Action Taken by Governor Scott on Bills During the 2022 Legislative Session

19 May 2022
  • This page includes action by the Governor on bills presnted to him by the General Assembly in 2022. To see actions for the 2021 legislative session, click here

January 14, 2022

January 19, 2022

  • Signed S.222, An act relating to authorizing temporary Open Meeting Law procedures in response to COVID-19
  • Signed S.223, An act relating to authorizing temporary elections procedures for annual meetings in the year 2022

February 2, 2022

Signed H.589, An act relating to reapportioning the initial districts of the House of Representatives

February 8, 2022

  • Signed S.78, An act relating to binding interest arbitration for employees of the Vermont Judiciary

February 10, 2022

February 14, 2022

  • Signed H.454, An act relating to approval of an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington
  • Signed H.693, An act relating to the annual budget vote of the Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District

February 22, 2022 

February 28, 2022 

March 15, 2022 

March 16, 2022 

  • Signed H.679, An act relating to fiscal year 2022 budget adjustments

March 22, 2022 

March 25, 2022 

  • Signed S.4, An act relating to procedures involving firearms
  • Signed H.701, An act relating to cannabis license fees and the regulation of the medical cannabis registry

​April 6, 2022 

  • Signed H.628, An act relating to amending a birth certificate to reflect gender identity | Statement
  • Signed H.722, An act relating to reapportioning the final representative districts of the House of Representatives and the senatorial districts of the Senate

April 20, 2022 

  • Signed H.448, An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the City of Burlington | Statement
  • Signed H.491, An act relating to the creation of the City of Essex Junction and the adoption of the City charter Statement
  • Signed H.556, An act relating to exempting property owned by Vermont-recognized Native American tribes from property tax, and sent a letter to the General Assembly. 
  • Signed H.627, An act relating to the Vermont Economic Development Authority
  • Signed H.680, An act relating to obtaining a marriage license in any town in Vermont 

April 21, 2022 

  • Signed S.113, An act relating to establishing a cause of action for medical monitoring expenses | Statement
  • Signed S.183, An act relating to midpoint probation review
  • Signed S.184, An act relating to defense of others and justifiable homicide

April 27, 2022

  • Signed H.461, An act relating to excluding the income of asylum seekers and refugees from household income
  • Signed H.718, An act relating to approval of the dissolution of Colchester Fire District No. 1
  • Signed S.74, An act relating to modifications to Vermont’s patient choice at end of life laws
  • Signed S.163, An act relating to State court petitions for vulnerable noncitizen youth
  • Signed S.239, An act relating to enrollment in Medicare supplemental insurance policies

May 2, 2022 

May 3, 2022 

  • Signed H.629, An act relating to access to adoption records
  • Vetoed H.708 and sent a letter to the General Assembly, which can be viewed by clicking here
  • Signed S.72, An act relating to the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
  • Signed S.171, An act relating to adoption of a State code of ethics
  • Signed S.265, An act relating to expanding criminal threatening to include threats to third persons

May 5, 2022

  • Signed H.399, An act relating to incarceration terms for criminal defendants who are primary caretakers of dependent children 
  • Signed H.731, An act relating to technical corrections for the 2022 legislative session 

May 6, 2022

May 9, 2022 

  • Signed H.635, An act relating to secondary enforcement of minor traffic offenses
  • Signed H.655, An act relating to telehealth licensure and registration and to provisional licensure for professions regulated by the Office of Professional Regulation

  • Signed H.741, An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the City of St. Albans

May 11, 2022

  • Signed H.266, An act relating to health insurance coverage from hearing aids 
  • Signed H.293, An act relating to creating the State Youth Council
  • Signed H.411, An act relating to the retrieval and use of covered wild animals
  • Signed S.162, An act relating to collective bargaining rights of teachers
  • Signed S.206, An act relating to planning and support for individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders
  • Allowed S.197 to become law without signature, and sent a letter to the General Assembly

May 16, 2020 

  • Signed H.447, An act relating to approval of amendments to the charter of the Town of Springfield
  • Signed H.462, An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Health programs
  • Signed H.482, An act relating to the Petroleum Cleanup Fund
  • Signed H.661, An act relating to licensure of mental health professionals
  • Signed H.711, An act relating to the creation of the Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee and the Opioid Abatement Special Fund

May 19, 2022

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Montpelier, VT 05609
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