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Senate Calendar

friday, january 19, 2007

17th DAY OF BIENNIAL SESSION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                                                                                Page No.

CONSENT CALENDAR

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

CONSENT CALENDAR

Concurrent Resolutions for Adoption Under Joint Rule 16a

     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 today’s adjournment.  Requests for floor consideration in either chamber should be communicated to the Secretary’s office and/or the House Clerk’s office, respectively.  For text of resolutions, see Addendum to Senate Calendar of Thursday, January 18, 2007.

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)

Kenneth McEwan of Mendon – Member, Vermont Economic Development Authority – By Senator Carris for the Committee on Finance.  (1/23/07)

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:

     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).

     35.  Capital Program Hearings Annual Report.  (Agency of Transportation, Policy and Planning Division)  (January 2007).

     36.  Rail Project Delivery Status.  (Agency of Transportation, Operations Division)  (January 2007).

     37.  Vermont Rail Authority Study Committee.  (Agency of Transportation, Operations Division)  (January 2007).

     38.  Annual Litigation Fund Report Rutland Multi-Modal Transportation Center.  (Agency of Transportation, Operations Division)  (January 2007).

     39.  Connecticut River Bridges Annual Report.  (Agency of Transportation, Program Development)  (January 2007).

     40.  Public Transportation - Annual Report of Financial and Performance Data.  (Agency of Transportation, Operations Division)  (January 2007).

     41.  Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) 1/1/2007 Progress Report.  (January 2007).

     42.  Vermont Community Hospitals Uncompensated Care Policies (BISHCA Findings and Recommendations)  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration, Division of Health Care Administration)  (January 2007).

     43.  Legislative Study Committee of Groundwater Regulation and Funding Preliminary Report.  (Legislative Council)  (January 2007).

     44.  Office of Child Support Annual Report  (January 2007).

     45.  Report of the Collaboration Between the Vermont Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration and the Executive Office for the U.S. Trustees, U.S. Department of Justice.  (January 2007).

     46.  Common Claims Work Group Interim Report.  (Commission on Health Care Reform)  (January 2007).

     47.  Priorities for Designated Downtowns, Village Centers, and Growth Centers.  (Agency of Administration, Office of the Secretary)  (January 2007).

     48.  Sexual Violence Prevention Task Force:  Year One.  (Anti-Violence Partnership at the University of Vermont)  (January 2007).

     49.  Division of Property Valuation and Review  2007 Annual Report.  (Department of Taxes)  (January 2007).

NOTICE OF JOINT ASSEMBLY

     Joint Assembly - 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2007, to receive the Governor’s budget message.

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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