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H.27

An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Rep. Maxine Grad , Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris
5/12/2018 - Senate message, report of committee of conference adopted
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Last Recorded Action
House 5/12/2018 - Senate message, report of committee of conference adopted
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An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:10 AM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
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H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Lance Burnham, Department of Public Safety
Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
Sarah Kunz-Robinson, Special Initiatives Coordinator, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Joan Carson, RN, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Clinical Coordinator, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE)

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
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H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
Mary Kay Hewlett, Director, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Raenetta Liberty, Vermont SANE Program
Joan Carson, RN, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Clinical Coordinator, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE)
Lance Burnham, Department of Public Safety
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Chris Mason, Middlebury
Jay Diaz, Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
Kerrie Johnson, Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:10 AM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Committee Discussion and Vote

Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Sec 2,3,and 4 As Passed by the Senate

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
4:30 PM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Draft 2.1 Report of Senate Judiciary Committee

Sen. Joe Benning, Sponsor
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
3:45 PM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Mark-up and vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 20, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:30 AM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Senate proposal of amendment. Committee discussion



Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:45 AM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Walk-through on Sections 1 & 2 (c).

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:00 AM

H.27 - An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Senate version

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
Jean-Paul Sinclair, Chief Criminal Investigator, Department of Public Safety
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Brenda Gooley, Senior Policy and Operations Manager, Department for Children and Families
Timothy Vincent, Multi-line Program Manager, Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust
Susan Ceglowski, Director of Legal and Policy Services, Vermont School Boards Association

An act relating to eliminating the statute of limitations on prosecutions for sexual assault

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Education
  • Susan Ceglowski, Director of Legal and Policy Services, Vermont School Boards Association
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Brenda Gooley, Senior Policy and Operations Manager, Department for Children and Families
  • Jean-Paul Sinclair, Chief Criminal Investigator, Department of Public Safety
  • Timothy Vincent, Multi-line Program Manager, Vermont School Boards Insurance Trust
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Lance Burnham, Department of Public Safety
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Joan Carson, RN, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P, Clinical Coordinator, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE)
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jay Diaz, Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union - Vermont
  • Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Patricia Gabel, State Court Administrator, Court Administrator's Office
  • Mary Kay Hewlett, Director, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Kerrie Johnson, Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • Sarah Kunz-Robinson, Special Initiatives Coordinator, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Raenetta Liberty, Vermont SANE Program
  • Chris Mason, Middlebury
  • John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Senate Committee on Education
  • Sen. Joe Benning, Sponsor
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel
Notes
Bill incorporated into H.74 in the Senate proposal of amendment and subsequently included in H.74 Conference Report adopted by both the House and the Senate.

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