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H.533 (Act 141)

An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Rep. Barbara Rachelson, Rep. Felisha Leffler, Rep. Maxine Grad
5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 27, 2022
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 27, 2022
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An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
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An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Roll Call History

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An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:15 PM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Witness Testimony.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

Friday, February 18, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
12:30 PM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Walk-through of Amendment, Witness Testimony and Committee Discussion.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Roger Marcoux, Sherriff, Sheriff's Association
Casey Daniell, Lieutenant, Department of Public Safety
Dan Greenberg, Senior Attorney, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:00 PM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Review of New Draft, Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Steven Kessler, Forfeiture Expert and Attorney, Law Office of Steven Kessler
Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
15 Minutes After the Floor

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Walk-through of New Draft and Potential Vote.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
8:30 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Rep. Felisha Leffler, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary

Friday, March 11, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Discussion of House Appropriations Proposed Amendment

Rep. Felisha Leffler, Reporter
Rep. Trevor Squirrell, House Committee on Appropriations

Friday, March 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association

Friday, April 1, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Casey Daniell, Lieutenant, Department of Public Safety
Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:45 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, April 22, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Mark-up

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

Friday, April 29, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:15 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Mark up and Vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:10 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Mark up and possible vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association

Friday, May 6, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

H.533 - An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Felisha Leffler, Reporter, House Committee on Judiciary
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Casey Daniell, Lieutenant, Department of Public Safety
  • Dan Greenberg, Senior Attorney, Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
  • Steven Kessler, Forfeiture Expert and Attorney, Law Office of Steven Kessler
  • Rep. Felisha Leffler, Reporter
  • Roger Marcoux, Sherriff, Sheriff's Association
  • Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
  • Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
  • Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • Rep. Trevor Squirrell, House Committee on Appropriations
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • John Booth, Director of Treasury Operations, Office of the State Treasurer
  • Casey Daniell, Lieutenant, Department of Public Safety
  • Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
  • Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association
  • Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
  • Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
  • Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
  • Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

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No fiscal documents found for H.533 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference members found for H.533 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.533 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference report found for H.533 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

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An act relating to forfeited property disposition and a study assessing civil and criminal seizure and forfeiture of property in drug-related offenses

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2021-2022

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Staff
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel

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