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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 3: Executive


  • § 2101. Creation

    A cabinet is created in the Executive Branch of government which shall consist of the Secretaries of such agencies as are created by law. (1969, No. 244 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Jan. 10, 1971.)

  • § 2102. Powers and duties

    (a) The Governor’s Cabinet shall adopt and implement a program of continuing coordination and improvement of the activities carried on at all levels of State and local government.

    (b) The Cabinet shall work collaboratively with the Executive Director of Racial Equity and shall provide the Director with access to all relevant records and information as permitted by law. (Added 1969, No. 244 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. Jan. 10, 1971; amended 2018, No. 9 (Sp. Sess.), § 2, eff. June 28, 2018.)

  • § 2103. Oath, meetings; committees

    (a) Each Secretary shall take and file the official oath prior to assuming office.

    (b) The Governor’s Cabinet shall meet from time to time at the call of the Governor. The cabinet may create such committees as it considers appropriate, the membership of which may be established by the Cabinet and may include persons not members of the Cabinet. (1969, No. 244 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 2, 5, eff. Jan. 10, 1971.)

  • § 2104. Planning

    The Central Planning Office and its State planning functions are transferred hereby to the Office of the Governor. The Governor, by Executive Order, may specify the duties, responsibilities, and organization of the Office as he or she deems necessary for the proper execution of its functions. The Office shall be headed by a Director of Planning who shall be appointed by the Governor to serve at his or her pleasure. The Director of Planning with the approval of the Governor may:

    (1) coordinate the planning activities of departments of the Executive Branch;

    (2) make studies, surveys, and reports concerning that program;

    (3) accept, contract for, and administer under this chapter and for its objectives and purposes contributions, capital grants, appropriations, gifts, services, and other financial assistance from or for any individual, association, corporation, or other organization having an interest in planning and development, this State, and the United States, and any of their agencies, political or administrative subdivisions, and instrumentalities, corporate or otherwise; and

    (4) perform such other acts as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the objectives and purposes of this section. (1969, No. 244 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. Jan. 10, 1971.)