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S.99 (Act 26)

An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale , Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Randolph Brock, Sen. Thomas Chittenden, Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Michael Sirotkin
5/13/2021 - Senate Message, signed by Governor May 12, 2021
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Last Recorded Action
House 5/13/2021 - Senate Message, signed by Governor May 12, 2021
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An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Friday, March 26, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jerome O'Neill, Attorney, Gravel and Shea
Kim Dougherty, Co-Founder, Partner, Justice Law Collaborative, LLC
10:15 AM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Mary Kehoe, Attorney, The Kehoe Law Firm
Amy Brady, Policy Associate, Voices for Vermont's Children
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:00 AM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Marc Wennberg, Facilitator, Restorative Inquiry into St. Joseph's Orphanage
Brenda Hannon, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Michael Ryan, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Maura Labelle, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Walter Coltey, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Linda Crossman, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
John Magnago, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Katelin Hoffman, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Debbie Hazen, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group

Friday, April 2, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:15 AM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Kim Dougherty, Co-Founder, Partner, Justice Law Collaborative, LLC
William Gorsky, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
Raymond Upton, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
Carolyn Blake Bashaw, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
10:15 AM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Emily Rosenbaum, Advocate, Adult Survivor of Child Abuse
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Committee Discussion and Mark-up

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:30 AM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Mark-up

Jerome O'Neill, Attorney, Gravel and Shea
Kim Dougherty, Co-Founder, Partner, Justice Law Collaborative, LLC

Friday, April 23, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:15 PM

S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Walk-though of bill

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Marc Wennberg, Facilitator, Restorative Inquiry into St. Joseph's Orphanage
Gene Clark, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Brenda Hannon, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Michael Ryan, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
Kim Dougherty, Co-Founder, Partner, Justice Law Collaborative, LLC
Raymond Upton, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
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S.99 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Committee discussion and possible vote


An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Gene Clark, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Kim Dougherty, Co-Founder, Partner, Justice Law Collaborative, LLC
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Brenda Hannon, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Michael Ryan, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Raymond Upton, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
  • Marc Wennberg, Facilitator, Restorative Inquiry into St. Joseph's Orphanage
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Carolyn Blake Bashaw, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
  • Amy Brady, Policy Associate, Voices for Vermont's Children
  • Walter Coltey, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Linda Crossman, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Kim Dougherty, Co-Founder, Partner, Justice Law Collaborative, LLC
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • William Gorsky, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
  • Brenda Hannon, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Debbie Hazen, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Katelin Hoffman, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Mary Kehoe, Attorney, The Kehoe Law Firm
  • Maura Labelle, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • John Magnago, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Jerome O'Neill, Attorney, Gravel and Shea
  • Sarah Robinson, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Emily Rosenbaum, Advocate, Adult Survivor of Child Abuse
  • Michael Ryan, Member, Voices of St. Joseph's Group
  • Raymond Upton, Advocate, Abuse Survivor
  • Marc Wennberg, Facilitator, Restorative Inquiry into St. Joseph's Orphanage

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An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.99 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.
No committee of conference report found for S.99 in the Regular Session 2021-2022.

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Act


An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood physical abuse

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2021-2022

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel

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