Signed into law by the Governor on May 31, 2022

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Senate floor action – 5/06/2022, as passed by the Senate and House

5/02/22 – On House Action Calendar – page 3113 – favorable with amendment 

House 3/31/2022 – Read First Time and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife

Senate 3/29/2022 – Read 3rd time & passed on roll call, requested by Senator Ram HinsdalePassed — Needed 15 of 29 to Pass — Yeas = 28, Nays = 1 Details

Senate, 3/8/22, Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Senate 4/30/2021 – Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Sponsors: Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale, Additional Sponsors: Sen. Brian Campion, Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. Andrew Perchlik, and Sen. Anthony Pollina

Subject: Conservation and development; government; environmental justice.

Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to establish an environmental justice policy for the State of Vermont and requires the State agencies to incorporate environmental justice into their work. It would establish the Advisory Council on Environmental Justice within the Agency of Natural Resources to advise the State on environmental justice issues. It also would require the creation of an environmental justice mapping tool.

Read The Bill as Introduced (16 pages)

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