By Guy Page
It’s been a busy week in the Vermont Senate as the upper chamber passed bills originating in the House before the expected adjournment of the 2021-22 biennium at the end of this week.
Among those bills is H746, Burlington’s removal of prostitution language from the city charter.
Bills that passed the Senate this week include:
|H.175||the beverage container redemption system|
|H.533||converting civil forfeiture of property in drug-related prosecutions into a criminal process|
|H.512||modernizing land records and notarial acts law|
|H.745||the approval of the adoption of the charter of the Town of Montgomery|
|H.746||an amendment to the charter of the City of Burlington|
|H.742||approval of amendments to the charter of the Town of Milton|
|H.716||making miscellaneous changes in education law|
|H.626||the sale, use, or application of neonicotinoid pesticides|
|H.572||the retirement allowance for interim educators|
|H.709||miscellaneous agricultural subjects|
|H.697||eligibility of reserve forestland for enrollment in the Use Value Appraisal Program|
|H.518||municipal energy resilience initiatives|
|H.446||miscellaneous natural resources and development subjects|
|H.353||pharmacy benefit management|
|H.738||technical and administrative changes to Vermont’s tax laws|
|H.743||amending the charter of the Town of Hardwick|
H746 – Burlington is now “Sodom and Gomorrah, Vermont”.
Deuteronomy 32: 32-33 For their vine is of the vine of Sodom And of the fields of Gomorrah; Their grapes are grapes of gall, Their clusters are bitter. 33 Their wine is the poison of serpents, And the cruel venom of cobras.
2 Peter 2: 6 Doom of False Teachers – and turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes, condemned them to destruction, making them an example to those who afterward would live ungodly;
Deuteronomy 32:43 “Rejoice, O Gentiles, with His people; For He will avenge the blood of His servants, And render vengeance to His adversaries; He will provide atonement for His land and His people.”
How about offering job training instead? I’ve never read that any woman loves this kind of work.
Will there be government act 250 sanctioned whorehouses or just freelancers?