Governor Scott will allow COVID relief bill to become law

Vermont News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (NEWS10) – Governor Phil Scott announced on Saturday that he will allow H. 315 to become law without his signature and issued a letter to the General Assembly.

The governor said that pursuant to Chapter II, Section 11 of the Vermont Constitution, H.315, An Act Relating to Covid-19 Relief, will become law without his signature.

Scott plans to allow the bill to become law, which will now use American Rescue Plan funding to provide economic aid to businesses, emergency housing needs and environmental clean-up.

Read the full letter here.

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