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Thursday, April 24, 2014
108th DAY OF THE ADJOURNED SESSION
House Convenes at 1:00 P.M.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page No.
ACTION CALENDAR
Third Reading
J.R.H. 21
Urging Congress to enact the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans
Act of 2013 .................................................................................................. 2178
S. 211
An act relating to permitting of sewage holding and pumpout tanks for
public buildings ........................................................................................... 2178
S. 247
An act relating to the regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries 2178
S. 275
An act relating to the Court’s jurisdiction over youthful offenders . 2178
S. 283
An act relating to the changing of the name of the Vermont Criminal
Information Center ...................................................................................... 2178
Favorable with Amendment
H.R. 21
Expressing support for the continuation of the Vermont State Fair
..................................................................................................................... 2178
Rep. Lawrence for Agriculture and Forest Products
S. 70
An act relating to the delivery of raw milk at farmers' markets ......... 2178
Rep. Bartholomew for Agriculture and Forest Products
Favorable
J.R.H. 18
Urging Congress to reauthorize the federal terrorism insurance
program ........................................................................................................ 2183
Rep. Kitzmiller for Commerce and Economic Development
S. 177
An act relating to nonjudicial discipline .......................................... 2184
Rep. Head for General, Housing and Military Affairs
Senate Proposal of Amendment
H. 871
Miscellaneous pension changes ....................................................... 2184
NOTICE CALENDAR
Favorable with Amendment
H. 892
Approval of the adoption and the codification of the charter of the
Central Vermont Public Safety Authority ................................................... 2184
Rep. Lewis for Government Operations
Favorable
H. 893
Approval of the adoption and the codification of the charter of the
North Branch Fire District No. 1 ................................................................. 2185
Rep. Lewis for Government Operations
H. 894
Approval of amendments to the charter of the City of Montpelier and to
merging the Montpelier Fire District No. 1 into the City of Montpelier ..... 2185
Rep. Higley for Government Operations
H.R. 11
To amend Rule 25 of the Rules of the House of Representatives
pertaining to the jurisdiction of the Committee on Transportation ............. 2185
Rep. Deen for Rules
S. 234
An act relating to Medicaid coverage for home telemonitoring services
..................................................................................................................... 2186
Rep. Hoyt for Health Care
Rep. Johnson for Appropriations ................................................................. 2186
Senate Proposal of Amendment
H. 123
Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses ................................... 2187
Rep. Fisher for Health Care ......................................................................... 2188
H. 765
Eliminating the part-time certification of law enforcement officers2189
Ordered to Lie
S. 91
An act relating to privatization of public schools .............................. 2189
Consent Calendar
H.C.R. 330
Honoring choral conductor, musician, composer, and college
music instructor Edwin Lawrence ............................................................... 2190
H.C.R. 331
Honoring Grace Simonds for her municipal public service as the
Town Clerk and Town Service Officer of Whiting ..................................... 2190
H.C.R. 332
Congratulating Erica Wallstrom on being awarded an Albert
Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship ............................................... 2190
H.C.R. 333
Congratulating Rutland Senior High School Principal William
Olsen on being named the 2014 Vermont Principal of the Year ................. 2190
H.C.R. 334
Commemorating the publication of The Vermont Difference:
Perspectives from the Green Mountain State .............................................. 2190
H.C.R. 335
In memory of former Representative Lawrence Powers ......... 2190
H.C.R. 336
Honoring Vermont National Guard State Command Sergeant
Major Forest T. Glodgett on his distinguished military career ................... 2190
H.C.R. 337
Recognizing all Vermont firefighters, police officers, and
emergency medical service (EMS) personnel for the professional level of
service they provide to their communities ................................................... 2190
H.C.R. 338
Honoring Wayne Hunter for his public service as a U.S. Postal
Service employee in Northfield ................................................................... 2190
H.C.R. 339
Congratulating Sandy Baird on her most-deserved receipt of the
2014 Vermont Bar Association’s Pro Bono Service Award ....................... 2190
H.C.R. 340
Honoring the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union teachers and
staff concluding their careers in 2014 ......................................................... 2191
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ORDERS OF THE DAY
ACTION CALENDAR
Third Reading
J.R.H. 21
Joint resolution urging Congress to enact the Blue Water Navy Vietnam
Veterans Act of 2013
S. 211
An act relating to permitting of sewage holding and pumpout tanks for public
buildings
S. 247
An act relating to the regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries
S. 275
An act relating to the Court’s jurisdiction over youthful offenders
S. 283
An act relating to the changing of the name of the Vermont Criminal
Information Center
Favorable with Amendment
H.R. 21
House resolution expressing support for the continuation of the Vermont
State Fair
Rep. Lawrence of Lyndon,
for the Committee on
Agriculture and Forest
Products,
recommends the bill be amended as follows:
First:
In the 11th Whereas clause, preceding the word “leadership”, by
inserting the word “new”
Second:
In the first Resolved clause, following the word “body”, by
inserting the phrase “recognizes the importance of Vermont’s fairs and field
days and”
( Committee Vote: 11-0-0)
S. 70
An act relating to the delivery of raw milk at farmers' markets
Rep. Bartholomew of Hartland,
for the Committee on
Agriculture and
Forest Products,
recommends that the House propose to the Senate that the
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bill be amended by striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu
thereof the following:
Sec. 1.
6 V.S.A. § 2776 is amended to read:
§ 2776.
DEFINITIONS
In this chapter:
(1)
“Consumer” means a customer who purchases, barters for, receives
delivery of, or otherwise acquires unpasteurized milk from the farm or
delivered from the farm according to the requirements of this chapter.
* * *
Sec. 2.
6 V.S.A. § 2777 is amended to read:
§ 2777.
STANDARDS FOR THE SALE OF UNPASTEURIZED (RAW)
MILK
(a)
Unpasteurized milk shall be sold directly from the producer to the
consumer for personal consumption only and shall not be resold.
(b)
Unpasteurized milk shall be sold only from the farm on which it was
produced except when delivery is arranged in conformance with section 2778
of this chapter.
Unpasteurized milk shall not be sold or offered as free samples
at any location other than on the farm on which the milk was produced.
(c)
Unpasteurized milk operations shall conform to reasonable sanitary
standards, including:
(1)
Unpasteurized milk shall be derived from healthy animals which are
subject to appropriate veterinary care, including tuberculosis and brucellosis
testing and rabies vaccination, according to accepted testing and vaccinations
standards as established by the agency.
Test results and verification of
vaccinations shall be posted on the farm in a prominent place and be easily
visible to customers.
(2)
The animal’s udders and teats shall be cleaned and sanitized prior to
milking.
(3)
The animals shall be housed in a clean, dry environment.
(4)
Milking equipment shall be of sanitary construction, cleaned after
each milking, and sanitized prior to the next milking.
(5)
Milking shall be conducted in a clean environment appropriate for
maintaining cleanliness.
(6)
The farm shall have a potable water supply which is sampled for
bacteriological examination according to agency standards every three years
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and whenever any alteration or repair of the water supply has been made.
(7)
If an animal is treated with antibiotics, that animal’s milk shall be
tested for and found free of antibiotics before its milk is offered for sale.
(d)
Unpasteurized milk shall conform to the following production and
marketing standards:
(1)
Record keeping and reporting.
(A)
A producer shall collect one composite sample of unpasteurized
milk each day and keep the previous 14 days’ samples frozen.
The producer
shall provide samples to the agency Agency if requested.
(B)
A producer shall maintain a current list of all customers,
including addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses when available.
(C)
The producer shall maintain a list of transactions for at least one
year which shall include customer names, the date of each purchase, and the
amount purchased.
(2)
Labeling.
Unpasteurized (raw) milk shall be labeled as such, and the
label shall contain:
(A)
The date the milk was obtained from the animal.
(B)
The name, address, zip code, and telephone number of the
producer.
(C)
The common name of the type of animal producing the milk
(e.g., such as cattle, goat, sheep) or an image of the animal.
(D)
The words “Unpasteurized (Raw) Milk.
Not pasteurized.
Keep
Refrigerated.” on the container’s principal display panel, and these words shall
be clearly readable in letters at least one-eighth inch in height and prominently
displayed.
(E)
The words “This product has not been pasteurized and therefore
may contain harmful bacteria that can cause illness particularly in children, the
elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems and in pregnant women
can cause illness, miscarriage, or fetal death, or death of a newborn.” on the
container’s principal display panel and clearly readable in letters at least
one-sixteenth inch in height.
(3)
Temperature.
Unpasteurized milk shall be cooled to 40 degrees
Fahrenheit or lower within two hours of the finish of milking and so
maintained until it is obtained by the consumer.
(4)
Customer inspection and notification.
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(A)
Prior to selling milk to a new customer, the new customer shall
visit the farm and the producer shall provide the customer with a the
opportunity to tour of the farm and any area associated with the milking
operation.
Customers are encouraged and shall be permitted The producer
shall permit the customer to return to the farm at a reasonable time and at
reasonable intervals to re-inspect reinspect any areas associated with the
milking operation.
(B)
A sign with the words “Unpasteurized (Raw) Milk.
Not
pasteurized.
Keep Refrigerated.” and “This product has not been pasteurized
and therefore may contain harmful bacteria that can cause illness particularly
in children, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems and in
pregnant women can cause illness, miscarriage, or fetal death, or death of a
newborn.” shall be displayed prominently on the farm in a place where it can
be easily seen by customers.
The lettering shall be at least one inch in height
and shall be clearly readable.
(e)
Producers selling 12.5 87.5 or fewer gallons (50 350 quarts) of
unpasteurized milk per day week shall meet the requirements of subsections (a)
through (d) of this section and shall sell unpasteurized milk only from the farm
on which it was produced.
A producer selling 12.5 87.5 or fewer gallons of
unpasteurized milk may choose to meet the requirements of subsection (f) of
this section, in which case the producer may deliver in accordance with section
2778 of this chapter title.
(f)
Producers selling 12.6 more than 87.5 gallons to 40 280 gallons (50.4
more than 350 to 160 1120 quarts) of unpasteurized milk per day week shall
meet the requirements of subsections (a) through (d) of this section as well as
the following standards:
(1)
Inspection. The agency Agency shall annually inspect the producer’s
facility and determine that the producer is in compliance with the sanitary
standards listed in subsection (c) of this section.
(2)
Bottling.
Unpasteurized milk shall be sold in containers which have
been filled by the producer.
Containers shall be cleaned by the producer
except that the producer may allow customers to clean their own containers
only if each customer’s container is labeled with the customer’s name and
address and the customers use their own containers.
Producers shall ensure
that only clean bottles are filled and distributed.
(3)
Testing.
(A)
A producer shall have unpasteurized milk tested twice per month
by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration accredited laboratory.
Milk shall be
tested for the following and the results shall be below these limits:
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(i)
Total total bacterial (aerobic) count: 15,000 cfu/ml (cattle and
goats);
(ii)
Total total coliform count: 10 cfu/ml (cattle and goats);
(iii)
Somatic somatic cell count: 225,000/ml (cattle); 500,000/ml
(goats).
(B)
The producer shall assure that all test results are forwarded to the
agency Agency, by the laboratory, upon completion of testing or within five
days of receipt of the results by the producer.
(C)
The producer shall keep test results on file for one year and shall
post results on the farm in a prominent place that is easily visible to customers.
The producer shall provide test results to the farm’s customers if requested.
(4)
Registration.
Each producer operating under this subsection shall
register with the agency Agency.
(5)
Reporting.
On or before March 1 of each year, each producer shall
submit to the agency Agency a statement of the total gallons of unpasteurized
milk sold in the previous 12 months.
(6)
Prearranged delivery.
Prearranged delivery of unpasteurized milk is
permitted and shall be in compliance with section 2778 of this chapter title.
(g)
The
sale
of
more
than 40 280 gallons
(160 1120 quarts)
of
unpasteurized milk in any one day week is prohibited.
Sec. 3.
6 V.S.A. § 2778 is amended to read:
§ 2778.
DELIVERY OF UNPASTEURIZED (RAW) MILK
(a)
Delivery of unpasteurized milk is permitted only within the state State
of Vermont and only of milk produced by those producers meeting the
requirements of subsection 2777(f) of this chapter.
(b)
Delivery shall conform to the following requirements:
(1)
Delivery shall be to customers who have:
(A)
visited the farm as required under subdivision 2777(d)(4) of this
title; and
(B)
purchased milk in advance either by a one-time payment or
through a subscription.
(2)
Delivery shall be directly to the customer:
(A)
at the customer’s home or into a refrigerated unit at the
customer’s home if such unit is capable of maintaining the unpasteurized milk
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at 40 degrees Fahrenheit until obtained by the customer;
(B)
at a farmers’ market, as that term is defined in section 5001 of
this title, where the producer is a vendor.
(3)
During delivery, milk shall be protected from exposure to direct
sunlight.
(4)
During delivery, milk shall be kept at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or lower
at all times.
(c)
A producer may contract with another individual to deliver the milk in
accordance with this section.
The producer shall be jointly and severally liable
for the delivery of the milk in accordance with this section.
(d)
Prior to delivery at a farmers’ market under this section, a producer
shall submit to the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, on a form
provided by the Agency, notice of intent to deliver unpasteurized milk at a
farmers’ market.
The notice shall:
(1)
include the producer’s name and proof of registration;
(2)
identify the farmers’ market or markets where the producer will
deliver milk; and
(3)
specify the day or days of the week on which delivery will be made
at a farmers’ market.
(e)
A producer delivering unpasteurized milk at a farmers’ market under
this section shall display the registration required under subdivision 2777(f)(4)
of this title on the farmers’ market stall or stand in a prominent manner that is
clearly visible to consumers.
Sec. 4.
EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall take effect on July 1, 2014.
(Committee vote: 9-2-0 )
(For text see Senate Journal March 19, 20, 2014 )
Favorable
J.R.H. 18
Joint resolution urging Congress to reauthorize the federal terrorism
insurance program
Rep. Kitzmiller of Montpelier
, for the Committee on
Commerce and
Economic Development,
recommends the bill ought to pass.
( Committee Vote: 10-0-1)
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S. 177
An act relating to nonjudicial discipline
Rep. Head of South Burlington,
for the Committee on
General, Housing
and Military Affairs
, recommends that the bill ought to pass in concurrence.
(Committee Vote: 8-0-0)
(For text see Senate Journal February 26, 2014 )
Senate Proposal of Amendment
H. 871
An act relating to miscellaneous pension changes
The Senate proposes to the House to amend the bill as follows:
By striking out Sec. 2 (repeal) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a
new Sec. 2 to read as follows:
Sec. 2.
REPEAL
2010 Acts and Resolves No. 139, Sec. 13(a) is repealed.
(No House Amendments )
NOTICE CALENDAR
Favorable with Amendment
H. 892
An act relating to approval of the adoption and the codification of the
charter of the Central Vermont Public Safety Authority
Rep. Lewis of Berlin,
for the Committee on
Government Operations,
recommends the bill be amended as follows:
First:
In Sec. 2, in 24 App. V.S.A. Part IX, chapter 901, § 4 (sovereign
immunity), at the end of the first sentence, after “to the same extent that”, by
striking out in its entirety “the State of Vermont does” and inserting in lieu
thereof a municipality of the State does.
Second:
In Sec. 2, in 24 App. V.S.A. Part IX, chapter 901, § 12 (quorum
and rules), in subsection (a), by striking out in its entirety the first sentence and
inserting in lieu thereof To transact business, a majority of all directors who
are not all from the same member shall be present and shall vote in favor of a
motion for it to be effective.
Third:
Sec. 2, in 24 App. V.S.A. Part IX, chapter 901, § 26 is redesignated
to read:
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§ 26.
REMOVAL OF OFFICERS
Fourth:
In Sec. 2, in 24 App. V.S.A. Part IX, chapter 901, § 31 (collection),
in subsection (a), after “Annually, on or before”, by striking out “January 1,”
and inserting in lieu thereof July 1,
Fifth:
In Sec. 2, in 24 App. V.S.A. Part IX, chapter 901, § 31 (collection),
in subsection (c), at the end of the last sentence, after “determines to be
reasonable” by inserting , not exceeding what may be permitted by general law
Sixth:
In Sec. 2, in 24 App. V.S.A. Part IX, chapter 901, § 32 (limitations
of appropriations), by striking out in their entirety subsections (b) and (c) and
inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (b) to read:
(b)
The amount of any deficit at the end of the fiscal year shall be included
in the next proposed operating budget and paid out of the appropriations for
that budget year.
At the discretion of the Board, any unencumbered balance
may be placed in a reserve fund or returned to the members.
( Committee Vote: 11-0-0)
Favorable
H. 893
An act relating to approval of the adoption and the codification of the
charter of the North Branch Fire District No. 1
Rep. Lewis of Berlin
, for the Committee on
Government Operations,
recommends the bill ought to pass.
( Committee Vote: 11-0-0)
H. 894
An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the City of
Montpelier and to merging the Montpelier Fire District No. 1 into the City of
Montpelier
Rep. Higley of Lowell
, for the Committee on
Government Operations,
recommends the bill ought to pass.
( Committee Vote: 10-0-1)
H.R. 11
House resolution to amend Rule 25 of the Rules of the House of
Representatives pertaining to the jurisdiction of the Committee on
Transportation
Rep. Deen of Westminster
, for the Committee on
Rules,
recommends the
resolution ought to be adopted.
( Committee Vote: 7-0-0)
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S. 234
An act relating to Medicaid coverage for home telemonitoring services
Rep. Hoyt of Norwich
, for the Committee on
Health Care,
recommends
the bill ought to pass.
( Committee Vote: 11-0-0)
Rep. Johnson of South Hero,
for the Committee on
Appropriations,
recommends the bill ought to pass when amended as follows:
By striking out Sec. 1 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec.
1 to read as follows:
Sec. 1.
33 V.S.A. § 1901g is added to read:
§ 1901g.
MEDICAID
COVERAGE
FOR
HOME
TELEMONITORING
SERVICES
(a)
The Agency of Human Services shall provide Medicaid coverage for
home telemonitoring services performed by home health agencies or other
qualified providers as defined by the Agency of Human Services for Medicaid
beneficiaries who have serious or chronic medical conditions that can result in
frequent or recurrent hospitalizations and emergency room admissions.
The
Agency shall use evidence-based best practices to determine the conditions or
risk factors to be covered.
Beginning on July 1, 2014, the Agency shall
provide coverage for home telemonitoring for one condition or risk factor for
which it determines coverage to be cost-neutral.
The Agency may expand
coverage to include additional conditions or risk factors identified using
evidence-based best practices if the expanded coverage will remain cost-
neutral or as funds become available.
(b)
A home health agency or other qualified providers as defined by the
Agency of Human Services provider shall ensure that clinical information
gathered by the home health agency or other qualified providers as defined by
the Agency of Human Services provider while providing home telemonitoring
services is shared with the patient’s treating health care professionals.
The
Agency of Human Services may impose other reasonable requirements on the
use of home telemonitoring services.
(c)
As used in this section:
(1)
“Home health agency” means an entity that has received a certificate
of need from the State to provide home health services and is certified to
provide services pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1395x(o).
(2)
“Home telemonitoring service” means a health service that requires
scheduled
remote
monitoring
of
data
related
to
a
patient’s
health,
in
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conjunction with a home health plan of care, and access to the data by a home
health agency or other qualified providers provider as defined by the Agency
of Human Services.
( Committee Vote: 10-0-1)
Senate Proposal of Amendment
H. 123
An act relating to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses
The Senate proposes to the House to amend the bill as follows:
First:
By striking out Sec. 2 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a
new Sec. 2 to read as follows:
Sec. 2.
PURPOSE
The purpose of this act is to ensure that patients have access to treatment for
Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses in accordance with their needs, the
clinical judgment of their physicians, and any of the guidelines referenced in
Sec. 3(4) of this act.
Second:
By striking out Sec. 3 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a
new Sec. 3 to read as follows:
Sec. 3.
POLICY STATEMENT
A policy statement clearly communicating the following shall be issued by
the Vermont State Board of Medical Practice to physicians licensed pursuant
to 26 V.S.A. chapter 23 and to physician assistants licensed pursuant to
26 V.S.A. chapter 31; the Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians to
physicians
licensed
pursuant
to
26
V.S.A.
chapter
33;
the
Office
of
Professional Regulation to naturopathic physicians licensed pursuant to 26
V.S.A. chapter 81; and the Vermont Board of Nursing to advanced practice
registered nurses licensed pursuant to 26 V.S.A. chapter 28:
(1)
a physician, physician assistant, naturopathic physician, or nurse
practitioner, as appropriate, shall document the basis for diagnosis of and
treatment for Lyme disease, other tick-borne illness, or coinfection in a
patient’s medical record;
(2)
a physician, physician assistant, naturopathic physician, or nurse
practitioner, as appropriate, shall obtain a patient’s informed consent regarding
the potential inaccuracy of a diagnostic Lyme disease test prior to its
administration;
(3)
a physician, physician assistant, naturopathic physician, or nurse
practitioner, as appropriate, shall obtain a patient’s informed consent in writing
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prior to administering any proposed long-term treatment for Lyme disease,
other tick-borne illness, or coinfection; and
(4)
the Board or Office of Professional Regulation shall not pursue
disciplinary
action
against
a
physician,
physician
assistant,
naturopathic
physician, or nurse practitioner,
as appropriate, solely for the use of medical
care recognized by the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, Infectious Diseases Society of America, or International Lyme and
Associated Diseases Society for the treatment of a patient’s symptoms when
the patient is clinically diagnosed with Lyme disease or other tick-borne
illness; however, this does not preclude discipline for errors, omissions, or
other unprofessional conduct when practicing within such guidelines.
Third:
By adding a new section to be numbered Sec. 4 to read as follows:
Sec. 4.
REPORT
On or before January 15, 2015 and 2016 the Commissioner of Health shall
report to the House Committee on Health Care and to the Senate Committee on
Health and Welfare on the following:
(1)
the trends in the spread of Lyme disease and other tick-borne
illnesses throughout Vermont, including a description of the surveillance
criteria used in evaluating the spread of these diseases; and
(2)
the Department of Health’s public education initiatives to date
regarding the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne
illnesses, including an assessment of each initiative’s effectiveness.
And by renumbering the remaining section to be numerically correct.
(For text see House Journal 3/11/2014 )
Rep. Fisher of Lincoln
for the committee on
Health Care
moves that
the
House
concur
in
the Senate
Proposal
of
Amendment
with
further
amendment thereto in Sec. 3, by striking out subdivision (2) in its entirety and
inserting in lieu thereof a new subdivision (2) to read as follows:
(2)
a physician, physician assistant, naturopathic physician, or nurse
practitioner, as appropriate, shall provide information to assist patients’
understanding of the available Lyme disease tests, the meaning of a diagnostic
Lyme disease test result, and any limitations to that test result;
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H. 765
An act relating to eliminating the part-time certification of law enforcement
officers
The Senate proposes to the House to amend the bill by striking all after the
enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
Sec. 1.
VERMONT CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COUNCIL;REPORT;
LEVELS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CERTIFICATION; SCOPE
OF PRACTICE; TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
On or before January 15, 2015, the Vermont Criminal Justice Training
Council shall submit to the Senate and House Committees on Government
Operations a report that recommends whether there should be different levels
of law enforcement officer certification to replace the current law’s full- and
part-time certification.
Any new recommended levels shall distinguish law
enforcement officer certification based on scope of practice and not on practice
hours.
For
each
recommended
new
level
of
law
enforcement
officer
certification, the Council shall recommend:
(1)
the scope of practice for that level of certification;
(2)
the scope of the basic and annual in-service training that should be
required to obtain and retain, respectively, that level of certification;
(3)
the manner in which a law enforcement officer should be able to
transition to a different level of certification; and
(4)
the manner in which a law enforcement officer certified as a full- or
part-time officer under current law should be able to transition to the
recommended new level.
Sec. 2.
EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall take effect on passage.
And that after passage the title of the bill be amended to read: “An act
relating to a report of the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council’s
recommended levels of law enforcement officer certification”.
(For text see House Journal 3/18/2014 )
Ordered to Lie
S. 91
An act relating to privatization of public schools.
Pending Question: Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill
as offered by Rep. Turner of Milton?
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Consent Calendar
Concurrent Resolutions
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 the end of the session of the
next legislative day.
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.
H.C.R. 330
House concurrent resolution honoring choral conductor, musician,
composer, and college music instructor Edwin Lawrence
H.C.R. 331
House concurrent resolution honoring Grace Simonds for her municipal public
service as the Town Clerk and Town Service Officer of Whiting
H.C.R. 332
House concurrent resolution congratulating Erica Wallstrom on being awarded
an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship
H.C.R. 333
House concurrent resolution congratulating Rutland Senior High School
Principal William Olsen on being named the 2014 Vermont Principal of
the Year
H.C.R. 334
House concurrent resolution commemorating the publication of
The Vermont
Difference:
Perspectives from the Green Mountain State
H.C.R. 335
House concurrent resolution in memory of former Representative
Lawrence Powers
H.C.R. 336
House concurrent resolution honoring Vermont National Guard State
Command Sergeant Major Forest T. Glodgett on his distinguished military
career
H.C.R. 337
House concurrent resolution recognizing all Vermont firefighters, police
officers, and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel for the professional
level of service they provide to their communities
H.C.R. 338
House concurrent resolution honoring Wayne Hunter for his public service as a
U.S. Postal Service employee in Northfield
H.C.R. 339
House concurrent resolution congratulating Sandy Baird on her most-deserved
receipt of the 2014 Vermont Bar Association’s Pro Bono Service Award
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H.C.R. 340
House concurrent resolution honoring the Southwest Vermont Supervisory
Union teachers and staff concluding their careers in 2014