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H.728 (Act 164)

An act relating to bail reform

Rep. Maxine Grad, Rep. Mary Hooper , Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Charles "Chip" Conquest, Rep. Martin LaLonde, Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris, Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Janssen Willhoit
5/22/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 22, 2018
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/22/2018 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 22, 2018
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An act relating to bail reform

Detailed Status

2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to bail reform

Roll Call History

2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to bail reform

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to bail reform

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:15 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Bill Walk-Through & Testimony

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
10:45 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Continued Testimony With Same Witnesses

Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
Tom Dalton, Executive Director, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform
15 Min After Floor

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Continued Testimony, Legislative Council on the Constitutional Parameters of Bail

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Matthew Prouty, Commander, Rutland Police Department

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Continued Testimony

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
15 Min After the Floor

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Continued Testimony

Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
3:45 PM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Continued Testimony

Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Lisa Warren, State's Attorney, Caledonia County

Friday, February 2, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Min After Floor

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Bobbie Jo Jewell

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Min After Floor

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rosemary Kennedy, State's Attorney, Rutland County
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Committee Discussion

David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
3:15 PM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Discussion with multiple agencies regarding H. 728 Section 4 Home Detention Program

Brynn Hare, Counsel, Legislative Council
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
Rep. Charles Conquest, House Judiciary Committee

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
3:00 PM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

David Sherr, Attorney General's Office
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Rep. Charles Conquest, Sponsor

Friday, February 23, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Committee Discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Vote.



Friday, March 30, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Walk Through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Dale Cook, Field Services Director, Department of Corrections
10:15 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
John Wallace, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Rutland Regional Medical Center

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:15 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Mark Up and Committee Discussion

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
A.J. Ruben, Supervising Attorney, Disability Rights Vermont

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Committee Discussion and Mark Up

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Friday, April 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Committee Discussion and Mark Up

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Discussion of potential Senate changes.

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Mark Up and Vote

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Friday, May 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.728 - An act relating to bail reform

Review changes made to bill by the Senate.

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to bail reform

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Rep. Charles Conquest, House Judiciary Committee
  • Rep. Charles Conquest, Sponsor
  • Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
  • Matt D'Agostino, Financial Officer, Department of Corrections
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Brynn Hare, Counsel, Legislative Council
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • David Sherr, Attorney General's Office
  • Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
House Committee on Judiciary
  • David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
  • Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
  • Tom Dalton, Executive Director, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Bobbie Jo Jewell
  • Rosemary Kennedy, State's Attorney, Rutland County
  • Lisa Menard, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • Matthew Prouty, Commander, Rutland Police Department
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Lisa Warren, State's Attorney, Caledonia County
  • Auburn Watersong, Associate Director of Public Policy, VT Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections
  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Dale Cook, Field Services Director, Department of Corrections
  • Cara Cookson, Public Policy Director and Victim Assistance Program Coordinator, Vermont Center for Crime Victims Services
  • Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • A.J. Ruben, Supervising Attorney, Disability Rights Vermont
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • John Wallace, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Rutland Regional Medical Center
  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont

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An act relating to bail reform

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Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel

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