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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 113 : COMMISSIONER AND MEMBERS

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 1873)
  • § 1873. Removal of commissioner

    During his or her term of office, the governor may remove the commissioner upon charges preferred in writing and after hearing, which shall be a public hearing if the commissioner requests the same, upon the following grounds:

    (1) Incompetency amounting to failure to perform his or her official duties competently;

    (2) Misconduct in office which shall be construed to include:

    (a) failure to be of good behavior;

    (b) participation, directly or indirectly, in a political campaign, rally, caucus or other political gathering, other than to vote.