The Vermont Legislature

Summary of the 2000 Acts and Resolves





Brattleboro Retreat; Release of State Lien; Authority to Sell
ACT NO. 1 (H.80)

Intermunicipal Insurance Agreements
ACT NO. 2 (H.281)

Collector of Delinquent Taxes; Term of Office
ACT NO. 3 (H.242)

Youth Hunting Weekends; Deer; Turkey
ACT NO. 4 (H.65)

Clarification of and Minor Alterations to the Elections Laws
ACT NO. 5 (H.308)

Early Voter Absentee Ballots
ACT NO. 6 (H.471)

Checklists and Voter Registration applications and Affidavits; Motor Voter Registration
ACT NO. 7 (H.472)

Updating of Statutes
ACT NO. 8 (S.88)

Vinous Beverages; Wine Tasting Permit
ACT NO. 9 (H.23)

Clinical Trials for Cancer Patients
ACT NO. 10 (H.255)

Budget Adjustment Act; Fiscal Year 2001
ACT NO. 11 (H.223)

State Treasurer; Unclaimed Property
ACT NO. 12 (H.269)

Exemption from Execution of Self-Directed Retirement Accounts
ACT NO. 13 (H.41)

Redevelopment of Contaminated Properties; Solid Waste
ACT NO. 14 (H.307)

Public Water Supply
ACT NO. 15 (H.347)

American Sign Language; Foreign Language Credit
ACT NO. 16 (S.25)

Vermont Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association
ACT NO. 17 (S.61)

Rear-View Mirrors; Motor Homes and Trailer Coaches
ACT NO. 18 (S.63)

Postsecondary Approval
ACT NO. 19 (S.86)

Hours of Sale
ACT NO. 20 (H.150)

Vermont World Trade Office
ACT NO. 21 (H.207)

Designation of Independent or Public Secondary or Elementary School; St. George
ACT NO. 22 (S.165)

Insurance Trade Practices
ACT NO. 23 (S.187)

Legislature; 2001 Session
ACT NO. 24 (S.203)

Winery Sales to First Class Licensees
ACT NO. 25 (H.90)

Electronic Appointment of Proxies
ACT NO. 26 (H.202)

State Employees; Retirees; Medical Insurance
ACT NO. 27 (H.288)

Secretary of State; Address Confidentiality Program
ACT NO. 28 (H.476)

State Employees; Teachers; Municipal Employees; Retirement
ACT NO. 29 (H.494)

Preparation and Publication of the Vermont Statutes Annotated
ACT NO. 30 (H.498)

Union School Boards; Proportional Representation
ACT NO. 31 (H.314)

Coverage for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
ACT NO. 32 (H.417)

Technical Education; Governance
ACT NO. 33 (H.495)

Human Services; Special Education; Payment for Services
ACT NO. 34 (H.499)

Historic Preservation; Director; Position and Functions
ACT NO. 35 (H.464)

Legislative Apportionment Board; Reporting Deadlines
ACT NO. 36 (H.503)

Charitable Gift Annuities
ACT NO. 37 (S.60)

Department of Motor Vehicles; Polygraph Examinations; Issuance of Traffic Complaints by Enforcement Officers
ACT NO. 38 (S.66)

Fertilizer and Lime; Dairy; Dog Licenses; State Agencies to Purchase Vermont Products
ACT NO. 39 (H.490)

Act 250; Recorded Hearing Pilot Project
ACT NO. 40 (H.475)

Unlawfully Sheltering or Aiding a Runaway Child; Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor
ACT NO. 41 (S.9)

Consumer Fraud; Children’s Product Safety
ACT NO. 42 (S.43)

Guardianship Services for People with Developmental Disabilities
ACT NO. 43 (S.122)

Permit Moratorium During Bylaw Amendment
ACT NO. 44 (S.144)

Job Start Loans
ACT NO. 45 (H.278)

Revised Article 9
ACT NO. 46 (H.119)

Labor Law; Wage Board
ACT NO. 47 (H.124)

ACT NO. 48 (H.138)

Sex Offenders
ACT NO. 49 (H.144)

Apprenticeship Program; Employer Fees
ACT NO. 50 (H.198)

Underground Utility Damage Protection System; Digsafe
ACT NO. 51 (H.229)

Regulated Drugs
ACT NO. 52 (H.214)

Property Tax Exemption for Whey Processing Fixtures
ACT NO. 53 (H.486)

Sales Tax Exemption for Mobility Devices
ACT NO. 54 (S.30)

Regulation of the Provision of Money Services
ACT NO. 55 (S.200)

Quarterly Wage Information; Holiday Pay; Unemployment Compensation
ACT NO. 56 (S.202)

Sheriffs; Mandatory Retirement
ACT NO. 57 (H.53)

Higher Education Endowment Trust Fund; Commission on Higher Education Funding; Vermont Higher Education Savings Plan; Vermont Student Assistance Council
ACT NO. 58 (H.176)

Petroleum Cleanup Fund
ACT NO. 59 (H.271)

Elevator Safety
ACT NO. 60 (H.473)

Capital Appropriations; Bonding and Other Enactments; Corrections
ACT NO. 61 (H.473)

Affordable Housing Development
ACT NO. 62 (H.483)

Omnibus Appropriations Act; Fiscal Year 2002
ACT NO. 63 (H.485)

Capital Construction Program; Project Development Plan
ACT NO. 64 (H.488)

Executive Fees
ACT NO. 65 (H.496)

Pay Act
ACT NO. 66 (H.506)

Vermont Income Tax
ACT NO. 67 (H.508)

Child Labor
ACT NO. 68 (S.14)

Colored Light Permits; Alteration of Odometers; Registration of Snowmobile; All-Terrain Vehicles and Motorboats; Transfer of Motor Vehicles Registration
ACT NO. 69 (S.64)

Windsor County Youth Court; Assistant Judges Hearing Cases in Small Claims Court; Magistrates Hearing Case Involving Parent-Child Contact Orders
ACT NO. 70 (S.77)

Regulation of Insurance
ACT NO. 71 (S.139)

State Employees; Criminal Actions; Reimbursement
ACT NO. 72 (S.148)



Town of Milton
ACT NO. M-1 (H.50)

Town of Barre
ACT NO. M-2 (H.100)

Grand Isle Consolidated Water District and Grand Isle Fire Districts; Merger
ACT NO. M-3 (H.327)

City of Barre
ACT NO. M-4 (H.69)

Village of Morrisville
ACT NO. M-5 (H.32)

City of Burlington
ACT NO. M-6 (H.273)

Town of Stowe; Charter Amendments
ACT NO. M-7 (H.487)

Town of Barre School District
ACT NO. M-8 (H.317)

City of Rutland and Town of Rutland; Alteration of Town Line
ACT NO. M-9 (H.497)

Village of Alburg
ACT NO. M-10 (H.507)



Joint Rules,
NO. R-1 (J.R.S. 1)

Joint Assembly, Receive the Report of the Committee Appointed to Canvass Votes for State Officers,
NO. R-2 (J.R.S. 2)

Inaugural Message of the Governor, Joint Assembly,
NO. R-3 (J.R.S. 3)

Budget Message of the Governor, Joint Assembly,
NO. R-4 (J.R.S. 4)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-5 (J.R.S. 5)

Bloom, Dr. William H., Honorary Native Vermonter
NO. R-6 (J.R.S. 6)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-7 (J.R.S. 7)

Gibson, Robert H., River Garden in Brattleboro,
NO. R-8 (J.R.H. 1)

Borge, Victor,
NO. R-9 (J.R.H. 2)

Ryan, Thomas C.,
NO. R-10 (J.R.H. 3)

Windham Meeting House Day, July 8, 2002,
NO. R-11 (J.R.H. 5)

Horton, Edward. E., Jr.,
NO. R-12 (J.R.H. 6)

Grafton, The Old Tavern,
NO. R-13 (J.R.H. 7)

Green Street School,
NO. R-14 (J.R.H. 8)

Robinson, Aundrie,
NO. R-15 (J.R.H. 9)

Diamond, Morton “Lucky” and Louise,
NO. R-16 (J.R.H. 10)

Montpelier High School Solons Division II Lacrosse Championship,
NO. R-17 (J.R.H. 11)

Blanchard, William,
NO. R-18 (J.R.H. 12)

Rutland High School Raiders 2000 Division I Championship Football Team,
NO. R-19 (J.R.S. 8)

Town Meeting Adjournment,
NO. R-20 (J.R.S. 11)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-21 (J.R.S. 13)

Costello, Bartley,
NO. R-22 (J.R.H. 4)

Durgin, Maud-Ann,
NO. R-23 (J.R.H. 15)

Graf, Robert,
NO. R-24 (J.R.H. 19)

J.C. Penney Life Insurance Company,
NO. R-25 (J.R.H. 20)

University of Vermont,
NO. R-26 (J.R.H. 22)

Sullivan Family Members of Bennington,
NO. R-27 (J.R.H. 23)

Bosnia-Herzegovian Youth Leadership Delegation,
NO. R-28 (J.R.H. 25)

U-32 Raiders’ 2000 Division IV Championship Football Team,
NO. R-29 (J.R.H. 21)

Dandeneau, Margaret M.,
NO. R-30 (J.R.S. 12)

Daley, John, J., Former Lt. Governor,
NO. R-31 (J.R.S. 14)

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, September 2001,
NO. R-32 (J.R.S. 17)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-33 (J.R.S. 20)

Rouelle, Jay,
NO. R-34 (J.R.S. 18)

Harvey, Norman P.,
NO. R-35 (J.R.H. 24)

Ross, James, Jr.,
NO. R-36 (J.R.H. 26)

Knoll Motel,
NO. R-37 (J.R.S. 19)

Election of UVM Trustees by Plurality Vote by the General Assembly in 2001,
NO. R-38 (J.R.S. 21)

Election of a Sergeant-At-Arms, an Adjutant and Inspector General, and Three Trustees of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College,
NO. R-39 (J.R.S. 22)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-40 (J.R.S. 23)

Lawrence, Harry U.,
NO. R-41 (J.R.H. 29)

Bittermann, Kim,
NO. R-42 (J.R.H. 30)

Nichol, Lucy,
NO. R-43 (J.R.H. 31)

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day, February 14,
NO. R-44 (J.R.H. 32)

Clark, Wilson “Bill”,
NO. R-45 (J.R.H. 33)

Hiser, Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick),
NO. R-46 (J.R.H. 34)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-47 (J.R.S. 25)

Farrington, Leo,
NO. R-48 (J.R.H. 36)

Morse, William H.,
NO. R-49 (J.R.H. 37)

Boys’ State Program,
NO. R-50 (J.R.H. 38)

Laurin, Scott D.,
NO. R-51 (J.R.S. 24)

Bever, Fred,
NO. R-52 (J.R.S. 28)

Vermont Eagle Scout Class of 2000,
NO. R-53 (J.R.H. 39)

Caracciola, Joseph and Anna,
NO. R-54 (J.R.H. 40)

Griffin, Theodore H.,
NO. R-55 (J.R.H. 41)

Miglierini, Aldo E.,
NO. R-56 (J.R.S. 26)

Joint Assembly, Extension of the Deadline for the Convening of, Vote on the Retention of Superior Court Judges and District Court Judges,
NO. R-57 (J.R.S. 27)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-58 (J.R.S. 29)

Joint Assembly, Vote on the Retention of Three Superior Judges and Five District Judges,
NO. R-59 (J.R.S. 30)

Cutting, Andrew T., Rank of Eagle Scout,
NO. R-60 (J.R.S. 31)

Hodge, Evan E.,
NO. R-61 (J.R.S. 32)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-62 (J.R.S. 34)

It’s My Fight Too Month, March,
NO. R-63 (J.R.S. 35)

Whitcomb High School Hornets 2000 Division IV Championship Soccer Team,
NO. R-64 (J.R.H. 42)

Larose, Roy,
NO. R-65 (J.R.H. 43)

Ramaley, Judith, President of the University of Vermont,
NO. R-66 (J.R.H. 44)

Corcoran, Catherine C.,
NO. R-67 (J.R.H. 45)

McCardell, John, 2000 Vermonter of the Year,
NO. R-68 (J.R.H. 46)

Dairy products and the Dairy Industry, Benefits of,
NO. R-69 (J.R.H. 47)

The Wall That Heals Days,
NO. R-70 (J.R.H. 48)

Institute for Sustainable Communities,
NO. R-71 (J.R.H. 49)

Drew, Lenny, Montpelier High School Coach,
NO. R-72 (J.R.H. 50)

Hunger Awareness Day,
NO. R-73 (J.R.H. 51)

Bennington United States Postal Service Employees,
NO. R-74 (J.R.H. 52)

Aiken, Caroline, G.,
NO. R-75 (J.R.H. 53)

Stacy, Frances,
NO. R-76 (J.R.H. 54)

Beckwith, Sr., Claude R.,
NO. R-77 (J.R.H. 55)

Center for Research on Vermont,
NO. R-78 (J.R.H. 56)

Welsh-Americans, Contributions of,
NO. R-79 (J.R.H. 57)

Skaskiw, Lauren,
NO. R-80 (J.R.S. 33)

Women in Construction Week,
NO. R-81 (J.R.S. 37)

American Red Cross Month, recognizing, Vermont American Red Cross Chapters and Volunteers, honoring,
NO. R-82 (J.R.H. 58)

Webster, Donald E.,
NO. R-83 (J.R.H. 59)

Gardner, Roy A.,
NO. R-84 (J.R.H. 61)

Mikell, Judge William E.,
NO. R-85 (J.R.S. 36)

Filiault, Travis, Rank of Eagle Scout,
NO. R-86 (J.R.S. 38)

Smith, Donald Ladd,
NO. R-87 (J.R.S. 39)

Keyser, F. Ray,
NO. R-88 (J.R.S. 40)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-89 (J.R.S. 41)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-90 (J.R.S. 42)

Lamonda, James,
NO. R-91 (J.R.H. 62)

Bellows Falls Union High School Terriers Cheerleading Champions,
NO. R-92 (J.R.H. 63)

Essex High School Hornets Division I Cheerleading Team,
NO. R-93 (J.R.H. 64)

Friedman, Veronica “Ronnie”,
NO. R-94 (J.R.S. 43)

Camp Abnaki Day, Centennial Anniversary,
NO. R-95 (J.R.H. 66)

State Board of Education and Vermont Principals’ Association, joint use
NO. R-96 (J.R.H. 67)

Bellows Falls Union High School Terriers 2001 Division II Championship Girls’ Basketball Team,
NO. R-97 (J.R.H. 68)

Burlington High School Seahorses’ 2001 Division I Championship Boys’ Basketball Team,
NO. R-98 (J.R.H. 69)

Highway Crews, State and Local, Extraordinary Emergency Service
NO. R-99 (J.R.H. 70)

Veterans’ Day Parade Day,
NO. R-100 (J.R.H. 71)

American Cancer Society, Public Education and Medical Research Programs
NO. R-101 (J.R.H. 72)

Ring Bells on July 4,
NO. R-102 (J.R.H. 73)

Williams, Michael Shawn,
NO. R-103 (J.R.H. 74)

Danville High School Divisions IV Championship Girls’ Basketball Team,
NO. R-104 (J.R.H. 75)

Vermont National Guard’s Management, 43rd Conseil International du Sport Militaire,
NO. R-105 (J.R.H. 77)

Kent, Brian,
NO. R-106 (J.R.H. 78)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-107 (J.R.H. 85)

Adams, Shirley,
NO. R-108 (J.R.S. 44)

Cheng, Professor Barbara Davis,
NO. R-109 (J.R.S. 47)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-110 (J.R.S. 48)

Purple Heart Stamp, Issuance of,
NO. R-111 (J.R.H. 79)

University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm Day,
NO. R-112 (J.R.H. 82)

Kapusta, Kevin Michael,
NO. R-113 (J.R.H. 80)

Prehemo, Henry,
NO. R-114 (J.R.H. 81)

North Country Union High School Falcons Division II Hockey Team,
NO. R-115 (J.R.H. 83)

Essex American Legion Baseball Team 2000 State Championship,
NO. R-116 (J.R.H. 84)

Mt. Anthony Union High School Patriots’ Girls’ Basketball Team,
NO. R-117 (J.R.H. 88)

Crowley, Judge Thomas M.,
NO. R-118 (J.R.H. 92)

Mount Abraham Division II Championship Field Hockey Team,
NO. R-119 (J.R.S. 49)

Mount Abraham Union High School Eagles Division IV Football Team,
NO. R-120 (J.R.S. 50)

Bigelow, Christopher,
NO. R-121 (J.R.S. 51)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-122 (J.R.S. 53)

Teens and Teen Advocacy Day,
NO. R-123 (J.R.S. 54)

Mt. Anthony Union High School Patriots’ 2001 Division I Wrestling Team,
NO. R-124 (J.R.H. 87)

Hunt, Richard “Dick” and Frances “Fran”,
NO. R-125 (J.R.H. 89)

Behan, Christine “Chrissy”,
NO. R-126 (J.R.H. 90)

Crooks, Professor George,
NO. R-127 (J.R.H. 91)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-128 (J.R.S. 57)

Good-Samson, Lorraine B.,
NO. R-130 (J.R.H. 94)

Teen Advocacy Day,
NO. R-131 (J.R.H. 95)

Payne, Reide B.,
NO. R-132 (J.R.H. 96)

Workforce Investment Act Partners,
NO. R-133 (J.R.H. 97)

Bouvier, Andrew,
NO. R-134 (J.R.H. 98)

Casanova, Polly and Patsy,
NO. R-135 (J.R.H. 99)

Nursing Assistant Recognition Day,
NO. R-136 (J.R.H. 100)

United Way Months in Vermont,
NO. R-137 (J.R.H. 101)

Dunbar, George A.,
NO. R-138 (J.R.H. 105)

Fire and Rescue Departments and Ambulance Service, Westminster Freight Train Derailment,
NO. R-139 (J.R.H. 103)

Branon, Father Philip,
NO. R-141 (J.R.H. 105)

Rowe, Mary W.,
NO. R-142 (J.R.S. 55)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-143 (J.R.S. 60)

Leahy, Senator Patrick, Federal Community Oriented Policing Services Program,
NO. R-144 (J.R.H. 58)

Marshall, George S.,
NO. R-145 (J.R.S. 59)

Vergennes Union High School Commodores Division II Champion Boys’ Basketball Team,
NO. R-146 (J.R.H. 106)

Loggers, Vermont Professional, Appreciation Week,
NO. R-147 (J.R.H. 108)

Poultney High School Blue Devils’ Division III Championship Boys’ Basketball Team,
NO. R-148 (J.R.H. 109)

Colchester High School Lakers’ Girls’ Cross-Country Ski Team,
NO. R-149 (J.R.H. 110)

Home Health and Hospice, Central Vermont, 90th Anniversary,
NO. R-150 (J.R.H. 111)

National Day of Prayer,
NO. R-151 (J.R.H. 117)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-152 (J.R.S. 62)

Hitchcock, Livy,
NO. R-153 (J.R.S. 61)

East-West Highway, Maine-Nova Scotia Border to the Windsor, Ontario-Buffalo, NewYork Region, Economic Benefits,
NO. R-154 (J.R.H. 86)

Coolidge, John,
NO. R-155 (J.R.H. 116)

Vinton, Kyle,
NO. R-156 (J.R.H. 118)

Special Education, Increase the Federal Expenditure,
NO. R-157 (J.R.S. 45)

Intercity Passenger Rail, Long-Term Bonds to Provide Capital
NO. R-158 (J.R.S. 46)

Vermont’s Registered Nurses,
NO. R-159 (J.R.S. 63)

NO. R-160 (J.R.S. 64)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-161 (J.R.S. 66)

Grace, Rollin “Jack”,
NO. R-162 (J.R.H. 119)

Vermont National Guard’s Role in Macedonia,
NO. R-163 (J.R.H. 120)

Orciari, Tony,
NO. R-164 (J.R.H. 121)

Forman, Michele,
NO. R-165 (J.R.H. 122)

Woodstock Union High School Division III Championship Football and Field Hockey Teams,
NO. R-166 (J.R.H. 123)

Hubbardton, Center Grange 290,
NO. R-167 (J.R.H. 125)

Crossing Guards, Vermont’s School,
NO. R-168 (J.R.H. 126)

Cowart, Meredith,
NO. R-169 (J.R.H. 127)

Waterbury Congregational Church,
NO. R-170 (J.R.S. 65)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-171 (J.R.S. 68)

Hearst, William Randolph,
NO. R-172 (J.R.H. 114)

Bauer, Joan,
NO. R-173 (J.R.H. 115)

World War II Memorial, Speedy Resolution of Siting Problems,
NO. R-174 (J.R.H. 128)

Gasoline Prices, Federal Government Review Economic Impact
NO. R-175 (J.R.H. 130)

Ketchum, Donald,
NO. R-176 (J.R.H. 131)

Caldbeck, Ryan M,
NO. R-177 (J.R.H. 132)

Miss Vermont National Teen Contest,
NO. R-178 (J.R.H. 133)

Burnham, Marguerite,
NO. R-179 (J.R.H. 134)

Action Project,
NO. R-180 (J.R.H. 135)

Zakarpatia, Ukraine,
NO. R-181 (J.R.H. 136)

Goldberg, Molly,
NO. R-182 (J.R.S. 70)

World No Tobacco Day,
NO. R-183 (J.R.S. 69)

Weekend Adjournment
NO. R-184 (J.R.S. 71)

Zingale, Tony,
NO. R-185 (J.R.S. 72)

Mount Independence, Revolutionary War Fortification 225th Anniversary,
NO. R-186 (J.R.S. 76)

Amsden, Lyman,
NO. R-187 (J.R.S. 77)

Boquet, Jenny,
NO. R-188 (J.R.S. 78)

Picard, Margaret A.,
NO. R-189 (J.R.S. 74)

U.S.S. Montpelier Historic Video,
NO. R-190 (J.R.S. 79)

Out-of-School Programs, Committee to Study,
NO. R-191 (J.R.S. 75)

Bubat, Anja,
NO. R-192 (J.R.H. 149)

Juneteenth Day,
NO. R-193 (J.R.H. 155)

Normandy Invasion,
NO. R-194 (J.R.H. 156)

Kitzmiller, Karen,
NO. R-195 (J.R.H. 137)

Austin, III, William M. “Bill”,
NO. R-196 (J.R.H. 138)

Hill, Katie,
NO. R-197 (J.R.H. 139)

Captive Insurance Domicile, Vermont,
NO. R-198 (J.R.H. 140)

Neiman, Thomas A.,
NO. R-199 (J.R.H. 141)

Whitcomb, Roger A.,
NO. R-200 (J.R.H. 143)

Monroe, Charles and Evelyn,
NO. R-201 (J.R.H. 145)

Harrington, Robert P. “Bob”,
NO. R-202 (J.R.H. 146)

Miracle Workers “Millennium Miracles of the Year 2000”Award Recipients,
NO. R-203 (J.R.H. 147)

Hartwell, John,
NO. R-204 (J.R.H. 148)

Richards, Aly,
NO. R-205 (J.R.H. 151)

Bellows Falls Union High School Division II 2001 Girls Track and Field Team,
NO. R-206 (J.R.H. 152)

Burlington Police Department,
NO. R-207 (J.R.H. 154)

Cole, Chris,
NO. R-208 (J.R.H. 157)

State House Cafeteria Staff,
NO. R-209 (J.R.S. 80)

Final Adjournment of General Assembly,
NO. R-210 (J.R.S. 81)