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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 27A : Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act (1994)

Article 003 : Management of the Common Interest Community

(Cite as: 27A V.S.A. § 3-106)
  • § 3-106. Bylaws

    (a) The bylaws of the association shall:

    (1) provide the number of members of the executive board and the titles of the officers of the association;

    (2) provide for election by the executive board or, if the declaration requires, by the unit owners, of a president, treasurer, secretary, and any other officers the bylaws specify;

    (3) specify the qualifications, powers and duties, terms of office, and manner of electing and removing executive board members and officers and filling vacancies;

    (4) specify the powers that the executive board or officers may delegate to other persons or to a managing agent;

    (5) specify the officers who may prepare, execute, certify, and record amendments to the declaration on behalf of the association;

    (6) establish the frequency of association meetings, which in no case shall be less than one per year;

    (7) establish the number of voters constituting a quorum, which shall not be less than 20 percent of the persons entitled to vote for the executive board. Proxy votes may be included for a quorum;

    (8) specify a method for the unit owners to amend the bylaws;

    (9) contain any other provisions necessary to satisfy requirements of this title or the declaration concerning meetings, voting, quorums, and other activities of the association; and

    (10) provide for any matter required by the laws of this state other than this title that is required to appear in the bylaws of organizations of the same type as the association.

    (b) Subject to the declaration and this title, the bylaws may provide for any other necessary or appropriate matters, including matters that could be adopted as rules. (Added 1997, No. 104 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 1999; amended 2009, No. 155 (Adj. Sess.), § 28, eff. Jan. 1, 2012.)