The Vermont Statutes Online
The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.
§ 19-307. Judge of qualification
The Council shall be the judge of the election and qualifications of its members and of the grounds for forfeiture of their office and for that purpose shall have power to subpoena witnesses, administer oaths, and require the production of evidence. A member charged with conduct constituting grounds for forfeiture of this office shall be entitled to a public hearing on demand, and notice of such hearing shall be given as for notice of a special City Council meeting. A decision that a Councilor has forfeited his or her office shall require a two-thirds vote of the entire Council. (Added 2013, No. M-9, § 3, eff. June 4, 2013; amended 2015, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 17, 2016.)