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  • Introduced
    Feb 10, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    Mar 30, 2021
  • Passed House
    May 21, 2021
  • Signed into Law
S 79
Vermont Senate Bill
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An act relating to improving rental housing health and safety
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Senate • May 12, 2022: Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
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  • May 12, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 11, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 10, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 09, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 06, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 05, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 04, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 03, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • May 02, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 29, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 28, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 27, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 26, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 25, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 22, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 21, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Apr 20, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Mar 24, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
    • Consideration postponed to April 20, 2022 on motion of Senator Sirotkin
  • Mar 23, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Mar 22, 2022 | Senate
    • Consideration postponed Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Feb 01, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
    • Consideration postponed to March 22, 2022 on motion of Senator Sirotkin
  • Jan 13, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
    • Consideration postponed to February 1, 2022 on motion of Senator Sirotkin
  • Jan 12, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Jan 11, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - and Brock Amendment
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Jan 07, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Jan 06, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill?
  • Jan 05, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Continuation of Testimony
    • Pending Question: Shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the Governor's refusal to approve the bill??
  • Jan 04, 2022 | Senate
    • Entered on Notice Calendar
    • Vetoed by Governor & placed on notice calendar for January 4, 2022
  • Sep 28, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - veto analysis and paths forward
  • Jun 24, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - amendment review
    • House Proposal of Amendment
    • Rules suspended & taken up for immediate consideration, on motion of Senator Balint
    • House proposal of amendment; text
    • Motion by Senator Brock that Senate concur in House Proposal of Amendment with further proposal of amendment
    • Motion to amend disagreed to on roll call, requested by Senator Sirotkin, Failed -- Needed 15 of 29 to Pass -- Yeas = 9, Nays = 20
    • House proposal of amendment concurred in on roll call requested by Senator Collamore, Passed -- Needed 15 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 20, Nays = 10
    • Rules suspended & ordered delivered to Governor forthwith, on motion of Senator Balint
    • As passed by Senate and House
    • Delivered to Governor on June 29, 2021
    • Governor vetoed bill on July 2, 2021
    • Governor vetoed bill; text of veto message
  • Jun 23, 2021 | House
    • Senate Message, House proposal of amendment concurred in
    • Senate Message, vetoed by Governor July 2, 2021
  • Jun 23, 2021 | Senate
    • House message: House passed bill in concurrence with proposal(s) of amendment
  • May 21, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on Appropriations
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Jessup Amendment
    • Rep. Jessup of Middlesex moved to amend the House proposal of amendment which was agreed to
    • Read Third time
    • Rep. Stevens of Waterbury demanded yeas and nays
    • Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 74 of 147 to Pass -- Yeas = 93, Nays = 54
    • Passed in concurrence with proposal of amendment
    • Rep. Colburn of Burlington moved to suspend rules to message to the Senate forthwith
    • Rep. Colburn of Burlington demanded yeas and nays
    • Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 111 of 148 to Pass -- Yeas = 99, Nays = 49
    • Which was disagreed to
  • May 20, 2021 | House
    • Read Second time
    • Rep. Stevens of Waterbury reported for the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
    • Rep. Masland of Thetford recommended for the Committee on Ways and Means
    • Rep. Toleno of Brattleboro recommended for the Committee on Appropriations
    • Division demanded
    • Division results Yays 91, Nays 44
    • Report of the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs amended as recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means
    • Rep. McCoy of Poultney asked that the question be divided
    • Rep. Stevens of Waterbury demanded yeas and nays
    • Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 72 of 144 to Pass -- Yeas = 92, Nays = 52
    • First division of amendment agreed to
    • Second division of amendment agreed to
    • Report of Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs as amended agreed to
    • Third Reading ordered
  • May 19, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Amendments and possible vote
  • May 18, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on Appropriations
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Ways and Means amendment. Possible vote.
    • Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Rule 35(a)
  • May 18, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • May 14, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on Ways and Means - potential vote
  • May 14, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • May 13, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on Ways and Means - potential vote
  • May 13, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • May 12, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on Ways and Means
  • May 11, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • May 07, 2021 | House
    • Referred to Committee on Ways and Means per Rule 35(a)
  • May 06, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Mark-up and possible vote
  • May 05, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Mark-up and possible vote; Mark-up and possible vote - as time allows.
  • May 04, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Mark-up and possible vote
  • Apr 30, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Possible vote; Possible vote - as time permits
  • Apr 29, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Mark-up and possible vote
  • Apr 28, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and mark-up
  • Apr 27, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and mark-up
  • Apr 23, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and mark-up
  • Apr 22, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and mark-up
  • Apr 20, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and mark-up
  • Apr 15, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Homeownership
  • Apr 14, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Apr 07, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Continuation of morning discussion. As Floor time allows.
  • Apr 01, 2021 | House
    • Read First Time and referred to the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Mar 31, 2021 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Introduction and walk-through
  • Mar 30, 2021 | Senate
    • New Business/Third Reading
    • Read 3rd time & passed
  • Mar 26, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Review Committee Amendment
    • Consideration postponed; Second reading
    • Unfinished Business/Second Reading
    • Pending Question: Shall the bill be amended as recommended by Senators Clarkson, Balint, Brock, Ram and Sirotkin?
    • Consideration resumed
    • Senator Clarkson requested & granted leave to withdraw amendment
    • Recommendation of amendment by Senator(s) Clarkson, Balint, Brock, Ram, and Sirotkin, text
    • Recommendation of amendment agreed to
    • 3rd reading ordered on roll call, requested by Senator Sirotkin, Passed -- Needed 15 of 29 to Pass -- Yeas = 22, Nays = 7
  • Mar 25, 2021 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/Second Reading
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • Favorable report by Committee on Finance
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Appropriations
    • Recommendation of amendment to be offered by Senator(s) Balint, Brock, Clarkson, Ram, and Sirotkin
    • Read 2nd time, reported favorably with recommendation of amendment by Senator Clarkson for Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • Reported favorably by Senator Sirotkin for Committee on Finance
    • Reported favorably by Senator Balint for Committee on Appropriations with recommendation of amendment
    • Recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs amended as recommended by Committee on Appropriations
    • Recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs, as amended, agreed to
    • Recommendation of amendment by Senator(s) Clarkson, Balint, Brock, Ram, and Sirotkin, text
    • Consideration interrupted by adjournment
  • Mar 24, 2021 | Senate
    • New Business/Second Reading
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • Favorable report by Committee on Finance
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Appropriations
    • Recommendation of amendment to be offered by Senator(s) Balint, Brock, Clarkson, Ram, and Sirotkin
  • Mar 23, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Possible Committee Amendment; Continued
    • Entered on Notice Calendar
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • Favorable report by Committee on Finance
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Appropriations
  • Mar 19, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Mar 18, 2021 | Senate
    • Entered on Notice Calendar
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • Favorable report by Committee on Finance
    • Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Senate Rule 31
  • Mar 17, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Committee Discussion; Continued Committee Discussion
    • Senate Committee on Finance - Review Finance-related Sections of the Bill
  • Mar 16, 2021 | Senate
    • Entered on Notice Calendar
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • Referred to Committee on Finance per Senate Rule 31
  • Mar 12, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Committee Discussion and Possible Vote
  • Mar 11, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Possible Vote
  • Feb 26, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Feb 25, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Feb 17, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Feb 12, 2021 | Senate
    • Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Feb 10, 2021 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - See S.257 (2020); Continued