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Title 18 : Health


(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 102)
  • § 102. Duties of Board

    The Board shall supervise and direct the execution of all laws vested in the Department of Health by virtue of this title, and shall formulate and carry out all policies relating thereto, and shall adopt such rules as are necessary to administer this title and shall make a biennial report with recommendations to the Governor and to the General Assembly. The Board may delegate such powers and assign such duties to the Commissioner as it may deem appropriate and necessary for the proper execution of provisions of this title. The authority of the Board to adopt the rules shall extend to all matters relating to the preservation of the public health and consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the Board. The Board's jurisdiction over sewage disposal includes emergent conditions which create a risk to the public health as a result of sewage treatment and disposal, or its effects on water supply, but does not include rulemaking on design standards for on-site sewage disposal systems. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. March 1, 1961; 1983, No. 117 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2015, No. 23, § 104.)