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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 121 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subchapter 002 : DUTIES OF LISTERS

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 3431)
  • § 3431. Lister's oath

    (a) Each lister shall take and subscribe and file in the town clerk's office, before entering upon the duties of his or her office, the following oath; and the oath as subscribed shall be recorded in the town clerk's office:

    "I, _____________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will appraise all the personal and real property subject to taxation in the town (or city) of ________________________, so far as required by law, at its fair market value,  will list the same without discrimination on a proportionate basis of such value for the grand list of such town (or city), will set the same in the grand list of such town (or city) at one per cent of the listed value and will  faithfully discharge all the duties imposed upon me by law. So help me God."  (or, "under the pains and penalties of perjury.") (b) When the listers violate such oath, they shall each be guilty of perjury and punished accordingly.