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Bill Status S.22

S.22

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

Sponsors: Sen. Richard Sears

Last Recorded Action: 1/24/2018 - Veto of the Governor sustained on a roll call <strong>Yeas = 0, Nays = 30</strong>

Committee Activity - 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