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  • Rep. Maxine Grad, Chair
  • Rep. Thomas Burditt, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Martin LaLonde, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie
  • Rep. Selene Colburn
  • Rep. Kenneth Goslant
  • Rep. Nader Hashim
  • Rep. Kimberly Jessup, Clerk
  • Rep. William Notte
  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson
  • Rep. Patrick Seymour

House Committee on Judiciary




Room 30

March 19, 2019 - March 22, 2019

Last Updated 3/25/2019 7:58 AM


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

10:00 AM                   House Floor


12:00 PM                   Lunch


1:00 PM                   House Floor


2:00 PM                   Caucuses


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

9:00 AM                   S. 18 - An act relating to consumer justice enforcement

Walk-through and Testimony

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Chris D'Elia, President, Vermont Bankers' Association - Written

Jeff Couture, Executive Director, Vermont Technology Alliance

Seamus Duffy, Attorney, New England Cable & Telecommunications Association (NECTA)

Tim Wilkerson, Vice President & Policy Counsel, New England Cable and Telecommunications Association

Jamie Feehan, Lobbyist, American Property and Casualty Insurance Association - Written

Mark Heyman, General Counsel, Logic Supply

David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice

Charles Storrow, Lobbyist, AT&T

Dean Thompson, Vice President, Enterprise Holdings - Phone


10:15 AM                   Break


10:30 AM                   S. 18 - An act relating to consumer justice enforcement

Continued Testimony


11:00 AM                   H. 330 - An act relating to repealing the statute of limitations for civil actions based on childhood sexual abuse

Donahue Amendment

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Rep. Anne B. Donahue, Sponsor


11:45 AM                   Lunch


1:00 PM                   House Floor


3:00 PM                   H. 460 - An act relating to sealing and expungement of criminal history records

Discussion about Fiscal Note and Backup Memo

Hon. Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Office of Chief Superior Judge

Theresa Scott, Chief of Trial Court Operations, Vermont Judiciary

James Pepper, Deputy State's Attorney, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

David Scherr, Assistant Attorney General, Vermont Attorney General's Office

Dan Dickerson, Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office


4:30 PM                   Adjourn


Thursday, March 21, 2019

9:00 AM                   -


9:45 AM                   S. 37 - An act relating to medical monitoring

Walk-through and Testimony

Michael O'Grady, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

William Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce

James Bolduc, President, Bolduc Auto Salvage - Written

Chris Carrigan, Vice President of Business Development, Vermont Chamber of Commerce - Written

Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Ken Rumelt, Attorney, Vermont Law School

Chris Appel, Counsel, American Tort Reform Association

Devon Green, Vice President of Government Relations, Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems


10:15 AM                   Break


10:30 AM                   S. 37 - An act relating to medical monitoring

Continued testimony from above


11:45 AM                   Lunch


1:00 PM                   House Floor


15 Minutes After Floor                   H. 342 - An act relating to qualification for a public defender

Amendment Discussion and Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council


4:00 PM                   Coming Home Screening

Pavilion Auditorium with Gov. Scott and Cabinet


6:00 PM                   Adjourn


Friday, March 22, 2019

9:30 AM                   House Floor


12:00 PM                   Adjourn


ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring 2 hard copies. Please write your name, organization, date and title on each document. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.


If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Mike Bailey at 828-2257 or mbailey@leg.state.vt.us