H.533 (Act 141)

An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Sponsors: Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Felisha Leffler, Rep. Maxine Grad

Last Recorded Action: 5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>May 27, 2022</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:15 PM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Witness Testimony.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

Friday, February 18, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
12:30 PM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Walk-through of Amendment, Witness Testimony and Committee Discussion.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Roger Marcoux, Sherriff, Sheriff's Association
Casey Daniell, Lieutenant, Department of Public Safety
Dan Greenberg, Senior Attorney, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:00 PM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Review of New Draft, Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Steven Kessler, Forfeiture Expert and Attorney, Law Office of Steven Kessler
Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
15 Minutes After the Floor

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Walk-through of New Draft and Potential Vote.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Rep. Felisha Leffler, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary

Friday, March 11, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Discussion of House Appropriations Proposed Amendment

Rep. Felisha Leffler, Reporter
Rep. Trevor Squirrell, House Committee on Appropriations

Friday, March 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association

Friday, April 1, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Casey Daniell, Lieutenant, Department of Public Safety
Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:45 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, April 22, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Mark-up

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

Friday, April 29, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:15 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Mark up and Vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:10 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Mark up and possible vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association

Friday, May 6, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office