H 688

  • Vermont House Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 26, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 21, 2020
  • Passed Senate Jun 26, 2020
  • Governor

An act relating to addressing climate change

Abstract

Bill Sponsors (88)

Mary Hooper

     
Primary

John Bartholomew

     
Cosponsor

Mollie Burke

     
Cosponsor

Kevin Christie

     
Cosponsor

Philip "Jay" Hooper

     
Cosponsor

Mary Howard

     
Cosponsor

Warren Kitzmiller

     
Cosponsor

William Lippert

     
Cosponsor

Curtis McCormack

     
Cosponsor

Zachariah Ralph Watson

     
Cosponsor

George Till

     
Cosponsor

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Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Sep 23, 2020

House

Senate message Governor's veto overridden

Sep 22, 2020

Senate

Veto of Governor overridden on a roll call Yeas = 22, Nays = 8

Senate

Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?

Sep 21, 2020

Senate

Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?

Sep 19, 2020

Senate

Vetoed by Governor & placed on notice calendar for September 19, 2020

Sep 18, 2020

Senate

House Message: Bill passed, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill

Sep 17, 2020

House

Veto of the Governor overriden by a vote of Yeas = 103, Nays = 47

House

Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 101 of 150 to Pass -- Yeas = 103, Nays = 47

Sep 16, 2020

House

Vetoed by the Governor on September 15, 2020

Senate

Text of Governor's message

Sep 15, 2020

Senate

House message: Governor vetoed bill on September 15, 2020

Sep 11, 2020

Senate

House message: House concurred in Senate proposal of amendment

Sep 10, 2020

House

Delivered to the Governor on September 10, 2020

Sep 09, 2020

House

Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 74 of 147 to Pass -- Yeas = 102, Nays = 45

House

Senate Proposal of Amendment concurred in

House

Rep. Cupoli of Rutland City demanded yeas and nays

Jun 26, 2020

House

Senate Message, passed in Concurrence with proposal of amendment

Senate

Rules suspended & messaged to House forthwith, on motion of Senator Balint

Senate

Senator Benning explained vote

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

Senate

New Business/Third Reading

Jun 25, 2020

Senate

Proposal of amendment  by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, as amended, agreed to

Senate

New Business/Second Reading

Senate

Favorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Senate

Favorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Appropriations

Senate

Read 2nd time, reported favorably with proposal of amendment by Senator MacDonald for Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Senate

Reported favorably by Senator Nitka for Committee on Appropriations with proposal of amendment

Senate

Proposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy amended as recommended by Committee on Appropriations

Senate

Proposal of amendment by Senator(s) Nitka, Benning, and Sears; text

Senate

Proposal of amendment agreed to

Senate

3rd reading ordered on roll call, requested by Senator Brock, Passed -- Needed 14 of 28 to Pass -- Yeas = 22, Nays = 6

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Entered on Notice Calendar

Senate

Favorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Senate

Favorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Appropriations

Jun 23, 2020

Senate

Favorable report with proposal of amendment by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Senate

Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Senate Rule 31

Senate

Entered on Notice Calendar

Feb 26, 2020

Senate

Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Feb 21, 2020

House

Read Third time and Passed

Feb 20, 2020

House

Rep. Townsend of South Burlington recommended for the committee on Appropriations

House

Read Second Time

House

Third Reading Ordered

House

Report of Committee on Energy and Technology as amended agreed to

House

Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 72 of 142 to Pass -- Yeas = 105, Nays = 37

House

Amendment as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield disagreed to

House

Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 72 of 143 to Pass -- Yeas = 44, Nays = 99

House

Rep. Savage of Swanton demanded yeas and nays

House

Rep. Bancroft of Westford moved to amend the bill

House

Rep. Briglin of Thetford reported for the committee on Energy and Technology

House

Rep. Donahue of Northfield moved to amend the bill

House

Rep. Feltus of Lyndon demanded yeas and nays

House

Second instance of amendment agreed to

House

First Instance of amendment disagreed to

Feb 12, 2020

House

Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Rule 35(a)

Jan 14, 2020

House

Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Energy and Technology

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
As Introduced PDF
Official PDF PDF PDF
Unofficial PDF PDF PDF
As Enacted PDF
Act Summary PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Committee Meetings HTML
Witness List HTML

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