S.96 (Act 40)

An act relating to a news media privilege

Sponsors: Sen. Richard Sears, Sen. Jeanette White

Last Recorded Action: 5/18/2017 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor <strong>May 17, 2017</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
-after floor

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Paul Heintz, Vermont Press Association
Andrew MacLean, WCAX-TV
John Dillon, News Director, Vermont Public Radio
Jim Condon, Executive Director, Vermont Broadcasters Association
Dave Gram, Journalist
Anne Galloway, Reporter, VT Digger

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Paul Heintz, Political Editor, Vermont Press Association
John Dillon, News Director, Vermont Public Radio
Mark Davis, Seven Days Newspaper
Dave Gram, Journalist, Formerly of the Associated Press
Anne Galloway, Reporter, VT Digger
Steve Pappas, Barre Montpelier Times Argus
Matthew Byrne, Attorney
Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, WCAX-TV

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:15 AM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Heintz, Political Editor, Vermont Press Association

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
-after floor

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Vote

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Paul Heintz, Political Editor, Vermont Press Association

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Committee Discussion

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Heintz, Political Editor, Vermont Press Association
Hilary Niles, Niles Media
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Diane Wheeler, State's Attorney, Franklin County

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Committee Discussion

John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Friday, March 17, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Vote on draft 6

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Heintz, Political Editor, Vermont Press Association

Friday, March 17, 2017
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Heintz, Political Editor, Vermont Press Association
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Hilary Niles, Niles Media

Friday, April 7, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Min After Floor

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Bill Walk-Through

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Heintz, Board Member, Vermont Press Association
John Dillon, News Director, Vermont Public Radio
Anne Galloway, Reporter, VT Digger
Mark Davis, Seven Days Newspaper
Hilary Niles, Niles Media
James Condon, House Ways & Means Committee
1:00 PM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Continued Testimony


Thursday, April 13, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.96 - An act relating to a news media privilege

Testimony and Vote

Joshua Diamond, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Andrew MacLean, Lobbyist, MMRVT
Paul Heintz, Board Member, Vermont Press Association