Last Recorded Action: Senate 4/26/18 – Committed to the Committee on Agriculture
Senate 4/24/2018- Action Calendar: New Business/Third Reading
Senate 4/20/2018- Senate floor action: New Business/Second Reading- multiple actions; favorable reports; and amendments
Senate 4/11/2018- Senate floor action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Senate Rule 31
Senate 3/20/2018 – Senate floor action: Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Agriculture
House- 3/15.2018 – Passed House in Senate – read third time and passed. Read as passed by House (7 pages)
House 3/2/2018 – Rep. Smith of New Haven moved to postpone action until Wednesday, March 14, 2018 which was agreed to.
3/1/2018 – House Committee bill read the first time and placed on Notice Calendar on March 1, 2018
Sponsor(s): House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
Subject: Agriculture; water quality; economic development; regenerative farming
Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to establish the Vermont Environmental Stewardship Program to provide technical and financial assistance to Vermont farmers to adopt and implement regenerative farming practices and achieve certification as an outstanding environmental steward.
Read the bill as introduced (7 pages)