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Cindy Hill http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1270/all en Final vote in Legislature nears on search and rescue bill http://addisonindependent.com/201304final-vote-nears-search-and-rescue-bill <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Cindy Hill </div> </div> </div> <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; The Vermont Senate Government Operations Committee last Wednesday unanimously approved the Search and Rescue Bill, H.182, clearing the way for its passage in the full Senate as early as this week. However, the Vermont House must approve amendments made by the Senate committee before the new search and rescue protocol can be signed into law by the governor.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16561">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304final-vote-nears-search-and-rescue-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Featured legislature search and rescue Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:17:00 +0000 Addison Independent 16561 at http://addisonindependent.com Senate begins debate on search and rescue bill http://addisonindependent.com/201304senate-begins-debate-search-and-rescue-bill <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Cindy Hill </div> </div> </div> <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; When Vermont Senate Government Operations Committee chair Sen. Jeannette White, D-Windham, opened a hearing on H.182, the Search and Rescue Bill, last Wednesday she gave a nod toward Carol Ault and Kathy Duclos, who were seated in the cramped hearing room.</p> <p> The two women are aunts of Levi Duclos, the 19-year-old New Haven man whose death while hiking in January 2012 launched public demand for a change in search and rescue procedures.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16451">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304senate-begins-debate-search-and-rescue-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Featured search and rescue Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:34:54 +0000 Addison Independent 16451 at http://addisonindependent.com House committees tweaking search and rescue bills http://addisonindependent.com/201303house-committees-tweaking-search-and-rescue-bills <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Cindy Hill </div> </div> </div> <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; The Vermont Search and Rescue bill, H.182, is moving forward through the Legislature. After substantially bolstering the bill proposed by a summer study committee, the House Government Operations committee last Thursday approved the bill and passed it on to the House Appropriations Committee.</p> <p> Appropriations the next day voted out the bill with only a minor technical change.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15791">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201303house-committees-tweaking-search-and-rescue-bills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont legislature search and rescue Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:15:25 +0000 John McCright 15791 at http://addisonindependent.com Legislature considers new search and rescue rules http://addisonindependent.com/201302legislature-considers-new-search-and-rescue-rules <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Cindy Hill </div> </div> </div> <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; The Vermont House Governmental Operations committee has begun considering legislation to improve the way law enforcement agencies and emergency service personnel respond to calls of lost hikers, skiers and boaters.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15560">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201302legislature-considers-new-search-and-rescue-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Featured search and rescue Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:18:29 +0000 Addison Independent 15560 at http://addisonindependent.com