2019-2020 Legislative Bill Update

HOUSE Bills:

H.9An act relating to the creation of the “Be a Water Champ” vehicle registration plate and “Be a Water Champ” income tax return checkoff
1/10/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Transportation.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.9

H.50An act relating to the use of expanded polystyrene foam in waters of the State
1/18/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.50

H.55An act relating to the accumulation of microplastics in the waters and environment of the State
1/22/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.55

H.98 An act relating to landfill operation in the State
1/29/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife.
No action since.

https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.98

H.190An act relating to the management of fish and wildlife 
2/8/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.190

H.205 (Act 35) – An act relating to the regulation of neonicotinoid pesticides
Governor approves the bill on May 28, 2019; H.205 now Act 35.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.205

H.263An act relating to wastewater treatment of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances
2/19/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.263

H.264An act relating to monitoring for cyanobacteria in waters of the State
2/19/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Human Services.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.264

H.267An act relating to prohibiting the land application of septage and biosolids
2/19/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.267

H.268An act relating to prohibiting the retail sale of neonicotinoid pesticides
2/19/19 1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Ag and Forestry.
No action since.

https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.268

H.270An act relating to requiring the issuance of statewide total maximum daily load plan for waters impaired by e-coli bacteria
2/19/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.270

H.271An act relating to public notice of pesticide application under a right-of-way permit
2/19/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Ag and Forestry.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.271

H.273An act relating to funding water quality programs with revenue from the estate tax and the property transfer tax
2/19/19 -1st time reading and sent to House Committee on Ways and Means.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.273

SENATE Bills:

S.55 (Act 75) An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials
Governor approves the bill on June 19, 2019; S.55 now Act 75.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/S.55

S.69An act relating to regulating the use of wake boats on State waters
2/1/19 -1st time reading and sent to Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
No action since.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/S.69

S.96 (Act 76) – An act relating to the provision of water quality services (formerly known as an act relating to establishing a Clean Water Assessment to fund State water quality programs)
Governor approves the bill on June 19, 2019; S.96 now Act 76.
https://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/S.96

– Compiled for FOVLAP by Ann Bove, 8 July 2019

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