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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 3 : Executive

Chapter 011 : State Officers and Employees Generally

(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 262)
  • § 262. Employment of aliens

    No department or commission of the State government shall regularly employ an alien. However, physicians or other qualified health personnel required to have specialized or graduate training, each of whom has filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen, may be considered as eligible for employment in the absence of a register of qualified applicants for vacancies. The Commissioner of Corrections may employ alien physicians in a postgraduate training position for a period not to exceed two years. The Secretary of Transportation, as an emergency measure due to a nationwide shortage of engineers may employ not more than 10 qualified aliens, each of whom has filed a declaration to become a citizen; admitted under the Refugee Relief Act of 1953, as amended, or paroled in under the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, for a period not to exceed five years from date of appointment as a State employee, in engineering positions in the Agency of Transportation to expedite the surveying, designing and construction of Vermont highways and bridges. The Department of Development may employ outside the classified service aliens in any office located outside the United States, providing the individuals so employed are citizens of the nation in which the office is located. (Amended 1963, No. 88, eff. May 10, 1963; 1967, No. 79, eff. April 12, 1967; 1967, No. 106, § 2; 1969, No. 213 (Adj. Sess.), eff. March 25, 1970.)