Roll Call Index

1997 Biennial Session

 

H. 8 An act relating to the minimum wage;

††††††††††† Q.Raise minimum wage to $6.00 by year 20009†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

††††††††††† Q.Put $4.75 training wage back in bill?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

 

H. 28 An act relating to public financing of election campaigns,

disclosure requirements and limits on campaign contributions

and expenditures;

††††††††††† Q.Out-of-state contributions limited to 25% of total?†††††††††††††††††††††† 3

††††††††††† Q.Require labor unions to register and pay a fee?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4

††††††††††† Q.Campaign check-off and lobbyists tax?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5

††††††††††† Q.Strike all on Appropriations amendment?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6

††††††††††† Q.People below federal poverty line exempt from paying tax? †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7

††††††††††† Q.Submit question to state-wide referendum?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9

††††††††††† Q.Refuse to concur in the Senate prop of amend and request a

†††††††††††††††††† committee of conference?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10

††††††††††† Q.Report of the Committee of Conference be adopted?†††††††††††††††† 11

 

H. 34 An act relating to snowmobile, motorboat and ATV registrations; nondriver identification cards; hazard warning lights and notice of hearings;

††††††††††† Q.Take number plates if licenses are suspended?††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 12

 

H. 43 An act relating to energy standards and residential housing;

††††††††††† Q.Report to General Assembly every three years?††††††††††††††††††††††††† 13

††††††††††† Q.Natural Resources strike all amendment?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 14

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 15

††††††††††† Q.Senate proposal of amendment (strike all)?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 16

 

H. 57 An act relating to health insurance for mental health and substance abuse disorders;

††††††††† Q.†† Coverage parity for mental health and substance abuse

†††††††††††††††††† disorders? (Health & Welfare strike all)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 17

††††††††† Q.†† Shall bill be recommitted to Health & Welfare?†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 18

††††††††† Q.†† Three and one-half percent limit on premium increase?††††††††††††††† 19

 

H. 70 An act relating to criminal refusal;

Q.Refuse to concur in the Senate prop of amend and request a

†††††††††††††††††† committee of conference?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20


H.99 An act relating to disclosure of liability insurance limits prior to commencement of litigation;

Q.Insurer to supply liability limits within 20 days of request? ††††21

Q.If case goes to court, prevailing party gets costs and

†††††††††††††††††† Attorneyís fees?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 22

Q.Would require permission of insured to disclose limits? †††††† †††††††23

 

H.105 An act providing adjustments in the amount appropriated for the

††††††††††††††††† support of government;

††††††††††† Q.Restore three percent ANFC reduction made in 1996?†††††††††††††† 24

 

H.160 An act relating to the hours of sale of alcoholic beverages;

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25

 

H. 163 An act relating to public counsel for health insurance;

††††††††††† Q.Bill be committed to Commerce?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 26

††††††††††† Q.Strike public counsel section?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 27

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 28

 

H. 172 An act relating to Medicare supplemental health insurance;

††††††††††† Q.Health and Welfare strike all?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 29

 

H. 213 An act relating to binding arbitration in municipal labor disputes;

††††††††††† Q.Bill be read a third time?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 30

††††††††††† Q.Committed to Local Government?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 31

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 32

 

H.278 An act relating to downtown community development;

††††††††††† Q.Sales tax revenue to downtown district?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 33

 

H. 341 An act relating to Eurasian milfoil in Burr Pond;

††††††††††† Q.Appropriation to help clean up?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 34

 

H. 420 An act relating to simulcast horse races;

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 35

 

H. 526 An act making appropriations for the support of government;

††††††††† Q.†† No ANFC payments if convicted drug felon in household? ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36

††††††††† Q.†† Work requirements for people receiving ANFC††††††††††††††††††††††††† 37

††††††††† Q.†† Add $6,900,000 to teacherís retirement†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 38

††††††††† Q.†† Reduce ANFC by $1,500,000.00?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 39

††††††††† Q.†† Money for Step Up for Women program?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 40


†††††† Q.†† Add $1,000,000 to ANFC?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 41

††††††††† Q.†† $4,000,000 from Housing & Conservation to Education

†††††††††††††††††† State Aid?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 42

††††††††† Q.†† Add money to termination of parental rights?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 43

††††††††† Q.†† Not to use appropriated funds to hire a lobbyist?††††††††††††††††††††††† 44

††††††††† Q.†† Add two million to teachers retirement from surplus?†††††††††††††††††† 45

††††††††† Q.†† Transfer one million from ANFC to transportation†††††††††††††††††††††† 46

††††††††† Q.†† SSIIAADB 3% increase, cash for food stamp decline to

†††††††††††††††††† legal aliens?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 47

††††††††† Q.†† No State funds for partial-birth abortions††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 48

††††††††† Q.†† Reduce ANFC by $900,000?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 49

††††††††† Q.†† $675,000 from Housing & Conservation to school††††† state-aid? 50

††††††††† Q.†† Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 51

 

H. 527 An act relating to equal educational opportunity;

††††††††††† Q.Gross receipts tax?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 52

††††††††††† Q.Delete the local income tax?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 53

Q.Portion of sales tax receipts refunded to CT river towns?†††††† 54

††††† †† †††Q.Bill read the third time?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 55

††† ††††††† Q.School choice?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 56

††††††††††† Q.5% sales tax on CT river towns††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 57

††††††††††† Q.Reduce sales tax to 4%††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 58

††††††††††† Q.House and 25 acres are homestead?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 59

††††††††††† Q.Income and car tax?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 60

††††††††††† Q.Study committee?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 61

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 62

††††††††††† Q.Refuse to concur in the Senate prop of amend and request a

†††††††††††††††††† committee of conference?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 63

††††††††††† Q.Adopt the Committee of Conference report?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 64

†††††††††††††††††† Explanation of votes to H. 527†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 65

H. 536 An act relating to the regulating of heavy cutting of the

††††††††††††††† †† timber resources;

††††††††††† Q.Increase 40 acre exemption to 75 acres?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 66

††††††††††† Q.Read a third time?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 67

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 68

 

H. 537 An act relating to compensation for certain state employees;

††††††††††† Q.Members pay raise?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 69

 

H. 539 An act relating to miscellaneous tax act;

††††††††††† Q.Delete tax on funerals & funeral trust fund?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 70

Q.Reduce tax from $900.00 to $750.00 on tracked vehicles? ††††71

††††††††††† Q.3% additional tax credit for families with dependents?†††††††††††††††† 72


††††††† Q.Reduce tax penalties?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 73

††††††††††† Q.Adopt Committee of Conference report?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 74

H. 542 An act relating to fees for licenses and services;

†† Q.††††††† Home health fee and ombudsman?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 75

†† Q.††††††† Strike workers compensation fund from bill?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 76

†† Q.††††††† Strike workers compensation form bill?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 77

†† Q.††††††† Add powerball to bill?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 78

†† Q.††††††† Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 79

†† Q.††††††† Adopt the Committee of Conference report?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 80

 

Question:†† Shall the House adjourn until next Monday at 10:00 am?81

 

HR6 Relating to the redirection of defense expenditures for domestic purposes;

††††††††††† Q.Shall the resolution be adopted?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 82

 

HR18 Authorizing the House committee on Judiciary to meet during the 1997 interim to construct legislative proposals to address the issues associated with impaired driving on Vermontís highways;

††††††††††† Q.Withdraw Appropriations amend?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 83

 

JRH8 Adoption of the Ceres Principles;

††††††††††† Q.Encourage VT businesses to adopt Ceres Principles?††††††††††††††††† 84

 

JRH34 United Farm Workers of America; strawberry;

††††††††††† Q.Commit to Agriculture?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 85

††††††††††† Q.Adopt the resolution?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 86

 

S.28 An act relating to creating a moratorium on the application of

††††††††††† herbicides as a forestry practice;

††††††††††† Q.Substitute NR&E report for FW&WR?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 87

††††††††††† Q.Include Agriculture and rights-of-way in moratorium?††††††††††††††††† 88

††††††††††† Q.Be read a third time?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 89

††††††††††† Q.Restrict to aerial broadcast of herbicides?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 90

††††††††††† Q.Shall the bill pass?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 91

 

S.73 An act relating to rbST labeling;

Q.Suspend rules to take up bill for immediate consideration? ††††92

Q.Suspend rules to take up bill for immediate consideration? ††††93

 


S. 156 An act to restrict minorís access to tobacco products;

††††††††††† Q.Possession shall constitute cause for driverís license

††††††††††††††††† suspension?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 94

††††††††††† Q.Delete municipalities ability to regulate?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 95

††††††††††† Q.Change civil penalty from $25 to $100?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 96

††††††††††† Q.Delete provision prohibiting display of tobacco products

††††††††††††††††† where accessible to consumers?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 97

††††††††††† Q.Suspend rules/all remaining stages of passage?††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 98

††††††††††† Q.Suspend rules/take up bill for immediate consideration? . . .†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 99

††††††††††† Q.Suspend rules/take up bill for immediate consideration? . .†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 100

††††††††††† Q.Suspend rules/take up bill for immediate consideration?. .†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 101

††††††††††† Q.Adopt second Committee of Conference report?††††††††††††††††††††† 102

 

S.188 An act relating to the establishment of the Northern New England Commission on Interstate Economic Development;

††††††††††† Q.Eurasian milifoil money for Burr Pond and others?†††††††††††††††††††† 103

 

S.194 An act relating to act 250 jurisdiction over communication support structure extending 20 feet above the ground;

††††††††††† Q.Bill be read the third time?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 104

 

JRS8 An increased distribution of federal monies from the military

††††††††††† budget to the states;

††††††††††† Q.Postpone action indefinitely?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 105

††††††††††† Q.Adopt Appropriations strike all amendment?††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 106

††††††††††† Q.Adopt resolution in conc with prop of amend?††††††††††††††††††††††††† 107

 

JRS23 Establishing a procedure for the conduct of the election of UVM Trustees by plurality vote by the General Assembly in 1997;

††††††††††† Q.Adopt in concurrence?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 108