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Friday, January 17, 2014
11th DAY OF THE ADJOURNED SESSION
House Convenes at 9:30 A.M.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page No.
ACTION CALENDAR
Favorable
H. 593
The Winooski School District Charter’s term of office for the District
Treasurer ........................................................................................................ 130
Rep. Townsend for Government Operations
NOTICE CALENDAR
Favorable
H. 559
Membership on the Building Bright Futures Council ....................... 130
Rep. Frank for Human Services
Consent Calendar
H.C.R. 181
Congratulating Steven Bronstein of Marshfield on the selection of
his menorah for depiction on the 2013 U.S. Postal Service Hanukkah Stamp
....................................................................................................................... 130
H.C.R. 182
Congratulating Luke Foley on being named the 2013 Vermont
Teacher of the Year ....................................................................................... 130
H.C.R. 183
Honoring Brian Fitzgerald of Moretown for his conservation and
environmental protection leadership ............................................................. 131
H.C.R. 184
Congratulating the 2013 Otter Valley Union High School Otters
Division II championship baseball team ....................................................... 131
H.C.R. 185
Congratulating the 2013 Milton High School Yellowjackets
Division II championship girls’ soccer team ................................................. 131
H.C.R. 186
Congratulating Norwich University on the inauguration of its new
biomass heating plant .................................................................................... 131
H.C.R. 187
Designating January 2014 as National Mentoring Month in
Vermont ......................................................................................................... 131
H.C.R. 188
In memory of Representative Lawrence E. Townsend of Randolph
....................................................................................................................... 131
H.C.R. 189
Congratulating the Proctor High School 2013 Division IV girls’
championship soccer team ............................................................................. 131
S.C.R. 30
Senate concurrent resolution in memory of Senator and former
Representative Sally Fox of South Burlington .............................................. 131
S.C.R. 31
Senate concurrent resolution in memory of former Representative
Arthur Williams of Fayston ........................................................................... 131
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ORDERS OF THE DAY
ACTION CALENDAR
Favorable
H. 593
An act relating to the Winooski School District Charter’s term of office for
the District Treasurer
Rep. Townsend of South Burlington
, for the Committee on
Government
Operations,
recommends the bill ought to pass.
( Committee Vote: 11-0-0)
NOTICE CALENDAR
Favorable
H. 559
An act relating to membership on the Building Bright Futures Council
Rep.
Frank of Underhill
, for the Committee on
Human Services,
recommends the bill ought to pass.
( Committee Vote: 10-0-1)
Consent Calendar
Concurrent Resolutions for Adoption Under Joint Rule 16a
The following concurrent resolutions have been introduced for approval by
the Senate and House and will be adopted automatically unless a Senator or
Representative
requests
floor consideration before today’s adjournment.
Requests for floor consideration in either chamber should be communicated to
the Secretary’s office and/or the House Clerk’s office, respectively. For text of
resolutions, see Addendum to House Calendar and Senate Calendar of
1/16/2014.
H.C.R. 181
House concurrent resolution congratulating Steven Bronstein of Marshfield
on the selection of his menorah for depiction on the 2013 U.S. Postal Service
Hanukkah Stamp
H.C.R. 182
House concurrent resolution congratulating Luke Foley on being named the
2013 Vermont Teacher of the Year
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H.C.R. 183
House concurrent resolution honoring Brian Fitzgerald of Moretown for his
conservation and environmental protection leadership
H.C.R. 184
House concurrent resolution congratulating the 2013 Otter Valley Union High
School Otters Division II championship baseball team
H.C.R. 185
House concurrent resolution congratulating the 2013 Milton High School
Yellowjackets Division II championship girls’ soccer team
H.C.R. 186
House concurrent resolution congratulating Norwich University on the
inauguration of its new biomass heating plant
H.C.R. 187
House concurrent resolution designating January 2014 as National Mentoring
Month in Vermont
H.C.R. 188
House concurrent resolution in memory of Representative Lawrence E.
Townsend of Randolph
H.C.R. 189
House concurrent resolution congratulating the Proctor High School 2013
Division IV girls’ championship soccer team
S.C.R. 30
Senate concurrent resolution in memory of Senator and former Representative
Sally Fox of South Burlington
S.C.R. 31
Senate concurrent resolution in memory of former Representative Arthur
Williams of Fayston
Public Hearings
January 28, 2014 - Room 11 - 6:00-8:00 PM - Current Use - Senate Finance
January 30, 2014 - Room 11 - 4:30-7:30 PM - S. 287 Involuntary Treatment
and Medication - Senate Judiciary and Health and Welfare
January 28, 2014 - House Chamber - 6:30-9:00 pm - H112 GMO Labeling
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Monday, February 10, 2014, 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. –
The House and Senate
Committees on Appropriations will hold a joint public hearing on Vermont
Interactive Technologies (V.I.T.) to give Vermonters throughout the state an
opportunity to express their views about the state budget for fiscal year 2015.
All 13 V.I.T. sites will be available for the hearing: Bennington, Brattleboro,
Johnson, Lyndonville, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph
Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Junction and Williston.
V.I.T.'s web site has an up-to-date location listing, including driving directions,
addresses and telephone numbers,
.
The budget hearing will be VIEWABLE via the Internet if your computer has
Flash-based streaming capabilities. Some mobile devices may require
additional software.
Go to
.
The Governor’s budget proposal can be viewed at the Department of Finance’s
website:
. For information about the
format of this event or to submit written testimony, call the House
Appropriations Committee office at 802/828-5767 or email
tutton@leg.state.vt.us
. Requests for interpreters should be made to the office
by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2014.
Information Notice
Deadline for Introducing Bills
Pursuant to Rule 40(b) of the Rules and Orders of the Vermont House of
Representatives, during the second year of the biennium, except with the prior
consent of the Committee on Rules, no member may introduce a bill into the
House drafted in standard form after the last day of January.
In order to meet this deadline all bill requests must be submitted to
Legislative Council no later than the close of business on Wednesday January
15, 2014.
Pursuant to Rule 40(c) during the second year of the biennium, except with
the prior consent of the Committee on Rules, no committee, except the
Committees on Appropriations, Ways and Means or Government Operations,
may introduce a bill drafted in standard form after the last day of March
(March 31, 2014).
The Committees on Appropriations and Ways and Means
bill may be drafted in standard form at any time, and Government Operations
bills pertaining to city or town charters, may be drafted in standard form at any
time.