Vermont House of Representatives

2009 Roll Call Book

INDEX

House Bills

H. 12               An act relating to education property tax rates.

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 136.  Nays, 0.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 1/23/2009          Page 1

            Shall the House suspend its rules and take up H. 12 pending its entry in the Notice Calendar?

            Yeas, 133.  Nays, 2.  Absent, 14.         House Journal 5/9/2009            Page 63

            3/4 vote of 102 needed to suspend rules.

H. 24               An act relating to insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screening.

Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the committee on Health Care? (Strike all amendment)

Yeas, 104.  Nays, 35.  Absent, 10.       House Journal 2/12/2009          Page 2

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 104.  Nays, 35.  Absent, 10.       House Journal 2/13/2009          Page 3

H. 75               An act relating to interim budget and appropriation adjustments.

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 121.  Nays, 11.  Absent, 17.       House Journal 4/29/2009          Page 46

H. 125             An act relating to farm-fresh milk.

Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the committee on Agriculture? (Strike all amendment)

            Yeas, 96.  Nays, 40.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 4/30/2009          Page 47

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Reps. Branagan of Georgia and Dickinson of St. Albans Town? (Regarding testing of the milk)

            Yeas, 53.  Nays, 73.  Absent, 23.         House Journal 5/1/2009            Page 48

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Savage of Swanton? (No seal of quality for raw milk)   

Yeas, 56.  Nays, 67.  Absent, 26.         House Journal 5/1/2009     Page 49

            Shall the House concur in the Senate proposal of amendment?

            Yeas, 102.  Nays, 38.  Absent, 9.         House Journal 5/8/2009            Page 60

H. 145             An act relating to composting.

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Scheuermann of Stowe? ( Add act 250 criteria)

Yeas, 36.  Nays, 98.  Absent, 15.  House Journal 3/19/2009    Page 9

H. 147             An act relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by junior operators                 and primary safety belt enforcement.

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 104.  Nays, 40.  Absent, 5.         House Journal 4/15/2009          Page 32

H. 213             An act relating to provide fairness to tenants in cases of contested                                   housing security deposit withholding.

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Kilmartin of Newport City?     (Regarding security deposits for residential rental units)

            Yeas, 58.  Nays, 82.  Absent, 9.           House Journal 4/1/2009            Page 16

H. 232             An act relating to fiscal year 2009 budget adjustment.

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Ainsworth of Royalton? (Reduce legislator’s pay by five per cent)

            Yeas, 50.  Nays, 88.  Absent, 11.         House Journal 2/20/2009          Page 5

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 107.  Nays, 28.  Absent, 14.       House Journal 2/20/2009          Page 6

H. 313             An act relating to near-term and long-term economic development.

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Reps. Donovan of Burlington, et. al.? (Jobs & funds for women)

            Yeas, 128.  Nays, 12.  Absent, 9.         House Journal 4/17/2009          Page 37

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Komline of Dorset? (Fiscal impact of bills) Yeas, 36.  Nays, 100.  Absent, 13.  House Journal 4/17/2009  Page 38

H. 427             An act relating to making miscellaneous amendments to education                                   law.

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Peltz of Woodbury? (Regarding school spending)

            Yeas, 85.  Nays, 53.  Absent, 11.         House Journal 3/20/2009          Page 10

H. 436             An act relating to decommissioning and decommissioning funds of nuclear energy generation plants.

            Shall the bill be committed to the committee on Judiciary?

            Yeas, 44.  Nays, 97.  Absent, 8.           House Journal 3/26/2009          Page 11

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 95.  Nays, 47.  Absent, 7.           House Journal 3/26/2009          Page 12

            Shall the bill be committed to the committee on Judiciary?

            Yeas, 40.  Nays, 102.  Absent, 7.         House Journal 3/27/2009          Page 13

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 93.  Nays, 46.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 3/27/2009          Page 14

            Shall the House concur in the Senate proposal of amendment with further amendment thereto as offered by Rep. Klein of East Montpelier?

            Yeas, 85.  Nays, 52.  Absent, 12.         House Journal 5/6/2009            Page 58

H. 438             An act relating to the state’s transportation program.

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 106.  Nays, 40.  Absent, 3.         House Journal 3/31/2009          Page 15

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Reps. Kilmartin of Newport City and Marcotte of Coventry? (Delete sections 34-38 & part of 39, gas tax increase)

            Yeas, 34.  Nays, 109.  Absent, 6.         House Journal 4/1/2009            Page 17

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Reps. Kilmartin of Newport City and Marcotte of Coventry? (Delete sections 31 & 32, inflation index for tax increase)

Yeas, 49.  Nays, 96.  Absent, 4.           House Journal 4/1/2009            Page 18

            Shall the bill Pass?

            Yeas, 118.  Nays, 35.  Absent, 6.         House Journal 4/1/2009            Page 19

H. 441             An act relating to making appropriations for the support of government.

            Shall the bill be recommitted to the committee on Appropriations?

            Yeas, 45.  Nays, 101.  Absent, 3.         House Journal 4/2/2009            Page 20

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 93.  Nays, 53.  Absent, 3.           House Journal 4/2/2009            Page 21

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Reps. Fisher of Lincoln, et. al.? (regarding closure of human services district offices)

            Yeas, 80.  Nays, 63.  Absent, 6.           House Journal 4/3/2009            Page 24

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City? (regarding vacant positions)

Yeas, 94.  Nays, 50.Absent, 5.House Journal 4/3/2009 Page 25

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Peltz of Woodbury et al ? (Reduction of $14,000,000)

Yeas, 84.  Nays, 60.  Absent, 5. House Journal 4/3/2009  Page 26

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 94.  Nays, 52.  Absent, 3.           House Journal 4/3/2009            Page 27

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

            Yeas,91.  Nays, 52.  Absent, 6.            House Journal 5/9/2009            Page 62

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

            Yeas, 100.  Nays, 50.  Absent, 0.         House Journal 6/2/2009            Page 64

            2/3 vote of 100 necessary to pass                   Special Session

H. 442             An act relating miscellaneous tax provisions.

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 84.  Nays, 53.  Absent, 12.         House Journal 4/14/2009          Page 31

Shall the bill be amended by Rep. Hubert of Milton in the first instance only? (Striking section 13, state credit card program)

Yeas, 50.  Nays, 93.  Absent, 6.           House Journal 4/15/2009          Page 33

 

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Koch of Barre Town? (Regarding estate taxes)

            Yeas, 52.  Nays, 92.  Absent, 5.           House Journal 4/15/2009          Page 34

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Clark of Vergennes? (Strike sections 46 & 47, income tax surcharge)

            Yeas, 55.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 4/15/2009          Page 35

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 82.  Nays, 54.  Absent, 13.         House Journal 4/15/2009          Page 36

Shall the House concur in the Senate proposal of amendment with a further amendment thereto as offered by Rep. Zuckerman of Burlington? (Strike all amendment which would increase education property tax)

Yeas, 0.  Nays, 130.  Absent, 19.         House Journal 4/24/2009          Page 45

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

            Yeas, 124.  Nays, 12.  Absent, 13.       House Journal 6/3/2009            Page 65

            Special Session

H. 444             An act relating to health care reform.

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 130.  Nays, 2.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 4/17/2009          Page 39

H. 446             An act relating to renewable energy and energy efficiency.

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 92.  Nays, 42.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 4/21/2009          Page 41

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Helm of Castleton? (In section 8 by adding wind generation on state waters)Yeas, 86.  Nays, 39.  Absent, 24.         House Journal 4/22/2009    Page 42

            Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. McAllister of Highgate in the first   instance only? (Price charged for methane)

            Yeas, 39.  Nays, 84.  Absent, 26.         House Journal 4/22/2009          Page 43

            Shall the bill pass?

            Yeas, 88.  Nays, 44.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 4/22/2009          Page 44

            Shall the House concur in the Senate proposal of amendment?

            Yeas, 91.  Nays, 49.  Absent, 9.           House Journal 5/7/2009            Page 59

Senate Bills

S. 13                An act relating to improving Vermont's sexual abuse response system.

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 131.  Nays, 2.  Absent, 16.         House Journal 2/19/2009          Page 4

            Shall the House proposal of amendment be amended the bill as offered by Rep.             Zuckerman of Burlington? (Take DNA at arraignment)

            Yeas, 16.  Nays, 117.  Absent, 16.       House Journal 2/20/2009          Page 7

            Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposals of amendment?

            Yeas, 132.  Nays, 2.  Absent, 15.         House Journal 2/20/2009          Page 8

S. 48                An act relating to marketing of prescription drugs.

       Shall the amendment offered by Rep. Helm of Castleton be amended as offered by Rep. Koch of Barre Town? (Strike exemption of reporting meals under $15.00)

            Yeas, 73.  Nays, 64.  Absent, 12.         House Journal 5/6/2009            Page 53

            Shall the House proposal of amendment be amended as offered by Rep. Helm of           Castleton? (Dealing with what meals need to be reported)

            Yeas, 52.  Nays, 89.  Absent, 8.           House Journal 5/6/2009            Page 54

            Shall the House proposal of amendment be further amended as offered by Rep. Wright of Burlington? ? (Dealing with providing samples to doctors)

Yeas, 56.  Nays, 83.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 5/6/2009            Page 55

            Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposals of amendment?

            Yeas, 99.  Nays, 40.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 5/6/2009            Page 56

            Shall the House concur in the Senate proposal of amendment?

            Yeas, 137.  Nays, 4.  Absent, 8.           House Journal 5/8/2009            Page 61

S. 67                An act relating to motor vehicles.

            Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the committee on Transportation in the third through seventh instance? (By applying for license you also sign up for the military selective service)

            Yeas, 60.  Nays, 65.  Absent, 21.         House Journal 5/4/2009            Page 50

S. 115              An act relating to civil marriage.

Shall the recommendation of proposal of amendment of the committee Judiciary be amended as offered by Reps. Helm of Castleton, et. al.? (Have referendum)

            Yeas, 52.  Nays, 96.  Absent, 1.           House Journal 4/2/2009            Page 22

            Shall the bill be read a third time?

            Yeas, 95.  Nays, 52.  Absent, 2.           House Journal 4/2/2009            Page 23

            Shall the House proposal of amendment be amended as offered by Rep. Kilmartin         of Newport City?  (Immunity when expressing beliefs)

            Yeas, 43.  Nays, 103.  Absent, 3.         House Journal 4/3/2009            Page 28

            Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposals of amendment?

            Yeas, 94.  Nays, 52.  Absent, 3.           House Journal 4/3/2009            Page 29

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

            Yeas, 100.  Nays, 49.  Absent, 1. (2/3rd vote of 100 needed)  House Journal 4/7/2009            Page 30

S. 125              An act relating to expanding the sex offender registry.

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the committee on Judiciary in sec. 1 through 16 and 18 through 20 as amended? (Strike all amendment)

       Yeas, 131.  Nays, 10.  Absent, 18.    House Journal 5/4/2009  Page 51

S. 136              An act relating to reducing the drop-out rate in Vermont secondary                                  schools to zero by the year 2020

            Shall recommendation of the committee on Education be amended as offered by Rep. Scheuermann of Stowe? (Strike section 17 which says how many children may qualify for prekindergarten education)

            Yeas, 52.  Nays, 80.  Absent, 17.         House Journal 5/5/2009            Page 52

            Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposal of amendment?

            Yeas, 94.  Nays, 45.  Absent, 10.         House Journal 5/6/2009            Page 57

SPECIAL SESSION

S. 1                  An act relating to seeking a Medicaid waiver renewal and relating to technical corrections to the following acts of 2009: underground storage tanks and the petroleum cleanup fund (H. 83), the Vermont Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H. 313), the BIG BILL - Fiscal Year 2010 Appropriations Act (H. 441), health care reform (H. 444), and capital construction and bonding (H. 445)

Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Scheuermann of Stowe? (Reduce from age 70 to 65 those exempt from capital gains tax)

Yeas, 50.  Nays, 79.  Absent, 20.         House Journal 6/3/2009                        Page 66

Special Session

Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City? (Strike section 16, delegation of authority to Joint Fiscal committee)

Yeas, 21.  Nays, 97.  Absent, 31.         House Journal 6/3/2009                        Page67

Special Session

Adjournment

Shall the House adjourn until Monday, April 20, 2009 at one o’clock in the afternoon?

            Yeas, 84.  Nays, 35.  Absent, 30.         House Journal 4/17/2009          Page 40

Appendix

Vote explanations (at back of book)