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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 1 : General Provisions

Chapter 021 : Interstate Cooperation

Subchapter 002 : Interchange of State Employees

(Cite as: 1 V.S.A. § 826)
  • § 826. Status of employees of other governments

    (a) When any unit of government of this State acts as a receiving agency, employees of the sending agency who are assigned under this subchapter may be considered to be on detail to the receiving agency.

    (b) Appointments of persons so assigned may be made without regard to the laws or regulations governing the selection of employees of the receiving agency. Such a person shall be in the unclassified service of the State.

    (c) Employees who are detailed to the receiving agency shall not by virtue of that detail be considered to be employees thereof, except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, nor shall they be paid a salary or wage by the receiving agency during the period of their detail. The supervision of the duties of those employees during the period of detail may be governed by agreement between the sending agency and the receiving agency.

    (d) Any employee of a sending agency assigned in this State who has a disability or dies as a result of personal injury arising out of and in the course of that assignment, or sustained in the performance of duties in connection therewith, shall be treated for the purpose of the receiving agency’s employee compensation program, as an employee, as defined in its law, who has sustained the injury in the performance of that duty, but shall not receive benefits under that law for any period for which he or she elects to receive similar benefits as an employee under the sending agency’s employee compensation program. (Added 1967, No. 384 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. March 27, 1968; amended 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 4.)