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General Assembly

Standing Committee Meetings

Week of May 24, 2020 - May 30, 2020

House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

 

AGENDA

 

Room 32

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/26/2020 4:48 PM

 

Click here to view livestream

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

9:30 AM                   COVID-19 Related Agricultural Issues

Report on current initiatives

Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

 

11:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

10:00 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint hearing with Senate Agriculture Committee

Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Alyson Eastman, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Steven Collier, General Counsel, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

 

10:55 AM                   Leave Joint Hearing for House Floor

 

11:00 AM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

8:30 AM                   COVID-19 Related Agricultural Issues

Farm support

Darlene Reynolds, DFA Farmer of the Year for 2019, Crossroads Dairy

Denna Benjamin, Riverview Farm, Franklin

Will Gladstone, Newmont Farm, Bradford

Amanda St. Pierre, Executive Director, Vermont Dairy Producers Alliance

Bill Rowell, Chair of Board, Vermont Dairy Producers Alliance

 

9:45 AM                   Adjourn

 

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

If you have questions or comments, please contact Linda Leehman:

 


House Committee on Appropriations

 

AGENDA

 

Video Conference

Click for LIVE Stream

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 8:55 AM

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

8:30 AM                   H. 953 - An act relating to fiscal year 2020 supplemental budget adjustments

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

9:30 AM                   Committee Discussion

1. Gov.'s Economic Recovery Bill - Wed. at 9:00 a.m.

2.  H.953 - Committee member updates

3. Other

 

10:00 AM                   Recess

 

1:00 PM                   H. 611 - An act relating to the Older Vermonters Act

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

2:00 PM                   H. 942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Proposed Amendment -- Tentative

Rep. Curt McCormack, Chair, House Committee on Transportation

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

Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

3:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

8:30 AM                   H. 611 - An act relating to the Older Vermonters Act

Committee Discussion

 

9:45 AM                   20-0973 - FY 2021 first quarter appropriations bill

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

10:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

8:30 AM                   H. 611 - An act relating to the Older Vermonters Act

Committee Discussion

 

9:00 AM                   Recess

 

1:45 PM                   20-0973 - FY 2021 first quarter appropriations bill

Committee Discussion

Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

2:45 PM                   H. 953 - An act relating to fiscal year 2020 supplemental budget adjustments

Senate Proposal of Amendment

 

3:00 PM                   H. 951 - An act relating to the municipal emergency statewide education property tax borrowing program

Senate Proposal of Amendment

 

3:30 PM                   H. 611 - An act relating to the Older Vermonters Act

 

3:45 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

8:30 AM                   H. 607 - An act relating to increasing the supply of primary care providers in Vermont

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Rep. Annmarie Christensen, Reporter, House Committee on Health Care

 

9:00 AM                   H. 953 - An act relating to fiscal year 2020 supplemental budget adjustments

Committee Discussion

 

9:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

 


House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development

 

AGENDA

 

To view our meetings live on YouTube, go here

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 5:02 PM

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

1:00 PM                   Committee  Discussion

Penalty Weeks Under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Michael Harrington, Acting Commissioner, Department of Labor

Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor

 

3:00 PM                   Break

 

3:30 PM                   House Caucus

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

9:00 AM                   Commission Discussion

COVID Economic Recovery Bill

Sue Minter, Executive Director, Capstone Community Action

Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont

Karen Mittelman, Executive Director, Vermont Arts Council

Jody Fried, Executive Director, Catamount Arts Council

Christopher Ilstrup, Executive  Director, Vermont Humanities Council

 

10:45 AM                   Break

 

11:00 AM                   FLOOR

 

-                                   Break

 

1:30 PM                   FLOOR

 

-                                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

9:00 AM                   COVID Economic Recovery Bill

Walk through with David Hall.

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

 

10:00 AM                   Break

 

1:00 PM                   Committee  Discussion

Penalty Weeks Letter.

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

9:30 AM                   FLOOR

 

2:30 PM                   Committee  Discussion

COVID Economic Recovery Bill

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Cassie Polhemus, Chief Executive Officer, Vermont Economic Development Authority

Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

Jessica Vintinner, Legislative Director and Principal Assistant, Department of Labor

 

4:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date.. Please write your name, organization, date and title on each document. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.

 

If you have questions, please contact, Amy Todisco, atodisco@leg.state.vt.us

 


House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

 

AGENDA

 

Via Videoconference

Click here to view the live stream or click the Live Stream button on the Committee's Information Page

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 4:05 PM

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

1:30 PM                   S. 338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion

House Judiciary Proposal

Possible Vote Out of Committee

Rep. Maxine Grad, House Committee on Judiciary

Rep. Martin LaLonde, South Burlington

Rep. Selene Colburn, Burlington

Emily Carr, General Counsel, Department of Corrections

Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

 

3:30 PM                   All-House Caucus

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

11:00 AM                   House Floor

See General Assembly Home Page for the Live Stream Link

 

12:30 PM                   S. 338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

2:00 PM                   House Floor

See General Assembly Home Page for the Live Stream Link

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

9:00 AM                   S. 338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 5.1

 

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge

Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

 

11:00 AM                   Adjourn

 

12:30 PM                   S. 338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office

Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections

David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

 

2:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

9:00 AM                   S. 338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 6.1

Vote Out of Committee

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

Phil Petty at ppetty@leg.state.vt.us

 


House Committee on Education

 

AGENDA

 

Room 31

May 25, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/27/2020 2:39 PM

 

Click here for a live stream of the committee hearings.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

12:00 PM                   S. 233 - An act relating to uniform licensing standards

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

3:30 PM                   House Caucus

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 959 - An act relating to education property tax

Walk-through and Committee Discussion

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Rep. Scott Beck, House Committee on Ways and Means

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

11:00 AM                   House Floor

 

2:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

-                                   No Committee Meetings Scheduled

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

2:00 PM                   S. 233 - An act relating to uniform licensing standards

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Emily Simmons, General Counsel, Agency of Education

Erik Remmers, Chair, Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and include your name, organization, date and title in your email. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Avery Lamb at alamb@leg.state.vt.us

 


House Committee on Energy and Technology

 

AGENDA

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 4:53 PM

 

 

Committee meetings can be live streamed here

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

`                                   No Committee Meeting Scheduled

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

9:00 AM                   S. 301 - An act relating to miscellaneous telecommunications changes

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Gregg Faber, Analyst, Public Utility Commission

Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

2:00 PM                   S. 301 - An act relating to miscellaneous telecommunications changes

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T

Annette Smith, Executive Director, Vermonters for a Clean Environment

Dylan Zwicky, Lobbyist, NECTA

Benjamin Aron, Director of State Regulatory Affairs, CTIA - The Wireless Association

Jonathan Gibson, Resident, Shrewsbury

James White, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Comcast - Northeast Division

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

1:00 PM                   S. 301 - An act relating to miscellaneous telecommunications changes

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

Please contact fbrown@leg.state.vt.us with questions and comments.  Thank you!

 


House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs

 

AGENDA

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/27/2020 3:25 PM

 

 

 

Please Note

Hearings will be streamed live on YouTube at:

 

Live Stream Link

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

11:00AM - 1:00PM                    Homeless Housing Transition

Update on rehousing plans

Sean Brown, Deputy Commissioner, Economic Services Division, Department for Children and Families - ZOOM

 

-                                   Rental Housing Assistance

Wendy Morgan, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid - ZOOM

 

3:30 PM                   Whole House Caucus

See House home page for live-stream link.

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

11:00 AM                   House Floor

See House home page for live-stream link.

 

2:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

-                                   No Meeting Scheduled

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

10:00 AM                   House Floor

See House home page for live-stream link.

 

12:00 - 2:00pm                      Governor's Economic Recovery Proposal

Housing

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development

Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.

 

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact  Ron Wild - rwild@leg.state.vt.us

 


House Committee on Government Operations

 

AGENDA

 

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 12:38 PM

 

Committee Meetings are live streamed on YouTube, please click here

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

10:00 AM                   S. 233 - An act relating to uniform licensing standards

Rep. Sarah "Sarita" Austin, House Committee on Education

Bryan Redmond, Director, Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division, Department of Environmental Conservation

Rodney Pingree, Chief, Water Resources Section

Michael Desrochers, Executive Director of Fire Management, Department of Public Safety

Erik Remmers, Chair, Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:50 AM                   Budget Adjustment Discussion

Rep. David Yacovone, House Committee on Appropriations

 

11:08 AM                   H. 947 - An act relating to temporary municipal tax rate provisions in response to COVID-19

Committee Discussion to consider Senate proposal of amendment

Rep. John Gannon, Member, House Committee On Government Operations

 

11:20 AM                   Adjourn

 

3:30 PM                   All-House Caucus

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

-                                   No Committee Meetings Scheduled

 

11:00 AM                   House Floor

 

2:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

-                                   CANCELLED :  10:30 hearing

S. 233 - An act relating to uniform licensing standards

Due to Technical Difficulties

 

11:30 AM                   Pay Act

Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources

Harold Schwartz, Director of HR Operations, Department of Human Resources

Patricia Gabel, Vermont State Court Administrator, Vermont Judiciary

Annie Noonan, Labor Relations Manager, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs Association

Gary Hoadley, Director of Labor Relations, VSEA

 

12:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

-                                   No Committee Meetings Scheduled

 

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date. With few exceptions, documents are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.

 

Please contact Andrea Hussey, ahussey@leg.state.vt.us, with questions or comments.

 


House Committee on Health Care

 

AGENDA

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 8:18 AM

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

-                                   Meeting of House Committee on Health Care

The House Committee on Health Care meeting today will be live streamed here.

11:00 AM                   S. 128 - An act relating to physician assistant licensure

Possible amendment, committee discussion, vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice

 

-                                   20-0896 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care

Committee discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Louis Josephson, Ph.D., President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Nissa James, Health Care Director, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

Nancy Hogue, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Services, Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA)

 

-                                   Committee Discussion

Review health care portions of Act No. 91 (H.742), Vermont's response to COVID-19

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

3:30 PM                   All-House Caucus

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

-                                   Joint Meeting of House Committee on Health Care and Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

The House Committee on Health Care meeting this morning will be held jointly with the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare and will be live streamed here.

9:00 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint Meeting with Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

Health Care Systems Financial Update

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association

Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont

 

9:45 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint Meeting with Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

Agency of Human Services - Health Care Systems Financial Update

Michael K. Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services

 

10:15 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint Meeting with Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

Health Care Systems Financial Update

Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont

Susan Ridzon, Executive Director, Health First

Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners

Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

 

11:00 AM                   House Floor

 

2:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

-                                   Meeting of House Committee on Health Care

The House Committee on Health Care meeting this afternoon will be live streamed here.

2:00 PM                   H. 960 - An act relating to miscellaneous health care provisions

Final committee discussion and vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Louis Josephson, Ph.D., President and CEO, Brattleboro Retreat

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

-                                   Committee Discussion

Health Care Portions of Act No. 91 (H.742), Vermont's response to COVID-19

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

4:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

-                                   No Committee Meeting Scheduled

 

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

If you have any questions, please contact

Demis Martin - demis@leg.state.vt.us

 Please note that witnesses may not be called in the order in which they are listed.

 


House Discrimination Prevention Panel

This agenda has not yet been published.


House Ethics Panel

This agenda has not yet been published.


House Sexual Harassment Prevention Panel

This agenda has not yet been published.


House Committee on Human Services

 

AGENDA

 

Room 46

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 11:47 AM

 

 

Committee Meetings are live streamed here

 

unless otherwise specified

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

1:00 PM                   C0VID-19 Response

Childcare Restart and Roll-Out

Steven Berbeco, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Human Services Child Development Division

Aly Richards, Chief Executive Officer, Let's Grow Kids

Breena Holmes MD, Director of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Health (1:30 PM)

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health

Judy Rex, Director of Policy and Planning, Department of Children and Families

Melissa Riegel-Garrett, Child Development Division Policy Director, Agency of Human Services Child Development Division

Sarah Kenney, Senior Director of Policy, Let's Grow Kids

Morgan Crossman, Ph.D., Executive  Director, Building Bright Futures

Holly Morehouse, Executive Director, Vermont Afterschool, Inc.

Claire Kendall, Co-Director, Family Center of Washington County, Parent Child Center Network

 

3:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

3:30 PM                   Whole House Caucus

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

-                                   No Committee Meetings Scheduled

 

11:00 AM                   House Floor

 

-                                   Recess

 

2:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020-Today's hearing has been postponed due to technical difficulties

12:00 PM                   S. 185 - An act relating to adopting a climate change response plan and regional planning commission involvement in identifying health care-related needs

Walk-through and testimony

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Barb Neal, Executive Director, Enhanced 9-1-1 Board

Charlie Baker, Executive Director, Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

 

1:30 PM                   H. 611 - An act relating to the Older Vermonters Act

Amendment

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

-                                   No Committee Meetings Scheduled

 

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

Please contact Julie Tucker at jtucker@leg.state.vt.us with questions

 


House Committee on Judiciary

 

AGENDA

 

Meetings Via Zoom

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 1:26 PM

 

All Committee Meetings are live-streamed via YouTube. Click here to access.

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

11:30 AM                   S. 347 - An act relating to suspension of time frames for civil license suspension hearings for certain DUI offenses

Walk-through and Testimony

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Heather Gray, Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

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

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office

Honorable Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

1:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

3:30 PM                   House Caucus

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

11:00 AM                   House Convenes

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

2:00 PM                   House Convenes

 

4:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

2:30 PM                   COVID and Racial Disparities

Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All

 

3:15 PM                   S. 347 - An act relating to suspension of time frames for civil license suspension hearings for certain DUI offenses

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

 

3:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

10:00 AM                   House Convenes

 

1:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

If you have any questions, please contact Mike Bailey at mbailey@leg.state.vt.us.

 

 

Please note that witnesses may not be called in the order in which they are listed.

 

 

 


House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife

 

AGENDA

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/27/2020 12:54 PM

 

Hearings will be streamed live on YouTube at: 

Live Stream Link

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

2:00 PM                   H. 716 - An act relating to Abenaki hunting and fishing licenses

Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, House Ways & Means Committee

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Rep. Patrick Brennan, Sponsor of Amendment

 

3:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

2:30 PM                   H. 716 - An act relating to Abenaki hunting and fishing licenses

Amendments

Rep. Robert Helm, Sponsor of amendment - Invited

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

4:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Please note that witnesses may not be called in the order in which they are listed.

 

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date. Please write your name, organization, date and title on each document. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Marc Grimes at mgrimes@leg.state.vt.us

 

 


House Committee on Transportation

 

AGENDA

 

Room 43

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 7:47 AM

 

Committee meetings will be live streamed on You Tube. Click here to view,

or click on the Live Stream button on the Committee's webpage.

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

1:30 PM                   S. 339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Sen. Andrew Perchlik

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

 

2:00 PM                   S. 339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Michael Smith, Operations Director, Department of Motor Vehicles

Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

Colonel Jake Elovirta, Director of Enforcement and Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

3:10 PM                   Adjourn

 

3:30 PM                   House Caucus

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 942 - An act relating to the Transportation Program and miscellaneous changes to laws related to transportation

Strike-All vs Governor - Summary

Strike-All vs As Introduced

Neil Schickner, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

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

Walk-through

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

 

11:00 AM                   House  Floor

 

2:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

9:00 AM                   S. 339 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to laws related to vehicles

Wayne Symonds, Highway Division Director and Chief Engineer, Agency of Transportation

Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

If you have any questions, please contact Lori Morse at lmorse@leg.state.vt.us

 


House Committee on Ways and Means

 

AGENDA

 

Virtual Meeting

May 26, 2020 - May 28, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 10:13 AM

 

Live Stream

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

10:00 AM                   20-0911 - An act relating to yields

Beck Proposal

potential vote

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

 

11:00 AM                   H. 943 - An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the City of St. Albans

Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

-                                   H. 946 - An act relating to approval of the adoption of the charter of the Town of Elmore

Rep. Michael Mrowicki, Sponsor, House Committee On Government Operations

Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

11:15 AM                   H. 956 - An act relating to miscellaneous amendments to alcoholic beverage laws

Fiscal Note

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   20-0911 - An act relating to yields

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

 

1:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

9:30 AM                   H. 946 - An act relating to approval of the adoption of the charter of the Town of Elmore

potential vote

Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes

 

9:45 AM                   H. 943 - An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the City of St. Albans

potential vote

Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:15 AM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

1:30 PM                   H. 209 - An act relating to ending the suspension of State aid for school construction projects

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

 


Senate Committee on Agriculture

 

AGENDA

 

Room 26

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/27/2020 6:05 PM

 

Click here to view livestream

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

15 minutes after Adjournment                   H. 656 - An act relating to miscellaneous agricultural subjects

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Dr. Kristin Haas, State Vet, Director, Food Safety, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

 

12:00 PM                   COVID-19 Related Agricultural Issues

Report on current initiatives

Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

10:00 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint hearing with House Agriculture and Forestry Committee

Anson Tebbetts, Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Alyson Eastman, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Steven Collier, General Counsel, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

 

11:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

9:00 AM                   COVID-19 Related Agricultural Issues

Food security; Governor's proposals

Betsy Rosenbluth, Vermont FEED Project Director, Vermont Farm to School Network

Caroline Gordon, Legislative Director, Rural Vermont

Andrea Stander, Policy Consultant, Rural Vermont

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

10:00 AM                   COVID-19 Related Agricultural Issues

Farm support

Darlene Reynolds, DFA Farmer of the Year for 2019, Crossroads Dairy

Denna Benjamin, Riverview Farm, Franklin

Will Gladstone, Newmont Farm, Bradford

Amanda St. Pierre, Executive Director, Vermont Dairy Producers Alliance

Bill Rowell, Chair of Board, Vermont Dairy Producers Alliance

 

11:15 AM                   Adjourn

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

If  you have questions or comments, please contact Linda Leehman:   lleehman@leg.state.vt.us

 


Senate Committee on Appropriations

 

AGENDA

 

Room 5

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 3:22 PM

 

 

Committee Meetings are live streamed here

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

1:30 PM                   20-0992 - An act relating to emergency funding for local government and schools

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:00 PM                   Quarter Bill - Fiscal Year 2021

Adam Greshin, Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management

Matt Riven, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Finance & Management

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

- 15 min. after floor                   Quarter Bill - Fiscal Year 2021

Committee discussion

 

-                                   S. 232 - An act relating to implementing the expansion of juvenile jurisdiction

Committee discussion

 

-                                  20-0992 - An act relating to emergency funding for local government and schools

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

- After the floor                   20-0992 - An act relating to emergency funding for local government and schools

Committee discussion and vote

 

-                                   S. 232 - An act relating to implementing the expansion of juvenile jurisdiction

Committee discussion and vote

 

-                                   S. 294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Committee discussion and vote

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

1:00 PM                   No Committee  Meeting Scheduled

 

 


Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs

 

AGENDA

 

Room 27

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 9:56 AM

 

Hearings can be live streamed here

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

11:00 AM                   Covid 19 Response Committee Discussion

Governor's Recovery Plan

 

11:30 AM                   Covid 19 Response Committee Discussion

The Future of Vermont Tourism

Perry Armstrong, Owner and President, Vermont Tent and Events Industry

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

9:30 AM                   Covid 19 Response Committee Discussion

Administration's Recovery Plan

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

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

Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Cassie Polhemus, Chief Executive Officer, Vermont Economic Development Authority

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes (10:30 AM)

Douglas Farnham, Director of Policy and Tax Department Economist, Department of Taxes (10:30 AM)

 

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

9:30 AM                   Covid 19 Response Committee Discussion

Administration's Recovery Plan - Housing Proposal

Josh Hanford, Commissioner, Department of Housing and Community Development

Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Chris Donnelly, Director of Community Relations, Champlain Housing Trust

Doug Farnham, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes

 

11:45 AM                   Housing Report regarding short-term rentals in Vermont

 Policy brief produced by students from Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College

Ronald Shaiko, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Dartmouth College

Namrata Ramakrishna, Student

Emery Rheam, Student

Blake McGill, Student

Laura Howard, Student

 

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

9:30 AM                   Covid 19 Response Committee Discussion

Administration's Recovery Package

Heather Pelham, Commissioner, Department of Tourism and Marketing, Agency of Commerce and Community Development

David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Department of Economic Development

Craig Bolio, Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes

 

11:00 AM                   Covid 19 Response Committee Discussion

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division, Department of Labor

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

Please contact dgumpper@leg.state.vt.us if you have any questions or concerns

 


Senate Committee on Education

 

AGENDA

 

Room 28

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 3:39 PM

 

Senate Education Committee meetings will be live-streamed. Click here to view meeting.

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor Convenes

 

2:30 PM                   Suspending State Aid for School Construction Projects

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

David Epstein, AIA, Managing Principal, TruexCullins

 

--                                  Reopening of Schools/Air Quality Systems

Daniel French, Ed.D., Secretary, Agency of Education

 

--                                  Suspending State Aid for School Construction Projects

Continued

David Epstein, AIA, Managing Principal, TruexCullins

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Norm Etkind, Former director, School Energy Management Program, Vermont Superintendents Association

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor Convenes

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor Convenes

 

2:30 PM                   H. 957 - An act relating to extending the deadline to test for lead in the drinking water of school buildings and child care facilities

David Englander, Senior Policy & Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health - Invited

 

--                                  Suspending State Aid for School Construction Projects

Michael Gaughan, Executive Director, Vermont Bond Bank, Vermont Educational & Health Buildings Finance Agency

 

--                                  H. 957 - An act relating to extending the deadline to test for lead in the drinking water of school buildings and child care facilities

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

--                                  Expanding Access to Contraceptives

Committee discussion

 

--                                  Committee  Discussion

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor Convenes

 

If you have questions, contact Jeannie Lowell at JLowell@leg.state.vt.us

 


Senate Committee on Ethics

This agenda has not yet been published.


Senate Committee on Finance

 

AGENDA

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 4:15 PM

 

 

Committee Meetings can be live streamed here

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

1:30 PM                   S. 227 - An act relating to the provision of personal care products by lodging establishments

Andrew MacLean, MMR, Beverage Association of Vermont

Clare Buckley, Lobbyist, Vermont Wholesale Beverage Association

Rep. Michael Marcotte, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development (2:00 PM)

Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (2:15 PM)

 

2:30 PM                   COVID-19

Brainstorming Possible Revenue Enhancements and Savings

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Convenes

 

2:00 PM                   H. 954 - An act relating to miscellaneous tax provisions

Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

3:15 PM                   S. 237 - An act relating to promoting affordable housing

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

 

3:45 PM                   S. 255 - An act relating to captive insurance

House Proposal of Amendment

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

David Provost, Deputy Commissioner, Captive Insurance Division, Department of Financial Regulation

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Convenes

 

2:00 PM                   AGI of Vermont Residents

Doug Farnham, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Taxes

 

3:00 PM                   Current thinking on FY21 Budget

Sen. Jane Kitchel, Chair, Senate Committee on Appropriations

 

3:30 PM                   Bonding, Borrowing and Implications

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

Tom Huestis, Senior Managing Director, Public Resources Advisory Group

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

`                                   No Committee Meeting Scheduled

 

Please contact fbrown@leg.state.vt.us with questions and comments.  Thank you!

 


Senate Committee on Government Operations

 

AGENDA

 

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/28/2020 2:37 PM

 

Senate Government Operations committee meetings are live-streamed on YouTube

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

1:00 PM                   COVID-19  Committee Discussion

Elections

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Chris Winters, Deputy Secretary, Secretary of State's Office

Will Senning, Director, Elections and Campaign Finance, Secretary of State's Office

Carol Dawes, Legislative Chair, Vermont Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Association

Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

 

2:30 PM                   S. 124 - An act relating to miscellaneous law enforcement amendments

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County

Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Dan Batsie, Chief, Emergency Medical Services, Vermont Department of Health

Sheriff Bill Bohnyak, Sheriff, Sheriffs' Association

Drew Hazelton, Chief of Operations, Rescue Inc.; Chair, Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee, Rescue Inc.

Matthew S. Romei, Chief of Police, Capitol Police Department

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

1:30                   Committee  Discussion

Meeting begins after Senate Session ends. Zoom meeting opens at 1:30 PM.

 

-                                   S. 124 - An act relating to miscellaneous law enforcement amendments

Committee discussion begins after Senate Session is finished.

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Dan Batsie, Chief, Emergency Medical Services, Vermont Department of Health

Drew Hazelton, Chief of Operations, Rescue Inc.; Chair, Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee, Rescue Inc.

Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

1:30 PM                   Committee  Discussion

Meeting begins when Senate Session ends. Zoom meeting opens at 1:30 pm.

 

-                                   Committee  Discussion

Sheriffs' finances: Lost revenue due to COVID-19

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County, Sheriffs' Association

Jennifer Harlow, Sheriff, Orleans County, Sheriffs' Association

Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

1:00 PM                   H. 769 - An act relating to veteran status inquiries on program and service intake forms

Walk-through

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

-                                   H. 557 - An act relating to municipal regulation of livestock running at large

Walk-through

Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

-                                   H. 608 - An act relating to incompatible local offices

Walk-through

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

-                                   H. 619 - An act relating to permitting candidate expenditures for child care costs

Walk-through

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

-                                   H. 650 - An act relating to boards and commissions

Walk-through

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

If you have any questions please contact gcarrigan@leg.state.vt.us

 


Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

AGENDA

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 7:42 AM

 

Committee meetings livestreamed here.

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

11:00 AM                   Committee Discussion

Coronavirus Relief Fund Discussion

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

9:00 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint Meeting with House Committee on Health Care

Health Care Systems Financial Update

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association

Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont

Susan Ridzon, Executive  Director, Health First

Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners

 

9:45 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint Meeting with House Committee on Health Care

Agency of Human Services - Health Care Systems Financial Update

Mike Smith, Secretary, Agency of Human Services

 

10:30 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Joint Meeting with the House Committee on Health Care

Health Care Systems Financial Update

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, Vermont Health Care Association

Jill Mazza Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont

Susan Ridzon, Executive  Director, Health First

Julie Tessler, Executive Director, Vermont Care Partners

 

11:15 AM                   S. 220 - An act relating to educating specified professionals on the State’s energy goals

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Lauren Hibbert, Director, Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society

David Herlihy, Director of Hospital Licensing, Department of Health, Executive Director, Vermont Board of Medical Practice

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

9:30 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Patient Access to Health Care Services Delivered Through Telehealth

Committee Discussion

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

-                                   H. 950 - An act relating to allowing remote witnesses for advance directives for a limited time

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:30 AM                   H. 572 - An act relating to the Maternal Mortality Review Panel

Committee Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health

 

-                                   H. 663 - An act relating to expanding access to contraceptives

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health

 

11:00 AM                   20-0981 - health insurance coverage for telehealth and telephone services

Joint Meeting with House Committee on Health Care

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Jill Rickard, Director of Policy, Department of Financial Regulation

Dr. Kate McIntosh, Medical Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

9:30 AM                   COVID-19 Response

Coronavirus Relief Fund Discussion

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

10:15 AM                   S. 220 - An act relating to educating specified professionals on the State’s energy goals

Amendment Discussion

BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:30 AM                   20-0981 - health insurance coverage for telehealth and telephone services

Committee Discussion

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

11:10 AM                   H. 950 - An act relating to allowing remote witnesses for advance directives for a limited time

Committee Discussion, Possible Vote

Jennifer Carbee, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

 


Senate Committee on Institutions

This agenda has not yet been published.


Senate Committee on Judiciary

 

AGENDA

 

Room 1

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/27/2020 12:08 PM

 

Meetings are live streamed here

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

10:00 AM                   H. 936 - An act relating to sexual exploitation of children

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Matthew Raymond, Investigator, Vermont Attorney General's Office

David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

 

10:55 AM                   Break

 

11:00 AM                   Continued Testimony

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Sarah Robinson, MSW, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

 

11:15 AM                   Covid-19  Budget Issues

Eric Avildson, Executive Director, Vermont Legal Aid

Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

11:30 AM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

10:00 AM                   H. 580 - An act relating to establishing a classification system for criminal offenses

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:30 AM                   H. 936 - An act relating to sexual exploitation of children

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Ph.D. Eleanor Kennelly Gaetan, Director, Government Relations, National Center on Sexual Exploitation

 

11:30 AM                   H. 936 - An act relating to sexual exploitation of children

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

If you have any questions, please contact Peggy Delaney at pdelaney@leg.state.vt.us

 


Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

 

AGENDA

 

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Last Updated 5/29/2020 2:52 PM

 

 

Committee meetings can be live streamed here

 

 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

11:00 AM                   H. 552 - An act relating to the Vermont Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Pollution Control Revolving Fund

Bill Introduction and Walk through

Rep. Sara Coffey, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

10:00 AM                   Global Warming Solutions Act

Part 3

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Rep. Timothy Briglin, House Committee on Energy and Technology

Peter Walke, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation

Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

10:00 AM                   Global Warming Solutions Act

Jen Duggan, Vice President/Director, Conservation Law Foundation

Jared Duval, Executive Director, Energy Action Network

Richard Cowart, Director, The Regulatory Assistance Project

David Cash, Dean of the Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Beth Pearce, State Treasurer, Office of the State Treasurer

 

Friday, May 29, 2020

10:00 AM                   Global Warming Solutions Act

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Matt Cota, Executive Director, Vermont Fuel Dealers Association

Robert McDougall, Chief Environmental Division, Attorney General's Office

Laura Murphy, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Paul Costello, Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

if you have any questions please contact Jude Newman, at jnewman@leg.state.vt.us Thank You!

 


Senate Rules Committee

 

AGENDA

 

via teleconference

May 27, 2020

Last Updated 5/27/2020 3:34 PM

 

To view the Senate Rules meeting, go to

https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/senate-rules

 


Senate Committee on Transportation

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