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H.551 (Act 143)

An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Rep. Maxine Grad, Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Rep. Emilie Kornheiser, Rep. Martin LaLonde, Rep. Barbara Rachelson
5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 27, 2022
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/12/2022 - House message: Governor approved bill on May 27, 2022
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An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:15 AM

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Walk-through, Witness Testimony, Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.

Dan Richardson, Attorney, Burlington City Attorney
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Teri Corsones, Executive Director, Vermont Bar Association
James Knapp, Co-Chair, Vermont Bar Association Property Law Section

Friday, March 11, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After the Floor

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Rep. Maxine Grad, Sponsor, House Committee on Judiciary

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Daniel Richardson, City Attorney, Burlington
Teri Corsones, Executive Director, Vermont Bar Association
James Knapp, Co-Chair, Vermont Bar Association Property Law Section

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:45 AM

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:45 AM

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Mark-up

Dan Richardson, Attorney, Burlington City Attorney
Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All

Friday, April 22, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:45 AM

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Mark up

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Mark up and vote

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.


Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Update on Senate Changes, Committee Discussion, and Possible Vote.

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:15 AM

H.551 - An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.


An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Teri Corsones, Executive Director, Vermont Bar Association
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • James Knapp, Co-Chair, Vermont Bar Association Property Law Section
  • Dan Richardson, Attorney, Burlington City Attorney
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Maxine Grad, Sponsor, House Committee on Judiciary
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Teri Corsones, Executive Director, Vermont Bar Association
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
  • James Knapp, Co-Chair, Vermont Bar Association Property Law Section
  • Dan Richardson, Attorney, Burlington City Attorney
  • Daniel Richardson, City Attorney, Burlington

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No fiscal documents found for H.551 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference members found for H.551 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for H.551 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference report found for H.551 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

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Act


An act relating to prohibiting racially and religiously restrictive covenants in deeds

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2021-2022

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel

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