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Update on Clean Water Funding March 11

UPDATE on long term funding for Clean Water Projects March 11, 2019 Background: Federal EPA Requirements Vermont is required to fund $2.3 billion over the next 20 years to comply with federal pollution reduction orders for Lake Champlain, Lake Memphremagog and other water bodies in the state. Since the 2015 …

Update on Long Term Clean Water Funding Feb 13

UPDATE on long term funding for Clean Water Projects Federal EPA Requirements Vermont is required to fund $2.3 billion over the next 20 years to comply with federal pollution reduction orders for Lake Champlain, Lake Memphremagog and other water bodies in the state. Since the 2015 passage of Act 64, …

FOVLAP Legislative Committee issues Member Survey: Due March 17

The Legislative Committee polled FOVLAP Members at the end of February in order to inform priority setting in the legislative process this year. The survey asked questions about: unfinished business from last session; confirmation of priorities for 2019; budgetary, legislative and regulatory threats and opportunities going forward and issues of …

H.915 March 2018 – An act relating to the protection of pollinators

Last Recorded Action: Senate 5/4/2018 Senate floor action-Committee of Conference appointed: Senators Branagan, Rodgers, and Baruth Senate 5/3/2018- House message House refused to concur in Senate proposal of amendment & requested Conference Committee; House Conference Committee members appointed Senate – official proposal of amendment (4 pages) House- official as passed (5 pages) House 4/27/2018- House …

H.903 March 2018 – An act relating to regenerative farming

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 …

H.882 Feb. 2018 – An act relating to workforce development for clean water initiatives

Last Recorded Action: House 2/6/2018 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Economic Development Location: House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development Subject: Commerce and trade; water quality; workforce development Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require the Secretary of Administration to report …

H.851 Feb. 2018 – An act relating to certifying compliance with water quality requirements as a condition of the award of State financial assistance

Last recorded action: 2/2/2018 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Subject: Executive; State financial assistance; water quality; compliance Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require an applicant for State financial …