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S.22

An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Sen. Dick Sears
5/11/2017 - As passed by Senate and House
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Senate 5/11/2017 - As passed by Senate and House
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An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Roll Call History

2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Walk Thru

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Tom Dalton, Director, Safe Recovery Program, Howard Center
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County
John Merrigan, Captain, Department of Safety

Friday, February 24, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Also S.55 Mark up and vote on both Bills

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
John Merrigan, Department of Safety
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health
Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Final Vote

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 24, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Bill Introduction

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:40 AM

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Bill Walk-Through and Testimony

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
John Merrigan, Department of Safety
Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Tom Dalton, Director, Safe Recovery Program, Howard Center

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:15 AM

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Committee Discussion and Vote

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 5, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

S.22 - An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Discussion of Proposed Senate Amendments

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Judiciary
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
  • Tom Dalton, Director, Safe Recovery Program, Howard Center
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • John Merrigan, Department of Safety
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
  • Tom Dalton, Director, Safe Recovery Program, Howard Center
  • David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County
  • John Merrigan, Department of Safety
  • John Merrigan, Captain, Department of Safety
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
  • Sarah Vose, State Toxicologist, Department of Health

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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

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