S.221 -An act relating to transferring regulation of aquatic nuisance control to the Department of Fish and Wildlife

Location: Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy Last Recorded Action: Senate 1/7/2020 – Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy Subject: Conservation and development; aquatic nuisance control; regulation. Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to transfer regulatory jurisdiction over the State …

2019-2020 Legislative Bill Update

HOUSE Bills: H.9 – An 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.50 – An act relating to the …

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 …