State of Vermont
Summary of the 1998 Acts and Resolves





ACT NO. 65
Uniform Commercial Code; Letters of Credit (H.059)

ACT NO. 66
Budget Adjustment Act (H.637)

ACT NO. 67
Uniform Prudent Invester Act (H.063)

ACT NO. 68
State Employees; Teachers; Probate Judges; Deferred Compensation Plan (H.503)

ACT NO. 69
Heavy Timber Cutting (S.292)

ACT NO. 70
State Property; Transfer (S.227)

ACT NO. 71
Education Financing (H.577)

ACT NO. 72
Private Preserves; Small Game (H.175)

ACT NO. 73
Public Libraries; Use of Facility (H.404)

ACT NO. 74
Vermont Fire Service Training Council (H.338)

ACT NO. 75
Archives; Governor's Correspondence; Records Management (H.453)

ACT NO. 76
Sales Tax; Exemption for Rail Line Construction Materials (H.497)

ACT NO. 77
Land Surveyors; Measurement Standards (S.279)

ACT NO. 78
State Board of Education; Governor's Diploma (S.234)

ACT NO. 79
Higher Education Savings Plan (H.427)

ACT NO. 80
Contaminated Sites; Strict Liability (H.209)

ACT NO. 81
Child Abuse or Neglect; Public Disclosure (H.152)

ACT NO. 82
Display of POW-MIA Flag (H.624)

ACT NO. 83
Auditors; Authority to Eliminate Position (H.652)

ACT NO. 84
Corrections (S.274)

ACT NO. 85
Special Plates (S.296)

ACT NO. 86
Recording Notice of Lease (H.137)

ACT NO. 87
Gifted and Talented Students (S.127)

ACT NO. 88
Domestic Animal (H.759)

ACT NO. 89
State Employees; Merger of Group B into Group C (H.309)

ACT NO. 90
Assistant Judges in Divorce Proceedings; Minimum Experience (H.344)

ACT NO. 91
Childhood Immunization; State Registry (H.699)

ACT NO. 92
Employees of the Defender General and Judiciary Departments (H.220)

ACT NO. 93
Fair Credit Reporting; Disclosure to Consumers (H.585)

ACT NO. 94
Wireless Telecommunications Facilities; Act 250; Planning and Zoning (H.616)

ACT NO. 95
Health Insurance; Craniofacial Disorders (H.274)

ACT NO. 96
Heating Fuel (H.432)

ACT NO. 97
Youth Hunting Day (H.597)

ACT NO. 98
ATM's; Independent Trust Company (H.600)

ACT NO. 99
Deer; Tree Stands; Nuisance Deer; Permanent License; Possession of a Live Animal (H.764)

ACT NO. 100
Reciprocal and Captive Insurance Companies (H.582)

ACT NO. 101
Unemployment Compensation (H.315)

ACT NO. 102
Securities; Duties of Corporate Directors (H.115)

ACT NO. 103
Mobile Homes; Lot Rent Mediation; Joint Housing Committee;Rental Housing Quality Study (H.011)

ACT NO. 104
Common Interest Ownership Act (H.071)

ACT NO. 105
Discovery of Employee Records (H.097)

ACT NO. 106
Gold Mining; Stream Alteration (H.101)

ACT NO. 107
Budgets (H.134)

ACT NO. 108
Athletic Trainers; Certification (H.359)

ACT NO. 109
Service Contracts (H.452)

ACT NO. 110
Landowner Liability (S.029)

ACT NO. 111
Marriage and Family Therapists (S.042)

ACT NO. 112
Health Insurance; Termination Notice (S.074)

ACT NO. 113
Mental Health; Board Composition; Community Mental Health Agencies (S.092)

ACT NO. 114
Mental Health; Involuntary Medication (S.103)

ACT NO. 115
Workbreaks (S.130)

ACT NO. 116
Blended Sanctions (S.162)

ACT NO. 117
DUI (S.185)

ACT NO. 118
Clinical Mental Health Counselors (S.198)

ACT NO. 119
Public Schools; Home Study Students (S.204)

ACT NO. 120
Downtown Development; Taxation (H.278)

ACT NO. 121
Judicial Bureau (H.437)

ACT NO. 122
Enforcement of Civil Ordinances; Civil Contempt; Identification; Detention (S.202)

ACT NO. 123
Molder's Lien (S.212)

ACT NO. 124
Large Farms Operations (S.214)

ACT NO. 125
Marketability of Record Title (S.232)

ACT NO. 126
State Amphibian; Northern Leopard Frog (S.241)

ACT NO. 127
Teachers; Probation (S.248)

ACT NO. 128
Health Insurance; Inherited Metabolic Disease (S.253)

ACT NO. 129
Defined Contribution Plan (S.295)

ACT NO. 130
Administrative Penalties (H.540)

ACT NO. 131
Nursing Homes; Public Information (H.579)

ACT NO. 132
Underground Storage Tanks; Petroleum Tank Assessment (H.580)

ACT NO. 133
Hazardous Waste Tax; Hazardous Waste Management Assistance Account (H.591)

ACT NO. 134
Drinking Water Planning Loan Fund; Drinking Water Source Protection Fund (H.594)

ACT NO. 135
Telecommunications (H.599)

ACT NO. 136
General Permits for Self-Generated Electricity (H.605)

ACT NO. 137
Emergency Management; Lamoille River Stream Bank Inventory (H.621)

ACT NO. 138
Technical Education; Human Resources Investment Council (H.636)

ACT NO. 139
Foster Children; Adoption (H.703)

ACT NO. 140
Workers' Compensation; Attorney Fees (H.704)

ACT NO. 141
Classification Study (H.743)

ACT NO. 142
Court Procedure; Tobacco Manufacturers Liability For Medicaid (H.749)

ACT NO. 143
Vermont Center for Geographic Information; Apprenticeship Division and Council (H.754)

ACT NO. 144
Capital Construction Program; Project Development Program (H.760)

ACT NO. 145
Miscellaneous Provisions (H.770)

ACT NO. 146
Tax Stabilization Agreement; Education Grand list; Georgia (H.757)

ACT NO. 147
Omnibus Appropriations Act; Fiscal Year 1999 (H.755)

ACT NO. 148
Capital Budget (H.761)

ACT NO. 149
Partnerships and Limited Partnerships (S.140)

ACT NO. 150
Miscellaneous Transportation Law; Aircraft; Railroads; Necessity Hearings (S.158)

ACT NO. 151
Mercury; Mercury-Added Consumer Products (S.181)

ACT NO. 152
Powers of Correctional Officers; Offender Work Programs (S.240)

ACT NO. 153
Criminal Procedure; Crimes; Domestic Relations (S.088)

ACT NO. 154
rbST Labeling (S.073)

ACT NO. 155
Consolidated Fee Bill (H.768)

ACT NO. 156
Miscellaneous Tax Act (H.771)

ACT NO. 157
Tax Stabilization Agreement; Education Grand List; Hartford; Brattleboro; Hartland (H.723)

ACT NO. 158
Home Brewing, Liquor Identification (H.680)

ACT NO. 159
Health Insurance; Independent Review; Ombudsman; Certificate of Need; Payment of Health Care Charges (H.163)

ACT NO. 160
Crimes; Insurance; Labor (H.089)

ACT NO. 161
Appeals from Administrative Actions (H.030)

ACT NO. 162
Entertainment and Nuisance Ordinances (H.277)

ACT NO. 163
Administration; Criminal Records Checks (H.475)



ACT NO. M-11
Town and Village of Richford (H.568)

ACT NO. M-12
Winooski Incorporated School District (H.711)

ACT NO. M-13
Town of Barre (H.547)

ACT NO. M-14
Town of Barre; Aldrich Library (H.773)

ACT NO. M-15
South Burlington (H.762)

ACT NO. M-16
Bennington Graded School District (H.776)

ACT NO. M-17
Rutland City (H.769)

ACT NO. M-18
City of Burlington (H.766)



NO. R-120
State-of-State and Budget Message from the Governor, Joint Assembly (J.R.H. 058)

NO. R-121
Hill, Fred (J.R.H. 080)

NO. R-122
Wade, Laurence (J.R.H. 081)

NO. R-123
Perley, Merrill (J.R.H. 082)

NO. R-124
Moore, Walter (J.R.H. 084)

NO. R-125
Bellows Falls Union High School Terrier Harriers 1997 Division II Champion Boys' Cross Country Team (J.R.H. 085)

NO. R-126
Cote, George William (J.R.H. 086)

NO. R-127
Vermont Principals' Association, the Vermont State Department of Education and the Vermont State Board of Education (J.R.H. 087)

NO. R-128
Thibault, Gaetan (J.R.H. 059)

NO. R-129
Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport City (J.R.H. 061)

NO. R-130
Sokolow, Alan (J.R.H. 063)

NO. R-131
Landmines, Urging President Clinton to Sign the International Treaty to Ban (J.R.S. 064)

NO. R-132
Adjournment, Town Meeting (J.R.S. 065)

NO. R-133
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 066)

NO. R-134
Klinck, Patricia E. (J.R.H. 088)

NO. R-135
Mander, Sydney (J.R.H. 091)

NO. R-136
Chaplin, Tara and Sullivan, Erin (J.R.H. 094)

NO. R-137
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 069)

NO. R-138
Green Mountain Boys' State Program (J.R.H. 093)

NO. R-139
Gilbertson, Marc and Wilson, Laura (J.R.H. 096)

NO. R-140
Baybrook, Jennifer (J.R.H. 099)

NO. R-141
Rutland High School Red Raiders' 1997 Division I Championship Football Team (J.R.H. 097)

NO. R-142
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 071)

NO. R-143
Hesse, Karen (J.R.H. 100)

NO. R-144
Hatch, Peter (J.R.H. 101)

NO. R-145
Blue Seal Plant in Richford (J.R.H. 104)

NO. R-146
Firefighters who served in the 1998 Ice Storm (J.R.H. 105)

NO. R-147
Clark, Erin (J.R.H. 106)

NO. R-148
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 074)

NO. R-149
Swanton, Town of (J.R.H. 107)

NO. R-150
Registered Nurses (J.R.H. 108)

NO. R-151
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 072)

NO. R-152
Martin, Stephen B. (J.R.H. 111)

NO. R-153
Whitcomb Hornets 1997 Division IV Boys' Soccer Team (J.R.H. 112)

NO. R-154
Valente, Silvio T. (J.R.S. 073)

NO. R-155
Local Storekeepers Award (J.R.H. 114)

NO. R-156
Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges Corporation, Joint Assembly, Election of (J.R.H. 076)

NO. R-157
North Country Chorus (J.R.S. 075)

NO. R-158
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 078)

NO. R-159
Harris, Robert J. (J.R.H. 115)

NO. R-160
Lazarus, Stanton (J.R.H. 118)

NO. R-161
Breast Cancer education (J.R.S. 077)

NO. R-162
Sportsgirl of the Year Award (J.R.H. 122)

NO. R-163
Celebration of elected and appointed women in local and state government (J.R.H. 117)

NO. R-164
Swiss Government to Identify and Provide Restitution of the Bank Accounts and Gold Assets of Nazi Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs, Requesting (J.R.H. 120)

NO. R-165
LaBerge, Jennifer (J.R.H. 119)

NO. R-166
Osborne, William (J.R.H. 121)

NO. R-167
Mundell, William D. (J.R.H. 123)

NO. R-168
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 081)

NO. R-169
Mulvaney-Stanak, Emma (J.R.S. 079)

NO. R-170
Smith, Winona (J.R.H. 080)

NO. R-171
Welsh-Americans contribution (J.R.S. 084)

NO. R-172
Bollhardt, John (J.R.H. 131)

NO. R-173
Kinoy, Ernest (J.R.H. 133)

NO. R-174
Powers, Ross (J.R.H. 125)

NO. R-175
Pearl Harbor Memorial Highway (J.R.H. 126)

NO. R-176
Nugent, Kristen and Raymond, Patrick (J.R.H. 127)

NO. R-177
Springstead, Evelyn De Brune (J.R.H. 129)

NO. R-178
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Grant from (J.R.S. 085)

NO. R-179
Judges, Two Superior and One District, Joint Assembly to Vote (J.R.S. 086)

NO. R-180
Renner, Daniel (J.R.S. 083)

NO. R-181
Windham County Reads Organization (J.R.S. 082)

NO. R-182
Tobacco Settlement, Urging the President and Congress of the United State to Reject, (J.R.H. 090)

NO. R-183
Junior Miss Program (J.R.H. 128)

NO. R-184
Gervais, Roland (J.R.H. 130)

NO. R-185
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 089)

NO. R-186
Burlington High School Seahorses 1997 Division I Championship Boys' Soccer Team (J.R.H. 132)

NO. R-187
Cormorants (J.R.H. 066)

NO. R-188
United States Women's Olympic Hockey Team (J.R.H. 134)

NO. R-189
McNickle, Marissa (J.R.H. 135)

NO. R-190
Family Week (J.R.H. 136)

NO. R-191
Bunnell, Vickie (J.R.H. 137)

NO. R-192
American Red Cross (J.R.H. 138)

NO. R-193
Burlington High School Seahorses 1998 Division I Championship Hockey Team (J.R.H. 139)

NO. R-194
Trockel, Chris (J.R.H. 140)

NO. R-195
Canaan Eagles Girls' 1998 Division IV Championship Basketball Team (J.R.H. 141)

NO. R-196
Arts and their contribution (J.R.H. 142)

NO. R-197
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 091)

NO. R-198
United States Veterans' Administration Hospital in White River Junction (J.R.H. 088)

NO. R-199
Rotary Club of Montpelier (J.R.S. 087)

NO. R-200
Mexican State of Chiapas (J.R.S. 044)

NO. R-201
North Country Union High School Concert Band (J.R.H. 143)

NO. R-202
Arlington High School Boys and Girls Division III Basketball Championship Teams (J.R.H. 145)

NO. R-203
Human Brain, Increasing Knowledge (J.R.H. 146)

NO. R-204
Wright, Barbara (J.R.S. 092)

NO. R-205
Vermont State Housing Authority (J.R.S. 093)

NO. R-206
Colby, Amos (J.R.S. 094)

NO. R-207
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 095)

NO. R-208
National Agriculture Awareness Day (J.R.H. 147)

NO. R-209
Federal Highway Legislation with the Maximum Level of Funding That the Highway Trust Fund Can Support, Urging the U.S. Congress to Enact (J.R.H. 148)

NO. R-210
Essex High School Hornets Division I Championship Boys' Basketball Team (J.R.H. 150)

NO. R-211
Essex High School 1998 Division I Championship Girls' Basketball Team (J.R.H. 151)

NO. R-212
Miner, Don and Weed, Maestro Sterling (J.R.H. 153)

NO. R-213
Burlington Police Department (J.R.H. 154)

NO. R-214
Flood, William, Dr. (J.R.H. 155)

NO. R-215
Middlebury Panthers Hickey Team (J.R.H. 156)

NO. R-216
Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges Corporation to Fill the Vacancy Created by The Death of Former Representative Robert J. Harris of Windsor (J.R.S. 097)

NO. R-217
Weekend Adjournment (J.R.S. 098)

NO. R-218
Cochran, Gordon S. "Mickey" (J.R.H. 158)

NO. R-219
Laird, Addie, Child Labor Postage Stamp (J.R.H. 159)

NO. R-220
Municipal Officials, Increase in the Number of Civil Suits That Have Recently Been Filed Against (J.R.S. 096)

NO. R-221
Gibb, Arthur (J.R.S. 099)

NO. R-222
Hemp, United States Drug Enforcement Agency to Review the New Canadian Industrial Policies (J.R.H. 149)

NO. R-223
Forests, Parks and Recreation Property Transactions (J.R.H. 160)

NO. R-224
Women Legislators, Inc. (J.R.H. 164)

NO. R-225
Chase, Rodney and Paradise, Jerry (J.R.H. 165)

NO. R-226
Camp E-Wen-Akee (J.R.H. 166)

NO. R-227
Organic Certification of Agricultural Products (J.R.H. 167)

NO. R-228
Taiwan and the State of Vermont, Sister-State (J.R.S. 062)

NO. R-229
Canadian Citizens, Exemption from the Provisions of Section 110 of the Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996. (J.R.S. 067)

NO. R-230
Vermont State Debate and Forensics League (J.R.H. 168)

NO. R-231
Railroad Companies, Alternatives to Herbicidal Weed Control (J.R.H. 169)

NO. R-232
North Country Moose Festival (J.R.H. 170)

NO. R-233
Twinfield Union School Division III Odyssey of the Mind "Pageant Wagon" Vermont State Championship Team (J.R.H. 175)

NO. R-234
Natural Disasters, The Needs of Vermont Citizens (J.R.S. 100)

NO. R-235
Roberts, Llewellyn (J.R.H. 171)

NO. R-236
Blue Mt. Grange Centennial Anniversary (J.R.H. 172)

NO. R-237
Public Sector Employees (J.R.H. 173)

NO. R-238
Ward, Linda (J.R.H. 174)

NO. R-239
State Song Commission, Establishment of (J.R.H. 102)

NO. R-240
Green Mountain Girls' State Program (J.R.H. 113)

NO. R-241
Multiple Employer Welfare Association (J.R.H. 124)

NO. R-242
Wildlife Foundation of Vermont (J.R.H. 144)

NO. R-243
Burma and State of Vermont, Relations Between (J.R.H. 157)

NO. R-244
Paterson, Katherine (J.R.H. 176)

NO. R-245
North Country Union High School Falcons 1997 Division II Championship Football Team (J.R.S. 101)

NO. R-246
Vermont Music Festival (J.R.S. 102)

NO. R-247
Cedar Creek Battlefield, Urging U.S. Department of Transportation and Virgina Department of Transportation Not to Further Damage (J.R.S. 103)

NO. R-248
Agricultural Community's Efforts to Improve the Earth's Environment (J.R.H. 179)