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  Vermont General Assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vermont General Assembly meet at the State House in Montpelier.
The Vermont General Assembly is the legislative body of the U.S. state of Vermont.
The Legislature is a bicameral assembly, consisting of the 150-member Vermont House of Representatives and the 30-member Vermont Senate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vermont_General_Assembly   (524 words)

 ASA : Becoming a Patient in Vermont
The Vermont Criminal Information Center is a section within the Department that manages a diverse set of databases and has as one of its missions the protection of the confidentiality and privacy of the personal identifying information contained in these registry databases.
In Vermont, medical marijuana use means the acquisition, possession, cultivation, use, transfer, or transportation of marijuana or paraphernalia relating to the administration of marijuana to address the symptoms or effects of a registered patient's debilitating medical condition which is in compliance with 18 V.S.A. Chapter 8.
The Vermont medical marijuana law does not addresses whether or not a qualified patient can be evicted because of their status as a patient, even if that patient has the amount of medical marijuana allowed by law.
www.safeaccessnow.org /article.php?id=2012   (2608 words)

 Biography: 1902 Vermont The General Assembly Senators and Representatives Rutland County
William H. Lawrence of the City of Rutland, Labor, was born in Wallingford, Jan. 28, 1867; he is a flsmith, and located in town in 1890; was educated in the public schools of Wallingford; was school commissioner from 1896 to 1899.
William Ketcham Sawyer of Sudbury, Democrat, was born in Sudbury, March 21, 1872; he is a farmer and was educated in the common schools of Sudbury; has held the offices of superintendent of schools and selectman for several years, and is at present town auditor.
James E. Burke of West Rutland, Democrat, was born in West Rutland, may 5, 1866; he is general agent of the New York Life Insurance Company; was educated in the district schools; has been town grand juror and justice of the peace, and school director since 1898.
www.geneabios.com /vermont/rutland.htm   (1333 words)

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Vermont, the Vermont General Assembly passed and Governor Howard Dean signed into law H.0847, which provided the state sanctioned benefits of marriage to gay and lesbian couples in the form of civil unions.
Vermont's state legislature is the Vermont General Assembly, a bicameral body composed of the Vermont House of Representatives (the lower house) and the Vermont Senate (the upper house) meet at the Vermont State House.
Vermont is represented (after the 2006 elections and effective in 2007) in the U.S. Senate by Patrick Leahy, a Democrat, and Bernie Sanders, an independent, caucusing with the Democrats.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=Vermont   (8492 words)

 Biography: 1902 Vermont The General Assembly Senators and Representatives Windham County
William W. Bridges of Athens, Democrat, was born in Athens, August 1, 1846; he is a farmer; was educated at the common schools and at the academy in Townshend; has held the offices of selectman, lister, overseer of the poor and justice of the peace.
Charles Hosea Willard of Townshend, Republican, was born June 10, 1859; he is a lumberman and manufacturer; was educated at the common schools and at Leland and Gray Seminary; has held the office of selectman and is a trustee of Leland and Gray Seminary.
Everitt Nelson Kingsbury of Windham, Republican, was born in Springfield, December 18, 1859; he is a farmer and located in town in 1873; was educated at the common schools; has held the offices of justice of the peace and selectman.
www.geneabios.com /vermont/windham.htm   (884 words)

 (Effective November 4, 1998, the Vermont Genearl Assembly created a public finance system for candidate for GOVERNOR ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A candidate may expend the qualifying contributions for the purpose of obtaining additional qualifying contributions and may expend the remaining qualifying contributions during the primary and general election periods.
campaign finance grants for a general election period shall be paid to qualifying candidates during the first ten business days of the general election period.
Candidates disqualified as described above may solicit and accept contributions subject to the normal limitations and expenditures shall be limited to an amount equal to the amount of the grant for the general election for the office being pursued.
vermont-elections.org /elections1/publicfinanceinfo11182005.htm   (995 words)

 Bennington Battle Monument - www.HistoricVermont.org/Bennington
In 1876, the Vermont General Assembly passed an act establishing the Bennington Battle Monument Association as an outgrowth of the Bennington Historical Society.
The State of Vermont appropriated $15,000; New Hampshire $5,000; Massachusetts $10,000; the Congress of the United States $40,000; and with approximately $32,000 raised through private contributions, the amount of $102,000 was obtained to construct the memorial.
In 1886, the Vermont Legislature authorized an additional $10,000 to purchase the property where the monument was to be erected.
www.historicvermont.org /bennington/bennington3.html   (735 words)

 S.0164: Liability For Genetic Engineering - Vermont General Assembly 10mar04
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Consideration shall be given to the health and vitality of many Vermont businesses not directly involved in agriculture or food production, but which nonetheless depend substantially on the high reputation of Vermont farmers for producing food that is safe and of the best quality when measured by conventional standards.
Consideration shall be given to the success of Vermont entrepreneurs, achieved after a long period of effort and at considerable expense, in marketing all kinds of Vermont goods and services at premium prices as a result of being identified with the high reputation of Vermont agriculture.
www.mindfully.org /GE/2004/Vermont-S0164-Liability-Genetic10mar04.htm   (929 words)

 Castleton State College, Vermont Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Those who have questions on specific legal issues should contact an attorney; this pathfinder is intended only to aid the user in better understanding the legal process and is not meant to replace the services of a qualified attorney.
Act 250, for instance, was the 250th bill passed by the Vermont General Assembly in 1970.
Includes: Rules of the Vermont Senate; Rules of the Vermont House, and Joint Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
www.csc.vsc.edu /library/pathfinders/vermontlaw.html   (407 words)

Vermont recognizes the Democratic, Progressive, and Republican parties as major parties and the Constitution, Green, Libertarian, and Liberty Union parties as minor parties.
After the excitement of Howard Dean's bid for the Democratic nomination, the general election presidential race was a low key affair.
Vermont was a safe state for Gore, and the Gore-Lieberman ticket carried it with a plurality of 29,247 votes (9.93 percentage points) over Bush-Cheney.
www.gwu.edu /~action/2004/states/vt.htm   (482 words)

 Vermont Health Care legisaltion
In May 2006, the Vermont General Assembly passed, and the Governor signed, legislation establishing a new state-funded insurance program for the uninsured and requiring employers to pay assessments if they do not offer health coverage to their workers.
The Vermont General Assembly adopted the following guidelines as a framework for reforming heath care in the state.
Vermonters must be engaged, to the best of their ability, to pursue healthy lifestyles, to focus on preventive care and wellness efforts, and to make informed use of all health care services throughout their lives (H. Eligibility
www.cga.ct.gov /2006/rpt/2006-R-0358.htm   (1385 words)

 Vermont Department of Education School Report
The Vermont School Report is an annual report developed by the Vermont Department of Education and is continuously updated as new information becomes available throughout the year.
Vermont Department of Education - School Finance Reports: Viewable and downloadable links to school and school district finance and non-fiscal reports (Local Education Spending, Allowable Tuition, ADM, enrollment, dropout, graduation, etc.).
VI - The Vermont Institutes: Find out the latest news and activities as Vermont schools work on meeting Vermont's mathematics and science standards by improving curriculum, instruction and assessment.
crs.uvm.edu /schlrpt   (486 words)

 GENERAL ASSEMBLY : Encyclopedia Entry
General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland
The General Assembly of the Parliament of New Zealand, the former name for the combined upper and lower houses of parliament and the Governor-General of New Zealand
Generally, an official session of the members, or representative members, of a union, church, association, or similar organization.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/General_Assembly   (207 words)

 Letters: December 1-7, 2006
Here’s a modest proposal for the Vermont General Assembly.
Vermonters should be well informed about Verizon’s plans to sell its plan to sell landlines, the unavailability of adequate Internet services to many Vermont residents and businesses, and the politics of access to meaningful health care reform to name a few issues that will percolate in the Green Mountain State in the coming months.
Vermont, and the nation, are well-served by Sanders’ commitment and common sense.
www.vermontguardian.com /commentary/122006/Dec1Letters.shtml   (2161 words)

 BORDC: Resolution Details - Vermont
That the General Assembly strongly urges the President and members of the executive branch to review and revise executive orders and policies which have been adopted since September 11, 2001, and be it further
Resolved: That the General Assembly strongly urges the United States Congress to revise the U.S.A. Patriot Act in order to restore and protect our nation’s fundamental civil liberties, and, in particular, to enact Representative Sanders’ proposal to exempt libraries and bookstores from the provisions of the Act, and be it further
Resolved: That the General Assembly requests that the office of the Vermont Attorney General offer legal support to any public library which is subject to a federal suit or administrative enforcement action for refusing to comply with the provisions of the Act related to library patrons’ records, and be it further
www.bordc.org /detail.php?id=362   (771 words)

Vermont has joined with Wisconsin and Connecticut in submitting, without solicitation, a proposal to the Social Security Administration to be one of the states which would be the site for a SSDI benefit offset demonstration project
Vermont has trained Benefits Counselors who are state employees of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) stationed in DVR offices, Community Mental Health Center offices throughout Vermont and Dept. of Employment and Training (DET) offices throughout the state.
Vermont also has a Benefits Planner funded through the BPAO Project that is an employee of the Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL).
www.uiowa.edu /~lhpdc/work/States/Vt/Vermont.html   (872 words)

 VHS MSS: George Edward Little House Papers
Little donated the papers to the Vermont Historical Society in 1995 (ms.
  He was a director and chair of the Chittenden Bank; trustee of the University of Vermont, 1968-1974; and a trustee and chair of Trinity College of Vermont.
News and Views, General Bulletin, 1971-77 published by the Associated Industries of Vermont (Folder 8).
www.vermonthistory.org /arccat/findaid/littlea.htm   (513 words)

 Vermont Historic Roadside Markers - www.HistoricVermont.org
On June 17, 1785, the Vermont General Assembly enacted a law which designated "the place for keeping a County Grammar School in and for Windsor County, shall be at the house commonly known by the name the Red Schoolhouse in Norwich," thus initiating the provision of Vermont’s First Constitution for schools of secondary learning.
Richmond was created by an Act of the Vermont Legislature on October 27, 1794 from parts of the towns of New Huntington, Williston and Jericho.
A distinguished American Poet by recognition and a Vermonter by preference, Robert Frost was Poet Laureate of Vermont and for many years ‘First Citizen’ of the Town of Ripton.
www.historicvermont.org /markers/markers3.html   (2333 words)

 ARRLWeb: Vermont General Assembly Okays Amateur Radio Antenna Bill
The measure, H.12, cleared the General Assembly is now on its way to Gov Jim Douglas for his signature.
Vermont State Government Liaison David Cain, W1DEC, said the bill was taken up May 9 while the rules were suspended in the upper chamber.
Language in the original Vermont antenna bill put into the legislative hopper at the start of the current session spelled out a schedule of minimum regulatory heights, below which localities could not impose restrictions.
www.arrl.org /news/stories/2006/05/12/101   (448 words)

 Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Vermont has been divided into two camps, with many people supporting candidates based mainly on their stand on civil unions.
However, some legislators who had supported civil unions were defeated, and the Vermont House fell into Republican control for the first time in 14 years.
Although mixed messages were sent by Vermont voters, civil unions will hopefully remain intact with The Senate and Governor's office under control of the Democrats.
www.gay-civil-unions.com /HTML/State_By_State/Vermont.htm   (691 words)

 The Lake Champlain Region | 2006 Position Statement: Employment Issues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Some Vermont legislators have proposed substantial increases in the minimum wage as a means of improving the standard of living for Vermont workers.
The Vermont Legislature has considered numerous proposals to mandate employers to provide certain prescribed employee benefits such as health insurance, benefits for part-time employees, work breaks at prescribed times and duration and so on.
Instead of imposing such restrictions on Vermont businesses, we encourage Vermont employers to continue the trend of providing flexible benefits programs that effectively balance the needs of the individual employees with the cost to the employer of providing such programs.
www.vermont.org /government/06pos_employment.html   (1896 words)

This piece of legislation creates an exemption in state law from criminal penalties for the use of marijuana to alleviate the symptoms or effects of a debilitating medical condition as long as it is done in compliance with 18 V.S.A. Chapter 86.
A person who is eligible to receive this exemption may choose a person who is at least 21 years old to undertake the responsibility for managing their well being with respect to the use of marijuana for symptom relief.
The Vermont Criminal Information Center is a section within the Department that manages a diverse set of databases and has as one of its missions the protection of the confidentiality and privacy of the personal identifying information contained in these databases.
www.dps.state.vt.us /cjs/marijuana.htm   (1446 words)

 Lamson Library
Chronology And Documentary Handbook Of The State Of Vermont
A Vermont 14 : Commemorative Of The Two-hundreth Anniversary Of Vermont’s Admission To The Union As The Nation’s Fourteenth State, 1791-1991
Vermont; A Guide To The Green Mountain State
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/subjkey/vermont   (104 words)

 Captive Insurance Update (July 2002)
Last year, the Vermont General Assembly enacted a one-time premium tax incentive providing that a captive insurance company, first licensed after January 1, 2001, shall receive a tax credit of $5,000 for its first taxable year.
In April 2002, the Vermont Captive Insurance Association sponsored a "Critical Issues Forum" which was attended by many state and national captive experts, including Kevin Moriarty of DRM.
Vermont is the leading domicile for risk retention groups, which are authorized by the Federal Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986 ("LRRA").
www.drm.com /newstand/publications/INS_CaptiveInsuranceUpdate_0702.asp   (955 words)

 Renewable Energy Vermont Newsletter
The mission of this program is to provide anemometer (wind measurement) equipment to Vermont residents who are considering the installation of small wind systems on their property.
Any net metering credit generated in July, 2006 and any month afterwards shall be carried forward by the utility for 12 months.
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) performs energy audits and energy ratings of homes for energy efficiency and works with Vermont lenders, real estate professionals, builders, home buyers, sellers and utilities to promote affordable, energy-efficient housing throughout Vermont.
www.revermont.org /incentives.htm   (1202 words)

 Vermont Department of Human Resources - Publications
A comprehensive report of the State of Vermont’s workforce trends and practices.
Working for the State of Vermont: A Guide for New Employees This handbook is designed to help new employees quickly and successfully make the transition to Vermont State Government.
This is an on-line version of the Department of Human Resources's 1996 publication on organizational restructuring.
www.vermontpersonnel.org /htm/publications.php   (393 words)

 Vermont Fine Furniture & Wood Products Design Competition Exhibit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This answer became one of a set of recommendations then proposed by the Council to the Vermont General Assembly as a group of action items designed to assist the State’s wood products sector grow.
The primary mission of the Design Competition is to provide Vermont woodworkers, from the smallest business to the largest, the opportunity to show off their well-honed creativity and skill.
The purpose of the Design Competition is to show some of the fine and satisfying things people in Vermont can do with wood.
www.vermontwooddesigns.org   (351 words)

 This is Vermont
Charles Phelps was violently opposed to the idea of the land once claimed by New York as Cumberland County being controlled by Vermont.
Acting quickly in response, the Vermont General Assembly voted on an act ³for the punishment of conspiracies against the peace, liberty, and independence² of the infant state.
The issue remained until Vermont Statehood was acheived in 1791.
www.thisisvermont.com /townsbrattleboroindex.html   (423 words)

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