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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 22 : Libraries, History, and Information Technology

Chapter 013 : Department of Libraries

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 22 V.S.A. § 601)
  • § 601. Appointment of State Librarian; powers and duties

    (a) After consultation with the Board, the Secretary of Administration, with the approval of the Governor and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a State Librarian for an indefinite term. The Secretary, after consultation with the Board, may remove the State Librarian from office. Any person appointed State Librarian must be a professional librarian and must possess a degree in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association. The State Librarian shall serve as the administrative head of the Department of Libraries and shall serve as Secretary to the Board of Libraries but shall not be a member of the Board.

    (b) As administrative head of the Department of Libraries, the State Librarian may appoint and engage employees subject to the provisions of 3 V.S.A. chapter 13.

    (c) The State Librarian shall distribute, in accordance with 22 V.S.A. § 611, the following State publications: Acts and Resolves of the General Assembly; the legislative directory; the Vermont Statutes Annotated, including cumulative pocket part supplements when issued; and the journals of the Senate and House of Representatives. The State Librarian shall maintain records of all documents that he or she distributes. (Added 1969, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. March 31, 1970; amended 1995, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 10, eff. May 6, 1996; 2017, No. 100 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2021, No. 53, § 4.)