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S.54 (Act 164)

An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Sen. Richard Sears, Sen. Timothy Ashe, Sen. Joseph Benning, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. John Rodgers, Sen. Jeanette White , Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Brian Campion, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sen. Cheryl Hooker, Sen. Andrew Perchlik, Sen. Richard Westman
10/7/2020 - Allowed to become law without signature of Governor on October 7, 2020
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 10/7/2020 - Allowed to become law without signature of Governor on October 7, 2020
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An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No meeting history found for S.54 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
Committee of Conference
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Tax and Revenue, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Legislative Council
House Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
  • Rep. John Gannon, Member, House Committee On Government Operations
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Kelly Dougherty, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Health
  • Rep. John Gannon, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Rep. Kathryn Webb, Chair, House Committee on Education
House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, Department of Labor
  • Joseph Bergeron, Executive Director, Association of Vermont Credit Unions
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association
  • Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property and Casualty Insurance Association
  • Aaron Ferenc, Financial Examination Director, Department of Financial Regulation
  • Kevin Gaffney, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation, Insurance Division
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
  • Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, VT Cannabis Trade Association
House Committee on Government Operations
  • Ed Abrahams, Vice Chair, Great Barrington MA Select board
  • Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Tucker Anderson, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Lori Augustyniak, Coordinator, Prevention Works
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Kimberly Blake, Physician, Burlington
  • Craig Bolio, Deputy Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Rep. Thomas Burditt, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Virginia Burly, Prevention Works
  • Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Harry Chen, Executive Director, Center for Health and Well Being, University of Vermont
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Ron Coppola, Citizen, Essex, Vermont
  • Josh Decatur, CEO, Trace Vermont
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Eileen Dickinson, St. Albans Town
  • Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Representative
  • T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Rep. John Gannon, Member, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Cary Giguere, Policy Director, Public Health and Agricultural Resource Management
  • Rep. Maxine Grad, House Committee on Judiciary
  • David Hall, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Eli Harrington, Founder and COO, Heady Vermont
  • Rep. Nader Hashim, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Rep. Nader Hashim, Sponsor, House Committee on Judiciary
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Jaye Johnson, General Counsel, Governor's Office
  • Rep. Charles Kimbell, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Diane Lanpher, Appropriations Committee
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Tom Little, Co Chair, Governor's Marijuana Advisory Commission
  • Shayla Livingston, Public Health Policy Advisor, Department of Health
  • Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
  • Rep. Michael Marcotte, Reporter, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development
  • Rep. Curt McCormack, House Committee on Transportation
  • Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance
  • Katie McLinn, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont, Vermont Building and Construction Trades Council
  • David Nathan, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation
  • Kate Nugent, Executive Director, Winooski Partnership for Prevention
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jake Perkinson, Co Chair, Governor's Marijuana Advisory Commission
  • Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, Vermont Cannabis Trade Association
  • Virginia Renfrew, Lobbyist, VT Cannabis Trade Association
  • Rep. Brian K. Savage, Swanton
  • David Scheer, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General
  • Gary Scott, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
  • Sen. Dick Sears, Sponsor
  • Rep. Amy Sheldon, Chair
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Abby Shepard, Tax Policy Analyst, Department of Taxes
  • David Silberman, Attorney, Middlebury
  • Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Project
  • Tim Trevitcicki, Teacher, Champlain Valley Union High School
  • Robert Troyer, Former U.S. Attorney, Colorado
  • Jody Vona, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Medical Marijuana Program, Department of Public Safety
  • Chris Walsh, General Manager, Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Brandon VT
  • Devan Walsh, Assistant Manager, Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Brandon VT
  • BetsyAnn Wrask, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Samuel Young, Reporter, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Nick Zigelbaum, Owner, Longest Acre Farm
  • Lukas Zweeyes, Student, Winooski High School
House Committee on Human Services
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. John Gannon, Vice Chair, House Committee On Government Operations
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Trisha Conti, Laboratory Director, Vermont Forensics Laboratory, Department of Public Safety
  • Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Marijuana Policy Project
  • Bradley Myerson, Attorney, Myerson Law Office
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs
  • Jay Riggen, Sergeant, Vermont State Police
  • David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office
  • Garry Scott, Captain, Vermont State Police
  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Cary Giguere, Policy Director, Public Health and Agricultural Resource Management, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Stephanie Smith, Chief Policy Enforcement Officer, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Joseph Bishop-Henchman, Executive Vice President, Tax Foundation
  • Craig Bolio, Deputy Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Graham Campbell, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. John Gannon, Member, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Rep. Diane Lanpher, Sponsor, Sponsor
  • Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Abby Shepard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • David Silberman, Attorney, Middlebury
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Sen. Dick Sears
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Marijuana Policy Project
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Ed Abrahams, Vice Chair, Great Barrington MA Select board
  • Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Paul Armentano, Deputy Director, NORML
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Craig Bolio, Deputy Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Carol Daigle, Vermont Citizen
  • Josh Decatur, CEO, Trace Vermont
  • T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Christopher Dudzik, President, NJ DRE Association
  • Andrew Freedman, Consultant, Freedman and Koski
  • Cary Giguere, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Eli Harrington, Founder and COO, Heady Vermont
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, , Marijuana Dispensaries
  • Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
  • Robin Joy, Director of Reserach, Crime Research Group
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
  • Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Cove, Working Vermont, and AARP-VT
  • David Nathan, MD, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation
  • Simha Ravven, Interim Chief Medical Officer, Brattleboro Retreat and Vice President, Vermont Medical Society
  • David Silberman, Attorney, Middlebury
  • Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Project
  • Laura Subin, Director, Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana
  • Graham Unangst-Rufenacht, Field Organizer, Rural Vermont
  • Joe Veldon, Cannabis Farmer, 7 Leaf Genetics
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

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An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Committee of Conference Members

Regular Session 2019-2020
An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
9:00 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Livestream address TBA


Monday, August 24, 2020
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
9:00 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Tax and Revenue, Joint Fiscal Office

Monday, August 31, 2020
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
9:00 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Graham Campbell, Fiscal Analyst, Tax and Revenue, Joint Fiscal Office
Stephanie Barrett, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Legislative Council

Friday, September 4, 2020
Committee(s):
Committee of Conference
3:00 PM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis


No committee of conference report found for S.54 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act


An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2019-2020

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

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