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Title 3 : Executive


(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 847)
  • § 847. Availability of adopted rules; rules by Secretary of State

    (a) The Secretary of State shall keep open to public inspection a permanent register of rules. The Secretary also shall publish a code of administrative rules that contains the rules adopted under this chapter. The requirement to publish a code shall be considered satisfied if a commercial publisher offers such a code in print at a competitive price and at no charge online.

    (b) The Secretary of State shall publish not less than quarterly a bulletin setting forth the text of all rules filed since the immediately preceding publication and any objections filed under subsection 842(b) or 844(e) of this title.

    (c) The bulletin may omit any rule if either:

    (1) a commercial publisher offers a comparable publication at a competitive price; or

    (2) all three of the following apply:

    (A) its publication would be unduly cumbersome or expensive; and

    (B) the rule is made available on application to the adopting agency; and

    (C) the bulletin contains a notice stating the general subject matter of the omitted rule and stating how a copy of the rule and any objection filed under subsection 842(b) or 844(e) of this title may be obtained.

    (d) Bulletins shall be made available upon request to agencies and officials of this State free of charge and to other persons at prices fixed by the Secretary of State to cover mailing and publication costs.

    (e) The Secretary of State shall adopt rules for the effective administration of this chapter. These rules shall be applicable to every agency and shall include uniform procedural requirements, style, appropriate forms, and a system for compiling and indexing rules. (Added 1981, No. 82, § 6; amended 1995, No. 61, § 5; 2013, No. 142 (Adj. Sess.), § 10; 2015, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 19; 2015, No. 169 (Adj. Sess.), § 11.)