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S.24 (Act 163)

An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Sen. Brian Collamore , Sen. Cheryl Hooker, Sen. James McNeil, Sen. Richard Sears
10/7/2020 - Signed by Governor on October 7, 2020
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Senate 10/7/2020 - Signed by Governor on October 7, 2020
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An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Institutions
1:00 PM

S.24 - An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

As Introduced

Sen. Brian Collamore, Sponsor
Jean Coloutti, Side Judge, Rutland County
Jim Freese, Former Court Officer, Rutland County Court
Sen. Dick Sears
Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, February 15, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Institutions
1:30 PM

S.24 - An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

As Introduced-Committee discussion and vote


Thursday, April 4, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:30 AM

S.24 - An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Sen. John Rodgers, Sponsor

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
11:15 AM

S.24 - An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Committee Discussion - Strike-all Amendment - DOC Racial Equity Language

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.24 - An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

House Proposal of Amendment

James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Rep. Alice M. Emmons, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, , House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration; and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
Sen. Tim Ashe, Senator, Chittenden County
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Heather Simons, Director of Office of Professional Standards, Department of Corrections

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
12:30 PM

S.24 - An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

S.24 Senate Language

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, September 25, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
9:30 AM

S.24 - An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Senate Proposal of Amendment

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Sen. John Rodgers, Sponsor
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Institutions
  • Sen. Brian Collamore, Sponsor
  • Jean Coloutti, Side Judge, Rutland County
  • Jim Freese, Former Court Officer, Rutland County Court
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Sen. Dick Sears
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Sen. Tim Ashe, Senator, Chittenden County
  • James Baker, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
  • Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration; and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
  • Rep. Alice M. Emmons, House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, , House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Heather Simons, Director of Office of Professional Standards, Department of Corrections
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

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No fiscal documents found for S.24 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
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An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to a report on racial equity and bias in the Department of Corrections

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.24 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for S.24 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel
Roberto Gonzalez, Law Clerk

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