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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 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 047 : Water Pollution Control

Subchapter 004 : Provisions Relating to Water Pollution Compact

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 1372)
  • § 1372. Members; appointment; term

    (a) Within 30 days after he or she has executed the Compact with any or all of the states legally joined therein, the Governor shall appoint three persons to serve as commissioners to the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission. The Commissioner of Environmental Conservation and the Commissioner of Health shall serve as ex officio commissioners on the Commission.

    (b) The commissioners so appointed shall hold office for six years. A vacancy occurring in the office of a commissioner shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired portion of the term.

    (c) The commissioners shall be entitled to per diem compensation and reimbursement of expenses as permitted under 32 V.S.A. § 1010.

    (d) The commissioners shall have the powers and duties and be subject to limitations as set forth in the Compact. (Amended 2018, No. 2 (Sp. Sess.), § 8.)