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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 175 : The Board of Mental Health

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 7301)
  • § 7301. Creation

    The State Board of Mental Health is created. It shall consist of seven persons, two of whom are physicians and one an attorney. A member may not be a trustee, officer, or employee of any institution for mental patients. Biennially, the Governor shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, two or three members for terms of six years in such manner that three terms expire in each third biennial year and two in other biennial years. The Board, with the advice of the Commissioner, shall make Department policy. Biennially or when a vacancy occurs, the Board shall elect a Chair and a Secretary. (Added 1967, No. 305 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1968.)