S.169 , the gun violence prevention bill that includes a 24-hr waiting period, passed the Senate last week and heads to the House. Next Tuesday, April 2nd there will be a public hearing at the Vermont Statehouse from 5-7pm in the house Chamber. Please look below for the official notice:
The Vermont General Assembly will hold a public hearing on S.169, Firearms Procedures, on April 2, 2019. The hearing will be held at the State House in Montpelier from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The hearing is being held by the House Committee on Judiciary.
The hearing will be held in the House Chamber. Witnesses may start signing up to speak at 4:00 p.m. Witness testimonies are limited to two minutes. The Committee will also accept written testimony. People who wish to testify must sign up. Those wish to speak IN FAVOR of the bill must enter through the door at the WEST end of the State House (when facing the building from the front, the LEFT end). Those who wish to speak IN OPPOSITION to the bill must enter through the door at the EAST end of the State House (when facing the building from the front, the RIGHT end).
For information about the format of this event or to submit written testimony, contact the House Committee on Judiciary at (802) 828-2257 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you plan to attend and need accommodations to participate, please contact Mike Bailey at email@example.com by March 27, 2019 so that any accommodations can be made in advance.