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Bill Status S.338 (Act 148)

S.338 (Act 148)

An act relating to justice reinvestment

Sponsors:

Last Recorded Action: 6/26/2020 - Senate Message, Signed by Governor <strong>July 13, 2020</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Friday, January 24, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
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S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

T.J. Donovan, Attorney General, State of Vermont
11:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Walk-through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

James Baker, Interim Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Dean George, Chair, Vermont Parole Board
Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board
10:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

David Scheer, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
John Campbell, Executive Director, Mental Health Crisis Response Commission
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Falko Shilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU
Karen Tronsgard-Scott, Executive Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center

Friday, January 31, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Dave Martinson, Probation Officer/Union Representative, VSEA
Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration
Karen Gennette, Executive Director, Crime Research Group
10:15 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Dave Martinson, Probation Officer/Union Representative, VSEA
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Interim Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board
Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Derek Miodownik, Restorative and Community Justice Executive, Department of Corrections
Cassondra Warney, Senior Policy Analyst, Council of State Governments Justice Center

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion and Mark up

Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board
10:45 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion and Mark Up

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

Friday, February 7, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:15 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Vote

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
2:00 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Walk-through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Sen. Dick Sears
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
James Baker, Interim Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board
3:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Sen. Dick Sears
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:15 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Amendments

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Walk-through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Probation - Sections 2,3,4 of S.338
Presumptive Parole
Good Time

Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
2:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Walk-through: Act 88 - Graduated Sanctions
Walk-through: Escape Language in S.338

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, April 3, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Parole

Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board
1:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Patrick Gallagher, Development Director, Pathways Vermont
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Section 19 - Racial Disparities

Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
10:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Section 19 - Racial Disparities
Overview of the “Report of the Racial Disparities in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System Advisory Panel"

Etan Nasreddin-Longo, Chair, RDAP
11:15 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Presumptive Parole

Dean George, Chair, Vermont Parole Board

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Perspective - Office of the Attorney General

David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
2:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Perspectives - Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs and the Office of the Defender General

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - S. 338 Draft Language

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 16, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
1:10 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Proposed Language for New Draft

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Rules Process

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
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S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Section 16 - Good Time - Emergency Rules and Permanent Rules

Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Friday, April 24, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - S.338 Draft Language

Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 2.1

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Walk-through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Testimony relating to Probation

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
12:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 2.1

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
12:00 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Justice Reinvestment II Working Group
Directive to AHS
Sec 22-24 Change to Graduated Sanctions Language
Financial Impact of delay in Good Time

Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
12:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 2.1

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jessica Barquist, Director of Policy and Organizing, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
1:15 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

DOC Position on Bill

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
2:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
1:00 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion -- Draft 3.1

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
2:00 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Compassionate Release Eligibility for Parole

Sen. Jeanette K. White, Sponsor, Windham County
Jessica Barquist, Director of Policy and Organizing, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Continued Testimony and Committee Discussion on Recommendations to House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
12:00 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 3.1 - Finish Walk-Through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion on Recommendations to House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Finalize Recommendations

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Review final memo with Committee recommendations

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
1:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion
House Judiciary Proposal
Possible Vote Out of Committee

Rep. Maxine Grad, House Committee on Judiciary
Rep. Martin LaLonde, South Burlington
Rep. Selene Colburn, Burlington
Emily Carr, General Counsel, Department of Corrections
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
12:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 5.1

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
12:30 PM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Dale Crook, Director of Field Services, Department of Corrections
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

Friday, May 29, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Draft 6.1
Vote Out of Committee

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Chair, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Reporter, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion

Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Chair, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, June 5, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion


Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
--

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

House Appropriations Proposed Amendment
Committee Vote

Rep. Mary S. Hooper, House Committee on Appropriations

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Comment of House Changes to Bill

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
10:35 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Continued Testimony

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Charity Clark, Chief of Staff, Attorney General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
David D'Amora, Senior Policy Advisor, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, June 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Senate Proposal of Amendments Discussion


Friday, June 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Explanation of Senate Amendments

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:45 AM

S.338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Committee Discussion - Senate Proposal of Amendment to House Proposal of Amendment