The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 002 : Administration(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 4912)
§ 4912. Advisor appointees
(a) The Secretary of State shall appoint three persons in accordance with 3 V.S.A. § 129b for three-year staggered terms to serve at the Secretary's pleasure as advisors in matters relating to applied behavior analysis. One of the initial appointments shall be for less than a three-year term.
(1) Two of these appointees shall be applied behavior analysts.
(A) An applied behavior analyst advisor appointee shall have not less than three years' experience as an applied behavior analyst immediately preceding appointment, shall be licensed as an applied behavior analyst in Vermont, and shall be actively engaged in the practice of applied behavior analysis in this State during incumbency.
(B) Not more than one of these appointees may be employed by a designated agency. As used in this subdivision, "designated agency" shall have the same meaning as in 18 V.S.A. § 7252.
(2) One of these appointees shall be the parent of an individual with autism or a developmental disorder who is a recipient of applied behavior analysis services. This appointee shall not have a child or other family member who is receiving applied behavior analysis services from one of the advisor appointees appointed under subdivision (1) of this subsection.
(b) The Director shall seek the advice of the advisor appointees in carrying out the provisions of this chapter. (Added 2015, No. 38, § 46, eff. July 1, 2016.)