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Title 29 : Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 049 : DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS AND GENERAL SERVICES

Subchapter 002 : STATE PURCHASING OF APPAREL, FOOTWEAR, OR TEXTILES

(Cite as: 29 V.S.A. § 925)
  • § 925. Complaints of noncompliance with subchapter; investigations of complaints

    (a) The commissioner shall initiate an investigation to determine whether a violation of this subchapter has occurred if:

    (1) The commissioner has knowledge that a contractor or a supplier at the point of assembly of goods subject to a contract is not in compliance with this subchapter.

    (2) The contractor informs the commissioner that the contractor or a supplier at the point of assembly of goods subject to a contract is not in compliance with this subchapter.

    (3) A worker for a contractor or for a supplier at the point of assembly of goods subject to a contract files a written complaint directly with the commissioner stating that the contractor or supplier, to the best of the worker's knowledge, is not in compliance with this subchapter.

    (4) A third party established and based in the United States, on behalf of or on the basis of information from a worker or workers, files directly with the commissioner a written complaint, signed and dated under oath before an official authorized by applicable law to administer oaths, stating that, to the best of the third party's knowledge, a contractor or a supplier at the point of assembly of goods subject to a contract is not in compliance with this subchapter.

    (5) A third party established and based outside the United States, on behalf of or on the basis of information from a worker or workers, files directly with the commissioner a signed and dated written complaint stating that, to the best of the third party's knowledge, a contractor or a supplier at the point of assembly of goods subject to a contract is not in compliance with this subchapter.

    (b) After receiving a complaint alleging noncompliance with this subchapter, the commissioner shall contact in a timely manner, in writing and by certified letter, the contractor that is the subject of the complaint or whose supplier is the subject of the complaint. (Added 2007, No. 105 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 28, 2008.)