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Ways and Means Committee, Vermont House of Representatives

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The Ways and Means Committee is a standing committee of the Vermont House of Representatives.

Per Section 6 of the House Rules, committees of the Vermont House of Representatives are assigned by the Speaker of the House.[1] The first and secondly named members of each committee are the chair and the vice-chair, respectively. Each committee appoints a clerk from its members at the first meeting.[2] The chair of each committee is responsible for calling meetings, and the clerk keeps a record of attendance to be delivered to the Secretary of State at the end of each session.[3][4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Rules and Orders of the House of Reprsentatives

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

To consider matters relating to the revenue of the state, and which shall inquire into the state of the treasury; ascertain the amount of debt due the state, and the claims against it; report the amount of taxes necessary to be raised for the support of the government and inquire what measures, if any, ought to be adopted, the better to equalize the public burdens, secure the accountability of public agents, and otherwise improve the financial concerns of the state, including all matters relating to taxation, local or otherwise and all matters relating to the grand list.[5]

Members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Ways and Means Members, 2013
Democratic members (7)Republican members (3)Third-party members (1)
Janet Ancel, ChairCarolyn Whitney Branagan, Vice-chairAdam Greshin
David Sharpe, Ranking MemberWilliam Johnson
Alison Clarkson, ClerkPatti Komline
Jim Condon
James Masland
Kesha Ram
Jeff Wilson

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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