The General Assembly adjourned for the year on May 14, 2013. It will reconvene in January.
H.240, An act relating to Executive Branch fees
Report of the
Committee of Conference
H.295, An act relating to technical tax changes
Report of the
Committee of Conference
H.530, An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government
Report of the
Committee of Conference
(Senate Calendar Addendum)
Information Technology: User Support Specialist
The House Human Services Committee amendment to S.77, An Act Relating to Patient Choice and Control at End of Life is now available.
Human Services Proposed Amendment to S.77
The House Committee on Transportation will conduct a public hearing on S.38, an act relating to expanding eligibility for driving and identification privileges in Vermont on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Room 10 at the State House.
The House Government Operations Committee will conduct a public hearing on Electronic Control Devices (Tasers) on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 11 at the State House
The House Human Services and Judiciary Committees will conduct a public hearing on S.77, Patient Choice and Control at End of Life on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the House Chamber.
The House Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources Committee draft of the Shorelands Protection Bill is now H.526, An Act Relating to the Establishment of Lake Shoreland Protection Standards.
H.526 as Passed the House
Version 5.1 of the Senate Government Operations Committee draft on S.86, An Act Relating To Miscellaneous Changes To Election Laws, is now available.
The House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs will hold a public hearing about S. 14: An Act Relating to Payment of Fair Share/Agency Fees on Thursday, April 4th, at the State House.
Rep. Van Wyke has created an interactive seating chart for the House, providing easy access to your rep's location, photo, and biography.
Interactive Seating Chart
The House Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources Committee draft of the Shorelands Protection Bill is now available.
F&W Committee Draft Bill
Summary of Draft
The House Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources Committee will hold a Public Hearing on H.223: An Act Relating to Shoreland Protection Requirements for Lakes, on Tuesday, March 12th, from 6:00-8:00 pm in Room 11 of the Statehouse.
The FY2014 Education Tax Information by Town data sheets can be found here.
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The Senate Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs committee is holding a public hearing in regards to S.52 - extending collective bargaining rights to child care providers, on Wednesday, February 27 from 6-8 at the Statehouse.
The Commission on International Trade and State Sovereignty will have a special legislative meeting on February 14, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. at the State house.
The House Fish & Wildlife Committee will hear testimony on FEMA regulations on February 6, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. at the State house.
House Ways & Means
Working drafts, under review, proposed by the Administration:
Fee Bill Draft 1.11
Misc Tax Bill As Proposed
End Of Life Choices
The Senate Health and Welfare committee will be taking testimony the week January 29th on the end of life choices bill. The bill is available here.
A public hearing on climate change will be held on January 30, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the State house.
A public hearing on end of life choices will be held on January 29, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at the State house.
A public hearing on gas pricing will be held at 7 p.m. on January 22, 2013 at Colchester High School.
House Health Care Web Site
The House Health Care Committee website is live!
Visit us now!
The House Appropriations Committee will meet on January 2-4 to review the FY 2013 Budget Adjustment Bill.
The 2013-2014 House and Senate member list is now online
There will be a legislative briefing in the House Chamber on Wednesday, November 28.
Senate Calendar Clerk
The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include actions of the 2012 legislative session.
The report of the Search and Rescue Strategic Plan Development Committee is now online.
Assistant Legislative Drafting Technician
Copy Room Technician
Legislative IT User Support
User Support/Application Development Specialist
FEDERAL FUNDING UPDATE: THE CRAZIEST YEAR YET
Initiatives of the Department of Vermont Health Access
Thursday, Aug. 30
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
312 Hurricane Lane
Legislative Staff Attorney
Legislative Law Clerk
The Legislative Information Technology department has a position available:
User Support Specialist
Systems Support Specialist
2012 Summer Interim
The list of 2012 Interim committees and the list of the new 2012 External Reports are now online.
2012 Act Summaries
The Summary of the 2012 Acts and Resolves is now online.
Vermont Speaker of the House seeks highly motivated, detail oriented, applicants for the position of Aide to the Speaker.
Miscellaneous Tax Bill
The conference report on the miscellaneous tax bill is now online.
Detailed maps of each new House and Senate district are now available on the 2012 Reapportionment Page.
The House Agriculture Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 12 on Labeling of Food Produced with Genetic Engineering.
The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 11 on Increasing the Price of Milk Paid to Farmers.
The report of the Committee of Conference on H.630 (mental health care reform) is now online.
The Senate Proposal of Amendment to H.630 (mental health care reform) is now online.
The Town Meeting Data Sheets, containing FY 2013 Education Tax information, are now online.
Rep. George Till's 2012 Physician Survey results are now posted online.
New Web Site
The House Health Care Committee is pleased to announce the launch of their new web site. Visit us now!
The Senate Health & Welfare Proposal of Amendment to H.630 (mental health care reform) is now online.
The State House will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012 for the President's Day holiday.
The Judicial Retention Committee will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, on the retention of Hon. Karen Carroll and Hon. Dennis Pearson, Superior Court Judges, and Hon. Barry Peterson, Magistrate Judge.
The full press release is here.
The Senate Reapportionment Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 15 to take comment on the draft 2012 Senate Reapportionment Plan. The full press release is here.
Presentation of the Final Report of the Biomass Energy Working Group to the legislature, February 16, 2012.
Section 248 Facts, House and Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committees: February 14, 2012
The House General, Housing & Military Affairs draft of H.216, the affordable housing bill, is now online
Joint Hearing: Community Energy Committees -- discussion with the House and Senate Natural Resources and Energy committees: February 2, 2012; Room 11; 6:00-8:00 p.m.
A Public hearing on the draft of the Mental Health System of Care bill will be held on January 24 at 4:30 PM. The full press release is here.
Additional information on this issue may be found at the Joint Fiscal Mental Health/VSH page.
Evaulation of Vermont's Education System,
Monday, January 9.
Press release is here.
Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Investment Bill (S.246/H.496),
Wednesday, January 18.
Press release is here.
The 2012 Farmers' Night Concert Series schedule is now online.
The committee schedules for the first week of the 2012 session are now online.
Property Tax Abatement:
The House Ways & Means final draft bill on "Property Tax Abatement Due to Flood Damage" is now online.
The Biomass Energy Development Working Group will hold a public hearing at 7:00 PM on December 6, 2011, to take public comment on the draft 2012 Final Report.
Full press release here.
Reapportionment Public Hearings
Burlington - December 15, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
There will be a Legislative Briefing on Thursday, November 10 in the House Chamber. The agenda is now online.
Post-Irene Property Law Task Force
The Post-Irene Property Law Task Force will meet at 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 3 in Room 11 of the State House
Vermont Statutes Online Updated:
The Vermont Statutes Online now include the actions of the 2011 legislative session.
Legislative Law Clerks
Information on the Building Energy Disclosure Working Group, created by Act No. 47 of 2011, is now online.
IMPORTANT: State House Email Users:
The State House email system is undergoing maintenance, and users may experience intermittent outages. Full service will be restored as soon as possible.
The State House will be closed on Monday, August 29, due to the hurricane aftermath.
2011 Legislative Apportionment Board Redistricting Proposals
Are on the LAB page of the Secretary of State's Web site.
Information Technology Specialist
Special Committee on Education Finance Study:
Thursday, July 7, 2011, Room 11, Vermont State House
Legislative Staff Health/Human Services Attorney Position
Director and Chief Counsel of the Vermont Legislative Council
2011 Act Summaries:
The Summary of the 2011 Acts and Resolves is now online.
The Administrative Rules Committee summer schedule is now online. The schedule includes rule submission deadlines.
The General Assembly adjourned for the year on Friday, May 6, 2011. It will reconvene in January, 2012.
The conference committee report for H.264, the DUI bill, is now online.
The conference committee report for H.446, the capital bill, and a side-by-side comparison are now online.
The conference committee report for H.436, the miscellaneous tax care bill, is now online. Also available is a side-by-side
comparison of the House, Senate, and final versions of H.436.
The conference committee report for H.202, the health care bill, is now online.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center Briefing for House and Senate Committees on Factors Impacting Recidivism in Vermont is now online.
Senate Institutions Committee Proposal of Amendment to H.446 (Capital Bill)
H.202 as Passed Senate Health and Welfare
H.97, the early childhood education bill, as amended by the House Human Services Committee is now online.
Health Care Reform Bill
Senate Health & Welfare Committee, April 7, 6:00 PM. Press Release
The House Human Services Committee Amendment 2.1 to H. 97 is now online.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center Briefing for House and Senate Committees on Reducing Recidivism in Vermont is now online.
Health Care Reform Bill
Senate Health & Welfare Committee, March 31, 6:00 PM. Press Release
Comprehensive Energy Plan
Senate Natural Resources & Energy Committee, March 30, 6:00 PM. Meeting Notice
The Miscellaneous Tax Bill, H.436, as passed by the House is now online.
The Senate Health & Welfare Committee will hold a public hearing on H.202, the Health Care Reform bill, on Thursday, March 24, in Room 11 at the State House. For further details, please see the press release.
The House Ways and Means Committee Miscellaneous Tax Bill (Final Draft) is now online.
The House Health Care Committee amendment to H.202 and related documents can now be found at the Joint Fiscal Office Health Care page.
H.202: DRAFT House Health Care Committee Amendment - March 17, 2011
H.202: DRAFT House Health Care Committee Amendment - March 11, 2011
The Farmers' Night concert scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, has been canceled.
The public hearing on health care reform scheduled for 6:00 PM Monday, March 7 has been CANCELLED due to weather.
It has been rescheduled for next Monday evening, March 14, 6:00-8:00 PM (same time), at all the VIT sites.
The House Committee on Education will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 9, in Room 11 at the State House, for further details please see the press release.
The House Health Care and Senate Health and Welfare Committees will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 7, via Vermont Interactive Television for further details please see the press release.
The House Commmerce Committee amendment to H.287, An Act Relating to to Job Creation and Economic Development, is now online.
The final report Health System Reform Design: Achieving Affordable Universal Health Care in Vermont is now online at the Joint Fiscal Office web site.
The House Human Services Committee's amendment to H.97, an act relating to Early Childhood Educators, is now online.
The Joint Committee on Judicial Retention will hold two public hearings at the State House on February 17 and 24. For further details please see the
The Governor's Budget Address will be given in the House Chamber at 2:00 PM today, January 25, 2010.
The draft report Health System Reform Design: Achieving Affordable Universal Health Care in Vermont is now online at the Joint Fiscal Office web site.
A Briefing by Dr. Hsiao on Act 128 Draft report on Health Care System Design will be given at 9:30 in the House Chamber on Wednesday, January 19.
A briefing on Vermont's Fiscal Outlook by JFO and Tom Kavet will be given at 12:30 in the House Chamber on Tuesday, January 18.
Senate committees have now been appointed and can be found on the Committee Services page.
House committees have been appointed and can be found on the Committee Services page. Senate committees have not yet been appointed.
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The 2011-2012 legislative session will begin on Wednesday, January 5, 2011
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