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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 201 : PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 4501)
  • § 4501. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) "permit" means a written statement, issued by the commissioner of public safety or his designee, authorizing the holding of a commercial public assembly under stated conditions as to time, place and manner;

    (2) "permit officer" means the commissioner of public safety or officer designated by him to issue permits;

    (3) "person" means an individual, corporation, government, governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity;

    (4) "political subdivision" means a city, town, village, gore or other incorporated place;

    (5) "commercial public assembly" or "assembly" means a gathering of two thousand or more individuals in a public place which the general public is permitted or invited to attend, conducted or promoted for profit, whether or not a profit is actually returned, where persons are admitted on payment of cash, entry fees, advance subscriptions, or donations, or any thing of value;

    (6) "promotional activity" means purchasing paid advertisements in any media of communication, or circulation of printed material advertising the assembly;

    (7) "public place" means an open area where patrons cannot be accommodated inside a permanent building, other than a stadium used for sporting events, or a fairground having permanent seats for patrons, with respect to which a private person permits use by the general public. (1973, No. 181 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 30, 1974.)