Vermont House of Representatives

2010 Roll Call Book

INDEX

House Bills

H. 66   An Act Relating to Including Secondary Students With Disabilities in Senior Year Activities and Ceremonies

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment?

       Yeas, 112. Nays, 18. Absent, 19          House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 87

H. 470 An Act Relating to Restructuring of the Judiciary

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Kilmartin on Newport City?

       Yeas, 38. Nays, 108. Absent, 3            House Journal   3/23/2010                    Page 26

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 104. Nays, 40. Absent, 5            House Journal   3/23/2010                    Page 27

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Kilmartin of Newport City?

       Yeas, 32. Nays, 110. Absent, 7            House Journal   3/24/2010                    Page 30

       Shall the report of the Committee of Conference be adopted?

       Yeas, 124. Nays, 1. Absent, 24            House Journal   5/8/2010                      Page 76

H. 485 An Act Relating to the Use Value Appraisal Program

       Shall the bill pass?

       Yeas, 104. Nays, 34. Absent, 10          House Journal   1/27/2010                    Page 2

H. 533 An Act Relating to Military Parents’ Rights

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 117. Nays, 0. Absent, 32            House Journal   1/28/2010                    Page 3

H. 589 An Act Relating to Nuclear Energy Generation and the Institution of Trusts for Greenfield Restoration and Spent Fuel Management

       Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources and Energy?

       Yeas, 139. Nays, 0. Absent, 10            House Journal   4/13/2010                    Page 42

H. 614 An Act Relating to the Regulation of Composting

       Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources?

       Yeas, 94. Nays, 46. Absent, 9              House Journal   3/11/2010                    Page 15

       Shall the bill pass?

       Yeas, 137. Nays, 0. Absent, 12            House Journal   3/12/2010                    Page 16

H. 709 An Act Relating to Creating a Prekindergarten–16 Council

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

       Yeas, 105. Nays, 36. Absent, 8            House Journal   3/19/2010                    Page 25

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Turner of Milton in Sec. 5a in the last sentence only, and Sec. 5b. in the last sentence only?

       Yeas, 38. Nays, 100. Absent, 11          House Journal   3/23/2010                    Page 28

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Consejo of Sheldon et al?

       Yeas, 49. Nays, 86. Absent, 14            House Journal   3/23/2010                    Page 29

H. 730 An Act Relating to Employment

       Shall the bill be amended in Secs. 2, 3, 4 and 5, as recommended by the Committee on Education?

       Yeas, 137. Nays, 3. Absent, 9              House Journal   5/6/2010                      Page 73

H. 759 An Act Relating to Executive Branch Fees

       Shall the bill pass?

       Yeas, 100. Nays, 42. Absent, 7            House Journal   2/12/2010                    Page 4

H. 763 An Act Relating to Establishment of an Agency of Natural Resources’ River Corridor Management Program

       Shall the bill be committed to the committee on Appropriations as recommended by the Rep. Donahue of Northfield?

       Yeas, 49. Nays, 95. Absent, 5              House Journal   2/18/2010                    Page 7

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 92. Nays, 49. Absent, 8              House Journal   2/18/2010                    Page 8

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Olsen of Jamaica?

       Yeas, 53. Nays, 84. Absent, 12            House Journal   2/19/2010                    Page 10

H. 764 An Act Relating to the State Teachers’ Retirement System of Vermont

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 139. Nays, 0. Absent, 8              House Journal   2/23/2010                    Page 11

H. 776 An Act Relating to Rental Housing

       Shall the bill be amended as recommended by Rep. Head of South Burlington in Sec. 2 and Sec. 3?

       Yeas, 77. Nays, 59. Absent, 13            House Journal   3/18/2010                    Page 21

       Shall the bill be amended as recommended by Rep. Head of South Burlington in Sec. 1?

       Yeas, 110. Nays, 28. Absent, 11          House Journal   3/18/2010                    Page 22

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

       Yeas, 44. Nays, 89. Absent, 16            House Journal   3/18/2010                    Page 23

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 88. Nays, 51. Absent, 10            House Journal   3/18/2010                    Page 24

       Shall the bill pass?

       Yeas, 105. Nays, 34. Absent, 10          House Journal   4/9/2010                      Page 41

H. 781 An Act Relating to Renewable Energy

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 129. Nays, 3. Absent, 17            House Journal   4/15/2010                    Page 47

H. 782 An Act Relating to a Voluntary School District Merger Incentive Program, Supervisory Union Duties, and Other Education Issues

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Peltz of Woodbury?

       Yeas, 85. Nays, 50. Absent, 14            House Journal   4/30/2010                    Page 60

       Shall the rules be suspended to permit reconsideration?

       Yeas, 49. Nays, 85. Absent, 15            House Journal   5/3/2010                      Page 63

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Kilmartin of Newport City in Sec. 1?

       Yeas, 48. Nays, 86. Absent, 15            House Journal   5/3/2010                      Page 64

H. 783 An Act Relating to Miscellaneous Tax Provisions

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Ancel of Calais in Sec. 36, Sec. 37, Sec. 38 and Sec. 39?

       Yeas, 92. Nays, 49. Absent, 8              House Journal   3/25/2010                    Page 31

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Olsen of Jamaica?

       Yeas, 48. Nays, 92. Absent, 9              House Journal   3/25/2010                    Page 32

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 95. Nays, 42. Absent, 12            House Journal   3/25/2010                    Page 33

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Reps. Clark of Vergennes et al?

       Yeas, 34. Nays, 102. Absent, 13          House Journal   3/26/2010                    Page 36

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Olsen of Jamaica, as amended?

       Yeas, 142. Nays, 0. Absent, 7              House Journal   3/26/2010                    Page 37

       Shall the bill pass?

       Yeas, 107. Nays, 33. Absent, 9            House Journal   3/26/2010                    Page 38

       Shall the report of the Committee of Conference be adopted?

       Yeas, 111. Nays, 16. Absent, 22          House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 88

H. 789 An Act Making Appropriations for the Support of Government

       Shall action be postponed until Wednesday, March 31, 2010?

       Yeas, 36. Nays, 103. Absent, 10          House Journal   3/25/2010                    Page 34

       Shall the be read a third time?

       Yeas, 124. Nays, 15. Absent, 10          House Journal   3/25/2010                    Page 35

       Shall the report of the Committee of Conference be adopted?

       Yeas, 105. Nays, 27. Absent, 17          House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 86

H. 790 An Act Relating to Capital Construction and State Bonding

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Clark of Vergennes in Sec. 22?

       Yeas, 32. Nays, 91. Absent, 26            House Journal   4/2/2010                      Page 39

       Shall the bill pass?

       Yeas, 125. Nays, 0. Absent, 24            House Journal   4/2/2010                      Page 40

H. 792 An Act Relating to Implementation of Challenges for Change

       Shall the amendment offered by Rep. Nease of Johnson be substituted for the amendment offered by Rep. Olsen of Jamaica et al?

       Yeas, 130. Nays, 12. Absent, 7            House Journal   4/15/2010                    Page 44

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City?

       Yeas, 111. Nays, 29. Absent, 9            House Journal   4/15/2010                    Page 45

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 98. Nays, 43. Absent, 8              House Journal   4/15/2010                    Page 46

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Kilmartin of Newport City?

       Yeas, 35. Nays, 103. Absent, 11          House Journal   4/16/2010                    Page 48

       Shall the bill be amended as offered by Rep. Fagan of Rutland City?

       Yeas, 24. Nays, 117. Absent, 8            House Journal   4/16/2010                    Page 49

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment with further amendment thereto, as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City et al?

       Yeas, 37. Nays, 96. Absent, 16            House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 80

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment with further amendment thereto, as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield in the third instance only?

       Yeas, 52. Nays, 81. Absent, 16            House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 81

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment with further proposal of amendment thereto, as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield in the second instances only?

       Yeas, 54. Nays, 75. Absent, 20            House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 82

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment with further proposal of amendment thereto, as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield in the first instance only?

       Yeas, 51. Nays, 81. Absent, 17            House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 83

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment with further proposal of amendment thereto, as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield in Sec. 64(x)?

       Yeas, 16. Nays, 111. Absent, 22          House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 84

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment?

       Yeas, 95. Nays, 41. Absent, 13            House Journal   5/12/2010                    Page 85

Senate Bills

S. 64    An Act Relating to Growth Center Designations and Appeals of Such Designations

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources and Energy?

       Yeas, 125. Nays, 1. Absent, 23            House Journal   5/3/2010                      Page 62

S. 88    An Act Relating to Health Care Financing and Universal Access to Health Care in Vermont

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

       Yeas, 90. Nays, 48. Absent, 11            House Journal   4/22/2010                    Page 50

       Shall the House proposal of amendment be further amended as offered by Rep. Wright of Burlington?

       Yeas, 50. Nays, 86. Absent, 13            House Journal   4/23/2010                    Page 51

       Shall the House proposal of amendment be further amended as offered by Reps. Koch of Barre Town et al?

       Yeas, 40. Nays, 88. Absent, 21            House Journal   4/23/2010                    Page 52

       Shall the House proposal of amendment be further amended as offered by Reps. Fagan of Rutland City et al?

       Yeas, 40. Nays, 92. Absent, 17            House Journal   4/23/2010                    Page 53

       Shall the bill pass in concurrence with proposal of amendment?

       Yeas, 91. Nays, 42. Absent, 16            House Journal   4/23/2010                    Page 54

       Shall the amendment offered by Rep. Maier of Middlebury be amended as offered by Rep. Hubert of Milton?

       Yeas, 36. Nays, 98. Absent, 15            House Journal   5/6/2010                      Page 72

S. 103  An Act Relating to the Study and Recommendation of Ignition Interlock Device Legislation

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

       Yeas, 141. Nays, 0. Absent, 8              House Journal   4/29/2010                    Page 55

S. 117  An Act Relating to the Date of the Primary Election

       Shall the proposal of the Committee of Government Operations be amended as offered by Rep. Koch of Barre Town?

       Yeas, 50. Nays, 95. Absent, 4              House Journal   2/17/2010                    Page 5

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the Committee on Government Operations?

       Yeas, 139. Nays, 6. Absent, 4              House Journal   2/17/2010                    Page 6

S. 138  An Act Relating to Unfair Business Practices of Credit Card Companies and Fraudulent Use of Scanning Devices and Re-Encoders

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the Committee on Commerce and Economic Development?

       Yeas, 139. Nays, 0. Absent, 10            House Journal   4/29/2010                    Page 56

S. 222  An Act Relating to State Recognition of Native American Indian Tribes in Vermont

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

       Yeas, 132. Nays, 5. Absent, 12            House Journal   4/29/2010                    Page 57

S. 247  An Act Relating to Bisphenol A

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 127. Nays, 1. Absent, 21            House Journal   4/30/2010                    Page 61

S. 262  An Act Relating to a Study of Coverage of Appropriate Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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

       Yeas, 138. Nays, 0. Absent, 11            House Journal   5/6/2010                      Page 74

S. 263  An Act Relating to the Vermont Benefit Corporations Act

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the Committee on Commerce and Economic Development?

       Yeas, 108. Nays, 30. Absent, 11          House Journal   4/29/2010                    Page 58

S. 280  An Act Relating to Prohibiting Texting, Prohibiting Use of Portable Electronic Devices by Junior Operators, and Primary Seatbelt Enforcement for Persons Under 18.

       Shall the bill be amended as recommended by the Committee on Judiciary in Sec. 6?

       Yeas, 139. Nays, 0. Absent, 10            House Journal   3/16/2010                    Page 17

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill in Sec. 10?

       Yeas, 92. Nays, 46. Absent, 11            House Journal   3/16/2010                    Page 18

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 115. Nays, 26. Absent, 8            House Journal   3/16/2010                    Page 19

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment with further proposal of amendment thereto as offered by Rep. Komline of Dorset?

       Yeas, 33. Nays, 104. Absent, 12          House Journal   5/6/2010                      Page 70

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment?

       Yeas, 134. Nays, 5. Absent, 10            House Journal   5/6/2010                      Page 71

S. 286  An Act Relating to Challenges for Change

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

       Yeas, 122. Nays, 3. Absent, 24            House Journal   2/18/2010                    Page 9

S. 288  An Act Relating to the Vermont Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2010

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the Committee on Commerce and Economic Development as amended?

       Yeas, 138. Nays, 0. Absent, 11            House Journal   3/18/2010                    Page 20

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment to the House proposal of amendment?

       Yeas, 139. Nays, 1. Absent, 9              House Journal   4/13/2010                    Page 43

S. 290  An Act Relating to Restoring Solvency to the Unemployment Trust Fund

       Shall the rules be suspended and the bill be taken up for immediate consideration?

       Yeas, 86. Nays, 49. Absent, 14            House Journal   5/4/2010                      Page 65

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill in Sec. 6, as recommended by Reps. Davis of Washington et al?

       Yeas, 24. Nays, 113. Absent, 12          House Journal   5/5/2010                      Page 66

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill in Sec. 7 as recommended by Reps. Davis of Washington et al?

       Yeas, 16. Nays, 123. Absent, 10          House Journal   5/5/2010                      Page 67

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill in Sec. 4 as recommended by Reps. Davis of Washington et al?

       Yeas, 19. Nays, 121. Absent, 9            House Journal   5/5/2010                      Page 68

       Shall the bill be read a third time?

       Yeas, 133. Nays, 9. Absent, 7              House Journal   5/5/2010                      Page 69

S. 292  An Act Relating to Term Probation, the Right to Bail, Medical Care of Inmates, and a Reduction in the Number of Nonviolent Prisoners, Probationers, and Detainees

       Shall the House propose to the Senate to amend the bill as recommended by the Committee on Corrections and Institutions, as further amended?

       Yeas, 113. Nays, 25. Absent, 11          House Journal   4/29/2010                    Page 59

       Shall the House concur with the Senate proposal of amendment with a further amendment thereto, as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City in Sec. 17, subsection 102(b)(16)?

       Yeas, 22. Nays, 106. Absent, 21          House Journal   5/11/2010                    Page 78

S. 295  An Act Relating to Agricultural Development, Including Agency Positions and Creation of Development Board; Establishment of Livestock Care Standards; Operation of Commercial Slaughter Facilities; Animal Rescue Organizations; and Health Certificates for Importation of Certain Animals

       Shall the report of the Committee of Conference be adopted?

       Yeas, 128. Nays, 0. Absent, 21            House Journal   5/7/2010                      Page 75

Resolutions

J.R.H. 39        Joint Resolution Urging Congress not to Pursue Legislation Allowing Individuals or Small Groups to Purchase Health Insurance Across State Lines or Permitting Health Insurance Companies to Offer Individual or Small Group Health Insurance Policies to Residents of a State if the Company is not Authorized by that State to Offer those Policies

       Shall the House substitute the amendment as offered by Reps. Scheuermann of Stowe and Donahue of Northfield for the recommendation of amendment of the Committee on Health Care?

       Yeas, 49. Nays, 86. Absent, 14            House Journal   2/25/2010                    Page 13

       Shall the resolution be amended as proposed by the committee on Health Care?

       Yeas, 92. Nays, 45. Absent, 12            House Journal   2/25/2010                    Page 14

J.R.H. 51        Joint Resolution Supporting the Assignment of the F-35 Aircraft to the Vermont Air National Guard

       Shall the committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs be relieved of further consideration of the resolution?

       Yeas, 47. Nays, 75. Absent, 27            House Journal   5/8/2010                      Page 77

       Shall the resolution be amended as recommended by the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs, as amended?

       Yeas, 122. Nays, 5. Absent, 22            House Journal   5/11/2010                    Page 79

H.R. 30           House Resolution Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives Relating to a Bill Materially Affecting the Revenue of One or More Municipalities

       Shall the resolution be adopted?

       Yeas, 137. Nays, 0. Absent, 12            House Journal   2/24/2010                    Page 12

Constitutional Proposals

Prop 5 Right to Vote in Primary Elections

       Shall the Proposal of amendment be adopted?

       Yeas, 80. Nays, 56. Absent, 13            House Journal   1/22/2010                    Page 1

Appendix

Vote explanations (at the 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.  It is generally recommended that vote explanations should be infrequent and brief.

            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 vote 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 73, 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.  In case of an equal division, the question shall be lost.