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H.422 (Act 92)

An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Rep. Maxine Grad , Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas, Rep. David Deen, Rep. Johannah Donovan, Rep. Helen Head, Rep. Jean O'Sullivan, Rep. George Till, Rep. Maida Townsend
4/11/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on April 11, 2018
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Senate 4/11/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on April 11, 2018
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An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Friday, February 24, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:00 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Bill Walk-Through

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Kerrie Johnson, Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
10:45 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Continued Testimony

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
Matthew Amadon, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Elizabeth Novotny, Counsel, Vermont Police Association

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Min After the Floor

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Stella Gravel, Hardwick
Shannon McMahon, Advocate, WomenSafe
Heather Holter, Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission
Ann Braden, President, Gun Sense Vermont

Friday, March 3, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:45 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
John Treadwell, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Carolyn Hanson, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmenís Clubs
Elizabeth Novotny, Counsel, Vermont Police Association
Susan Scaglioni, Gun Owners of Vermont
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Bob DePino, Vice President, Gun Owners of Vermont
12:00 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Evan Hughes, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
2:45 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Continued Testimony

Evan Hughes, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
Heather Holter, Member, Vermont Domestic Violence Council

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Committee Discussion

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:10 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Committee Discussion

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
4:20 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Committee Discussion and Vote



Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
3:45 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Discussion of Proposed Amendment



Thursday, January 25, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Walk Though of Bills Only No Testimony

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
10:30 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Evan Hughes, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Continued Testimony

David W. Keck, Director, Natural Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms
Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
11:00 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Superior Court
Will Moore, Vermont Traditions Coalition
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Friday, March 16, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:15 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Gabe Groveman, Vermont Students for Common Sense Gun Laws
Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmenís Clubs
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Brian Porto, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Carolyn Hanson, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Committee Discussion,Mark Up and Possible Vote

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Friday, March 23, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Vote



Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Mins After House Floor

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Walk-through of Senate Judiciary Committee Changes.

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:00 PM

H.422 - An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Finalize vote on Senate Proposal of Amendment.



An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Matthew Amadon, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
  • Ann Braden, President, Gun Sense Vermont
  • Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmenís Clubs
  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • Bob DePino, Vice President, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Stella Gravel, Hardwick
  • Carolyn Hanson, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Heather Holter, Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission
  • Heather Holter, Member, Vermont Domestic Violence Council
  • Evan Hughes, Legislative Liaison, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
  • Kerrie Johnson, Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • Shannon McMahon, Advocate, WomenSafe
  • Elizabeth Novotny, Counsel, Vermont Police Association
  • Susan Scaglioni, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • 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 Judiciary
  • Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmenís Clubs
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Superior Court
  • Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
  • Gabe Groveman, Vermont Students for Common Sense Gun Laws
  • Carolyn Hanson, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Evan Hughes, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
  • David W. Keck, Director, Natural Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms
  • Will Moore, Vermont Traditions Coalition
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Brian Porto, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Defender General's Office
  • Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont

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An act relating to removal of firearms from a person arrested or cited for domestic assault

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Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel

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