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H.62 (Act 22)

An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Rep. Barbara Rachelson , Rep. Willem Jewett, Rep. Kesha Ram, Rep. Mary Sullivan
5/14/2015 - Signed by Governor on May 14, 2015
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House 5/14/2015 - Signed by Governor on May 14, 2015
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An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

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An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

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An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
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H.62 - An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Representative

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.62 - An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
James Dold, Advocacy Director, Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office

Friday, February 6, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
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H.62 - An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
Dawn O'Toole, Director of Operations, Department for Children and Families
Lisa Menard, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Dan Maguire, Attorney, Maguire Law Associates
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Andrew Schmidt, Law Student, Vermont Law School

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
3:30 PM

H.62 - An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.62 - An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

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Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Representative
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
James Dold, Advocacy Director, Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
Lisa Menard, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Committee Documents

An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • James Dold, Advocacy Director, Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
  • Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Dan Maguire, Attorney, Maguire Law Associates
  • Lisa Menard, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Dawn O'Toole, Director of Operations, Department for Children and Families
  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Representative
  • Andrew Schmidt, Law Student, Vermont Law School
  • John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • James Dold, Advocacy Director, Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
  • Lisa Menard, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Representative
  • John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office

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An act relating to prohibiting a sentence of life without parole for a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense

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Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

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