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Senate Calendar

tuesday, february 6, 2007

35th DAY OF BIENNIAL SESSION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                                                                                Page No.

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

SR 9       Commemorating the anniversary of Roe v. Wade................................. 58

NOTICE CALENDAR

Favorable with Recommendation of Amendment

S. 57       Eliminating certain sunset provision and extending the juvenile proceedings study committee     58

                              Judiciary Committee Report................................................. 58




 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. R. 9

     Senate resolution commemorating the 34th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade legalizing a woman’s right to reproductive choice.

NOTICE CALENDAR

Favorable with Recommendation of Amendment

S. 57

An act relating to eliminating certain sunset provision and extending the juvenile proceedings study committee.

Reported favorably with recommendation of amendment by Senator Sears for the Committee on Judiciary.

The Committee recommends that the bill be amended by adding a new section to be numbered Sec. 4 to read as follows:

Sec. 4.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This act shall take effect on passage.

(Committee vote: 5-0-0)

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.

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

David E. L. Brown of Shelburne - Member of the Board of Libraries - By Sen. Giard for the Committee on Education.  (1/31)

John Rosenthal of Charlotte - Member of the Board of Libraries - By Sen. Doyle for the Committee on Education.  (1/31)

Kenneth Gibbons of Hyde Park - Member of the Vermont Educational and Health Buildings Finance Agency - By Sen. McCormack for the Committee on Finance.  (2/2)

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:

     84.  Mapping Efforts, USGS Coordination, and EPA Funding Request.  (Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation)  (January 2007).

     85.  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Pollution Control Revolving Fund Report.  (Agency of Natural Resources)  (February  2007).

     86.  Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.  (Agency of Human Services, Department of Health)  (February 2007).

     87.  2005 Health Care Expenditure Analysis & Three-Year Forecast.  (Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration)  (February 2007).

     88.  Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.  (February 2007).

     89.  Petroleum Cleanup Fund Status Report.  (Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation)  (February 2007).

     90.  Electric Affordability Program:  Report and Draft Legislation.  (Vermont Public Service Board)  (February 2007).

PUBLIC HEARINGS

            Wednesday, February 14, 2007 - 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. - Room 10 - Re:  2008 Transportation Projects and Issues - House Committee on Transportation.

            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.

JOINT ASSEMBLY

            Thursday, February 15, 2007 - 10:30 A.M. - House Chamber - Election of a Sergeant at Arms, of an Adjutant and Inspector General, and of three (3) trustees for the University of Vermont, and Vermont and State Agricultural College. 

            Candidates for the positions of Sergeant at Arms and of Adjutant and Inspector General, and legislative candidates for UVM trustees must notify the Secretary of State in writing of their candidacies not later than Thursday, February 8, 2007, by 5:00 P.M., pursuant to the provisions of 2  V.S.A. §12(b).  Otherwise their names will not appear on the ballots for these positions.

            The following rules shall apply to the conduct of these elections:

            First:  All nominations for these offices will be presented in alphabetical order prior to voting.

            Second:  There will be only one nominating speech of not more than three (3) minutes and not more than two seconding speeches of not more than one (1) minute each for each nominee.



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