Beck, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Brad James, Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:30 PM

Adjourn


Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Committee Discussion

9:30 AM

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

Amendment

  • Rep. Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, Sponsor of amendment
9:45 AM

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

Floor amendment

  • Rep. Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, Sponsor of amendment
11:45 AM

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

Floor Amendment - Discussion

12:00 PM

Caucus of the Whole

FY 2022 Big Bill

1:15 PM

House Convenes


Thursday, March 25, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Members Floor Amendments - 2nd Reading

9:30 AM

TBA

10:30 AM

Joint Assembly

Retention of two Superior Judges and three Magistrates

1:15 PM

House Convenes


Friday, March 26, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

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

Members Amendments - 3rd Reading

9:30 AM

House Convenes

12:00 PM

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

Senate Proposal of Amendment

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

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

  • Dan Dickerson, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano, Reporter, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
9:30 AM

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

Administration's Response to Senate Proposal - tentative

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management
10:00 AM

House Convenes

10:30 AM

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

Senate Proposal

  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
4:00 PM

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

Proposed Amendment -- Tentative

4:15 PM

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

ESSER Fund Tracking

  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
4:30 PM

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

Committee Discussion


Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

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

Committee Discussion

1:15 PM

House Convenes

15 minutes after floor

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


Thursday, April 1, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

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

Committee Discussion

9:15 AM

Recess

10:30 AM

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

Committee Discussion

1:15 PM

House Convenes

2:00 PM

Joint Assembly

2:30 PM

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

4:45 PM

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

Committee is on standby for Policy Committee Deliberations - please be patient for meetings to start and refresh often.


Friday, April 2, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Convenes

15 minutest after floor

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

2:15 PM

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


Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

Committee Discussion

10:00 AM

House Convenes


Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Committee Discussion

1:15 PM

House Convenes


Thursday, April 8, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
1:15 PM

House Convenes


Friday, April 9, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Informational Meeting

Guaranteed Minimum Income

  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
9:30 AM

House Convenes


Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Convenes

1:15 PM

Informational Meeting

Education Funding 101

  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, VT Superintendents Association
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:30 PM

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

  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. James Masland, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Kristi Morris, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
8:00 AM

Notice

Joint Fiscal Committee - meets from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Information: https://ljfo.vermont.gov/

10:30 AM

TBA

1:15 PM

House Convenes


Thursday, April 15, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Informational Meeting

Housing

  • Shaun Gilpin, Housing Program Administrator, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Sarah Phillips, Office of Economic Opportunity, Department for Children and Families
  • Geoffrey Pippenger, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
10:30 AM

TBA

1:00 PM

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

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Kathryn Webb, Chair, House Committee on Education
1:45 PM

Adjourn


Friday, April 16, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

H.449 - An act relating to the membership and duties of the Vermont Pension Investment Commission and the creation of the Pension Benefits, Design, and Funding Task Force

  • Rep. John Gannon, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Rep. Robert LaClair, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Chris Rupe, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
9:30 AM

House Floor

1:00 PM

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

  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Francis McFaun, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Daniel Noyes, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services
  • Rep. Marybeth Redmond, Reporter, House Committee On Human Services

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

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

Discussion/Vote

9:20 AM

H.449 - An act relating to the membership and duties of the Vermont Pension Investment Commission and the creation of the Pension Benefits, Design, and Funding Task Force

Discussion/Vote

9:40 AM

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

Discussion/Vote

10:00 AM

House Convenes

1:15 PM

H.446 - An act relating to miscellaneous natural resources and development subjects

  • Dan Dickerson, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. David Durfee, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Larry Satcowitz, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
2:15 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Possible Vote

2:45 PM

H.449 - An act relating to the membership and duties of the Vermont Pension Investment Commission and the creation of the Pension Benefits, Design, and Funding Task Force

Committee Discussion/Possible Vote


Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Informational Meeting

VT Center for Geographic Information

  • John Adams, Director, Vermont Center for Geographic Information
10:00 AM

Recess

11:00 AM

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

  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Kathryn Webb, Chair, House Committee on Education
1:15 PM

House Convenes

10 minutes after floor

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

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote


Thursday, April 22, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Informational Meeting

Medicaid 101

  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

Informational Meeting

Global Commitment Waiver

  • Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
  • Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Cory Gustafson, Commissioner, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)
11:00 AM

TBA

1:00 PM

House Floor


Friday, April 23, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
8:30 AM

TBA

9:30 AM

House Convenes


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Housing Discussion

  • Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
  • Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board
10:00 AM

House Convenes

1:00 PM

S.102 - An act relating to the regulation of agricultural inputs for farming

  • Rep. Thomas Bock, Reporter, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Rep. William Canfield, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Dan Dickerson, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Rodney Graham, Reporter, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Rep. John O'Brien, Reporter, House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

Housing Discussion

Administration's Housing Proposal Review

  • Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Geoffrey Pippenger, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Jessica Radbord, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Sarah Truckle, Financial Director, Department for Children and Families

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Informational Meeting

Higher Education as an Economic Development Tool

  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
10:00 AM

S.124 - An act relating to miscellaneous utility subjects

  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Michael Yantachka, Reporter, House Committee on Energy and Technology
1:15 PM

House Convenes


Thursday, April 29, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

Informational Meeting

Unemployment Insurance

  • Michael Harrington, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor
10:00 AM

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

  • Rep. Erin Brady, Reporter, House Committee on Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

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

  • Rep. Peter Conlon, Reporter, House Committee on Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:15 PM

House Convenes


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

Informational Meeting

Earned Income Tax Credit

  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
9:15 AM

Informational Meeting

Impact of EITC on the Benefits Cliff

  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
9:30 AM

House Convenes

1:00 PM

Informational Meeting

State's Classification System

  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Aimee Pope, Classification Manager, Department of Human Resources

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

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

Senate Proposal review

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
10:15 AM

Recess for House Floor

1:15 PM

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

Critical Occupations Scholarships

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

Senate Proposal review continued

  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Maria Belliveau, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, May 5, 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

Independent Colleges

  • Susan Stitely, President, Association of Vermont Independent Colleges
9:30 AM

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

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Rep. Michael McCarthy, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office
10:15 AM

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

Senate Proposal - Committee Discussion

1:15 PM

House Convenes

15 minutes after floor

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


Thursday, May 6, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

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

Costs associated with opening the courts

  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
  • Lora Evans, Administrative Services Manager, Defender General's Office
  • Patricia Gabel, Vermont State Court Administrator, Vermont Judiciary
  • Gregg Mousley, Chief of Finance and Administration, Vermont Judiciary
  • Annie Noonan, Director of Human Resources, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs Association
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
1:15 PM

House Convenes

1:45 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Amendment/Vote

2:30 PM

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

Committee Discussion


Friday, May 7, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
9:30 AM

House Convenes


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

Conference Committee -- please use the following LIVE link: https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/vermont-joint-fiscal

10:00 AM

House Convenes

1:00 PM

S.3 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Rep. Martin LaLonde, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

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

Conference Committee Meeting
Live Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57


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

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

Conference Committee Meeting
Live Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57

10:00 AM

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

  • Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. David Durfee, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
11:00 AM

S.3 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Committee Discussion/Amendment/Vote

1:15 PM

House Convenes

3:00 PM

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

Conference Committee Meeting
Live Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57


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

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

Conference Committee Meeting
Live Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57

10:00 AM

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

Due to technical difficulties -- please use the Joint Fiscal Committee YouTube channel this morning.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57

  • Rep. Seth Bongartz, Reporter, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife
  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
1:15 PM

House Convenes

3:00 PM

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

Conference Committee Meeting
Live Stream Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57


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

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

Committee of Conference Meeting
Live Stream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57

9:30 AM

House Convenes

11:00 AM

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

  • Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Peter Conlon, Reporter, House Committee on Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Breanna Parker, Legislative Fiscal Data Analyst , Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

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

Committee Discussion/Vote

2:30 PM

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

Committee of Conference Meeting
Live Stream Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgHFernWVwH5MD0Se9NmVhg/videos?view=57

3:45 PM

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

  • Rep. Scott Beck, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. John Gannon, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
4:15 PM

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


Monday, May 17, 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
Live Stream Link: https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/vermont-joint-fiscal

2:00 PM

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

Committee of Conference

3:30 PM

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

4:15 PM

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

Committee of Conference


Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Standard
Meeting Record
9:00 AM

S.97 - An act relating to miscellaneous judiciary procedures

  • Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:00 AM

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

Committee of Conference

10:00 AM

House Convenes

1:00 PM

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

  • Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. James Masland, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Thomas Stevens, Chair, House Committee on General, Housing & Military Affairs
3:00 PM

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

Committee of Conference

10 minutes after floor adjourns

S.97 - An act relating to miscellaneous judiciary procedures

  • Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Rep. David Durfee, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Martin LaLonde, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Convenes

11:00 AM

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

Committee of Conference

1:55 PM

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

Senate Proposal of Amendment -- Sec. 4

6:30 PM

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

Committee of Conference


Thursday, May 20, 2021
Meeting Details
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Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Convenes

2:30 PM

House Reconvenes


Friday, May 21, 2021
Meeting Details
Hearing Type
Standard
Meeting Record
10:00 AM

House Convenes

11:40 AM

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