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  • Introduced
    Jan 11, 2022
  • Passed Senate
    Mar 31, 2022
  • Passed House
    May 06, 2022
  • Signed into Law
    May 12, 2022
S 226
Vermont Senate Bill
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An act relating to expanding access to safe and affordable housing
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House • May 12, 2022: Senate Message, signed by Governor June 7, 2022
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  • May 12, 2022 | House
    • Senate Message, signed by Governor June 7, 2022
  • May 12, 2022 | executive
    • Signed by Governor on June 7, 2022
  • May 12, 2022 | Senate
    • House message: House concurred in Senate proposal of amendment to House proposal of amendment
    • As passed by Senate and House
    • Delivered to Governor on June 2, 2022
  • May 12, 2022 | House
    • Senate Message, passed in concurrence with proposal of amendment
    • Rules suspended and taken up for immediate consideration as moved by Rep. McCoy of Poultney
    • Senate proposal of amendment to the House proposal of amendment concurred in
    • Rules suspended and action on the bill messaged to the Senate forthwith and the bill delivered to the Governor forthwith as moved by Rep. McCoy of Poultney
  • May 12, 2022 | Senate
    • Unfinished Business/House Proposal of Amendment
    • House proposal of amendment; text
    • Motion by Senator Bray and Sirotkin that Senate concur in House Proposal of Amendment with further proposal of amendment
    • Point of order on ground of lack of germaneness raised by Senator McCormack sustained re Secs. 35 & 36 of proposed amendment
    • Senator Starr moved to suspend rules to allow consideration of the proposed amendment, notwithstanding it being ruled not germane
    • Motion agreed to
    • Proposal of amendment by Senator(s) McCormack; text
    • Point of order on ground of lack of germaneness raised by Senator Brock sustained
    • Senator McCormack moved to suspend rules to allow consideration of his amendment, notwithstanding it being ruled not germane
    • Motion disagreed to
    • Proposal of amendment agreed to
    • Roll Call, requested by Senator Sirotkin, Passed -- Needed 15 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 30, Nays = 0
    • Rules suspended & messaged to House forthwith, on motion of Senator Balint
  • May 12, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Review Senate action. Joint hearing with House Committee on Fish and Wildlife
  • May 11, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Committee Discussion
    • New Business/House Proposal of Amendment
  • May 10, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Committee Discussion
    • Entered on Notice Calendar
    • House Proposal of Amendment
  • May 09, 2022 | Senate
    • House message: House passed bill in concurrence with proposal(s) of amendment
  • May 06, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Donahue and Bluemle Amendments
    • Action Calendar: Third reading
    • Rep. Donahue of Northfield moved to amend the House proposal of amendment which was agreed to
    • Rep. Bluemle of Burlington 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 73 of 145 to Pass -- Yeas = 103, Nays = 42
    • Passed in concurrence with proposal of amendment
  • May 06, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Update
  • May 05, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Consideration of action by House Appropriations.; Consideration of Higley and Donahue Amendments
    • Action Calendar: Favorable with amendment
    • Read Second time
    • Rep. Stevens of Waterbury reported for the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
    • Rep. Jessup of Middlesex recommended for the Committee on Appropriations
    • Rep. Kornheiser of Brattleboro recommended for the Committee on Ways and Means
    • Report of the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs amended as recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means
    • Rep. Stevens of Waterbury moved to amend the report of the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs, as amended, which was agreed to
    • Rep. Stevens of Waterbury moved to amend the report of the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs, as amended, which was agreed to
    • Rep. Jessup of Middlesex, Fagan of Rutland City, Feltus of Lyndon, Harrison of Chittenden, Helm of Fair Haven, Hooper of Montpelier, Scheu of Middlebury, Squirrell of Underhill, Toleno of Brattleboro, Townsend of South Burlington, and Yacovone of Morristown moved to amend the report of the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs, as amended, which was agreed to
    • Rep. Higley of Lowell moved to amend the report of the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs, which was disagreed to
    • Report of Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs as amended agreed to
    • Third Reading ordered
  • May 04, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Amendment from House Ways and Means
    • Notice Calendar: Favorable with amendment
  • May 03, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on Ways and Means - potential vote
  • Apr 29, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and possible vote on amendments; Possible vote on amendments
    • Notice Calendar: Favorable with amendment
    • Referred to Committee on Ways and Means per Rule 35(a)
  • Apr 28, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and possible vote on amendments
    • House Committee on Appropriations
  • Apr 27, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion of possible amendments including on "Land and Opportunity Access Board"; Discussion and possible vote - as time allows
  • Apr 26, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - As time allows - discussion and possible amendments
  • Apr 21, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Apr 20, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on Appropriations
  • Apr 19, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on Appropriations
    • Notice Calendar: Favorable with amendment
    • Referred to Committee on Appropriations per Rule 35(a)
  • Apr 15, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion and possible vote
  • Apr 14, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on Ways and Means - Sections 13-18; Downtown Village and Tax Credit Program
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Discussion, mark-up and possible vote; Discussion, mark-up and possible vote - as time allows
  • Apr 12, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Apr 08, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Apr 07, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Committee discussion
  • Apr 01, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Introduction
    • Read First Time and referred to the Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Mar 31, 2022 | Senate
    • New Business/Third Reading
    • Pending third reading, motion to amend bill offered by Senator(s) Perchlik and Pearson
    • Question divided on demand of Senator Perchlik
    • Floor amendment # first agreed to
    • Floor amendment # second disagreed to
    • Read 3rd time & passed
    • Roll Call, requested by Senator Sears, Passed -- Needed 14 of 28 to Pass -- Yeas = 28, Nays = 0
    • Rules suspended & messaged to House forthwith, on motion of Senator Sirotkin
  • Mar 31, 2022 | House
    • House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs - Walk-through
  • Mar 31, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Committee Discussion of Amendment
  • Mar 30, 2022 | 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 Sirotkin, Brock, and Clarkson
    • Read 2nd time, reported favorably with recommendation of amendment by Senator Sirotkin for Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • Reported favorably by Senator Sirotkin for Committee on Finance
    • Reported favorably by Senator Starr 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 Senator(s) Sirotkin, Clarkson, Balint, Brock, and Ram Hinsdale, text
    • Recommendation of amendment agreed to
    • Consideration interrupted by recess, on motion of Senator Sirotkin
    • Consideration resumed
    • Recommendation of amendment by Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs, as amended, agreed to
    • 3rd reading ordered
    • Roll Call, requested by Senator Sirotkin, Passed -- Needed 14 of 28 to Pass -- Yeas = 28, Nays = 0
  • Mar 29, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Committee Discussion
    • 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) Brock
    • Recommendation of amendment to be offered by Senator(s) Sirotkin, Clarkson, Balint, Brock, and Ram Hinsdale
  • Mar 25, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
    • 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 Brock
  • Mar 24, 2022 | 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
  • Mar 23, 2022 | 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
  • Mar 22, 2022 | 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
    • Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Appropriations
  • Mar 18, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Appropriations - Committee discussion and possible vote
  • Mar 17, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Appropriations - Overview
    • 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 16, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Finance - Walk-through, Testimony and Possible Vote
  • Mar 10, 2022 | 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 09, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Walk-through & Possible Vote
  • Mar 08, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Walk-through
  • Feb 25, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Walk through
  • Feb 24, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Possible Mark Up and Vote
  • Feb 23, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Omnibus Housing Bill - Act 250 Appeals and Environmental Division of the Supreme Court; Omnibus Housing Bill - Brownfields, Priority Housing; Omnibus Housing Bill - Sales and Use Tax on Building Supplies; Omnibus Housing Bill - Missing Middle Income Home Ownership
  • Feb 22, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Omnibus Housing Bill - ADUs; Omnibus Housing Bill - Walk through; Multiple $5 million sections
  • Feb 16, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs - Omnibus Housing Bill; Continuation of Testimony - Omnibus Housing Bill
  • Feb 11, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Feb 09, 2022 | Senate
    • Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Jan 11, 2022 | Senate
    • Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs