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Senate Calendar

thursday, january 18, 2007

16th DAY OF BIENNIAL SESSION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                                                                                Page No.

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. 2                  Relating to bail and to eligibility for public defender services for defendants charged with retail theft         21

Judicial Nominating Board Election

By the Committee on Committees, pursuant to 4  V.S.A. §601........................... 21

Concurrent Resolutions for Adoption

For text of Resolution, see Addendum to January 18, 2007)

SCR 1     Honoring David “Dave” and Dorothy Stevens of Wells River.............. 18

SCR 2     Honoring Dr. Harry Rowe of Wells River........................................... 19

HCR 16  Allison Hicks for campaign regarding cervical cancer.......................... 21

HCR 17  In memory of American military personnel who have died in Iraq......... 22

HCR 18  Norwich Women’s Club centennial anniversary.................................. 35

HCR 19  Honoring Norwich fire chief Howard D. “Jack” Fraser....................... 37

HCR 20  Woodstock Union High School championship football team................ 38

HCR 21  In memory of John A. Williams of Colchester..................................... 40




 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. 2

An act relating to bail and to eligibility for public defender services for defendants charged with retail theft.

Judicial Nominating Board Election

     The Committee on Committees has nominated the following Senators to be elected by the Senate, pursuant to 4 V.S.A. §601, to serve on the Judicial Nominating Board:

Senator Campbell of Windsor District

Senator Kittell of Franklin District

Senator Scott of Washington District

Concurrent Resolutions

     The following concurrent resolutions have been introduced for approval by the Senate and House and will be adopted automatically unless a Senator or Representative requests floor consideration before the end of the session of the next legislative day.  Requests for floor consideration in either chamber should be communicated to the Secretary’s office and/or the House Clerk’s office, respectively.

S.C.R. 1.

Senate concurrent resolution honoring David "Dave" and Dorothy Stevens of Wells River.

S.C.R. 2. 

Senate concurrent resolution honoring Dr. Harry Rowe of Wells River for his six decades of outstanding service as a family physician.

H.C.R. 16.

House concurrent resolution honoring Allison Hicks for her self-initiated campaign to prevent and eradicate cervical cancer in Vermont.                


H.C.R.  17

House concurrent resolution in memory of the American military personnel who have died in the service of their nation in Iraq from December 20, 2005 to December 29, 2006

H.C.R.  18

House concurrent resolution congratulating the Norwich Women’s Club on its centennial anniversary

H.C.R.  19

House concurrent resolution honoring Norwich fire chief Howard D. “Jack” Fraser for his half century of outstanding local, state, and national public service

H.C.R.  20

House concurrent resolution congratulating the 2006 Woodstock Union High School Wasps Division III championship football team

H.C.R.  21

House concurrent resolution in memory of United States Army Colonel (Ret.) and former Vermont state historian John A. Williams of Colchester

CONFIRMATIONS

The following appointments will be considered by the Senate, as a group, under suspension of the Rules, as moved by the President pro tempore, for confirmation together and without debate, by consent thereby given by the Senate.  However, upon request of any senator, any appointment may be singled out and acted upon separately by the Senate, with consideration given to the report of the Committee to which the appointment was referred, and with full debate; and further, all appointments for the positions of Secretaries of Agencies, Commissioners of Departments, Judges, Magistrates, and members of the Public Service Board shall be fully and separately acted upon.

Roger N. Allbee of Townshend - Secretary of the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets - By Sen. Kittell for the Committee on Agriculture.  (1/18/07)

Roger N. Allbee of Townshend - Secretary of the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets - By Sen. Kittell for the Committee on Agriculture.  (1/18/07)

Jeri Martinez of Middlesex - Member of the State Police Advisory Commission - By Sen. Doyle for the Committee on Government Operations.  (1/18/07)

Leo Willey of Newport - Member of the State Police Advisory Commission - By Sen. White for the Committee on Government Operations.  (1/18/07)

REPORTS ON FILE

Pursuant to the provisions of 2 V.S.A. §20(c), one (1) copy of the following reports is on file in the office of the Secretary of the Senate:

     14.  Department of Liquor Control 2006 Annual Report.  (January 2007).

     15.  Joint Legislative Corrections Oversight Committee 2006 Report.  (January 2007).

     16.  Report relating to Act 205, Sec. 3 - Relating to 18  V.S.A. §4218 (Medical privacy concerns that may be raised by permitting law enforcement unfettered access to pharmacy records).  (Agency of Human Services, Department of Health)  (January 2007).

     17.  Vermont Health Information Technology Preliminary Plan.  (Vermont Information Technology Plan Workgroup; Vermont Information Technology Leaders under contract with the Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities & Health Care Administration)  (January 2007).

     18.  West Mountain Wildlife Management Area Camp Removal Plan.  (Agency of Natural Resources, Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation)  (January 2007).

     19.  Tobacco Compliance Tests Conducted During 2006 Report to the General Assembly.  (Department of Liquor Control)  (January 2007).

     20.  Municipal Planning Grant (MPG) Awards.  (Department of Housing and Community Affairs).  (January 2007).

     21.  Pilot Project for Drug Court Initiative Committees.  (Office of the Court Administrator)  (January 2007).

     22.  Performance of the Environmental Court.  (Office of the Court Administrator)  (January 2007).

     23.  Advisory Committee on Mercury Pollution 2007
Annual Report.  (January 2007).

     24.  Juvenile Justice Commission Report.  (Agency of Human Services, Department of Children and Families; Department of Corrections)  (January 2007).

     25.  Vermont Health Care Expenditure Analysis & Three-Year Forecast.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration)  (January 2007).

     26.  Vermont Long Term Care Partnership Program.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration)  (January 2007).

     27.  Vermont Study on Continuation Coverage for Young Adult Children and Spouses Following Divorce or Dissolution.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration).  (January  2007).

     28.  Enhanced 911 Board Report.  (January 2007).

     29.  Workforce Report Fiscal Year 2006.  (Department of Human Resources)  (January 2007).

     30.  Regulating Emissions from Diesel-Powered Commercial Motor Vehicles.  (Agency of Transportation, Department of Motor Vehicles)  (January 2007).

     31.  Project Prioritization. (Agency of Transportation, Division of Policy and Planning)  (January 2007).

     32.  Report on Substantial Cost Overruns.  (Agency of Transportation, Program Development)  (January 2007).

     33.  Policy on Disposition of State Owned Rail Property.  (Agency of Transportation, Operations Division)  (January 2007).

     34.  Culvert Inventory.  (Agency of Transportation, Policy and Planning Division)  (January 2007).

PUBLIC HEARINGS

     Thursday, January 25, 2007 - 6:30-8:30 P.M. - Room 11 - Re:  Public comment on final report of the Pre-Kindergarten Education Study Committee -  House Study Committee on Pre-Kindergarten Education.

 



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