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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 18 : Health

Chapter 009 : Laboratory Services; Chief Medical Examiner; Autopsies

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 501)
  • § 501. State Health Laboratory; other laboratories; tests

    The Commissioner shall have supervision and management of the Vermont State Health Laboratory. The Commissioner may provide for approval and registration of laboratories performing examinations or tests of a public health nature. Any laboratory that examines material for any living agent or evidence of living agent of a reportable disease to any person shall immediately send the results of such tests, if positive, to the State Health Laboratory. The laboratory shall make chemical and bacteriological examination of water supplies, milk, and food products and examinations for the detection and control of communicable diseases and shall carry on such work in relation to the health of the residents of the State as the Commissioner shall direct. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. March 1, 1961; amended 2017, No. 113 (Adj. Sess.), § 52; Amended 2023, No. 53, § 44, eff. June 8, 2023; 2023, No. 6, § 98, eff. July 1, 2023.)