The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 005 : Health Facility Planning(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 9441)
§ 9441. Fees
(a) The Board shall charge a fee for the filing of certificate of need applications. The fee shall be calculated at the rate of 0.125 percent of project costs.
(b) The maximum fee shall not exceed $20,000.00 and the minimum filing fee is $250.00 regardless of project cost. No fee shall be charged on projects amended as part of the review process.
(c) The Board may retain such additional professional or other staff as needed to assist in particular proceedings under this subchapter and may assess and collect the reasonable expenses for such additional staff from the applicant. The Board, on petition by the applicant and opportunity for hearing, may reduce such assessment upon a proper showing by the applicant that such expenses were excessive or unnecessary. The authority granted to the Board under this section is in addition to any other authority granted to the Board under law.
(d) All fees collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited into the Green Mountain Care Board Regulatory and Administrative Fund established by subsection 9404(d) of this title and may be used by the Board to administer its obligations, responsibilities, and duties as required by law. (Added 1985, No. 234 (Adj. Sess.), § 7a, eff. Oct. 1, 1986; amended 1991, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 33, eff. May 11, 1992; 1995, No. 180 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 30, 38(a); 1995, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), § 16; 1999, No. 49, § 223; 2003, No. 53, § 17, eff. June 4, 2003; 2011, No. 171 (Adj. Sess.), § 20b, eff. Jan. 1, 2013; 2017, No. 167 (Adj. Sess.), § 6.)