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Legislative Update – April 4, 2019

Apr 4, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

My House Judiciary Committee Work Firearms My committee is working on S.169. It passed the Senate on a 20 to 10 vote. S.169 makes several amendments to Vermont’s firearms statutes. The bill establishes a new waiting period requirement for handgun transfers. A handgun cannot be transferred until 24 hours after the completion of the background check required ...

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VT House Gives Preliminary Approval to Priority Bills Investing in Child Care & Broadband Expansion

Mar 27, 2019 No Comments ›› barb

Vermont House Gives Preliminary Approval to Priority Bills Investing in Child Care and Broadband Expansion For Immediate Release March 26, 2019 Contact: Katherine Levasseur (802) 828-2245 [email protected] Montpelier, VT - The Vermont House of Representatives gave preliminary approval today to H.531, the Child Care Bill and H.513, the Broadband Expansion Bill. The Child Care Bill received preliminary approval today on a voice vote. House Speaker ...

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Legislative Update – March 21, 2019

Mar 21, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

My Committee Work: House Judiciary Fair and Impartial Policing This bill passed the House. The bill allows law enforcement agencies to keep information regarding citizen and immigration status confidential to a greater degree than the existing fair and impartial policing policy model currently requires. This would allow local law enforcement agencies to have greater latitude in ...

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2019 Town Meeting Report

Mar 4, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

Washington 7: Duxbury - Fayston - Moretown - Waitsfield - Warren Town Meeting Report Maxine Grad & Kari Dolan                   Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your State Representatives. Our focus is to build a Vermont that works for all of us, and where our families and communities can thrive. Each House member is assigned to one ...

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Legislative Update – February 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

My committee, House Judiciary, is continuing to work on Fair and Impartial Policing, eliminating the statute of limitations for certain sex crimes, expungement, hate/bias crimes, and more.  The following are reports from other House committees. Ways and Means For several weeks before Town Meeting week, House Ways and Means receives a weekly report on education spending. Brad James from AOE ...

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VT House Gives Final Approval to H.57 Preserving Women’s Reproductive Rights

Feb 22, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

Vermont House Gives Final Approval to H.57 Preserving Women's Reproductive Rights For Immediate Release January 21, 2019 Contact: Katherine Levasseur (802) 828-2245 [email protected] Montpelier, VT - The Vermont House of Representatives gave final approval to H.57, “an act relating to preserving the right to abortion,” today on a vote of 106-36. “I believe that whether, when, and how a person becomes a parent is ...

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Legislative Update – February 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

My Committee/House Judiciary [caption id="attachment_616" align="alignright" width="300"] By John Phelan - Own work, CC BY 3.0[/caption] We passed H.19, a bill that prohibits sexual conduct between a law enforcement officer and someone in his or her custody. We are continuing our work on Fair and Impartial Policing, Statute of Limitations in child exploitation and manslaughter cases, expungement of criminal ...

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Legislative Update – January 31, 2019

Jan 31, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

My Committee/House Judiciary/My Bills and Resolutions Juvenile Justice It was an honor to have Judge Jimmie Edwards speak to our committee during his visit to VT for MLK week. Thanks to Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Reiber for making this happen. Judge Edwards reminded us of the importance of leading from the heart and our common humanity, ...

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Resolution recognizes January as National Stalking Awareness Month

Jan 29, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

The Vermont House and Senate adopted Concurrent House Resolution 8 on January 18th, recognizing January as National Stalking Awareness Month in Vermont. I was so honored to introduce to the House Anna Nassett, a survivor of stalking and victims’ advocate, who has been instrumental to my work. She lives in Warren and was present for ...

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Judge Jimmie Edwards speaks with the Vermont House Judiciary Committee

Judge Jimmie Edwards speaks to the VT House Judiciary Committee

Jan 25, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

It was an honor and privilege to have Judge Jimmie Edwards speak to our committee during his visit to Vermont for MLK week. Thanks to Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul L. Reiber for making this happen. Judge Edwards reminded us of the importance of leading from the heart and our common humanity. Judge Edwards is ...

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