Favorable with Amendment
H. 550 Charter Amendment City of South Burlington....................................... 7
(See Addendum to House and Senate Calendar)
H.C.R. 164 Congratulating Gladys Walker on 100th Birthday........................... 7
H.C.R. 165 Honoring Janet Leonard for 30 Years of Service.......................... 7
H.C.R. 166 Achievements of Addison Union’s Early Education Programs........ 7
H.C.R. 167 Congratulating Becky Auger VT-NEA Support Person.................. 8
H.C.R. 168 Burtland Farm in Georgia Lake Champlain Farm Award................ 8
H.C.R. 169 BFA Bullets Division III Championship Cross-Country Team......... 8
H.C.R. 171 Congratulating Jelly Bean Tree Crafts 30th Anniversary.................. 8
H.C.R. 172 Congratulating VT Business Magazine 5x5x5 Award...................... 8
H.C.R. 173 Congratulating Mary Lou Smith Phys Ed Teacher of Year.............. 8
H.C.R. 174 Congratulating Brookline for Municipal Office Addition.................. 8
H.C.R. 175 Honoring Douglas MacPhee Bellows Falls Football Voice.............. 8
S.C.R. 25 Congratulating Bernie Gonyaw Retiring from Newport Express........ 8
Favorable with Amendment
An act relating to approval of amendment to the charter of the city of South Burlington regarding voter approval of city and school district budgets.
Rep. Manwaring of Wilmington, for the Committee on Government Operations, recommends the bill be amended as follows by striking Sec. 3 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 3 as follows:
Sec. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall take effect upon passage.
(Committee vote: 11-0-0)
Concurrent Resolutions for Notice Under Joint Rule 16
The following concurrent resolutions have been introduced for approval by the House and Senate and have been printed in the Senate and House Addendum to today’s calendars. These will be adopted automatically unless a member requests floor consideration before the end of the session of the next legislative day. Requests for floor consideration should be communicated to the Clerk of the House or to a member of his staff.
(For text of Resolutions, see Addendum to House Notice Calendar for Friday, January 11, 2008)
House concurrent resolution congratulating Gladys Walker on her 100th birthday
House concurrent resolution honoring Janet Leonard for her 30 years of dedicated service to the Vermont General Assembly
House concurrent resolution recognizing the academic achievements of the Addison Central Supervisory Union’s Essential Early Education and Early Education Initiative Programs
House concurrent resolution congratulating Becky Auger on being named the 2008 Vermont-NEA Education Support Professional of the Year
House concurrent resolution congratulating the Burtland Farm in Georgia as a recipient of a 2006 Lake Champlain Farm Award
House concurrent resolution congratulating the 2007 Bellows Free Academy Bullets 2007 Division III championship boys’ cross-country team
House concurrent resolution urging the states of Vermont and New Hampshire to work cooperatively to establish a New England regional presidential primary
House concurrent resolution congratulating the Jelly Bean Tree crafts cooperative on its 30th anniversary
House concurrent resolution congratulating Vermont Business Magazine 5x5x5 Award winners Chamberlain Machine, Inc. and Chroma Technology Corporation of Bellows Falls
House concurrent resolution congratulating Mary Lou Smith on her designation as the 2007 Vermont Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year
House concurrent resolution congratulating the town of Brookline on the completion of its municipal office building addition
House concurrent resolution honoring Douglas MacPhee, the voice of Bellows Falls Union High School football
Senate concurrent resolution congratulating Bernie Gonyaw on his retirement as the press foreman at the Newport Express.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 – 6:00 – 8:00 PM; Room 11 – Senate Committee on Judiciary – S. 238 Regulating Drugs: Marijuana; S. 250 Drug Trafficking
Joint Public Hearing on Fiscal Year 2009 budget
Vermont Interactive Television
Monday, February 11, 2008, 4:30-7:00 p.m. – The House and Senate Appropriations Committees will hold a joint public hearing on Vermont Interactive Television (V.I.T.) to give Vermonters throughout the state an opportunity to express their views about the State budget for fiscal year 2009. All V.I.T. sites will be available for the hearing: Bennington, Brattleboro, Castleton, Johnson, Lyndonville, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, Waterbury, White River Junction and Williston. V.I.T.’s web site at www.vitlink.org has an up-to-date location listing, including driving directions, addresses and telephone numbers.
For information about the format of this event, interested parties may call the House Appropriations Committee office at 802-828-2251.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 2 PM – Governor’s Budget Message
Deadline for Introducing Bills
Pursuant to Rule 40(b) of the Rules and Orders of the Vermont House of Representatives, during the second year of the biennium, except with the prior consent of the Committee on Rules, no member may introduce a bill into the House drafted in standard form after the last day of January or submit any requests to the legislative Council that a bill be drafted in this form later than the fifteenth day of January.
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