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S.183

An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Sen. Richard Sears, Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Alison Clarkson
House Committee on Judiciary
3/12/2020 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Judiciary
Sponsor(s)
Location
House Committee on Judiciary
Last Recorded Action
House 3/12/2020 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Judiciary
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An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Karen Barber, General Counsel, Department of Mental Health
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
10:30 AM

S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

James Baker, Interim Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Simha Ravven, Forensic Psychiatrist, Vermont Medical Society
Margaret Bolton, Psychiatrist and Forensic Evaluator, Vermont Psychiatric Association
Emma Harrigan, Director of Policy Analysis and Development, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
David Scheer, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Karen Barber, General Counsel, Department of Mental Health
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
Lucie Garand, Lobbyist, Brattleboro Retreat
Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Mark up and vote

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
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S.183 - An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

High level overview

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Ena Backus, Director of Health Care Reform, Agency of Human Services
  • James Baker, Interim Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Karen Barber, General Counsel, Department of Mental Health
  • Margaret Bolton, Psychiatrist and Forensic Evaluator, Vermont Psychiatric Association
  • David Cahill, State's Attorney, Windsor County
  • Chris Fenno, Executive Director, Center for Crime Victim Services
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Mourning Fox, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Mental Health
  • Lucie Garand, Lobbyist, Brattleboro Retreat
  • Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
  • Emma Harrigan, Director of Policy Analysis and Development, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Simha Ravven, Forensic Psychiatrist, Vermont Medical Society
  • David Scheer, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office

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An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to competency to stand trial and insanity as a defense

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.183 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for S.183 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act

No act information found for S.183 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel
Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel

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