Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to subnav
Searching 2021-2022 Session

2021-2022 Session

Change Session
Select a session

S.250

An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale
5/12/2022 - As passed by Senate and House
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/12/2022 - As passed by Senate and House
Bill/Resolution Text
Other Text

NOTE: to print information that appears on a tab within the bill page, use the Print link on that tab.

An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

Back to top

Although procedurally bills and resolutions are assigned to only one committee at a time, other committees may review the bill or resolution. This page contains results from both the assigned committee as well as other committees.

An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:15 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Walk-through

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County Sheriff's Office
Jennifer Harlow, Sheriff, Orleans County, Sheriffs' Association
Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:30 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Discussion. (This is tentative, depending on whether the committee can fit it into the agenda.)

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Jennifer Harlow, Sheriff, Orleans County, Sheriffs' Association
Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Friday, February 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:15 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Note: Due to crossover deadlines, this hearing may be shorter or will occur after the Town Meeting Break.

We will be taking up S.250 in sections, as follows:
- Start with Section 3 - Training - Xusanna Davis, Etan Nasreddin-Longo, Bill Sorrell, Christopher Brickell
- Section 4 - Data Collection - Jeff Wallin, Michael Schirling
- Sec 9 - confessions based on false information - Michael Schirling, Julio Thompson

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
Etan Nasreddin, Chair, RDAP
William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Jennifer Harlow, Sheriff, Orleans County, Sheriffs' Association
Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center (VCIC)
Mia Schultz, Statewide Campaigns Organizer, Education Justice
Steffen Gillom, President, Windham County NAACP
Falko Schlilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Kiah Morris, Movement Politics & Policy Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
Dan Fingas, Vermont Organizing Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
3:15 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Cover sections not discussed in previous hearings

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center (VCIC)
Falko Schlilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont

Friday, March 11, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
1:30 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Section 8 and additional discussion; vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Government Operations
2:15 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Regarding the Giglio language

Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
1:00 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale, Sponsor
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Dan Fingas, Movement Politics Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
Heather Simons, Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association
Mark Anderson, President, Vermont Sheriffs Association
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
10:45 AM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Possible mark-up and vote

Mark Anderson, President, Vermont Sheriffs Association
Robert Appel, Attorney
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
10:10 AM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Review Amendment, possible mark-up and vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
11:15 AM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Review amendment, possible mark-up and vote

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, May 6, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:15 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations

Monday, May 9, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
12:00 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
15 min. after Caucus of the Whole adjourns-

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Appropriations Amendment

Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Reporter, House Committee on Appropriations
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
10:26 AM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Review Colston amendment and vote


Thursday, May 12, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Government Operations
3:30 PM

S.250 - An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Review Ram Hinsdale Floor Amendment

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. Harold "Hal" Colston, Reporter, House Committee On Government Operations
  • Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
House Committee on Government Operations
  • Mark Anderson, President, Vermont Sheriffs Association
  • Robert Appel, Attorney
  • Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity, Agency of Administration
  • Dan Fingas, Movement Politics Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
  • Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
  • Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association
  • Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale, Sponsor
  • Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Heather Simons, Executive Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Reporter, House Committee on Appropriations
  • Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Senate Committee on Government Operations
  • Mark Anderson, Sheriff, Windham County Sheriff's Office
  • Christopher Brickell, Deputy Director, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • Xusana Davis, Executive Director of Racial Equity and Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Racial Equality, Agency of Administration
  • Dan Fingas, Vermont Organizing Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
  • Steffen Gillom, President, Windham County NAACP
  • Jennifer Harlow, Sheriff, Orleans County, Sheriffs' Association
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.
  • Kiah Morris, Movement Politics & Policy Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
  • Etan Nasreddin, Chair, RDAP
  • Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Brian Peete, Chief of Police, Montpelier, Vermont Police Association
  • Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Falko Schlilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
  • Mia Schultz, Statewide Campaigns Organizer, Education Justice
  • William Sorrell, Chair, Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
  • Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Information Center (VCIC)
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Back to top

Fiscal notes and materials available on this web page are provided for informational purposes only, and may not comprise all materials received by the Vermont Legislature or the final fiscal information related to a specific bill.  The Legislature is not responsible for the accuracy of any information in these materials, and their posting does not constitute approval or endorsement by the Legislature.

No fiscal documents found for S.250 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference members found for S.250 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to law enforcement data collection and interrogation

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.250 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference report found for S.250 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

Back to top

Act

No act information found for S.250 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

Staff & Other Information

Staff
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel

Back to top