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S.254

An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Sen. Richard Sears, Sen. Rebecca Balint , Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale
5/13/2022 - Signed by Governor on May 23, 2022
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Senate 5/13/2022 - Signed by Governor on May 23, 2022
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An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Sen. Dick Sears, Bennington County
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jay Diaz, Attorney, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union
Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
10:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Diane Goldstein, Exective Director, Law Enforcement Action Partnership
Michael O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association
Jay Schweikert, Policy Fellow, Cato Institute
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Wilda White, DPS Policy and Training Consultant, Public Safety Department

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Roger Marcoux, Sheriff, Lamoille County
David Sleigh, Partner, SleighLaw
Steffen Gillom, President, Windham County NAACP
Mia Schultz, President, Rutland Area Branch of the NAACP
Duane Peterson, Former Police Officer from Los Angeles
Rob Schell, Security and Safety Program Manager, Judiciary Branch
10:45 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Wilda White, DPS Policy and Training Consultant, Department of Public Safety
Jay Diaz, Attorney, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:40 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Bradley Myerson, Attorney, Myerson Law Office
Jay Diaz, Attorney, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union
Wilda White, Policy and Training Consultant, Department of Public Safety
Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Mark-up

Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Daniel Richards, Attorney, Access to Justice Coalition
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

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

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Joe Damiata, Director of Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Phil Woodward, General Counsel, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Kevin Gaffney, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation, Insurance Division
Wilda White, Policy and Training Consultant, Department of Public Safety
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jay Diaz, Attorney, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union
Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance
11:05 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Mark-up

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:25 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Committee Discussion

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Friday, February 25, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Mark-up

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:15 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Mark-up

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, March 11, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Mark-up

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:15 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Vote

Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Wilda White, Consultant, Department of Public Safety
Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Jay Diaz, Attorney, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Bradley Myerson, Attorney, Myerson Law Office

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Study Committee

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, March 18, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Amendment

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:15 PM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Walk-through.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Witness Testimony.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association
Wilda White, Founder, Mad Freedom
Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Phil Woodward, General Counsel, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
10:15 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Continued Testimony.

Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Mia Schultz, President, Rutland NAACP
David Sleigh, Partner, SleighLaw
2:00 PM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Witness Testimony.

Kiah Morris, Movement Politics & Policy Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
Jerry Greenfield, Co Founder, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream
2:30 PM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Continued Witness Testimony.

Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
3:00 PM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Witness Testimony.

Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:30 PM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Review of New Draft, Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
2:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Overview of Latest Draft, Committee Discussion and Possible Vote.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:40 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Proposed Changes by the House

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:45 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
10:45 AM

S.254 - An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Overview of Senate Proposal of Amendment, Discussion and Possible Vote.

Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General

An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Jerry Greenfield, Co Founder, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
  • Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
  • Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
  • Roger Marcoux, Chair, Sheriff's Association
  • Kiah Morris, Movement Politics & Policy Director, Rights and Democracy Vermont
  • Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Falko Schilling, Advocacy Director, ACLU of Vermont
  • Michael Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Mia Schultz, President, Rutland NAACP
  • David Sleigh, Partner, SleighLaw
  • Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General
  • Wilda White, Founder, Mad Freedom
  • Phil Woodward, General Counsel, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Joe Damiata, Director of Risk Management Services, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Jay Diaz, Attorney, Vermont American Civil Liberties Union
  • Kevin Gaffney, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation, Insurance Division
  • Steffen Gillom, President, Windham County NAACP
  • Diane Goldstein, Exective Director, Law Enforcement Action Partnership
  • Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance
  • Tucker Jones, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Public Safety
  • Roger Marcoux, Sheriff, Lamoille County
  • Bradley Myerson, Attorney, Myerson Law Office
  • Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Michael O'Neil, President, Vermont Troopers Association
  • Duane Peterson, Former Police Officer from Los Angeles
  • Daniel Richards, Attorney, Access to Justice Coalition
  • Rob Schell, Security and Safety Program Manager, Judiciary Branch
  • Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Mia Schultz, President, Rutland Area Branch of the NAACP
  • Jay Schweikert, Policy Fellow, Cato Institute
  • Sen. Dick Sears, Bennington County
  • David Sleigh, Partner, SleighLaw
  • Wilda White, Consultant, Department of Public Safety
  • Wilda White, DPS Policy and Training Consultant, Department of Public Safety
  • Wilda White, DPS Policy and Training Consultant, Public Safety Department
  • Wilda White, Policy and Training Consultant, Department of Public Safety
  • Phil Woodward, General Counsel, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

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No fiscal documents found for S.254 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
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An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to maintaining records of judgments and settlements paid by law enforcement agencies and a legal analysis of qualified immunity

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.254 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
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Benjamin Novogroski, Legislative Counsel

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