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  Senate Calendar

thursday, february 8, 2007

37th DAY OF BIENNIAL SESSION

TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                                                                                Page No.

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. 57       Eliminating certain sunset provisions and extending the juvenile proceedings study committee   65

Second Reading

Favorable

H. 19      Amendment to the charter of the city of St. Albans.............................. 65

                              Government Operations Committee Report.......................... 65

H. 23      Amendments to the charter of the town of Stowe................................. 65

                              Government Operations Committee Report.......................... 65

Concurrent Resolutions for Adoption

(For text of Resolutions, see Addendum to February 1, 2007 Calendar)

SCR 5    Burlington High School championship football team............................. 58

SCR 6    Champlain Valley Union H. S. championship boys’ soccer team.......... 59

SCR 7    Champlain Valley Union H. S. girls’ cross country team....................... 60

SCR 8    Champlain Valley Union H. S. girls’ soccer team................................. 61

HCR 32 Honoring heroes of the March 2006 Isle LaMotte ice rescue............... 62

HCR 33 Elementary and secondary public school students and teachers............ 63

HCR 34 230th anniversary of the Battle of Hubbardton..................................... 65

HCR 35 North Hero Destination Imagination championship teams..................... 66

HCR 36 Congratulating IBM on its 50th anniversary in Vermont........................ 67

HCR 37 Shelburne Community School Wind Ensemble..................................... 68

HCR 38 Green Mountain Council Boy Scout Eagle Class of 2006..................... 69

HCR 39 Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Awareness Day................ 72




 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ACTION CALENDAR

Third Reading

S. 57

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

Second Reading

Favorable

H. 19

An act relating to approval of amendment to the charter of the city of St. Albans.

Reported favorably by Senator Coppenrath for the Committee on Government Operations.

(Committee vote: 5-0-0)

(No House amendments)

H. 23

An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the town of Stowe.

Reported favorably by Senator Doyle for the Committee on Government Operations.

(Committee vote: 5-0-0)

(No House amendments)

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. 5.

     Senate concurrent resolution congratulating the 2006 Burlington High School Seahorses Division II championship football team.

S.C.R. 6.

     Senate concurrent resolution congratulating the 2006 Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) Redhawks Division I championship boys’ soccer team.

S.C.R. 7.

     Senate concurrent resolution congratulating the 2006 Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School Redhawks Division I championship girls’ cross country team.

S.C.R. 8.

     Senate concurrent resolution congratulating the 2006 Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU) Redhawks Division I championship girls’ soccer team.

H.C.R.  32

House concurrent resolution honoring the heroes of the March 2006 Isle La Motte ice rescue

H.C.R.  33

House concurrent resolution honoring the many achievements of Vermont’s elementary and secondary public school students and teachers

H.C.R.  34

House concurrent resolution commemorating the 230th anniversary of the Battle of Hubbardton

H.C.R.  35

House concurrent resolution congratulating the 2005 and 2006 North Hero Destination Imagination championship teams

H.C.R.  36

House concurrent resolution congratulating IBM on its 50th anniversary in Vermont

H.C.R.  37

House concurrent resolution congratulating the Shelburne Community School Wind Ensemble on its selection as a participant in the 2007 Walt Disney World®’s Magic Music Days

H.C.R.  38

House concurrent resolution congratulating the Green Mountain Council Boy Scout Eagle Class of 2006

H.C.R. 39

House concurrent resolution honoring the dementia respite program on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Awareness Day

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:

     92.  Report on Act 145.  Sec. 5(b), An Act Relating to Use of Vermont Products and Nutrition Education in Schools.  (Department of Education)  (February 2007).

     93.  Report  on Act 182.  Sec. 15(a), An Act Relating to Miscellaneous Changes to the Education Law:  Pregnant and Parenting Pupils; Payment of Education Costs; Study.  (Department of Education )  (February 2007).

     94.  Report on Act 182 of 2006, Sec. 20(c), An Act Relating to Miscellaneous Changes to Education Law:  Excess Spending Penalty.  (Department of Education)  (February 2007).

     95.  Report on Act 182, Section 20(h), An Act Relating to Miscellaneous Changes to Education Law:  Compulsory School Attendance.  (Department of Education)  (February 2007).

     96.  Energy Efficiency Utility Programs Revenues and Expenditures.  (Public Service Board)  (February 2007).

     97.  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. -  Room 11 - Re:  Judicial Retention - Joint Committee on Judicial Retention.

            Wednesday, February 21, 2007 - 5:30-9:00 P.M. - Room 11 - Re:  International Trade and State Sovereignty - Commission on International Trade and State Sovereignty.

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 4:00 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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