The Vermont Statutes Online
Executive Order No. 18-12
[State Program Standing Committee]
WHEREAS, the Department of Developmental and Mental Health Services (DDMHS) promulgated regulations that require DDMHS to establish a State Program Standing Committee for each population receiving funding from DDMHS; and
WHEREAS, each State Program Standing Committee has specific responsibilities for monitoring and evaluating the service system as well as for planning and decision-making with regard to DDMHS policy; and
WHEREAS, these Standing Committees share many of the responsibilities of the current seven-member Board of Mental Health; and
WHEREAS, on November 7, 1998, the Board of Mental Health approved a motion to advise the Commissioner of Developmental and Mental Health Services to disband the Board of Mental Health.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT I, Howard Dean, M.D., by the power vested in me as Governor of the State of Vermont, to hereby rescind Executive Order #73A-89, dated March 13, 1989.
The State Program Standing Committees will assume the functions of the Planning Council referred to in Executive Order #73A-89. Current members of the Board of Mental Health will be offered slots on the new State Program Standing Committees.
Dated June 11, 1999.