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H.610

An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Rep. Maxine Grad, Rep. Martin LaLonde
House Committee on Judiciary
1/7/2020 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Judiciary
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House Committee on Judiciary
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House 1/7/2020 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Judiciary
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An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Walk-through and testimony.

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Kaegan Mays-Williams, Counsel, Everytown for Gun Safety
T.J. Donavan, Attorney General, State of Vermont
Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Eric Davis, Vice President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
Tim Meehan, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
Evan Hughes, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
Falko Shilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Location is Room 10.

Mariah Gray, Parent of victim
Adolphe Lumumba, Brother of Victim
Katie Root, Vice President, Courtney's Allies
Cassondra Johns, Treasurer, Courtney's Allies
Shawn Burke, Chief of Police, South Burlington Police Department
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Eric Davis, Vice President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Bill Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition
Darin Goens, Lobbyist, NRA
10:30 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Location is Room 10.
Continued testimony from witnesses above.

15 Mins. After House Floor

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Location is Room 10.
Continued testimony from witnesses above.


Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
15 Mins After House Floor

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Henry Parro, Owner, Parro's Guns

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
Evan Hughes, Vice President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
3:30 PM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Hannah Shearer, Litigation Director, Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Information Crime Center (VCIC)
Shawn Burke, Chief of Police, South Burlington Police Department
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Eric Davis, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Susan Carbon, Circuit Judge, New Hampshire Circuit Courts
10:30 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued testimony from witnesses listed above

15 Mins. After House Floor

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued testimony from witnesses listed above


Friday, January 31, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee discussion

Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Will Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Information Crime Center (VCIC)
Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department, Vermont Police Association
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Will Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition
Eric Davis, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
10:30 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued testimony from witnesses listed above

15 Mins. After House Floor

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued testimony from witnesses listed above

3:00 PM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued testimony from witnesses listed above


Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Walk-through of New Draft and Testimony

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Information Crime Center (VCIC)
Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department, Vermont Police Association
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Eric Davis, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Elizabeth Novotny, Lobbyist, Vermont Police Association
Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Representative, Northfield
15 Mins After Floor

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued Testimony from Witnesses Listed Above

3:15 PM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued Testimony from Witnesses Listed Above


Thursday, February 13, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Continued Discussion

Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Elizabeth Novotny, Lobbyist, Vermont Police Association
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Bill Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:00 PM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Walk-through of New Draft

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:15 PM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
Bill Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition
2:45 PM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Elizabeth Novotny, Lobbyist, Vermont Police Association
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
5:00 PM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Public Hearing in House Chamber

Rodney Chyer, Resident, Duxbury
Ben Hewitt, Resident, Stannard
Roger Stoddard, Resident, Morgan
Birgit Matthiesen, Resident, Burlington
Bob Readie, Resident, Warren
Peggy O'Neil, Resident, Windsor
Phil McKay, Resident, St. Albans
Avaloy Lanning, Resident, Proctor
Tabitha Armstrong, Resident, Glover
Skylar Wolfe, Resident, Burlington
William Waizenegger, Resident, Rutland City
Katie Root, Resident, Barre
Bert Saldi, Resident, Barre
Raenetta Liberty, Resident, Jericho
James Sexton, Resident, Essex Jct.
Zarina Suarez-O'Hagin, Resident, Walden
John Klar, Resident, Brookfield
Hannah Lane, Resident, Braintree
Tyler Ballard, Resident, Poultney
Kelsey Rice, Resident, Brattleboro
Leo Martineau, Resident, Orange
Becky Gonyea, Resident, Morrisville
Alexander Van Steen, Resident, Rochester
Ana Burke, Resident, Huntington
Skyler Bailey, Resident, Burlington
Johanna de Graffenreid, Resident, Washington County
Mike McGarghan, Resident, Burlington
Sydney Ovitt, Resident, Burlington
Steve Davis, Resident, Northfield
Bob Williamson, Resident, So. Woodstock
Ed Wilson, Resident, Morrisville
Corey Brown, Resident, Montpelier
Daniel Monger, Resident, New Haven
Rebecca Bell, Resident, Burlington
Marie Leotta, Resident, Waitsfield
Matthew Hollander, Resident, S. Burlington
Dawn Marie Tomasi, Resident, Barre
Andrew Penniman, Resident, Montpelier
Ben MacKinney, Resident, Duxbury
Seton Mcilrow, Resident, Woodstock
Roger Germond, Resident, Sudbury
Alexandra Smart, Resident, Montpelier
Darryl Montague, Resident, Westford
Anna Niemiec, Resident, Burlington
Eddie Garcia, Resident, St. Johnsbury
Julia Gresser, Resident, Montpelier
Richard Smiles, Resident, Essex Jct.
Elizabeth Reagle, Resident, Burlington
Christopher Ashley, Resident, Norwich
Beth Johns, Resident, Barre
Kerri Duquette-Hoffman, Resident, Middlebury
Anne Bordonaro, Resident, Moretown
Thomas Ely, Resident, Newfane
Arthur Smith, Resident, Roxbury
Sandy Wynne, Resident, Burlington

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Discussion

10:30 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Discussion - Continued


Thursday, February 20, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote


Friday, March 13, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote


Committee Documents

An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Tabitha Armstrong, Resident, Glover
  • Christopher Ashley, Resident, Norwich
  • Skyler Bailey, Resident, Burlington
  • Tyler Ballard, Resident, Poultney
  • Rebecca Bell, Resident, Burlington
  • Anne Bordonaro, Resident, Moretown
  • Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
  • Corey Brown, Resident, Montpelier
  • Ana Burke, Resident, Huntington
  • Shawn Burke, Chief of Police, South Burlington Police Department
  • Susan Carbon, Circuit Judge, New Hampshire Circuit Courts
  • Rodney Chyer, Resident, Duxbury
  • Ed Cutler, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • Eric Davis, President, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • Eric Davis, Vice President, Gun Owners of Vermont
  • Steve Davis, Resident, Northfield
  • Johanna de Graffenreid, Resident, Washington County
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Representative, Northfield
  • T.J. Donavan, Attorney General, State of Vermont
  • Kerri Duquette-Hoffman, Resident, Middlebury
  • Thomas Ely, Resident, Newfane
  • Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department, Vermont Police Association
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Eddie Garcia, Resident, St. Johnsbury
  • Roger Germond, Resident, Sudbury
  • Darin Goens, Lobbyist, NRA
  • Becky Gonyea, Resident, Morrisville
  • Mariah Gray, Parent of victim
  • Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
  • Julia Gresser, Resident, Montpelier
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Ben Hewitt, Resident, Stannard
  • Matthew Hollander, Resident, S. Burlington
  • Evan Hughes, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
  • Evan Hughes, Vice President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
  • Beth Johns, Resident, Barre
  • Cassondra Johns, Treasurer, Courtney's Allies
  • John Klar, Resident, Brookfield
  • Hannah Lane, Resident, Braintree
  • Avaloy Lanning, Resident, Proctor
  • Marie Leotta, Resident, Waitsfield
  • Raenetta Liberty, Resident, Jericho
  • Adolphe Lumumba, Brother of Victim
  • Ben MacKinney, Resident, Duxbury
  • Leo Martineau, Resident, Orange
  • Birgit Matthiesen, Resident, Burlington
  • Kaegan Mays-Williams, Counsel, Everytown for Gun Safety
  • Mike McGarghan, Resident, Burlington
  • Seton Mcilrow, Resident, Woodstock
  • Phil McKay, Resident, St. Albans
  • Tim Meehan, Lobbyist, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs
  • Daniel Monger, Resident, New Haven
  • Darryl Montague, Resident, Westford
  • Bill Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition
  • Will Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition
  • Anna Niemiec, Resident, Burlington
  • Elizabeth Novotny, Lobbyist, Vermont Police Association
  • Peggy O'Neil, Resident, Windsor
  • Sydney Ovitt, Resident, Burlington
  • Henry Parro, Owner, Parro's Guns
  • Andrew Penniman, Resident, Montpelier
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Bob Readie, Resident, Warren
  • Elizabeth Reagle, Resident, Burlington
  • Kelsey Rice, Resident, Brattleboro
  • Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Katie Root, Resident, Barre
  • Katie Root, Vice President, Courtney's Allies
  • Bert Saldi, Resident, Barre
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • James Sexton, Resident, Essex Jct.
  • Hannah Shearer, Litigation Director, Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence
  • Falko Shilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU
  • Alexandra Smart, Resident, Montpelier
  • Richard Smiles, Resident, Essex Jct.
  • Arthur Smith, Resident, Roxbury
  • Roger Stoddard, Resident, Morgan
  • Zarina Suarez-O'Hagin, Resident, Walden
  • Dawn Marie Tomasi, Resident, Barre
  • Alexander Van Steen, Resident, Rochester
  • William Waizenegger, Resident, Rutland City
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Information Crime Center (VCIC)
  • Bob Williamson, Resident, So. Woodstock
  • Ed Wilson, Resident, Morrisville
  • Skylar Wolfe, Resident, Burlington
  • Sandy Wynne, Resident, Burlington

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Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
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Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel

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