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H.72

An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Rep. Taylor Small , Rep. Daisy Berbeco , Rep. Alyssa Black , Rep. Tiffany Bluemle , Rep. Michelle Bos-Lun , Rep. Jessica Brumsted , Rep. Kevin Christie , Rep. Brian Cina , Rep. Leonora Dodge , Rep. Katherine Donnally , Rep. Golrang Garofano , Rep. Leslie Goldman , Rep. Troy Headrick , Rep. Philip "Jay" Hooper , Rep. Noah Hyman , Rep. Saudia LaMont , Rep. Josie Leavitt , Rep. Kate Logan , Rep. Jubilee McGill , Rep. Emma Mulvaney-Stanak , Rep. Kelly Pajala , Rep. Barbara Rachelson , Rep. Mike Rice , Rep. Katherine Sims , Rep. Mary-Katherine Stone , Rep. Heather Surprenant , Rep. David Templeman , Rep. Dara Torre , Rep. Joseph "Chip" Troiano
5/10/2024 - House message: Governor vetoed bill on May 30, 2024
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Senate 5/10/2024 - House message: Governor vetoed bill on May 30, 2024
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An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2023-2024
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2023-2024
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An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2023-2024
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2023-2024
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Walk-through

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
1:35 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:30 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Miro Weinberger, Mayor, City Of Burlington
Scott Pavek, Substance Use Policy Analyst, City of Burlington, Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee Member
Grace Keller, Chair, Vermont Overdose Prevention Network
11:35 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Dalyce Sather, Executive Director, Northreach Society

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
10:00 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
10:40 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Timothy Lueders-Dumont, Legislative & Asst. Appellate Attorney, Vermont Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
11:00 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Brandon DL Marshall, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health

Friday, April 28, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Caroline Butler, Nurse Practitioner, Johnson Health Center

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
2:10 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Committee discussion


Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:40 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Draft 3.3 walk-through & mark-up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:30 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Draft 4.2 walk-through of changes & discussion

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Joe Magee, City Council Member, City Of Burlington

Friday, May 5, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
1:30 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Introduction, Walk-through, and Testimony

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Timothy Lueders-Dumont, Legislative & Asst. Appellate Attorney, Vermont Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

Monday, May 8, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
12:30 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Discussion & vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
2:25 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Taylor Small, Sponsor, House Committee On Human Services

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:45 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Walk through and Fiscal Note Review

Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Theresa Wood, Chair, House Committee On Human Services
Rep. Taylor Small, House Committee On Human Services
Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, January 5, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Amendment and Vote

Rep. Theresa Wood, Chair, House Committee On Human Services
Rep. Taylor Small, House Committee On Human Services
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:15 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, January 11, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:00 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Review amendments

Rep. Gina Galfetti, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Eric Maguire, Sponsor of amendment
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
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H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Review Small amendment and Maguire amendment


Friday, March 1, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:30 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Introduction and walk-through

Rep. Taylor Small, Co-sponsor, House Committee On Human Services
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:45 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Brandon DL Marshall, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health
Alex Kral, Distinguished Fellow, Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice, Research Triangle Institute

Friday, March 22, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:20 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Lila Bennett, Executive Director, Journey to Recovery Community Center
Dakota Roberts, Harm Reduction Specialist, AIDS Project of Southern Vermont
Jess Kirby, Director of Client Services, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform
Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:30 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Grey Gardner, Senior Staff Attorney, Drug Policy Alliance
Elizabeth Deutsch, Assistant Director and Director of Nursing, Howard Center’s Chittenden Clinic
Grace Keller, Chair, Vermont Overdose Prevention Network
11:30 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Evidence based funding

Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 29, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:15 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Mark-up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:05 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Mark-up

Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, April 5, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:00 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Rep. Eric Maguire, House Director, Rutland Dismas House
Miro Weinberger, Former Mayor, City Of Burlington
Scott Pavek, Substance Use Policy Analyst, City of Burlington, Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee Member
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:45 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Mark-up and possible vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, Mayor, City Of Burlington

Friday, April 12, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
10:45 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Mark-up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
9:00 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Mark-up and possible vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
8:45 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 19, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Walk-through and possible vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
3:15 PM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Introduction and Vote

Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
11:20 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Walk-through of proposed amendment

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Sen. Nader Hashim, Sponsor, Senate Committee on Judiciary

Monday, May 6, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
11:00 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Review Senate Proposal of Amendment

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
9:10 AM

H.72 - An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2023-2024
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Jennifer Carbee, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Taylor Small, House Committee On Human Services
  • Rep. Theresa Wood, Chair, House Committee On Human Services
House Committee on Human Services
  • Caroline Butler, Nurse Practitioner, Johnson Health Center
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Rep. Gina Galfetti, Sponsor of amendment
  • Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
  • Grace Keller, Chair, Vermont Overdose Prevention Network
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Timothy Lueders-Dumont, Legislative & Asst. Appellate Attorney, Vermont Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
  • Joe Magee, City Council Member, City Of Burlington
  • Rep. Eric Maguire, Sponsor of amendment
  • Brandon DL Marshall, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health
  • Scott Pavek, Substance Use Policy Analyst, City of Burlington, Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee Member
  • Dalyce Sather, Executive Director, Northreach Society
  • Miro Weinberger, Mayor, City Of Burlington
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Timothy Lueders-Dumont, Legislative & Asst. Appellate Attorney, Vermont Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs
  • Marshall Pahl, Deputy Defender General and Chief Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nolan Langweil, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Taylor Small, Sponsor, House Committee On Human Services
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Lila Bennett, Executive Director, Journey to Recovery Community Center
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Elizabeth Deutsch, Assistant Director and Director of Nursing, Howard Center’s Chittenden Clinic
  • Grey Gardner, Senior Staff Attorney, Drug Policy Alliance
  • Sen. Nader Hashim, Sponsor, Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Drew Hazelton, Chair, Vermont EMS Advisory Committee
  • Grace Keller, Chair, Vermont Overdose Prevention Network
  • Jess Kirby, Director of Client Services, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform
  • Alex Kral, Distinguished Fellow, Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice, Research Triangle Institute
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Nolan Langweil, Principal Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Rep. Eric Maguire, House Director, Rutland Dismas House
  • Brandon DL Marshall, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health
  • Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, Mayor, City Of Burlington
  • Scott Pavek, Substance Use Policy Analyst, City of Burlington, Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee Member
  • Dakota Roberts, Harm Reduction Specialist, AIDS Project of Southern Vermont
  • Rep. Taylor Small, Co-sponsor, House Committee On Human Services
  • Miro Weinberger, Former Mayor, City Of Burlington

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An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Committee of Conference Meetings

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An act relating to a harm-reduction criminal justice response to drug use

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

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Act

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Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

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