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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government


(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 1966)
  • § 1966. Community justice centers’ relationship with State government entities

    (a) Support from the Agency of Human Services. The Agency of Human Services shall provide to the community justice centers the information, analysis, and technical support that the community justice centers, in collaboration with the Agency of Human Services, determine are necessary to further their policy of restorative justice.

    (b) Funding from the Agency of Human Services. The Agency of Human Services may provide funding and authorize community justice centers to participate in the implementation of State programs related to juvenile and criminal offenses.

    (c) Access to information. Community justice center employees and volunteers participating in State-funded programs shall have access to information, analysis, and technical support as necessary to carry out their duties within the program in accordance with State and federal confidentiality statutes and policies. Victim information that is not part of the public record shall not be released without the victim’s consent.

    (d) Liability.

    (1) For the purposes of defining liability, community justice center volunteers participating in programs funded by the Agency of Human Services pursuant to subsection (b) of this section shall be considered volunteers of that agency.

    (2) In all other cases, the State and the municipality shall each be liable for the acts and omissions of employees operating within the scope of their employment. (Added 2007, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2015, No. 97 (Adj. Sess.), § 56.)