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  • Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Chair
  • Rep. Charles "Butch" Shaw, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Terence Macaig, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Sara Coffey, Clerk
  • Rep. Carl Demrow
  • Rep. Jill Krowinski
  • Rep. Felisha Leffler
  • Rep. Marcia Martel
  • Rep. Mary A. Morrissey
  • Rep. Linda Joy Sullivan
  • Rep. Curt Taylor

House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

 

AGENDA

 

Room 33

February 11, 2020 - February 14, 2020

Last Updated 2/18/2020 7:47 AM

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

After the Floor                     Caucuses and Lunch

 

12:30 PM                   H. 842 - An act relating to requiring active community notification upon release of sex offender who committed an offense against a minor

Walk-through

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

--                                  H. 844 - An act relating to allowing probation and parole officers to carry firearms while on duty

Walk-through

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:00 PM                   Informal Committee Discussion- State House Space Study

 

1:45 PM                   Break

 

2:00 PM                   School Construction

In Statute and Board of Education Criteria/Standards

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Erik FilKorn, Principal Assistant, Department of Buildings and General Services

Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

 

3:15 PM                   Informal Committee Discussion- State House Space Study

 

3:45 PM                   H. 553 - An act relating to equal access to corrections programming

Walk-through

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

8:30 AM                   Update on FY20 Projects and Explanation of FY21 Capital Budget Adjustment Request

Agricultural Water Quality Projects

Land Conservation and Water Quality Projects

Gus Seelig, Executive Director, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Katie Michels, Viability Program Manager, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

Jennifer Hollar, Director of Policy and Special Projects, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board

 

9:30 AM                   CSG Justice Reinvestment II

Ellen Whelan-Wuest, Deputy Program Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center

Mary Jane Ainsworth, Director, Parole Board

Monica Weeber, Director of Administrative Services, Department of Corrections

 

11:30 AM                   Rutland's Recovery Coaching Program in the Prison System

Tracie Hauck, Director, Rutland Turning Point Center

Robert Blaise, Recovery House, Rutland

Andrew Pelletier, Recovery House, Rutland

Dave Carlson, Recovery Coach, Recovery House, Rutland

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

After the Floor                     Department of Corrections Weigh-in on Bills

 

--                                  H. 553 - An act relating to equal access to corrections programming

James Baker, Interim Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Kim Bushey, Program Services Director, Department of Corrections

 

2:00 PM                   Committee Discussion

Capital Budget Adjustment

 

3:00 PM                   Capital Budget Adjustment

Sale of Baldwin Street Properties

Marc O'Grady, Director of Planning and Property Management, Department of Buildings & General Services

Erik FilKorn, Principal Assistant, Department of Buildings and General Services

 

--                                  Section 22 Authorities - Capital Budget Adjustmen

Demolition of Wasson Hall

Joseph Aja, Director Design & Construction, Department of Buildings & General Services

Jeremy Stephens, Program Chief, Buildings and General Services

 

--                                  Section 2 Authorities - Capital Budget Adjustment

Facilities Condition Analysis

Joseph Aja, Director Design & Construction, Department of Buildings & General Services

Melissa Prindiville, Facilities Asset Analyst, Buildings and General Services

 

4:00 PM                   Woodside Staff Testimony

Presented by Steve Howard on Behalf of Woodside Staff

Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, February 13, 2020

8:30 AM                   Update on FY20 Projects and Explanation of FY21 Capital Budget Adjustment Request

Major Maintenance; Land Acquisitions; Renovations; Federal Macth Construction

Storm Water - 3-Acre Parcel Permit Application

Michael Bleau, Deputy Construction & Facilities Management Officer, Military Department

Ken Gragg, Deputy Adjutant General, Vermont National Guard

John Patry, Military Operations Supervisor, Military Department

 

9:30 AM                   Update on FY20 Projects and Explanation of FY21 Capital Budget Adjustment Request

Berlin: Relocation and New Build of Middlesex Field Station

Michael E. Schirling, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Chris Cole, Commissioner, Department of Buildings and General Services

Gary Scott, Captain, Vermont State Police

James Whitcomb, Major, Vermont State Police

 

10:30 AM                   FY21 Capital Budget Adjustment Request and Updates

Forest, Parks and Recreation Small Scale Rehabilitation, Wastewater Repairs and Preventative Improvements, Upgrade of Restrooms, Small Scale Road Rehabilitation,  Rustic Cabin Construction Program and 3-Acre Parcel Permit Application

 

Clean Water - Best Management Practices at State Owned Forest and Recreational Access Points

Michael Snyder, Commissioner, Forests. Parks and Recreation

Julie Moore, Secretary, Agency of Natural Resources

Emily Bird, Program Manager, Clean Water Initiative, Department of Environmental Conservation

 

12:00 PM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

After the Floor                     Committee  Discussion

 

2:00 PM                   S. 338 - An act relating to justice reinvestment

Walk-through

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

3:00 PM                   H. 741 - An act relating to criminal record checks on contractors working in State-owned or -leased facilities

Vermont Crime Information Center Weigh-in

Jeffrey Wallin, Director, Vermont Crime Infomation Center (VCIC)

Jennifer Fitch, Deputy Commissioner, Buildings & General Services

Marjorie Klark, Supervisor, Security Systems, Department of Buildings & General Services

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, February 14, 2020

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

After the Floor                     House Chamber Audio System

Janet Miller, Sergeant-at-Arms, Vermont Legislature

Kevin Moore,  Director for Information Technology, Vermont Legislature

 

10:30 AM                   H. 741 - An act relating to criminal record checks on contractors working in State-owned or -leased facilities

Associated General Contractors of Vermont Weigh-in

Matt Musgrave, Government Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors of Vermont

 

11:30 AM                   Lunch

 

12:30 PM                   FY21 Capital Budget Adjustment Request

Emerging Contaminant Contingency Fund

Emily Boedecker, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation

Eric Blatt, Director Facilities Engineering Division, Department of Environmental Conservation

Ashlynn Doyon, Executive Assistant and Policy Analyst, Office of the State Treasurer

Scott Baker, Director Financial Reporting, Office of the State Treasurer

Liz Royer, Source Protection Specialist

 

2:00 PM                   Adjourn