Vermont House of Representatives

 2005 Roll Call Book

INDEX

House Bills

H. 115             An Act Relating To Advance Directives For Health Care.

                        Shall the bill pass?

                        Yeas, 133.  Nays, 3.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 4/13/2005          Page 41

 

H. 117             An Act Relating To The Allocation Of The Assets Of The State Teachers’ Retirement System Of Vermont, The Vermont State Employees’ Retirement System And The Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System.

                        Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the Committee on Government Operations? (member of the committee)

                        Yeas, 131.  Nays, 1.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 5/24/2005          Page 62

 

H. 143             An Act Relating To Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Adjustments.

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Flory of Pittsford? (Transferring money from the General Fund to the Financial Management System Development Special Fund)

                        Yeas, 48.  Nays, 92, Absent, 9.            House Journal 2/3/2005            Page 3

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Flory of Pittsford? (Funds transferred to Medical Benefits Reserve)

                        Yeas, 50.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 2/3/2005            Page 4

 

H. 149             An Act Relating to Credit Unions.

                        Shall the bill be recommitted to the committee on Commerce?

                        Yeas, 131.  Nays, 0.  Absent, 18.         House Journal 3/11/2005          Page 11

                       

                        Shall the bill be read a third time?

                        Yeas, 95.  Nays, 44.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 3/16/2005          Page 12

 

H. 163             An Act Relating To Criminal Abuse, Neglect, And Exploitation Of Vulnerable Adults.

                        Shall the House adopt the report of the Committee of Conference?

                        Yeas, 133.  Nays, 0.  Absent, 16.         House Journal 6/4/2005            Page 79

 

H. 187             An Act Relating To Municipal Authority To Enforce Against Illegal Burning Of Solid Waste.

                        Shall the bill be read a third time?

                        Yeas, 101.  Nays, 38.  Absent, 10.       House Journal 3/23/2005          Page 22

 

H. 211             An Act Relating To Regulating Emissions From Diesel-Powered Commercial Motor Vehicles.

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Helm of Castleton? (changing the effective date to 2008)

                        Yeas, 56.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 9.           House Journal 5/25/2005          Page 63

 

H. 237             An act relating to emergency contraception.

                        Shall the report of the Committee on Human Services be amended as offered by Representatives Lavoie of Swanton and others? (age 16 for receiving prescription)

                        Yeas, 45.  Nays, 95.  Absent, 9.           House Journal 5/26/2005          Page 65

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the Committee on Human Services?

                        Yeas, 98.  Nays, 38.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 5/26/2005          Page 66

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Fisher of Lincoln be        amended as offered by Representative Kilmartin of Newport City? (changing recipient to female who will be utilizing)

                        Yeas, 40.  Nays, 82.  Absent, 27.         House Journal 5/27/2005          Page 68

 

H. 241             An Act Relating To Prohibition Of Smoking In All Public Places

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Pillsbury of Brattleboro? (Prohibiting the sale of tobacco products)

                        Yeas, 17.  Nays, 120.  Absent, 12.       House Journal 4/5/2005            Page 34

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Baker of West Rutland? (Regarding private clubs)

                        Yeas, 53.  Nays, 83.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 4/5/2005            Page 35

 

                        Shall the bill be recommitted to the Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs?

                        Yeas, 46.  Nays, 90.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 4/5/2005            Page 36

 

                        Shall the bill be ordered to lie?

                        Yeas, 46.  Nays, 89.  Absent, 14.         House Journal 4/5/2005            Page 37

 

                        Shall the bill be read a third time?

                        Yeas, 81.  Nays, 48.  Absent, 20.         House Journal 4/5/2005            Page 38

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Kilmartin of Newport City? (common areas of clubs)

                        Yeas, 53.  Nays, 88.  Absent, 8.           House Journal 4/6/2005            Page 39

 

                        Shall the bill pass?

                        Yeas, 90.  Nays, 52.  Absent, 7.           House Journal 4/6/2005            Page 40

 

H. 243             An Act Relating To Requiring The Installation Of Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Housing.

                        Shall the bill be read a third time?

                        Yeas, 104.  Nays, 36.  Absent, 9.         House Journal 3/16/2005          Page 13

 

                        Shall the bill pass?

                        Yeas, 136.  Nays, 0.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 3/18/2005          Page 16

 

H. 299             An Act Relating To An Agency Fee For Teachers And Administrators.

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Kilmartin of Newport City? (regarding the amount of the fee)

                        Yeas, 38.  Nays, 93.  Absent, 18.         House Journal 4/26/2005          Page 57

 

H. 403             An Act Relating To Basic Needs Budget Calculations To Determine Livable Wages.

                        Shall the bill be read a third time?

                        Yeas, 86.  Nays, 43.  Absent, 20.         House Journal 4/29/2005          Page 58

 

                        Shall the House concur in the Senate proposal of amendment?

                        Yeas, 102.  Nays, 26.  Absent, 21.       House Journal 6/3/2005            Page 73

 

H. 504             An act relating to appraisals and education finance

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Hube of Londonderry? (excluding municipal utility property from definition)

                        Yeas, 30.  Nays, 88.  Absent, 31          House Journal 4/14/2005          Page 42

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Hube of Londonderry? (Towns keeping 50% of property transfer tax to reduce town rate)

                        Yeas, 36.  Nays, 80.  Absent, 33.         House Journal 4/14/2005          Page 43

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Sunderland of Rutland Town? (new funding source of funds for education)

                        Yeas, 40.  Nays, 69.  Absent, 40.         House Journal 4/14/2005          Page 44

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Errecart of Shelburne? (rolling reappraisals)

                        Yeas, 41.  Nays, 90.  Absent, 18          House Journal 4/15/2005          Page 45

 

                        Shall action on the bill be postponed until April 20, 2005?

                        Yeas, 26.  Nays, 107.  Absent, 6.         House Journal 4/15/2005          Page 46

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Errecart of Shelburne? (striking sections 20 and 21 and subsection 23(14))

                        Yeas, 9.  Nays, 114.  Absent, 26.         House Journal 4/15/2005          Page 47

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Hube of Londonderry? (Changing $8.80 to $8.50)

                        Yeas, 17.  Nays, 102.  Absent, 30.       House Journal 4/15/2005          Page 48

 

H. 516             An Act Relating To Making Appropriations For The Support Of Government.

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Errecart of Shelburne? (regarding health access)

                        Yeas, 43.  Nays, 99.  Absent, 7.           House Journal 3/24/2005          Page 23

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Schiavone of Shelburne? (regarding substance abuse counselors in schools)

                        Yeas, 46.  Nays, 96.  Absent, 7.           House Journal 3/24/2005          Page 24

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Johnson of Canaan? (regarding increasing amount for environmental stewardship)

                        Yeas, 50.  Nays, 88.  Absent, 11.         House Journal 3/24/2005          Page 25

                       

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Johnson of Canaan? (regarding increasing funding for clean and clear program and on position for erosion control)

                        Yeas, 47.  Nays, 82.  Absent, 20.         House Journal 3/24/2005          Page 26

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Louras of Rutland City? (regarding funding for Health Care)

                        Yeas, 5.  Nays, 127.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 3/24/2005          Page 27

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Koch of Barre Town? (regarding unspent money being returned to the general fund)

                        Yeas, 52.  Nays, 90.  Absent, 7.           House Journal 3/25/2005          Page 28

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Koch of Barre Town? (regarding study for funding impact on June graduates)

                        Yeas, 50.  Nays, 92.  Absent, 7.           House Journal 3/25/2005          Page 29

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representative Kiss of Burlington? (regarding intention for universal health care)

                        Yeas, 12.  Nays, 118.  Absent, 19.       House Journal 3/25/2005          Page 30

 

                        Shall the bill pass?

                        Yeas, 116.  Nays, 23.  Absent, 12.       House Journal 3/25/2005          Page 31

 

                        Shall the House adopt the report of the Committee of Conference?

                        Yeas, 95.  Nays, 36.  Absent, 18.         House Journal 6/4/2005            Page 81

 

H. 521             An Act Relating Miscellaneous Tax.

                        Shall the House adopt the report of the Committee of Conference?

                        Yeas, 88.  Nays, 32.  Absent, 29.         House Journal 6/4/2005            Page 82

 

H. 524             An Act Relating To Universal Access To Health Care In Vermont.

                        Shall the bill be committed to the Committee on Ways and Means?

                        Yeas, 53.  Nays, 90.  Absent, 6.           House Journal 4/20/2005          Page 49

 

                        Shall the bill be read a third time?

                        Yeas, 85.  Nays, 57.  Absent, 7.           House Journal 4/20/2005          Page 50

 

                        Shall the decision of the Speaker stand as the judgment of the House? (Regarding the germaneness of sections of the Representative DePoy of Rutland City and others amendment)

                        Yeas, 99.  Nays, 39.  Absent, 11.         House Journal 4/21/2005          Page 51

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representatives DePoy of Rutland City and others? (sections 1-19, alternative health care plan)

                        Yeas, 49.  Nays, 86.  Absent, 14.         House Journal 4/21/2005          Page 52

 

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representatives Koch of Barre Town and others? (health care study committee)

                        Yeas, 57.  Nays, 86.  Absent, 6.           House Journal 4/21/2005          Page 53

 

                        Shall the bill pass?

                        Yeas, 86.  Nays, 58.  Absent, 5.           House Journal 4/21/2005          Page 54

 

                        Shall the House adopt the report of the Committee of Conference?

                        Yeas, 79.  Nays, 55.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 6/3/2005            Page 76

 

H. 528             An Act Relating To Adjustments To The Municipal Employees’ Retirement System Of Vermont.

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representatives Flory of Pittsford and Sunderland of Rutland Town? (regarding the members of the committee)

                        Yeas, 49.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 16.         House Journal 5/3/2005            Page 59

 

H. 533             An Act Relating To Compensation For Certain State Employees.

                        Shall the House concur in the Senate proposal of amendment?

                        Yeas, 76.  Nays, 56.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 6/3/2005            Page 77

 

H. 537             An Act Relating To Appropriations For The Medicaid Program And The Office Of Vermont Health Care.

                        Shall the amendment offered by Representative Ancel of Calais be substituted for the amendment offered by Representatives Kiss of Burlington and Pillsbury of Brattleboro?

                        Yeas, 71.  Nays, 58.  Absent, 20.         House Journal 5/6/2005            Page 60

 

                        Shall the bill pass?

                        Yeas, 111.  Nays, 16.  Absent, 22.       House Journal 5/6/2005            Page 61

 

H. 545             An Act Relating To Authorizing Vermont Yankee To Go Before The Public Service Board To Seek Permission For Dry Cask Storage.

                        Shall the House amend the report of the Committee on Natural Resources and Energy as offered by Representatives Deen of Westminster and others? (requiring legislative approval for fuel storage after 2012)

                        Yeas, 17.  Nays, 104.  Absent, 28.       House Journal 5/31/2005          Page 69

 

                        Shall the bill be read a third time?

                        Yeas, 113.  Nays, 5.  Absent, 31.         House Journal 5/31/2005          Page 70

 

Senate Bills

S. 15                An Act Relating To Voyeurism.

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representatives Wright of Burlington and others?

                        Yeas, 50.  Nays, 80.  Absent, 19.         House Journal 5/25/2005          Page 64

 

                        Shall the House amend the House proposal of amendment as offered by Representative Wright of Burlington? (regarding civil commitment)

                        Yeas, 57.  Nays, 81.  Absent, 11.         House Journal 5/26/2005          Page 67

 

S. 49                An Act Relating To The I-Save RX Prescription Drug Program.

                        Shall the report of the Committee on Health Care be amended  as offered by Representative Flory of Pittsford? (Regarding discount programs through pharmaceutical manufacturers.)

                        Yeas, 51.  Nays, 88.  Absent, 9.           House Journal 2/8/2005            Page 5

 

                        Shall the report of the Committee on Health Care be amended as offered by Representative Kilmartin of Newport City? (Regarding prescription drug prices.)

                        Yeas, 37.  Nays, 103.  Absent, 9.         House Journal 2/8/2005            Page 6

 

                        Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the Committee on Health Care?

                        Yeas, 135.  Nays, 5.  Absent, 9.           House Journal 2/8/2005            Page 7

                       

                        Shall the House proposal of amendment be amended as offered by Representative Sunderland of Rutland Town? (Disclosure statement about prescription drugs purchased through the program)

                        Yeas, 52.  Nays, 85.  Absent, 12.         House Journal 2/9/2005            Page 8

 

                        Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposal of amendment?

                        Yeas, 129.  Nays, 8.  Absent, 12.         House Journal 2/9/2005            Page 9

 

S. 52                An act relating to Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards, Appliance Efficiency Standards And Distributed Electricity.

                        Shall the bill be amended as offered by Representatives Flory of Pittsford and Sunderland of Rutland Town? (giving retail electric providers credit for meeting standards)

                        Yeas, 37.  Nays, 95.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 4/22/2005          Page 55

 

                        Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposals of amendment?

                        Yeas, 94.  Nays, 35.  Absent, 20.         House Journal 4/22/2005          Page 56

 

                        Shall the House adopt the report of the Committee of Conference?

                        Yeas, 112.  Nays, 21.  Absent, 16.       House Journal 6/3/2005            Page 75

 

S. 74                An Act Relating To The Allocation Of The Assets Of The State Teachers' Retirement System Of Vermont, The Vermont State Employees' Retirement System, And The Vermont Municipal Employees' Retirement System.

                        Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as offered by Representative Flory of Pittsford? (Make up and voting of board)

                        Yeas, 51.  Nays, 88.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 3/9/2005            Page 10

 

                        Shall the House postpone action on the bill for three legislative days?

                        Yeas, 83.  Nays, 57.  Absent, 9.           House Journal 3/29/2005          Page 32

 

                        Shall the bill pass, the failure of the Governor to sign notwithstanding?                           

                        2/3 vote of 94 necessary

                        Yeas, 87.  Nays, 57.  Absent, 5.           House Journal 4/1/2005            Page 33

                       

S. 80                An Act Relating to Minimum Wage.

                        Shall the House amend the recommendation of proposal of amendment of the committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs as recommended by Representative Zuckerman of Burlington? (Automatic yearly increase in the minimum wage)

                        Yeas, 15.  Nays, 129.  Absent, 5.         House Journal 3/17/2005          Page 14

 

                        Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs?

                        Yeas, 81.  Nays, 57.  Absent, 11.         House Journal 3/17/2005          Page 15

 

                        Shall the House proposal of amendment be amended as offered by Representative Marron of Stowe? (Exception for tipped employees)

                        Yeas, 78.  Nays, 58.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 3/18/2005          Page 17

 

                        Shall the rules be suspended to permit consideration of a nongermane issue? (amendment regarding earned income tax credit)

                        3/4 vote of 100 necessary

                        Yeas, 52.  Nays, 82.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 3/18/2005          Page 18

 

                        Shall the House proposal of amendment be amended as offered by Representative Otterman of Topsham? (coverage of employers)

                        Yeas, 47.  Nays, 83.  Absent, 19.         House Journal 3/18/2005          Page 19

 

                        Shall the House proposal of amendment be amended as offered by Representatives Clark of Vergennes and Endres of Milton? (Cost of living adjustment for minimum wage)

                        Yeas, 48.  Nays, 79.  Absent, 22.         House Journal 3/18/2005          Page 20

 

                        Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposals of amendment?

                        Yeas, 73.  Nays, 49.  Absent, 27.         House Journal 3/18/2005          Page 21

 

                        Shall the House adopt the report of the Committee of Conference?

                        Yeas, 90.  Nays, 44.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 6/3/2005            Page 78

 

S. 174              An Act Relating To Home Health Agencies.

                        Shall the House adopt the report of the Committee of Conference?

                        Yeas, 132.  Nays, 0.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 6/3/2005            Page 74

 

Resolutions

J.R.H. 47        Joint Resolution Related To National Guard Deployment.

                        Shall the Committee on Government Operations be relieved of further consideration of the resolution?

                        Yeas, 70.  Nays, 64.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 6/2/2005            Page 72

 

                        Shall the Resolution be recommitted to the Committee on Appropriations?

                        Yeas, 91.  Nays, 40.  Absent, 18.         House Journal 6/4/2005            Page 80

 

H.R. 7             House Resolution Commemorating The 32nd Anniversary Of The U.S. Supreme Court Ruling In Roe V Wade Legalizing A Woman’s Right To Reproductive Choice.

                        Shall the resolution be amended as offered by Representatives Kilmartin of Newport City and DePoy of Rutland City? (Parental notification)

                        Yeas, 47.  Nays, 87.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 1/20/2005          Page 1

 

                        Shall the House adopt the resolution?

                        Yeas, 98.  Nays, 36.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 1/20/2005          Page 2

 

Remarks Journalized

                        Shall the remarks of Representative Smith of New Haven be journalized? (remarks regarding committee procedure with S.18)

                        Yeas, 53.  Nays, 73.  Absent, 23.         House Journal 6/2/2005            Page 71

 

2005 Special Session Roll Calls

Special Session Attendance.

                        Yeas. 132.  Nays, 0.  Absent, 18.         House Journal 6/16/2005          Page 83

 

H.1  An Act Relating To The Vermont State Colleges Collective Bargaining Agreement

                        Shall the bill pass?

                        Yeas, 121.  Nays, 11.  Absent, 17.       House Journal 6/16/2005          Page 84

 

 

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.