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S.234 (Act 201)

An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Sen. Richard Sears
5/30/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 30, 2018
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/30/2018 - Signed by Governor on May 30, 2018
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An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Walk Through of Bill

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Josh Weber, Program Director, Justice Center's Juvenile Justice Program
10:30 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
James Pepper, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Policy Advisor, Vermont Dept of State's Attorney
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Dale Cook, Field Services Director, Department of Corrections
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Superior Court
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Dale Cook, Field Services Director, Department of Corrections
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Hon. Amy Davenport, Former Chief Administrative Judge

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Committee Discussion and Mark Up

Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Erica Marthage, State's Attorney, Bennington County
Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Dale Cook, Field Services Director, Department of Corrections
11:45 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Vote



Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:30 PM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Sen. Dick Sears
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
2:00 PM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:00 PM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Testimony, committee discussion and markup.

Hon. Amy Davenport, Former Chief Administrative Judge
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Committee discussion and possible vote.



Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Discussion regarding youthful offender status within DOC, review of Act 153, and S.234

Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
15 mins after Floor adjourns

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Juvenile Justice in Vermont

Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Lindy Boudreau, Juvenile Justice Director, Department for Children and Families

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:45 PM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Committee discussion and possible vote.

Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Discussion regarding Section 7 transfers from other courts and Section 11 Woodside Facility

Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Brynn Hare, Counsel, Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Lindy Boudreau, Juvenile Justice Director, Department for Children and Families
Kerrie Johnson, Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
15 mins after Floor

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Mark-Up

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Friday, April 20, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:25 PM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Mark-up & Vote

Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kerrie Johnson, Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Superior Court
Yvonne Byrd, Director, Montpelier Community Justice Center
Lindy Boudreau, Juvenile Justice Director, Department for Children and Families

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
2:15 PM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Willa Farrell, Director, Court Diversion and Pre Trial Services
Rory Thibault, State's Attorney, Washington County
Kristin Gozzi, Senior Deputy State's Attorney, Washington County State's Attorney's Office
Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Friday, April 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:30 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Mark up & vote

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary
Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.234 - An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

House Proposal of Amendment

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
  • Brynn Hare, Counsel, Legislative Council
  • Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
House Committee on Human Services
  • Lindy Boudreau, Juvenile Justice Director, Department for Children and Families
  • Yvonne Byrd, Director, Montpelier Community Justice Center
  • Willa Farrell, Director, Court Diversion and Pre Trial Services
  • Kristin Gozzi, Senior Deputy State's Attorney, Washington County State's Attorney's Office
  • Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Superior Court
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Kerrie Johnson, Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Rory Thibault, State's Attorney, Washington County
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
House Committee on Judiciary
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Dale Crook, Correctional Field Services Specialist, Department of Corrections
  • Hon. Amy Davenport, Former Chief Administrative Judge
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Leslie Wisdom, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Sen. Dick Sears
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
  • John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Dale Cook, Field Services Director, Department of Corrections
  • Hon. Amy Davenport, Former Chief Administrative Judge
  • Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Superior Court
  • Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office
  • 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, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Policy Advisor, Vermont Dept of State's Attorney
  • Kenneth Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Karen Vastine, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Josh Weber, Program Director, Justice Center's Juvenile Justice Program

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An act relating to adjudicating all teenagers in the Family Division, except those charged with a serious violent felony

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Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel

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