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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 068 : Office of Racial Equity

Subchapter 001 : Executive Director of Racial Equity

(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 5001)
  • § 5001. Position

    (a) There is created within the Executive Branch the position of Executive Director of Racial Equity to identify and work to eradicate systemic racism within State government.

    (b) The Executive Director of Racial Equity shall have the powers and duties enumerated within section 2102 of this title and shall work collaboratively with and act as a liaison between the Governor’s Workforce Equity and Diversity Council, the Vermont Human Rights Commission, and the Governor’s Cabinet.

    (c) The Executive Director shall be housed within and have the administrative, legal, and technical support of the Agency of Administration.

    (d) The Executive Director shall report to and be under the general supervision of the Governor, or, to the extent such supervisory authority is delegated, the Secretary of Administration. The Administration shall not prevent or prohibit the Executive Director from initiating, carrying out, or completing the duties of the Executive Director as set forth in section 5003 of this title. (Added 2018, No. 9 (Sp. Sess.), § 3, eff. June 28, 2018.)