VT S0096 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Passed on May 17 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-10 - New Business/House Proposal of Amendment
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


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Roll Calls


2018-05-10SenateNew Business/House Proposal of Amendment
2017-05-18HouseSenate Message, Signed by Governor May 17, 2017
2017-05-17SenateSigned by Governor on 5/17/2017
2017-05-11SenateDelivered to Governor on 5/11/17
2017-04-21SenateAs passed by Senate and House
2017-04-21SenateHouse message House passed bill in concurrence
2017-04-20HouseRoll Call Results Passed -- Needed 72 of 142 to Pass -- Yeas = 140, Nays = 2
2017-04-20HouseRead Third time and Passed in Concurrence
2017-04-19HouseThird Reading Ordered
2017-04-19HouseRep. Lalonde of South Burlington reported for the committee on Judiciary
2017-04-19HouseRead Second Time
2017-03-28HouseRead First Time and Referred to the Committee on Judiciary
2017-03-23SenateRead 3rd time & passed on roll call, requested by Senator Collamore, Passed -- Needed 15 of 29 to Pass -- Yeas = 29, Nays = 0
2017-03-23SenateNew Business/Third Reading
2017-03-22Senate3rd reading ordered
2017-03-22SenateRecommendation of amendment by Committee on Government Operations agreed to
2017-03-22SenateRead second time, reported favorably with recommendation of amendment by Senator White for Committee on Government Operations
2017-03-22SenateFavorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Government Operations
2017-03-22SenateNew Business/Second Reading
2017-03-21SenateFavorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee onGovernment Operations
2017-02-24SenateCommittee on Judiciary relieved; bill committed to Committee on Government Operations on motion of Senator Sears
2017-02-24SenateRead 1st time & referred to Committee on Judiciary

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Bill Comments