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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 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 059 : Private Investigative and Security Services

Subchapter 003 : Licensing

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 3179)
  • § 3179. Penalties

    (a) A person who engages in the practice or business of a private investigator or security guard without being licensed under this chapter shall be subject to the penalties provided in 3 V.S.A § 127.

    (b) Any person who is or has been an employee of a licensee and any licensee who divulges to anyone other than to his or her employer or as his or her employer shall direct, except before an authorized tribunal, any information acquired by him or her during such employment in respect to any of the work to which he or she has been assigned by such employer, and any such employee who willfully makes a false report to his or her employer in respect to any such work, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of not more than $500.00. (Added 1981, No. 98, § 1; amended 1995, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 2007, No. 29, § 40; 2009, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 38; 2017, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 24.)