S.294

An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Sponsors: Sen. Richard Sears , Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Joseph Benning, Sen. Jeanette White

Location: House Committee on Judiciary

Last Recorded Action: 6/9/2020 - Referred to the Committee on <strong>Judiciary</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Friday, February 14, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Walk-through

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
-

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

David Scheer, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Infomation Center (VCIC)
Mairead O'Reilly, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Kassie Tibbott, Pro Bono Expungement Attorney

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Meeting to be held at Community College of Vermont
1 Abenaki Way
Winooski, VT

T.J. Donovan, Attorney General, State of Vermont
Sarah George, State's Attorney, Chittenden County
Skyler Nash , Student Activist, University of Vermont
Mairead O'Reilly, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
Michelle -, Impacted Citizen
Kim -, Impacted Citizen
Jessica -, Impacted Citizen

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
Tari Scott, Chief of Trial Court Operations, Office of Court Administrator
Mairead O'Reilly, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid
Robert Paolini, Attorney, Victim's Compensation Board

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:40 AM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Mark-up

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, March 13, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:45 AM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Vote

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
-

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Committee discussion and vote


Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
12:45 PM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Walk-through of Bill

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:20 PM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Walk though of Section 7 only
Expungement of Marijuana Criminal History Records

Laura Subin, Director, Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana
Skyler Nash , Student Activist, University of Vermont
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Tari Scott, Chief of Trial Court Operations, Office of Court Administrator
2:20 PM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Walk Though of Section 6
Marijuana

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, August 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:15 AM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Expungement of Marijuana Criminal History Records

Robert Sand, Founding Director, Center for Justice Reform, Vermont Law School
11:50 AM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Walk-through of Sections 6 & 7

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
12:40 PM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Cannabis expungement

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
12:30 PM

S.294 - An act relating to expanding access to expungement and sealing of criminal history records

Cannabis Expungement
Review proposed language

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel