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S.31

An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Sen. John F. Campbell, Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Claire Ayer
Senate Committee on Judiciary
1/22/2015 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Judiciary
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Senate Committee on Judiciary
Last Recorded Action
1/22/2015 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Judiciary
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An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Friday, January 23, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:00 AM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Committee Discussion



Friday, February 6, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Walk thru/Committee Discussion

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Sen. John F. Campbell, Senate President Pro-Tem, Sponsor

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-after the floor

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Walk through

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dena Monahan, Counsel, Department of Mental Health
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
5:30 PM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Joint Public Hearing with Senate Judiciary- House Chamber

Louise Coates, Barre Town
David Mott, Topsham
Bob Shea, Fairfax
Carolyn Smiles, Hyde Park
John Barditt, Sudbury
Bruce MacLean, Peacham
Erik Bailey, Jericho
Jane VanLandingham, Richmond
Charles Ferry, Barre Rifle and Pistol
Barbara Scotch, Montpelier
Shawn Straffin, West Burke
Paul Manganiello, White River Junction
Jessica Moseley, East Montpelier
David Hamilton, South Burlington
Michael Braun, Barre Rifle and Pistol
Raymond Chin, East Thetford
Valerie Harriss, Wells
Margy Zabriskie, Burlington
Eddie Garcia, St. Johnsbury
William Badger, East Barnet
Matthew Fitzgerald, Williston
Peter Cammann, Williston
Carey Halkiotis, Sharon
Anna Niemiec, Burlington
Lanny Corey, Williamstown
Bethann Maier, Waterbury
George Coppernath, Barnet
Anne Herz, Woodstock
David Beale, St. Albans
Karen Vatz, East Montpelier
Ed Wilson, Morrisville
Jub Lawrie, Essex Junction
Casey Elmer, East Middlebury
Bess Klassen-Landis, Windsor, VT
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Theresa Elmer, Northfield
Talitha Landis-Marinello, Middlesex
Mark Donka, Hartford
Bobbi Loney, Middlebury
Erika Eldred, Johnson
Pamela Simmons, Putney
Mike Ponte, Waterbury
Connie Baxter, Dummerston
Rick Lafayette, Plainfield
Maryann Hamilton, Shelburne
Dave Zsido, Rutland
Jim Johnson, Dummerston
Ginette Harvy, Barre Town
Susanna Griefen, Dummerston
Tim Bombardier, Barre Chief of Police
Dotty Kyle, Warren
Alexander Van Steen, Hancock
Mike Armstrong, Essex Junction
Joe Voci, Randolph
Vince Feenan, Montpelier
Darryl Montague, Westford
Dan Mulligan, Burlington
Chris Bradley, Northfield
Ed Burke, Brattleboro

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
5:30 PM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Joint Public Hearing with Senate Health and Welfare- House Chamber

Louise Coates, Barre Town
David Mott, Topsham
Bob Shea, Fairfax
Carolyn Smiles, Hyde Park
John Barditt, Sudbury
Bruce MacLean, Peacham
Erik Bailey, Jericho
Jane VanLandingham, Richmond
Charles Ferry, Barre Rifle and Pistol
Barbara Scotch, Montpelier
Shawn Straffin, West Burke
Paul Manganiello, White River Junction
Jessica Moseley, East Montpelier
David Hamilton, South Burlington
Michael Braun, Barre Rifle and Pistol
Raymond Chin, East Thetford
Valerie Harriss, Wells
Margy Zabriskie, Burlington
Eddie Garcia, St. Johnsbury
William Badger, East Barnet
Matthew Fitzgerald, Williston
Peter Cammann, Williston
Carey Halkiotis, Sharon
Anna Niemiec, Burlington
Lanny Corey, Williamstown
Bethann Maier, Waterbury
George Coppernath, Barnet
Anne Herz, Woodstock
David Beale, St. Albans
Karen Vatz, East Montpelier
Ed Wilson, Morrisville
Jub Lawrie, Essex Junction
Casey Elmer, East Middlebury
Bess Klassen-Landis, Windsor, VT
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Theresa Elmer, Northfield
Talitha Landis-Marinello, Middlesex
Mark Donka, Hartford
Bobbi Loney, Middlebury
Erika Eldred, Johnson
Pamela Simmons, Putney
Mike Ponte, Waterbury
Connie Baxter, Dummerston
Rick Lafayette, Plainfield
Maryann Hamilton, Shelburne
Dave Zsido, Rutland
Jim Johnson, Dummerston
Ginette Harvy, Barre Town
Susanna Griefen, Dummerston
Tim Bombardier, Barre Chief of Police
Dotty Kyle, Warren
Alexander Van Steen, Hancock
Mike Armstrong, Essex Junction
Joe Voci, Randolph
Vince Feenan, Montpelier
Darryl Montague, Westford
Dan Mulligan, Burlington
Chris Bradley, Northfield
Ed Burke, Brattleboro

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:30 AM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Mental Health Advocacy Day Participant Testimony

Laurie Emerson, Acting Executive Director, NAMI VT
Nicholas Parrish, Project Director, The Wellness Co-op, Pathways Vermont

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Rep. Anne B. Donahue
Dena Monahan, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Mental Health
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge

Friday, February 20, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

David Coddaire, MD, President, Vermont Medical Society
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Ann Braden, President, Gun Sense Vermont
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Eliot Nelson, MD, American Academy of Pediatrics, Vermont Chapter
Christopher Barsotti, MD, FAAEM, Emergency Room Physician
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Chris Bradley, Secretary, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
-after the floor

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Committee Discussion

Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:50 AM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Committee Discussion



Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:20 AM

S.31 - An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Committee Discussion



An act relating to possession and transfer of firearms

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Mike Armstrong, Essex Junction
  • William Badger, East Barnet
  • Erik Bailey, Jericho
  • John Barditt, Sudbury
  • Christopher Barsotti, MD, FAAEM, Emergency Room Physician
  • Connie Baxter, Dummerston
  • David Beale, St. Albans
  • Tim Bombardier, Barre Chief of Police
  • Ann Braden, President, Gun Sense Vermont
  • Chris Bradley, Northfield
  • Chris Bradley, Secretary, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
  • Michael Braun, Barre Rifle and Pistol
  • Ed Burke, Brattleboro
  • Peter Cammann, Williston
  • Raymond Chin, East Thetford
  • Louise Coates, Barre Town
  • David Coddaire, MD, President, Vermont Medical Society
  • George Coppernath, Barnet
  • Lanny Corey, Williamstown
  • Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue
  • Mark Donka, Hartford
  • Erika Eldred, Johnson
  • Casey Elmer, East Middlebury
  • Theresa Elmer, Northfield
  • Laurie Emerson, Acting Executive Director, NAMI VT
  • Vince Feenan, Montpelier
  • Charles Ferry, Barre Rifle and Pistol
  • Matthew Fitzgerald, Williston
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Eddie Garcia, St. Johnsbury
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Susanna Griefen, Dummerston
  • Carey Halkiotis, Sharon
  • David Hamilton, South Burlington
  • Maryann Hamilton, Shelburne
  • Valerie Harriss, Wells
  • Ginette Harvy, Barre Town
  • Anne Herz, Woodstock
  • Jim Johnson, Dummerston
  • Bess Klassen-Landis, Windsor, VT
  • Dotty Kyle, Warren
  • Rick Lafayette, Plainfield
  • Talitha Landis-Marinello, Middlesex
  • Jub Lawrie, Essex Junction
  • Bobbi Loney, Middlebury
  • Bruce MacLean, Peacham
  • Bethann Maier, Waterbury
  • Paul Manganiello, White River Junction
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Dena Monahan, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Mental Health
  • Dena Monahan, Counsel, Department of Mental Health
  • Darryl Montague, Westford
  • Jessica Moseley, East Montpelier
  • David Mott, Topsham
  • Dan Mulligan, Burlington
  • Eliot Nelson, MD, American Academy of Pediatrics, Vermont Chapter
  • Anna Niemiec, Burlington
  • Nicholas Parrish, Project Director, The Wellness Co-op, Pathways Vermont
  • Mike Ponte, Waterbury
  • Barbara Scotch, Montpelier
  • Bob Shea, Fairfax
  • Pamela Simmons, Putney
  • Carolyn Smiles, Hyde Park
  • Shawn Straffin, West Burke
  • Alexander Van Steen, Hancock
  • Jane VanLandingham, Richmond
  • Karen Vatz, East Montpelier
  • Joe Voci, Randolph
  • Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Ed Wilson, Morrisville
  • Margy Zabriskie, Burlington
  • Dave Zsido, Rutland
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Mike Armstrong, Essex Junction
  • William Badger, East Barnet
  • Erik Bailey, Jericho
  • John Barditt, Sudbury
  • Connie Baxter, Dummerston
  • David Beale, St. Albans
  • Tim Bombardier, Barre Chief of Police
  • Chris Bradley, Northfield
  • Michael Braun, Barre Rifle and Pistol
  • Ed Burke, Brattleboro
  • Peter Cammann, Williston
  • Sen. John F. Campbell, Senate President Pro-Tem, Sponsor
  • Raymond Chin, East Thetford
  • Louise Coates, Barre Town
  • George Coppernath, Barnet
  • Lanny Corey, Williamstown
  • Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • Mark Donka, Hartford
  • Erika Eldred, Johnson
  • Casey Elmer, East Middlebury
  • Theresa Elmer, Northfield
  • Vince Feenan, Montpelier
  • Charles Ferry, Barre Rifle and Pistol
  • Matthew Fitzgerald, Williston
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Eddie Garcia, St. Johnsbury
  • Susanna Griefen, Dummerston
  • Carey Halkiotis, Sharon
  • David Hamilton, South Burlington
  • Maryann Hamilton, Shelburne
  • Valerie Harriss, Wells
  • Ginette Harvy, Barre Town
  • Anne Herz, Woodstock
  • Jim Johnson, Dummerston
  • Bess Klassen-Landis, Windsor, VT
  • Dotty Kyle, Warren
  • Rick Lafayette, Plainfield
  • Talitha Landis-Marinello, Middlesex
  • Jub Lawrie, Essex Junction
  • Bobbi Loney, Middlebury
  • Bruce MacLean, Peacham
  • Bethann Maier, Waterbury
  • Paul Manganiello, White River Junction
  • Darryl Montague, Westford
  • Jessica Moseley, East Montpelier
  • David Mott, Topsham
  • Dan Mulligan, Burlington
  • Anna Niemiec, Burlington
  • Mike Ponte, Waterbury
  • Barbara Scotch, Montpelier
  • Bob Shea, Fairfax
  • Pamela Simmons, Putney
  • Carolyn Smiles, Hyde Park
  • Shawn Straffin, West Burke
  • Alexander Van Steen, Hancock
  • Jane VanLandingham, Richmond
  • Karen Vatz, East Montpelier
  • Joe Voci, Randolph
  • Ed Wilson, Morrisville
  • Margy Zabriskie, Burlington
  • Dave Zsido, Rutland

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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel

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