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Bill Status S.55 (Act 94)

S.55 (Act 94)

An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Sponsors: Sen. Richard Sears

Last Recorded Action: 4/11/2018 - Signed by Governor on <strong>April 11, 2018</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Friday, February 24, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Walk Thru of Bill

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
Glenn Hall, Commander, Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Vermont State Police
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Evan Hughes, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
Will Moore, Vermont Traditions Coalition

Friday, March 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:15 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Amendments

Sen. Christopher Bray, Sponsor
Sen. John Rodgers, Sponsor
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
After Caucuses

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Walk-through of both bills.

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:00 PM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Jace Laquerre, Student, UVM

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Rebecca Bell, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Critical Care Physician, American Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Clai Lasher-Sommers, Executive Director, Gun Sense Vermont
Madison Knopp, Student
Henry Parro, Owner, Parro's Guns
1:00 PM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Emma Bauer, Student, Thetford Academy
Eleanor Reilly, Student, Harwood Union High School
Hazel Fay, Student, St. Johnsbury Middle School
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
2:00 PM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Chris Cole, Commissioner, Buildings and General Services

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Will Moore, Vermont Traditions Coalition
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Evan Hughes, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
4:00 PM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

John Merrigan, Department of Safety
Rep. Paul N. Poirier

Friday, March 16, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
Jake McGuigan, Director of State Affairs, National Shooting Sports Foundation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

House Member Testimony

Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
1:00 PM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Committee Discussion and mark-up.


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

House Member Testimony

10:00 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Committee Discussion, mark-up and vote.

Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Review proposed amendments.

1:30 PM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Review proposed amendments.


Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Changes in the House Version
Meeting will be held in Room 11

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:30 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Room 11

Henry Parro, Owner, Parro's Guns
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Evan Hughes, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
Clai Lasher-Sommers, Executive Director, Gun Sense Vermont
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Scott Chapman, Caspian Arms of Wolcott VT

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

We will be meeting in Room 11

Louis Porter, Commissioner, Department of Fish and Wildlife
Chris Bradley, Secretary, Vermont State Rifle And Pistol Association
Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
10:30 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Room 11

Will Moore, Vermont Traditions Coalition
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 30, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.55 - An act relating to the disposition of unlawful and abandoned firearms

Recommendations

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council