VT H0688 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 85-2)
Status: Vetoed on September 16 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-09-23 - Senate message Governor's veto overridden
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]

Summary

An act relating to addressing climate change

Tracking Information

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Title

An act relating to addressing climate change

Sponsors

Rep. Timothy Briglin [D]Rep. Selene Colburn [D]Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas [D]Rep. Mary Hooper [D]
Rep. Martin LaLonde [D]Rep. Laura Sibilia [D]Rep. Janet Ancel [D]Rep. Peter Anthony [D]
Rep. Sarita Austin [D]Rep. John Bartholomew [D]Rep. Matt Birong [D]Rep. Thomas Bock [D]
Rep. Nelson Brownell [D]Rep. Jessica Brumsted [D]Rep. Mollie Burke [D]Rep. Scott Campbell [D]
Rep. James Carroll [D]Rep. Seth Chase [D]Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman [D]Rep. Annmarie Christensen [D]
Rep. Kevin Christie [D]Rep. Brian Cina [D]Rep. Sara Coffey [D]Rep. Harold Colston [D]
Rep. Mari Cordes [D]Rep. Carl Demrow [D]Rep. Kari Dolan [D]Rep. Johannah Donovan [D]
Rep. David Durfee [D]Rep. Caleb Elder [D]Rep. John Gannon [D]Rep. Marcia Gardner [D]
Rep. Diana Gonzalez [D]Rep. Maxine Grad [D]Rep. Sandy Haas [D]Rep. Nader Hashim [D]
Rep. Matthew Hill [D]Rep. Philip Hooper [D]Rep. Robert Hooper [D]Rep. Lori Houghton [D]
Rep. Mary Howard [D]Rep. Kathleen James [D]Rep. Stephanie Jerome [D]Rep. Kimberly Jessup [D]
Rep. John Killacky [D]Rep. Warren Kitzmiller [D]Rep. Emilie Kornheiser [D]Rep. Jill Krowinski [D]
Rep. Diane Lanpher [D]Rep. William Lippert [D]Rep. Emily Long [D]Rep. Terence Macaig [D]
Rep. James Masland [D]Rep. Mike McCarthy [D]Rep. Curtis McCormack [D]Rep. James McCullough [D]
Rep. Michael Mrowicki [D]Rep. Logan Nicoll [D]Rep. Daniel Noyes [D]Rep. John O'Brien [D]
Rep. Jean O'Sullivan [D]Rep. Carol Ode [D]Rep. Kelly Pajala [I]Rep. Avram Patt [D]
Rep. David Potter [D]Rep. Ann Pugh [D]Rep. Barbara Rachelson [D]Rep. Zachariah Ralph Watson [D]
Rep. Marybeth Redmond [D]Rep. Peter Reed [I]Rep. Robin Scheu [D]Rep. Amy Sheldon [D]
Rep. Trevor Squirrell [D]Rep. Thomas Stevens [D]Rep. Mary Sullivan [D]Rep. Randall Szott [D]
Rep. George Till [D]Rep. Tristan Toleno [D]Rep. Maida Townsend [D]Rep. Matthew Trieber [D]
Rep. Joseph Troiano [D]Rep. Tommy Walz [D]Rep. Kathryn Webb [D]Rep. Rebecca White [D]
Rep. Theresa Wood [D]Rep. David Yacovone [D]Rep. Michael Yantachka [D]

Roll Calls

2020-09-22 - Senate - Veto of Governor overridden on a roll call Yeas = 22, Nays = 8 (Y: 22 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-17 - House - Veto of the Governor overriden by a vote of Yeas = 103, Nays = 47 (Y: 103 N: 47 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-09-17 - House - Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 101 of 150 to Pass -- Yeas = 103, Nays = 47 (Y: 103 N: 47 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-09 - House - Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 74 of 147 to Pass -- Yeas = 102, Nays = 45 (Y: 102 N: 45 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-06-26 - Senate - Read 3rd time & passed in concurrence with proposal of amendment on roll call, requested by Senator Benning, Passed -- Needed 14 of 28 to Pass -- Yeas = 23, Nays = 5 (Y: 23 N: 5 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-06-25 - Senate - 3rd reading ordered on roll call, requested by Senator Brock, Passed -- Needed 14 of 28 to Pass -- Yeas = 22, Nays = 6 (Y: 22 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-20 - House - Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 72 of 142 to Pass -- Yeas = 105, Nays = 37 (Y: 105 N: 37 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2020-02-20 - House - Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 72 of 143 to Pass -- Yeas = 44, Nays = 99 (Y: 44 N: 99 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-23HouseSenate message Governor's veto overridden
2020-09-22SenateVeto of Governor overridden on a roll call Yeas = 22, Nays = 8
2020-09-22SenatePending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
2020-09-21SenatePending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
2020-09-19SenateVetoed by Governor & placed on notice calendar for September 19, 2020
2020-09-18SenateHouse Message: Bill passed, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill
2020-09-17HouseVeto of the Governor overriden by a vote of Yeas = 103, Nays = 47
2020-09-17HouseRoll Call Results Passed -- Needed 101 of 150 to Pass -- Yeas = 103, Nays = 47
2020-09-16SenateText of Governor's message
2020-09-15SenateHouse message: Governor vetoed bill on September 15, 2020
2020-09-11SenateHouse message: House concurred in Senate proposal of amendment
2020-09-16HouseVetoed by the Governor on September 15, 2020
2020-09-10HouseDelivered to the Governor on September 10, 2020
2020-09-09HouseSenate Proposal of Amendment concurred in
2020-09-09HouseRoll Call Results Passed -- Needed 74 of 147 to Pass -- Yeas = 102, Nays = 45
2020-09-09HouseRep. Cupoli of Rutland City demanded yeas and nays
2020-06-26SenateRules suspended & messaged to House forthwith, on motion of Senator Balint
2020-06-26SenateSenator Benning explained vote
2020-06-26SenateRead 3rd time & passed in concurrence with proposal of amendment on roll call, requested by Senator Benning, Passed -- Needed 14 of 28 to Pass -- Yeas = 23, Nays = 5
2020-06-26HouseSenate Message, passed in Concurrence with proposal of amendment
2020-06-25Senate3rd reading ordered on roll call, requested by Senator Brock, Passed -- Needed 14 of 28 to Pass -- Yeas = 22, Nays = 6
2020-06-25SenateProposal of amendment  by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, as amended, agreed to
2020-06-25SenateProposal of amendment agreed to
2020-06-25SenateProposal of amendment by Senator(s) Nitka, Benning, and Sears; text
2020-06-25SenateProposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy amended as recommended by Committee on Appropriations
2020-06-25SenateReported favorably by Senator Nitka for Committee on Appropriations with proposal of amendment
2020-06-25SenateRead 2nd time, reported favorably with proposal of amendment by Senator MacDonald for Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2020-06-26SenateNew Business/Third Reading
2020-06-25SenateFavorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Appropriations
2020-06-25SenateFavorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2020-06-25SenateNew Business/Second Reading
2020-06-24SenateFavorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Appropriations
2020-06-24SenateFavorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2020-06-24SenateEntered on Notice Calendar
2020-06-23SenateReferred to Committee on Appropriations per Senate Rule 31
2020-06-23SenateFavorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2020-06-23SenateEntered on Notice Calendar
2020-02-26SenateRead 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2020-02-21HouseRead Third time and Passed
2020-02-20HouseThird Reading Ordered
2020-02-20HouseReport of Committee on Energy and Technology as amended agreed to
2020-02-20HouseRoll Call Results Passed -- Needed 72 of 142 to Pass -- Yeas = 105, Nays = 37
2020-02-20HouseAmendment as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield disagreed to
2020-02-20HouseRoll Call Results Failed -- Needed 72 of 143 to Pass -- Yeas = 44, Nays = 99
2020-02-20HouseRep. Savage of Swanton demanded yeas and nays
2020-02-20HouseRep. Donahue of Northfield moved to amend the bill
2020-02-20HouseRep. Feltus of Lyndon demanded yeas and nays
2020-02-20HouseSecond instance of amendment agreed to
2020-02-20HouseFirst Instance of amendment disagreed to
2020-02-20HouseRep. Bancroft of Westford moved to amend the bill
2020-02-20HouseRep. Townsend of South Burlington recommended for the committee on Appropriations
2020-02-20HouseRep. Briglin of Thetford reported for the committee on Energy and Technology
2020-02-20HouseRead Second Time
2020-02-12HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations per Rule 35(a)
2020-01-14HouseRead First Time and Referred to the Committee on Energy and Technology

Vermont State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2020/H.688
Texthttps://legislature.vermont.gov/Documents/2020/Docs/BILLS/H-0688/H-0688%20As%20Introduced.pdf
Texthttps://legislature.vermont.gov/Documents/2020/Docs/BILLS/H-0688/H-0688%20As%20passed%20by%20the%20House%20Official.pdf
Texthttps://legislature.vermont.gov/Documents/2020/Docs/BILLS/H-0688/H-0688%20As%20Passed%20by%20Both%20House%20and%20Senate%20Official.pdf
Texthttps://legislature.vermont.gov/Documents/2020/Docs/ACTS/ACT153/ACT153%20As%20Enacted.pdf
Roll Callhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/roll-call/2020/134
Roll Callhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/roll-call/2020/135
Roll Callhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/roll-call/2020/212
Roll Callhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/roll-call/2020/213
Roll Callhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/roll-call/2020/221
Roll Callhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/roll-call/2020/229
Roll Callhttps://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/roll-call/2020/233

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