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Senate Calendar

friday, january 26, 2007



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Committee Bills for Second Reading

S. 52       Motor vehicles, snowmobiles, motorboats, and all terrain vehicles........ 40

S. 53       Relating to motor vehicles................................................................... 40

S. 54       Relating to motor vehicles wreckers.................................................... 40

Concurrent Resolutions for Adoption

(For text of Resolutions, see Addendum to January 24, 2007 calendar)

HCR 22 Honoring Dr. Gilles Bouchard of Stanstead, Quebec........................... 42

HCR 23 Republic of Vermont Celebration-Windsor Heritage Days................... 43




Committee Bills for Second Reading

S. 52

An act relating to motor vehicles, snowmobiles, motorboats, and all-terrain vehicles.

By the Committee on Transportation.

(Senator Scott for the Committee)

S. 53

An act relating to motor vehicles.

By the Committee on Transportation.

(Senator Collins for the Committee)

S. 54

An act relating to motor vehicle wreckers.

By the Committee on Transportation.

(Senator Kitchel for the Committee)


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 25, 2007.

H.C.R.  22

House concurrent resolution honoring the medical career of Dr. Gilles Bouchard of Stanstead, Quebec

H.C.R.  23

House concurrent resolution honoring the Republic of Vermont Celebration–Windsor Heritage Days as the 2007 official Vermont celebration of Vermont’s independence


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.

Robert Britt of South Burlington - Member of the Vermont Economic Development Authority - By Sen. Condos for  the Committee on Finance.  (1/25)


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:

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

     50.  Methamphetamine Public Information Campaign.  (Department of Health)  (January 2007).

     51.  Coordinated Healthy Activity, Motivation and Prevention Programs.  (Department of Health)  (January 2007).

     52.  Drugs and Medical Supply Repository Study.  (Department of Health)  (January 2007).

     53.  Gross Operating Revenues of Regulated Utilities for FY 2006.  (Public Service Board)  (January 2007).

     54.  Expenditures in the Lead Sinker Public Education Program.  (Department of Fish and Wildlife)  (January 2007).

     55.  Free and Honorary Hunting and fishing Licenses.  (Department of Fish and Wildlife)  (January 2007).

     56.  Reciprocal Fishing License for Lake Champlain. (Department of Fish and Wildlife)  (January 2007).

     57.  Management of the Deer Herd. (Department of Fish and Wildlife)  (January 2007).

     58.  Adult Disability Care Payments in Household Income.  (Agency of Human Services, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living)  (January 2007).

     59.  Vermont Center for Geographic Information, Inc.  (January 2007).

     60.  Public Records Requirements in Vermont.  (Legislative Council)  (January 2007).

     61.  Implementation of a Vermont Advance Directive Registry Report.  (Department of Health)  (January 2007).

     62.  Unified Economic Development budget Proposal.  (Department of Finance and Management)  (January 2007).

     63.  Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)  Work Group.  (Legislative Council)  (January 2007).

     64.  Consolidated Executive Branch Fee Report.  (Department of Finance and Management)  (January 2007).


Joint Public Hearing on Fiscal Year 2008 budget

on Vermont Interactive Television

Appropriations Committees

Monday, February 5, 2007, 4:15-5:45 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 2008.  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 ( 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.  Requests for interpreters should be made to the office by 12:00 noon on Friday, January 26.

            Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 6:00-7:00 P.M. -  at the Vermont Dept. of Labor , Green Mountain Drive, Montpelier - Re:  Judicial Retention - Joint Committee on Judicial Retention.

Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont