H.435 (Act 56)

An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Sponsors:

Last Recorded Action: 5/21/2021 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>June 3, 2021</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Department of Corrections Initiatives

Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Giovanna Zaccaria, Former Corrections Services Specialist II
Gary Hoadley, Director of Labor Relations, VSEA
2:15 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Department of Corrections Initiatives

Ashley Messier, Executive Director, Women's Justice and Freedom Initiative
3:00 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Department of Corrections Initiatives

A.J. Ruben, Supervising Attorney, Disability Rights Vermont
3:45 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Department of Corrections Initiatives

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Department of Corrections Initiatives

Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
3:05 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Department of Corrections Initiatives

Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
12:45 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Statutory Definition of Corrections Officer

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Al Cormier, Corrections Facilities Executive, Department of Corrections
1:15 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Walk-through of Sections 4 and 6

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:30 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Recruitment of Corrections Officers I

Sarah Turcotte, Recruitment and Inclusion Manager, Department of Corrections
Tyler Prue, Special Teams Training Coordinator, Department of Corrections
3:10 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Correctional Officer and Police Officer Training Programs

James Rice, Academy Administrator, Vermont Correctional Academy
Cindy Taylor-Patch, Director of Training, Vermont Police Academy
3:45 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Walk-through Sections 1 and 2

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

State Police Advisory Commission

Nancy Sheahan, Chair, State Police Advisory Commission
10:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Special Investigation Units

Marc Metayer, Program Manager, Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
11:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:20 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Body Cameras, Correctional Advisory Commission, and Special Investigations Unit

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
10:10 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Body Cameras, Correctional Advisory Commission, and Special Investigations Unit

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:50 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Committee Discussion Draft 1.2

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Friday, March 12, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
11:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Committee Discussion Draft 1.3

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Emily Carr, General Counssel, Department of Corrections
1:15 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Committee Discussion Draft 1.4

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
3:30 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Committee Discussion Draft 1.5 and 1.6

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Monday, March 15, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Criminal Justice Council; Department of Corrections; Certification Process

William Sheets, Interim Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Cindy Taylor-Patch, Director of Training, Vermont Police Academy
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H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Body Camera Policies

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
3:50 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Proposed Language Regarding Body Cameras

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:45 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Rep. Sara Coffey, Reporter, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
1:15 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Vote on Emmons Amendment


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:00 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Rep. Sara Coffey, Reporter, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:15 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Committee discussion

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Jennifer McDonald, Director, Downs Rachlin Martin
Tim Doherty, Director, Litigation Group, Downs Rachlin Martin
Rep. Sara Coffey, Reporter, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:45 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Rep. Sara Coffey, Reporter, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Vincent Illuzzi, Lobbyist, Vermont State Employees Association

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:00 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Rep. Sara Coffey, Reporter, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:45 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Discuss Senate Proposal of Amendment

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
2:20 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Discuss Senate Proposal of Amendment


Friday, May 14, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Senate Proposal of Amendment with Further Proposal of Amendment

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
12:35 PM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Committee Vote


Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Proposed Technical Changes to DOC Monitoring Commission in Act 56 (H.435)

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Proposed Technical Changes to DOC Monitoring Commission in Act 56 (H.435)

Ashley Messier, Chair, Department of Corrections Monitoring Commission
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
11:00 AM

H.435 - An act relating to miscellaneous Department of Corrections-related amendments

Section 7 - Criminal Justice Council / Department of Corrections Proposal Governing Minimum Training Standards, Complaint Investigations, and Certification and Decertification of Correctional Officers

Al Cormier, Chief of Operations, Department of Corrections
Heather Simons, Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council