S.155

An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Sponsors: Sen. Jeanette White

Location: House Committee on Government Operations

Last Recorded Action: 3/29/2022 - Read First Time and referred to the Committee on <strong>Government Operations</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Committee discussion

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Cindy Taylor-Patch, Director of Training, Vermont Police Academy
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County Sheriff's Department
Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
John Federico, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector, VSEA Law Enforcement Representative
Timothy Page, Chief of Police, St. Johnsbury, Police Chief's Association
Bill Bohnyak, Sheriff, Orange County, Sheriffs' Association

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Committee discussion

Cindy Taylor-Patch, Director of Training, Vermont Police Academy
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Walk-through

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Wanda Minoli, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Friday, January 28, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Committee discussion

Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
Etan Nasreddin-Longo, Chair of RDAP and Co-director of Fair and Impartial Policing and Community Affairs, Putney
Wilda White, DPS Policy and Training Consultant, MadFreedom

Friday, February 11, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Mark Anderson, Executive Board President, Sheriff's, Windham County Sheriff's Office
Jennifer Frank, President, Vermont Association of Chiefs of Police
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Heather Simons, Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:45 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
John Federico, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector, VSEA Law Enforcement Representative
William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Jennifer Frank, President, Vermont Association of Chiefs of Police
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Heather Simons, Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association

Friday, February 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Discussion on office of community engagement; vote

Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Anthony Facos, Director of Enforcement & Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association
Etan Nasreddin, Chair, RDAP
Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
Kiah Morris, Movement Politics & Policy Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
Dan Fingas, Vermont Organizing Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Heather Simons, Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to the creation of the Agency of Public Safety

Sen. Jeanette K. White
Amerin Aborjaily, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel