Claire D. Ayer (born September 21, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Addison Senate District. Claire D. Ayer was first elected to the Vermont State Senate in 2002, and reelected in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Ayer serves as assistant majority leader of the Vermont Senate, and previously served as majority whip. She is also the current chairperson of the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare.
1 Biography 2 Public Life 3 See also 4 References 5 External links
Ayer was born September 21, 1948, in Quincy, Massachusetts, and spent
her childhood in Charlotte, Vermont. After receiving
her high school education at
Champlain Valley Union High School
Member Board of Directors: Otter Creek Natural Resources Conservation
District (1992 - ).
Member Vermont State Senate (2003 - ).
Member Board of Trustees,
University of Vermont
During the 2015–2016 Legislative Session, Claire D. Ayer was one of three sponsors of Senate Bill S.31, "An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms", which sought to require background checks on substantially all firearm sales, and to prohibit the sale of firearms to persons convicted of certain violent crimes. See also
Members of the Vermont Senate, 2005-2006 session Members of the Vermont Senate, 2007-2008 session
^ a b c d e "Senator Claire Ayer". Vermont General Assembly. Retrieved 2017-11-02. ^ Terri Hallenbeck (Mar 16, 2015). "Ayer, Addison County Doctor and Husband of Senator, Dies At 71". Seven Days. ^ John Flowers (March 19, 2015). "County mourns passing of Dr. Ayer". Addison County Independent. ^ "S.31". Vermont General Assembly. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
State Senator Claire D. Ayer Addison County Democrats
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Members of the Vermont State Senate
Claire D. Ayer (D, Addison)
Christopher A. Bray (D, Addison)
Brian Campion (D, Bennington)
Richard W. Sears (D, Bennington)
Joe Benning (R, Caledonia)
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