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2020 Climate Change Bills

New climate change bills are part of a comprehensive package of bills addressing climate change for Vermonters.   The table below is from the statehouse website list of climate change-related bills. (the bills introduced as of Jan 31, 2020) To track a bill, click the bill number in blue to …

H.833 -An act relating to the interbasin transfer of surface waters

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Last Recorded Action: House 1/22/2020 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Subject: Conservation and development; water resources; surface waters; interbasin transfer. Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require …

H.832 -An act relating to the use and management of pesticides

Location: House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Last Recorded Action: House 1/22/2020 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Subject: Public health; agriculture; pesticides; Pesticide Advisory Council. Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to transfer the oversight and administration of the …

H.831 -An act relating to stormwater management

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Last Recorded Action: House 1/22/2020 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Subject: Conservation and development; water quality; stormwater; three-acre permit. Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to delay by …

H.828 -An act relating to Vermont standards for issuing a Clean Water Act section 401 certification

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Last Recorded Action: House 1/21/2020 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Subject: Conservation and development; water quality; water quality standards; certification. Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to amend …

H.761 -An act relating to stormwater permitting

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Last Recorded Action: House 1/17/2020 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Subject: Conservation and development; water resources; stormwater; three acre impervious surface permit Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes …

H.759 -An act relating to the use of neonicotinoid-treated article seed

Location: House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Last Recorded Action: House 1/16/2020 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Subject: Agriculture; pesticides; treated article seed; neonicotinoid pesticides Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require aperson proposing to use neonicotinoid-treated article …

H.730 -An act relating to establishing a Salt Application Program at the Agency of Natural Resources

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Last Recorded Action: House 1/15/2020 – Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife Subject: Conservation and development; water quality; salt application. Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require the Secretary …