S. 139

An act relating to increase the minimum wage.

Amendment offered by the committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs, as divided, regarding a livable wage rate study committee.

Yeas, 90. Nays, 51. Absent, 8. House Journal 4/27/99.

Those who voted in the affirmative are:Those who voted in the negative are:Those absent with leave of the House and not voting are:
Alfano of Calais
Anderson of Woodstock
Angell of Randolph
Aswad of Burlington
Atkins of Winooski
Barbieri of Wallingford
Bouricius of Burlington
Brooks of Montpelier
Buckland of Newport Town
Carmolli of Rutland City
Colvin of Bennington
Corren of Burlington
Costello of Brattleboro
Cross of Winooski
Dakin of Colchester
Darrow of Newfane
Darrow of Dummerston
Deen of Westminster
Deuel of West Rutland
Dominick of Starksboro
Doyle of Richmond
Dunne of Hartland
Edwards of Swanton
Emmons of Springfield
Flory of Pittsford
Follett of Springfield
Fox of Essex
Gervais of Enosburg
Ginevan of Middlebury
Gray of Barre Town
Heath of Westford
Hingtgen of Burlington
Howrigan of Fairfield
Hummel of Underhill
Jordan of Middlesex
Kainen of Hartford
Kehler of Pomfret
Kinsey of Craftsbury
Koch of Barre Town
Krasnow of Charlotte
Krawczyk of Bennington
Kreitzer of Rutland City
Lafayette of Burlington
Lehman of Hartford
Lippert of Hinesburg
Little of Shelburne
Masland of Thetford
Mazzariello of Rutland City
McNamara of Burlington
Metzger of Milton
Milkey of Brattleboro
Miller of Shaftsbury
Milne of Washington
Molloy of Arlington
Moore of Rutland City
Mullin of Rutland Town
Nitka of Ludlow
Nuovo of Middlebury
O'Donnell of Vernon
Osman of Plainfield
Palmer of Pownal
Paquin of Fairfax
Parizo of Essex
Partridge of Windham
Pembroke of Bennington
Poirier of Barre City
Postman of Brownington
Pugh of South Burlington
Rivero of Milton
Rusten of Halifax
Seibert of Norwich
Smith of Sudbury
Starr of Troy
Steele of Waterbury
Stevens of Newbury
Suchmann of Chester
Sullivan of Burlington
Sweaney of Windsor
Sweetser of Essex
Symington of Jericho
Tracy of Burlington
Valsangiacomo of Barre City
Vincent of Waterbury
Waite of Pawlet
Weiss of Northfield
Westman of Cambridge
Wheeler of Burlington
Wisell of Bristol
Woodward of Johnson
Zuckerman of Burlington
Allard of St. Albans Town
Baker of West Rutland
Barney of Highgate
Blanchard of Essex
Bourdeau of Hyde Park
Brown of Walden
Clark of St. Johnsbury
Cleland of Northfield
Crawford of Burke
DePoy of Rutland City
Flaherty of South Burlington
Freed of Dorset
Gretkowski of Burlington
Hathaway of Barton
Hoag of Woodford
Holmes of Bethel
Houston of Ferrisburg
Hube of Londonderry
Hudson of Lyndon
Hyde of Fayston
LaBarge of Grand Isle
Larocque of Barnet
Larrabee of Danville
Livingston of Manchester
Mallary of Brookfield
Marron of Stowe
Maslack of Poultney
Mazur of South Burlington
McGrath of Ferrisburg
Morrissey of Bennington
Neiman of Georgia
Peaslee of Guildhall
Pike of Mendon
Pratt of Castleton
Quaid of Williston
Randall of Bradford
Richardson of Weathersfield
Robb of Swanton
Schaefer of Colchester
Schiavone of Shelburne
Severance of Colchester
Sheltra of Derby
Sherman of St. Johnsbury
Smith of New Haven
Towne of Berlin
Vinton of Colchester
Voyer of Morristown
Willett of St. Albans City
Winters of Williamstown
Wood of Brandon
Young of Orwell
Bristol of Brattleboro
Fyfe of Newport City
Helm of Castleton
Johnson of Canaan
Keenan of St. Albans City
Kitzmiller of Montpelier
Mackinnon of Sharon
Perry of Richford
Rep. Suchmann of Chester, explained his vote as follows:

"Mr. Speaker: I voted yes because I think we need more up to date information on the General Subject of wages and their impact on the economy. But I hope that the selection of committee membership will comprise a full range of economic and political opinion."