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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.

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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 087 : Grants, Scholarships, and Education Loan Programs

Subchapter 007 : Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 2879d)
  • § 2879d. Property rights to assets in the Plan

    The assets of the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan shall at all times be held in trust for the benefit of the participant, shall not be commingled with any other funds of the Corporation or the State, shall be preserved, invested, and expended solely and only for the purposes set forth in this chapter and in accordance with the participation agreements, and no property rights in them shall exist in favor of the Corporation or the State. Amounts held in, or withdrawn from, a participant’s Investment Plan account under a participation agreement shall not be subject to liens, attachment, garnishment, levy, seizure, claim by creditors of the contributors, participants, or any beneficiary, or subject to any involuntary sale, transfer, or assignment by any execution or any other legal or equitable operation of law, including bankruptcy or insolvency laws. (Added 1997, No. 79 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. July 1, 1997; amended 2001, No. 58, § 4, eff. June 16, 2001; 2019, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § E.605.4, eff. Oct. 2, 2020.)