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House of Representatives
  • Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Chair
  • Rep. Sara Coffey, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Mary A. Morrissey, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Lynn Batchelor
  • Rep. Michelle Bos-Lun
  • Rep. R. Scott Campbell
  • Rep. Karen Dolan, Clerk
  • Rep. Marcia Martel
  • Rep. Michael Morgan
  • Rep. Linda Joy Sullivan
  • Rep. Curt Taylor

House Committee on Corrections and Institutions

 

AGENDA

 

Via Zoom

January 19, 2021 - January 22, 2021

Last Updated 1/22/2021 12:43 PM

 

Meetings are livestreamed here unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

Following the Floor                   Implicit Bias Prevention Training

 

12:15 PM                   Lunch and Caucuses

 

2:00 PM                   Introduction

Associated General Contractors of Vermont

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

 

2:15 PM                   Committee Organization

Brief Discussion of Miscellaneous Topics

 

2:30 PM                   Walk-through

Act 148

Brynn Hare, Legislative Counsel

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

9:00 AM                   Department of Corrections Facilities

Buildings and General Services Deferred Maintenance Schedule and Operational Costs

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

Eric Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services

 

10:30 AM                   Break

 

10:45 AM                   Update

Current Capital Bill Projects

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

Eric Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 min After Floor                   Department of Corrections Updates

Inmate Population Statistics

 

Al Cormier, Corrections Facilities Executive, Department of Corrections

Jessica King-Mohr, Lead Research Analyst, Department of Corrections

 

--                                  Department of Corrections Updates

Costs of Operating Correctional Facilities

Matt D'Agostino, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Corrections

 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

9:00 AM                   Overview and Discussion

Report of the Racial Disparities in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems Advisory Panel

Dr. Etan Nasreddin-Longo, Chair, RDAP, Co-Chair  Fair and Impartial Policing Committee

 

1:15 PM                   House Floor

 

15 min After Floor                   Governor's Proposed FY2021 Budget Adjustment

Committee Discussion and Recommendations

 

10:00 AM                   Break

 

10:15 AM                   Committee Organization and Background Information

Brief Discussion of Miscellaneous Topics

 

Friday, January 22, 2021

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

10:00 AM                   Appropriations Governor's Proposed BAA

DCF Dollars to Renovate Building Owned by Beckett

Sean Brown, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families

Jennifer Myka, General Counsel, Department for Children and Families

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

Marc O'Grady, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Buildings & General Services

Eric Filkorn, Principal Assistant, Buildings and General Services

 

11:15 AM                   Appropriations Governor's Proposed BAA

Committee Discussion and Recommendations

Sarah Clark, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Human Services

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES

 

Please email handouts to the committee assistant at least 24 hours before your scheduled meeting time. With few exceptions, any documents you send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s web page.

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Phil Petty at ppetty@leg.state.vt.us