Scott vetoes Act 250 bill, signs expanded access to contraceptives - Vermont Daily

The Vermont Legislature will have to return to the drawing board for another Act 250 reform bill. Gov. Phil Scott vetoed H926 because - among other things - it failed to adequately regulate the use of rural trails for the mountain-biking industry.

"“With this bill, the Legislature has created more regulatory uncertainty, not less. Our outdoor recreation economy, and the groups that help to maintain and preserve these networks, need a regulatory framework that is responsible, respectful and stable,” wrote Governor Scott in his letter to the Legislature. “Nothing in this bill modernizes or improves the Act 250 process – something that is widely agreed to be necessary after fifty years of existence,” the Governor added. "

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-10-06 15:02:57 -0400