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  • Sen. Alice W. Nitka, Vice-Chair, Clerk
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  • Sen. Joe Benning
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Senate Committee on Judiciary

 

AGENDA

 

Room 1

February 12, 2019 - February 15, 2019

Last Updated 2/15/2019 12:18 PM

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

10:00 AM                   S. 37 - An act relating to medical monitoring damages

Karen Horn, Director, Public Policy & Advocacy, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Emily Joselson, Attorney, Langrock, Sperry & Wool

William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

 

-                                   Committee Discussion and Mark Up with Leg Council

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

8:30 AM                   Senator Ashe's Challenge to Reduce the Prison Population

Sen. Tim Ashe

Michael Touchette, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

Hon Brian Grearson, Chief Superior Judge, Court Administrator's Office

David Scheer, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General

 

10:30 AM                   Break

 

11:00 AM                   S. 54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Mark up with Leg Council

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

8:45 AM                   19-0898 - An act relating to hate crimes and bias-motivated incidents

T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General

John Campbell, Executive Director, Department of State's Attorneys & Sheriffs

 

10:00 AM                   Break

 

10:15 AM                   Racial Bias Bill

19-0898 - An act relating to hate crimes and bias-motivated incidents

Ingrid Jonas, Major, Vermont State Police

Elizabeth Novotny, Lobbyist, Vermont Police Association

Tony Facos, Chief, Montpelier Police Department, Vermont Police Association

Kai Wiggins, Policy Analyst, Arab American Institute - Phone

Rick Gauthier, Director, VT Criminal Justice Training Council

Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont

Julio Thompson, Director, Civil Rights Unit, Office of the Attorney General

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, February 15, 2019

8:45 AM                   S. 54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Mark up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

9:30 AM                   S. 37 - An act relating to medical monitoring damages

Mark up

William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Ken Rumelt, Attorney, Vermont Law School

 

10:15 AM                   Break

 

10:45 AM                   S. 54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

11:00 AM                   S. 37 - An act relating to medical monitoring damages

Mark up

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

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Peggy Delaney at 802-828-2278 or pdelaney@leg.state.vt.us