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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 025 : Administrative Procedure

Subchapter 003 : Rulemaking; Procedures; Guidance Documents

(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 818)
  • § 818. Secretary of State; centralized rule system

    (a) The Secretary of State shall establish and maintain a centralized rule system that is open and available to the public. The system shall include all rules in effect or proposed as of July 1, 2019 and all rules proposed and adopted by agencies of the State after that date.

    (b) The Secretary shall design the centralized rule system to:

    (1) facilitate public notice of and access to the rulemaking process;

    (2) provide the public with greater access to current and previous versions of adopted rules; and

    (3) promote more efficient and transparent filing by State agencies of rulemaking documents and review by the committees established in this chapter.

    (c) At a minimum, the records included in the system shall include all documents submitted to the Secretary of State under this subchapter.

    (d) The centralized rule system may be digital, may be available online, and may be designed to support such other functions as the Secretary of State determines are consistent with the goals of this section and section 800 of this title. (Added 2017, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. July 1, 2019.)