Legislation of Interest to Vermont Employers

The following are bills recently introduced that might be of interest to Vermont employers.  Text and other information about a bill’s status are available by clicking on the linked bill number.  Note that official statements of purpose might not fully reflect the purpose or effect of the bill.  If “SHORT FORM” is noted, the text […]

Upcoming Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM are hosting the following webinars that should be of use and interest to Vermont manufacturers and other employers: The Global Economic and Policy Outlook in 2021. December 16 at 11:00 am.  Click here for more. Global Compliance: What Manufacturers Need to Know about New Chemical Reporting Obligations under […]

Regulation of PFAS as a Chemical Class Meeting Information

The Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division of DEC previously published notice of proposed rulemaking of PFAS as a class or subclass.  As part of this process, a public informational meeting has been scheduled for October 16 at 1:00 pm to be held via Microsoft Teams.  The link to join the Teams meeting is available […]

Food Safety and Inspection (FSIS) program gives Vermont agriculture businesses access to new markets

The USDA and Vermont have finalized an agreement to allow certain state-inspected meat and poultry processors to ship their products across state lines. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) oversees the Cooperative Interstate Shipment (CIS) program which expands business opportunities for state-inspected meat and poultry establishments by permitting certain state-inspected plants that comply […]

Possible Movement on Legislation to Set Up Manufacturer Financial Liability for Packaging and Printed Material Management

One of the non-COVID-19 related bills not currently on the Senate calendar for floor action but might be given clearance to move out of committee to the floor (see related post here) is S.227, which would address a number of solid waste issues but most significantly set the stage for a potentially wide ranging and […]

The Week Ahead in Committee | Week of March 9

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You and also review full agendas […]

The Week Ahead in Committee | Week of February 24

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You and also review full agendas […]

The Week Ahead in Committee | Week of February 17

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You and also review full agendas […]