Vermont House of Representatives

 2003 Roll Call Book

INDEX

 

House Bills

 

H. 26               An act relating to candidate qualifications.

            Shall the House pass the bill the veto of the Governor notwithstanding?

            Yeas, 44.  Nays, 85.  Absent, 20. (a 2/3 vote required)

 

H. 36               An act relating to deferred sentences.

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 111.  Nays, 33.  Absent, 5.

 

H. 128             An act relating to hospital and health care system accountability, capital spending, and annual budgets.

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Hall of Newport City?

            Yeas, 7.  Nays, 114.  Absent, 28.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Hingtgen of Burlington?

            Yeas, 28.  Nays, 118.  Absent, 3.

 

H. 171             An act relating to establishment of a trust fund to provide aid to students who are in SRS custody                         and wish to attend college or university.

            Shall the bill pass?

            Ayes, 109.  Nays, 17.  Absent. 23.

 

 

H. 175             An act relating to consolidated environmental appeals and revisions of land use development.

Shall the report of the committee on Natural Resources and Energy be amended as offered by Representative Lippert of Hinesburg?

Yeas, 67.  Nays, 76.  Absent, 6.

 

Shall the report of the committee on Natural Resources and Energy be further amended as offered by Representative Larson of Burlington?

Yeas, 65.  Nays, 75.  Absent, 9.

 

Shall the report of the committee on Natural Resources and Energy be further amended as offered by Representative Maier of Middlebury?

Yeas, 67.  Nays, 74.  Absent, 8.

 

Shall the House postpone action on the bill until April 17, 2003 or when S. 92 is reported out of committee, whichever comes first?

Yeas, 69.  Nays, 75.  Absent, 5.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Larrabee of Danville and others as amended?

Yeas, 76.  Nays, 63.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the bill pass?

Yeas, 78.  Nays, 53.  Absent, 18.

 

Shall the House not concur with the Senate proposals of amendment and a Committee of Conference be appointed?

Yeas, 85.  Nays, 54.  Absent, 10.

 

H. 187             An act relating to providing adjustments in the amounts appropriated for the support of government.

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Donovan and others?

            Yeas, 49.  Nays, 96.  Absent, 4.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Gervais and others in the third instance only?

            Yeas, 72.  Nays, 73.  Absent, 4.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Gervais and others in the second instance only?

            Yeas, 68.  Nays, 76.  Absent, 4.

 

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 103.  Nays, 40.  Absent, 6.

 

            Shall the House not concur with the Senate proposals of amendment?

            Yeas, 94.  Nays, 45.  Absent, 10.

 

H. 394             An act relating to exempting certain trails from Act 250 jurisdiction.

Shall the House amend the report of the committee on Natural Resources and Energy as recommended by Rep. Deen of Westminster?

            Yeas, 41.  Nays, 67.  Absent, 41.

 

H. 454             An act relating to the state’s transportation capital program and project development plan.

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Nuovo of Middlebury?

            Yeas, 50.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 15.

 

Shall the amendment offered by Representative Mazur of South Burlington be substituted for the amendment as offered by Representative Zuckerman of Burlington?

Yeas, 111.  Nays, 19.  Absent, 19.

 

Shall the bill pass?

Yeas, 121.  Nays, 6.  Absent, 22.

 

H. 457             An act relating to capital construction, state buildings and Department of corrections.

Shall the amendment of Representative Jewett of Ripton be substituted for the amendment offered by Representative Otterman of Topsham?

            Yeas, 72.  Nays, 72.  Absent, 6.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Deen of Westminster?

            Yeas, 67.  Nays, 77.  Absent, 5.

           

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Starr of Troy?

            Yeas, 46.  Nays, 91.  Absent, 12.

 

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 116.  Nays, 25.  Absent, 8.

 

            Shall the report of the committee of conference be adopted?

            Yeas, 116.  Nays, 11.  Absent, 22.

 

H. 460             An act relating to implementing the Federal Help America Vote Act.

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Lippert of Hinesburg?

            Yeas, 78.  Nays, 66.  Absent, 5.

 

Shall the House not concur with the report of the committee of conference and appoint a second committee of conference with instructions as offered by Representative Lippert of Hinesburg?

Yeas, 61.  Nays, 65.  Absent, 23.

 

H. 461             An act relating to increasing the minimum wage rate.

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 100.  Nays, 39.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Marron of Stowe and others?

Yeas, 78.  Nays, 61.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Schiavone of Shelburne and others?

Yeas, 76.  Nays, 63.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Hingtgen and others?

Yeas, 57.  Nays, 82.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the bill pass?

Yeas, 115.  Nays, 25.  Absent, 9.

 

H. 464             An act making appropriations for the support of government.

Shall the amendment offered by Representative Westman of Cambridge be substituted in the first instance only for the        amendment offered by Representative Symington of Jericho?

            Yeas, 2.  Nays, 141.  Absent, 6.

 

            Shall the rules be suspended to make a non-germane question germane?

            Yeas, 70.  Nays, 71.  Absent, 8.

 

            Shall the bill be amended in the first instance only as offered by Representative Symington of Jericho?

            Yeas, 64.  Nays, 79.  Absent, 6.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Lippert of Hinesburg?

            Yeas, 52.  Nays, 92.  Absent, 5.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Donovan of Burlington and others?

            Yeas, 69.  Nays, 73.  Absent, 7.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Tracy and others?

            Yeas, 69.  Nays, 71.  Absent, 9.

 

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 82.  Nays, 59.  Absent, 8.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Emmons of Springfield?

            Yeas, 60.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 5.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Milkey of Brattleboro and others?

            Yeas, 68.  Nays, 77.  Absent, 4.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Sheltra of Derby and others in the first instance only?

            Yeas, 44.  Nays, 100.  Absent, 5.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Kiss of Burlington?

            Yeas, 61.  Nays, 81.  Absent, 7.

 

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Chen of Mendon?

            Yeas, 68.  Nays, 76.  Absent, 5.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Symington of Jericho and others?

            Yeas, 64.  Nays, 77.  Absent, 9.

 

H. 471             An act relating to motor vehicles.

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 138.  Nays, 2.  Absent, 9.          

 

H. 478             An act relating to fiscal year 2003 budget adjustments.

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Tracy of Burlington and others?

Yeas, 68.  Nays, 71.  Absent, 10.

 

H. 480             An act relating to education funding.

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Pugh of South Burlington and others?

Yeas, 44.  Nays, 97.  Absent, 8.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Partridge of Windham and others in the first instance only?

Yeas, 60.  Nays, 82.  Absent, 7.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Partridge of Windham and others in the third instance only?

Yeas, 60.  Nays, 82.  Absent, 7.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Partridge of Windham and others in the fourth instance only?

Yeas, 65.  Nays, 74.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the bill be read a third time?

Yeas, 106.  Nays, 33.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Larson of Burlington and others in the first and second instances?

Yeas, 58.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 7.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Botzow of Pownal?

Yeas, 67.  Nays, 73.  Absent, 9.

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Hall of Newport City?

Yeas, 25.  Nays, 113.  Absent, 11.

 

Shall the bill pass?

Yeas, 107.  Nays, 32.  Absent, 10.

 

Shall the House adopt the report of the committee of conference?

Yeas, 95.  Nays, 38.  Absent, 16.

 

H. 482             An act relating to compensation for certain state employees

Shall the House amend the bill as recommended by Rep. Brooks of Montpelier?

Yeas, 69.  Nays, 67.  Absent, 13.

 

Shall the House amend the bill as recommended by Rep. Waite of Pawlet in the first instance?

            Yeas, 80.  Nays, 53. Absent, 16.

 

Shall the House amend the bill as recommended by Rep. Waite of Pawlet in the second instance?

            Yeas, 46.  Nays, 85.  Absent, 18.

           

Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 93.  Nays, 43.  Absent, 13.

 

Senate Bills

 

S. 15                An act relating to a juvenile justice legislative oversight committee.

Shall the report of the Committee on Judiciary be amended as offered by Representative Kainen in the seventh instance only?

Yeas, 73.  Nays, 52.  Absent, 24.

 

S. 25                An act relating to motor vehicle passenger safety.

Shall the report of the Committee on Transportation be amended as offered by Representative Chen of Mendon?

Yeas, 65.  Nays, 72.  Absent, 12.

 

Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the Committee on Transportation?

Yeas, 89.  Nays, 41.  Absent, 19.

 

Shall the bill pass?

Yeas, 98.  Nays, 38.  Absent, 13.

 

S. 186              An act relating to amending the charter of the city of Burlington.

Shall the committee on Local Government be relieved of further consideration of the bill?

Yeas, 63.  Nays, 88.  Absent, 18.

           

Resolutions

 

H.R. 4             House resolution commemorating the 30th anniversary of the U. S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v Wade                          legalizing a woman’s right to reproductive choice.

            Shall the resolution be adopted?

            Yeas, 92.  Nays, 46.  Absent, 10

 

J.R.H. 9          Joint resolution strongly urging the President to revise executive orders and policies, and for Congress to amend provisions of the U.S.A. Patriot Act, which seriously erode fundamental civil liberties.

Shall the resolution be adopted?

Yeas, 101.  Nays, 23.  Absent, 25.

 

J.R.S. 17         Joint resolution strongly urging the GlaxoSmithKline Corporation to immediately resume prescription drug deliveries to Canadian-based mail-order pharmacies.

            Shall the committee on Health and Welfare be relieved of the resolution?

            Yeas, 68.  Nays, 66.  Absent, 14.

 

Shall the resolution be amended as offered by Representative Koch of Barre Town?

Yeas, 133.  Nays, 1.  Absent, 14.

 

Appendix

Vote explanations (at back of book)


 

The following are the House Rules governing voting in the House

 

XI

OF VOTING

 

            69.  The alphabetical roll call shall be called upon any question if demanded by five members

            70.  Explanations of votes will be allowed only after the roll call is complete and immediately before the result thereof is announced.  Explanations shall be submitted immediately to the Clerk in writing.

            71.  A division of the House shall be had upon order of the Speaker or upon demand of one member.  Of the vote be taken by division, a voting member who is unable to stand need not rise to express his or her vote but shall indicate the vote in come other manner.

            72.  No member or other person may remain by the Clerk’s desk when the roll is being called.

            73.  When a vote is taken, every member present shall cote unless excused by the House; but no member may be compelled to vote who was absent when the question was stated from the Chair.

            74.  At the conclusion of the call of the roll, the alphabetical roll of the absentees will be called and, subject to Rule 3, members who were absent when their names were first called and who are now present shall then vote.  Members not present when their names were called the second time shall not be permitted to vote, except by leave of the House.

            75.  Member shall not be permitted to vote upon any question in which they are immediately or directly interested.

            76.  The Speaker shall not be permitted to vote except in cases of elections by ballot, or when the House is equally divided, or when the Speaker’s vote, if given to the minority, will make the division equal.  Incase of an equal division, the question shall be lost.