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  • Sen. Dick Sears, Chair
  • Sen. Philip Baruth, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Jeanette K. White
  • Sen. Alice W. Nitka, Clerk
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Senate Committee on Judiciary

 

AGENDA

 

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January 11, 2022 - January 14, 2022

Last Updated 1/14/2022 11:55 AM

 

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are livestreamed at https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/senate-judiciary.

Please note that closed captions/transcripts may not be completely error-free.

 

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

10:15 AM                   S. 133 - An act relating to authorizing the Probate Division to reopen guardianship proceedings to correct or remedy manifest injustice

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Sen. Cheryl Hooker, Sponsor

David Searles, Resident, Rutland

Mark Langan, Chair, VBA Probate and Trust Law Section

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

9:00 AM                   S. 180 - An act relating to the aggregate value of stolen property in certain crimes

Sen. Philip Baruth, Sponsor

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Roger Marcoux, Sheriff, Lamoille County

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office

Bonnie Ryder, Retail Associate, Kohl's Department Store, University Mall, Burlington

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Thursday, January 13, 2022

9:00 AM                   S. 166 - An act relating to utility construction worksites and consumer protection

Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sponsor

Maria Royle, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Jim Porter, Director for Public Advocacy, Department of Public Service

Jackie Folsom, Lobbyist, Vermont Farm Bureau

Amber Hoyt, Co-owner, Organic Dairy Farm, Tunbridge

Scott Hoyt, Co-owner, Organic Dairy Farm, Tunbridge

Lauren Gitlin, Owner, Goat Farm, Tunbridge

 

10:00 AM                   Break

 

11:00 AM                   S. 180 - An act relating to the aggregate value of stolen property in certain crimes

Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association

Kelly Devine, Executive Director, Burlington Business Association

Marc Sherman, Co-owner, Outdoor Gear Exchange

Sam Brady, Loss Prevention Specialist, Outdoor Gear Exchange

John George Wheeler, Co-owner, Skirack and Patagonia

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Friday, January 14, 2022

9:00 AM                   S. 183 - An act relating to midpoint probation review

Mark-up

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Matthew Valerio, Defender General, Vermont Defender General's Office

Nicholas Deml, Commissioner, Department of Corrections

Evan Meenan, Deputy Director, State's Attorneys and Sheriffs' Dept.

 

10:00 AM                   S. 133 - An act relating to authorizing the Probate Division to reopen guardianship proceedings to correct or remedy manifest injustice

Jack McCullough, Director of Mental Health Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid

 

10:15 AM                   Break

 

 

10:30 AM                   S. 133 - An act relating to authorizing the Probate Division to reopen guardianship proceedings to correct or remedy manifest injustice

Honorable Jeffrey Kilgore, Chairman, Probate Rules Committee

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

11:00 AM                   Confirmation of Judicial Nominees

Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Honorable Heather Gray

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Peggy Delaney at pdelaney@leg.state.vt.us