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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, Clerk
  • Rep. William Notte
  • Rep. Barbara Rachelson
  • Rep. Patrick Seymour

House Committee on Judiciary

 

AGENDA

 

Room 30

February 18, 2020 - February 21, 2020

Last Updated 2/21/2020 1:21 PM

 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

After House Floor                   Caucuses and Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   H. 610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Walk-through of New Draft

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:15 PM                   H. 610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Chris S. Bradley, President, Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs

Bill Moore, Firearms Policy Analyst, Vermont Traditions Coalition

 

2:45 PM                   H. 610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Sarah Robinson, MSW, Deputy Director, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

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

Elizabeth Novotny, Lobbyist, Vermont Police Association

Honorable Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

 

4:15 PM                   Break

 

5:00 PM                   H. 610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Public Hearing in House Chamber

Rodney Chyer, Resident, Duxbury

Ben Hewitt, Resident, Stannard

Roger Stoddard, Resident, Morgan

Birgit Matthiesen, Resident, Burlington

Bob Readie, Resident, Warren

Peggy O'Neil, Resident, Windsor

Phil McKay, Resident, St. Albans

Avaloy Lanning, Resident, Proctor

Tabitha Armstrong, Resident, Glover

Skylar Wolfe, Resident, Burlington

William Waizenegger, Resident, Rutland City

Katie Root, Resident, Barre

Bert Saldi, Resident, Barre

Raenetta Liberty, Resident, Jericho

James Sexton, Resident, Essex Jct.

Zarina Suarez-O'Hagin, Resident, Walden

John Klar, Resident, Brookfield

Hannah Lane, Resident, Braintree

Tyler Ballard, Resident, Poultney

Kelsey Rice, Resident, Brattleboro

Leo Martineau, Resident, Orange

Becky Gonyea, Resident, Morrisville

Alexander Van Steen, Resident, Rochester

Ana Burke, Resident, Huntington

Skyler Bailey, Resident, Burlington

Johanna de Graffenreid, Resident, Washington County

Mike McGarghan, Resident, Burlington

Sydney Ovitt, Resident, Burlington

Steve Davis, Resident, Northfield

Bob Williamson, Resident, So. Woodstock

Ed Wilson, Resident, Morrisville

Corey Brown, Resident, Montpelier

Daniel Monger, Resident, New Haven

Rebecca Bell, Resident, Burlington

Marie Leotta, Resident, Waitsfield

Matthew Hollander, Resident, S. Burlington

Dawn Marie Tomasi, Resident, Barre

Andrew Penniman, Resident, Montpelier

Ben MacKinney, Resident, Duxbury

Seton Mcilrow, Resident, Woodstock

Roger Germond, Resident, Sudbury

Alexandra Smart, Resident, Montpelier

Darryl Montague, Resident, Westford

Anna Niemiec, Resident, Burlington

Eddie Garcia, Resident, St. Johnsbury

Julia Gresser, Resident, Montpelier

Richard Smiles, Resident, Essex Jct.

Elizabeth Reagle, Resident, Burlington

Christopher Ashley, Resident, Norwich

Beth Johns, Resident, Barre

Kerri Duquette-Hoffman, Resident, Middlebury

Anne Bordonaro, Resident, Moretown

Thomas Ely, Resident, Newfane

Arthur Smith, Resident, Roxbury

Sandy Wynne, Resident, Burlington

 

7:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Discussion

 

10:15 AM                   Break

 

10:30 AM                   H. 610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Discussion - Continued

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

15 Mins after Floor                   TBA

 

3:00 PM                   Break

 

3:45 PM                   Act 250

H.926 changes to Act 250

Ellen Czajkowski, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Honorable Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

9:00 AM                   H. 610 - An act relating to firearms and domestic violence

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

 

10:15 AM                   Break

 

10:30 AM                   Election of Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges

Joint Assembly - House Chamber

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   House Floor

 

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, February 21, 2020

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

15 Minutes After Floor                   H. 837 - An act relating to enhanced life estate deeds

Andrew Mikell, State Manager, VT Attorneys Title Corp.

 

11:45 AM                   Lunch

 

1:00 PM                   H. 923 - An act relating to entering a vehicle without legal authority or consent

Walk-though and Testimony

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Rep. Nader Hashim, Sponsor

Michael Fitzgerald, Chief, Brattleboro Police Department

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

Marshall Pahl, Appellate and Juvenile Defender, Defender General's Office

 

2:00 PM                   Governor's FY2021 Proposed Budget

Jessica Barquist, Director of Policy and Organizing, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

 

3:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring 1 hard copy. 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.

 

Please note that witnesses may not be called in the order in which they are listed.

 

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

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