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The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 007 : The Public Monies

Subchapter 006 : Executive and Judicial Branch Fees

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 602)
  • § 602. Definitions

    As used in this subchapter:

    (1) “Agency” or “State agency” means any Executive Branch agency, department, or entity created by Title 3 and any board, commission, council, or similar entity attached to an Executive Branch agency, department, or entity.

    (2) “Fee”:

    (A) Means a monetary charge by an agency or the Judiciary for a service or product provided to, or the regulation of, specified classes of individuals or entities.

    (B) The following charges are exempt from the provisions of this subchapter:

    (i) a charge established under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission as provided by 30 V.S.A. §§ 20, 21, and 218;

    (ii) a charge established by the Board of Liquor and Lottery as provided by Title 7;

    (iii) a duly adopted charge concerning only inmates of a correctional or detention facility, students enrolled in an educational institution, or patients admitted to a hospital or rehabilitation facility;

    (iv) monies paid into an enterprise or internal service fund;

    (v) a transfer between agencies of State government or between State government and a political subdivision, as compensation for a service, to support a regulatory activity, or to account for surplus property;

    (vi) monies from interest and premium payments, rent or lease payments, proceeds of fair market or negotiated sales, or sales of commercially available items;

    (vii) except for the purposes of section 605 of this title, motor vehicle and other highway user fees authorized by the General Assembly for the support of the Transportation Fund;

    (viii) a charge established by the Department of Financial Regulation as authorized by law; and

    (ix) any other charge exempt by law. (Added 1995, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), § 31, eff. May 22, 1996; amended 1997, No. 59, § 1, eff. June 30, 1997; 1997, No. 155 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2005, No. 175 (Adj. Sess.), § 43; 2007, No. 153 (Adj. Sess.), § 22; 2007, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 30; 2013, No. 72, § 31; 2015, No. 149 (Adj. Sess.), § 34; 2019, No. 73, § 41.)