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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 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 007 : Emergency Interim Succession to Offices

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 183)
  • § 183. Additional successor to office of Governor

    In the event that there is a vacancy in both the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor within the meaning of the Constitution and the Speaker of the House of Representatives is unavailable, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, the Secretary of State, and the Treasurer shall, in the order named, act as Governor until such vacancy is terminated or until a Governor is elected, or until such Speaker or a preceding interim successor becomes available. (Added 1959, No. 13, § 4, eff. March 4, 1959.)