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S.281

An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Sen. Deborah Ingram
5/30/2018 - Governor vetoed bill on May 30, 2018
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Senate 5/30/2018 - Governor vetoed bill on May 30, 2018
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An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:00

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Debbie Ingram

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
-

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Walkthrough

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Curtiss Reed, Executive Director, Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity
Diana Wahle, Community Equity Collaborative
Mark Hughes, Justice for All
Kate Logan, Rights and Democracy

Friday, February 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:15

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee Discussion



Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:45

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Room #10

Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
Susanne Young, Secretary of Administration, Agency of Administration
Ingrid Jonas, Major, Vermont State Police
Garry Scott, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
Lori Valburn, Chief of Civil Rights & Labor Compliance, Agency of Transportation
Katrina Battle, Milton Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Anna Stevens, Community Outreach, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform
3:15

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism



Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:00

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Diana Wahle, Community Equity Collaborative
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Curtiss Reed, Executive Director, Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity
Karen Richards, Human Rights Commission
Christine Longmore, Constitutional Council for Accountability with Law Enforcement Officials
Mark Hughes, Justice for All
Tom Waldman, General Council, Department of Human Resources

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
-

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Curtiss Reed, Executive Director, Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity
Tom Waldman, General Council, Department of Human Resources
Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Christine Longmore, Constitutional Council for Accountability with Law Enforcement Officials
Diana Wahle, Community Equity Collaborative
Steven Emrick, self

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Markup and Vote.

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources

Friday, March 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Markup and Vote.

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
-

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Proposed Amendment.

Sen. Randy Brock

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
4:20 PM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Sen. Jeanette K. White

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:00 PM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Discuss Proposed Brock Amendment.



Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:00 AM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Sen. Brian Collamore
Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris
Rep. Diana Gonzalez
Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
8:30 AM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Mark Hughes, Justice for All
Curtiss Reed, Executive Director, Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
Diana Wahle, Community Equity Collaborative
Emily Miller, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
8:30 AM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Garry Scott, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Kate Logan, Director of Programming and Policy, Rights and Democracy
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
4:00 PM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee Discussion

Sen. Randy Brock, '
Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, April 6, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
12:00 PM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Working lunch

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:30 AM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Mark Hughes, Justice for All
Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
15 Minutes After the Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee Discussion



Friday, April 13, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
8:30 AM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee Discussion of Bills



Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
10:30 AM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee Discussion


15 Minutes After The Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

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

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

John Gannon, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
9:40 AM

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Curtiss Reed, Executive Director, Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Committee discussion

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. John Gannon, House Committee On Government Operations
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission

Friday, May 4, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Sen. Jane Kitchel, Senate Committee on Appropriations

Monday, May 7, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
After the Floor

S.281 - An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism



An act relating to the mitigation of systemic racism

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • John Gannon, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
House Committee on Government Operations
  • Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Randy Brock, '
  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie
  • Sen. Brian Collamore
  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Rep. Diana Gonzalez
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Mark Hughes, Justice for All
  • Kate Logan, Director of Programming and Policy, Rights and Democracy
  • Emily Miller, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris
  • Curtiss Reed, Executive Director, Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity
  • Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
  • Garry Scott, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
  • Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
  • Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
  • Diana Wahle, Community Equity Collaborative
  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Katrina Battle, Milton Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
  • Sen. Randy Brock
  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Steven Emrick, self
  • Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
  • Rep. John Gannon, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Mark Hughes, Justice for All
  • Debbie Ingram
  • Ingrid Jonas, Major, Vermont State Police
  • Sen. Jane Kitchel, Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Kate Logan, Rights and Democracy
  • Christine Longmore, Constitutional Council for Accountability with Law Enforcement Officials
  • Curtiss Reed, Executive Director, Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity
  • Karen Richards, Human Rights Commission
  • Karen L. Richards, Executive Director, Vermont Human Rights Commission
  • Garry Scott, Lieutenant, Vermont State Police
  • Anna Stevens, Community Outreach, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform
  • Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
  • Lori Valburn, Chief of Civil Rights & Labor Compliance, Agency of Transportation
  • Diana Wahle, Community Equity Collaborative
  • Tom Waldman, General Council, Department of Human Resources
  • Susanne Young, Secretary of Administration, Agency of Administration

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Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel

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