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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety



(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2352)
  • § 2352. Council membership

    (a)(1) The Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council shall consist of:

    (A) the Commissioners of Public Safety, of Corrections, of Motor Vehicles, and of Fish and Wildlife;

    (B) the Attorney General;

    (C) a member of the Vermont Troopers' Association or its successor entity, elected by its membership;

    (D) a member of the Vermont Police Association, elected by its membership; and

    (E) five additional members appointed by the Governor.

    (i) The Governor's appointees shall provide broad representation of all aspects of law enforcement and the public in Vermont on the Council.

    (ii) The Governor shall solicit recommendations for appointment from the Vermont State's Attorneys Association, the Vermont State's Sheriffs Association, the Vermont Police Chiefs Association, and the Vermont Constables Association.

    (2) A member's term shall be three years.

    (b) Membership on the Council does not constitute the holding of an office for any purpose, and members of the Council shall not be required to take and file oaths of office before serving on the Council.

    (c) The members of the Council shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be allowed their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

    (d) A member of the Council shall not be disqualified from holding any public office or employment, and shall not forfeit any office or employment, by reason of his or her appointment to the Council, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, or charter to the contrary. (Added 1967, No. 189, § 2, eff. April 17, 1967; amended 1971, No. 120, § 46(a); 1973, No. 225 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1979, No. 57, § 2; 1983, No. 72; 2003, No. 119 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2013, No. 141 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2017, No. 56, § 1.)