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Title 7 : Alcoholic Beverages

Chapter 005 : DEPARTMENT OF LIQUOR CONTROL

(Cite as: 7 V.S.A. § 101)
  • § 101. Composition of Department; Commissioner of Liquor Control; Liquor Control Board

    (a) The Department of Liquor Control, created by 3 V.S.A. § 212, shall include the Commissioner of Liquor Control and the Liquor Control Board.

    (b)(1) The Liquor Control Board shall consist of five persons, not more than three members of which shall belong to the same political party.

    (2)(A) With the advice and consent of the Senate, the Governor shall appoint members of the Board for staggered five-year terms.

    (B) The Governor shall fill a vacancy occurring during a term by an appointment for the unexpired term in accordance with the provisions of 3 V.S.A. § 257(b).

    (C) A member's term of office shall commence on February 1 of the year in which the member is appointed.

    (3) A member of the Board may serve for no more than two consecutive full terms. A member who is appointed to fill a vacancy occurring during a term may serve two consecutive full terms in addition to the unexpired portion of the term during which the member is first appointed.

    (4) The Governor shall biennially designate a member of the Board to be its Chair. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 32, eff. March 1, 1961; 2011, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 8, eff. May 9, 2012; 2015, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 14.)