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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2008

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

38th DAY OF ADJOURNED SESSION

House Convenes at 1:15 P M

TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                                                                               Page No.

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. 209  VT Energy Efficiency and Affordability Act......................................... 390

          Rep. Dostis Amendment to House Proposal of Amendment................... 390

S. 278  Relating to Financing Campaigns........................................................ 390

          Rep. Pillsbury Amendment to House Proposal of Amendment............... 390

          Rep. Ainsworth Amendment to House Proposal of Amendment............. 391

          Rep. Baker Amendment to House Proposal of Amendment................... 391

S. 355  Debt Financing for Vermont Housing Finance Agency......................... 391

J.R.S. 49  Collection of U S Census data in Vermont..................................... 391

Favorable

J.R.H. 46  Requesting Withdrawal of Treasury Regulations ........................... 391

          Rep. Kitzmiller for Commerce

For Action Under Rule 52

H.R.   30  Designating February 14, 2008 as Wear Red Day......................... 391

Action Postponed Until Thursday, February 21, 2008

Senate Proposal of Amendment

H. 93  Beer Producers’ Interest in Retail Liquor Licenses............................... 392

CONSENT CALENDAR

(See Addendum to House and Senate Calendar)

H.C.R. 211  Honoring Donna Hogan – VT Grocers’ Association................... 392

H.C.R. 212  In Memory of Benjamin T. Carr................................................. 392

S.C.R.   32  In Memory of Daniel Bonfigli of Essex........................................ 392

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ACTION CALENDAR

     Third Reading

S. 209

An act relating to the Vermont energy efficiency and affordability act.

Amendment to be offered by Rep. Dostis of Waterbury to House Proposal of Amendment to S. 209

Moves that the House proposal of amendment be amended in Sec. 29 by striking the number “2009” and inserting the number “2008

S. 278

An act relating to financing campaigns.

     Amendment to be offered by Rep. Pillsbury of Brattleboro to House Proposal of Amendment to S. 278

First:  In Sec. 2, 17 V.S.A. § 2801(3), by striking subdivision (E) in its entirety and renumbering the remaining subdivisions to be numerically correct, and in Sec. 2, 17 V.S.A. § 2801, by striking subdivision (5) in its entirety and renumbering the remaining subdivisions to be numerically correct

Second:  In Sec. 4, 17 V.S.A. § 2805 by striking subsection (n) in its entirety and inserting a new subsection (n) as follows:

(n)  The following shall apply to independent candidates:

(1)  The limitations on contributions set forth in subsection (a), (b), or (c) of this section shall be doubled for independent candidates prior to the date of a primary election.

(2)  The following shall apply to an independent candidate who certifies to the secretary of state that he or she will not accept contributions from any political party:

(A)  The candidate may accept contributions from one political committee, designated by the candidate, up to the limitations set forth in subsection (e) of this section for political party contributions; and

(B)  For the purposes of this chapter, “contribution” shall not include:

(i)  Compensation paid by one political committee, designated by the candidate, to its employees;

(ii)  Costs paid for by one political committee, designated by the candidate, in connection with a campaign event.

Third:  By striking Sec. 12 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 12 as follows:

Sec. 12.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This act shall take effect on January 1, 2009.

Amendment to be offered by Rep. Ainsworth of Royalton to House Proposal of Amendment to S. 278

     Moves to amend the House proposal of amendment in Sec. 1, by striking subdivision (2) in its entirety and renumbering the remaining subdivisions to be numerically correct

Amendment to be offered by Rep. Baker to House Proposal of Amendment to S. 278

Moves to amend the proposal of amendment by striking Sec. 11 in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new Sec. 11 as follows:

Sec. 11.  REPEAL

17 V.S.A. §§ 2805a (campaign expenditure limitations) and 2811(e) (requirement that campaign finance reports be filed with the candidate’s district clerk) are repealed.

S. 355

An act relating to debt financing for the Vermont housing finance agency.

J. R. S. 49

Joint resolution relating to the collection of United States data in Vermont.

Favorable

J. R. H. 46

     Joint resolution advocating withdrawal of proposed U.S. Treasury regulation that the U. S. Internal Revenue Service issued on September 28, 2007 eliminating the deductibility of reserves of a captive insurance company participating in a consolidated federal income tax return.

     Rep. Kitzmiller of Montpelier, for the Committee on Commerce, recommends the resolution ought to be adopted.

( Committee Vote: 11-0-0)

For Action Under Rule 52

     H. R. 30

     House resolution designating February 14, 2008 as Wear Red Day

(For text see House Journal February 13, 2008)

 

Action Postponed Until Thursday, February 21, 2008

Senate Proposal of Amendment

H. 93

     An act relating to beer producers’ interest in retail liquor licenses.

Pending Question: Shall the House concur in the Senate Proposal of Amendment?

CONSENT CALENDAR

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 and Senate Notice Calendar for Thursday, February 14, 2008)

H.C.R. 211

House concurrent resolution honoring Donna Hogan of Rutland for her leadership roles at the Vermont Grocers’ Association and in her community

H.C.R. 212

House concurrent resolution in memory of Benjamin T. Carr

S.C.R. 32. 

Senate concurrent resolution in memory of Daniel G. Bonfigli of Essex.

 

 

 

 



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