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S.155 (Act 169)

An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sen. Timothy Ashe, Sen. Joseph Benning, Sen. Richard Sears
6/6/2016 - Signed by Governor on June 6, 2016
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Senate 6/6/2016 - Signed by Governor on June 6, 2016
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An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Roll Call History

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Walk through

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
11:15 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
12:45 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
1:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Law Enforcement

Keith Flynn, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Kevin Lane, Director of Intelligence Center, Department of Public Safety
Jake Elovirta, Chief of Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, South Burlington Police Department
Ed Miller, Lobbyist, Vermont Chiefs of Police Association
Scott Tucker, Captain, Rutland City Police Department
Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier City Police Department
David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
3:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Drones

Ian Ray, Co-Founder, AirShark
Jon Budreski, Co-Founder, AirShark
Jon Rajewski, Director, Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation
Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, Spatial Analysis Lab, University of Vermont

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Committee Discussion

Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
9:45 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
10:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
10:30 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Brad Myerson, Attorney, Bennington
11:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Telecommunications Issues

Jim Porter, Director of Telecommunications, Public Service Department
11:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Use of Customer Data

Erin Sigrist, Vice President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
12:45 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Disclosure of protected health information; private right of action

Tom Koch, Former Representative, Barre Town
1:05 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Disclosure of protected health information; private right of action

Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice
Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
Ritche Berger, Attorney
Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
2:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Video Recordings by Law Enforcement

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
3:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Committee Discussion



Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
10:45 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Drones, ALPRs, Body Cameras

Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
11:15 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Section 1: electronic communication privacy

David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stewart Ledbetter, Reporter, WPTZ
Greg Needle, Privacy Officer, Agency of Human Services
11:45 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

HIPAA

Allan Sullivan, General Counsel, Agency of Human Services
Martha Csala, Assistant Attorney General, Agency of Human Services
Greg Needle, Privacy Officer, Agency of Human Services
1:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Catherine Crump, Professor, Berkeley Law School, University of California
1:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Body Cameras, Hotlists, Revenue, ALPRs

Kevin Lane, Director of Intelligence Center, Department of Public Safety
Garry Scott, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
Rick Gauthier, Police Training Academy
2:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Telecommunications Issues

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
5:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Public Hearing in Room 11

Stephen Whitaker
Kim Douse, East Montpelier
Kenneth Niemczyk, Woodstock
Jeremy Hansen, Assistant Professor, Berlin

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Drones, ALPRs, Body Cameras

Brandon del Pozo , Chief of Police, Burlington Police Department
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S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Committee Discussion

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
1:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Committee Discussion

David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

Friday, November 13, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
3:00 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Committee Discussion

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Greg Needle, Privacy Officer, Agency of Human Services

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
James Hebert MD, President, Vermont Medical Society
Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association
10:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
11:15 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

~ Mark up

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:45 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

~ Mark up

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Elizabeth Novotny, Councel, Vermont Police Association
Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 min. after Floor

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Walk-through

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Walk-through continued

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:20 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Walk-through of bill by Legislative counsel

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
4:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Walk-through continued

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Section 1 - Health

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Kaili Kuiper, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid Office of Health Care Advocate
10:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 2-4: Drones

John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Capt. Tim Clouatre, Vermont State Police
10:45 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 2-4 Drones (testimony continued)

Neil Van Dyke, Search and Rescue Coordinator, Department of Public Safety
Chris Herrick, Director, VT Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Department of Public Safety
Guy Rouelle, Aviation Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Elizabeth Novotny, Counsel, Vermont Police Association
15 min. after Floor

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Section 5 - Electronic Communications

David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County State's Attorneys
Jim Porter, Director of Telecommunications, Public Service Department
Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Friday, April 15, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 2-4 - Drones

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 min. after Floor

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Walk-through Sections 6 & 7 - Automated License Plates Recognition System

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
12:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 6 & 7 - Automated License Plate Recognition System - testimony

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Kevin Lane, Director of Intelligence Center, Department of Public Safety
Jake Elovirta, Chief of Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, Chief''s Association and the Vermont Police Association
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Benjamin Bawden, Lobbyist, Brooks Bawden, Washington, DC
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
David Bright, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 1-5 Committee discussion and mark-up

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Jessa Barnard, Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
11:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 1-5 Committee discussion and mark-up continued

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 min. after Floor

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 1-5 Discussion and mark-up

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
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S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 6 & 7 Discussion and mark-up

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Nick Sherman, Lobbyist, KSE Partners, LLC, Vigilant Solutions

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 1-5 Discussion, final mark-up and possible vote

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 6 & 7 Discussion, mark-up and possible vote

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Greg Campbell, Vermont Intelligence Center, Vermont State Police
Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, Chief''s Association and the Vermont Police Association
Elizabeth Novotny, Counsel, Vermont Police Association
Nick Sherman, Lobbyist, Vigilant Solutions
10:45 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 6 & 7 Discussion and possible vote continued

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
1:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 6 & 7 Discussion, mark-up and possible vote continued

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
4:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Sections 2-4 Discussion, mark-up and possible vote

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Final discussion and vote

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Elizabeth Novotny, Counsel, Vermont Police Association
2:30 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Final review

Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Monday, May 2, 2016
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:15 PM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Discuss amendment

Rep. Anthony Klein, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
2:45 AM

S.155 - An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Discuss and vote on amendment

Rep. Kevin Christie, Hartford

An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Jessa Barnard, Vice-President for Policy, Vermont Medical Society
  • Benjamin Bawden, Lobbyist, Brooks Bawden, Washington, DC
  • David Bright, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
  • David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County State's Attorneys
  • Greg Campbell, Vermont Intelligence Center, Vermont State Police
  • Rep. Kevin Christie, Hartford
  • Capt. Tim Clouatre, Vermont State Police
  • Jake Elovirta, Chief of Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Chris Herrick, Director, VT Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Department of Public Safety
  • Rep. Anthony Klein, House Committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • Kaili Kuiper, Staff Attorney, Vermont Legal Aid Office of Health Care Advocate
  • Kevin Lane, Director of Intelligence Center, Department of Public Safety
  • Elizabeth Novotny, Counsel, Vermont Police Association
  • Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Jim Porter, Director of Telecommunications, Public Service Department
  • Guy Rouelle, Aviation Program Manager, Agency of Transportation
  • Nick Sherman, Lobbyist, Vigilant Solutions
  • Nick Sherman, Lobbyist, KSE Partners, LLC, Vigilant Solutions
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
  • John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
  • Neil Van Dyke, Search and Rescue Coordinator, Department of Public Safety
  • Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, Chief''s Association and the Vermont Police Association
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Ritche Berger, Attorney
  • Jon Budreski, Co-Founder, AirShark
  • David Cahill, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Catherine Crump, Professor, Berkeley Law School, University of California
  • Martha Csala, Assistant Attorney General, Agency of Human Services
  • Brandon del Pozo , Chief of Police, Burlington Police Department
  • Kim Douse, East Montpelier
  • Jake Elovirta, Chief of Safety, Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Lia Ernst, Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
  • Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier City Police Department
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Keith Flynn, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Helena Gardner, Legislative Counsel and Records Officer, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rick Gauthier, Police Training Academy
  • Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Allen Gilbert, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Jeremy Hansen, Assistant Professor, Berlin
  • Paul Harrington, Executive Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • James Hebert MD, President, Vermont Medical Society
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, American Insurance Association
  • Tom Koch, Former Representative, Barre Town
  • Kevin Lane, Director of Intelligence Center, Department of Public Safety
  • Stewart Ledbetter, Reporter, WPTZ
  • Ed Miller, Lobbyist, Vermont Chiefs of Police Association
  • Madeleine Mongan, Vice-President, Vermont Medical Society
  • Brad Myerson, Attorney, Bennington
  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice
  • Greg Needle, Privacy Officer, Agency of Human Services
  • Kenneth Niemczyk, Woodstock
  • Elizabeth Novotny, Councel, Vermont Police Association
  • Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, Spatial Analysis Lab, University of Vermont
  • Jill Olson, Vice President of Policy & Legislative Affairs, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • Jim Porter, Director of Telecommunications, Public Service Department
  • Jon Rajewski, Director, Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation
  • Ian Ray, Co-Founder, AirShark
  • Garry Scott, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
  • Heather Shouldice, Lobbyist, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Erin Sigrist, Vice President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T
  • Allan Sullivan, General Counsel, Agency of Human Services
  • John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Scott Tucker, Captain, Rutland City Police Department
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
  • Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Trevor Whipple, Chief of Police, South Burlington Police Department
  • Stephen Whitaker

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An act relating to privacy protection and a code of administrative rules

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Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel

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