The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 701. General appropriation bill
When the budget has been submitted to the General Assembly, it shall be immediately referred to the Committee on Appropriations, which shall at once proceed to consider the same and as soon as possible thereafter prepare a bill that shall be known as the “general appropriation bill” and introduce the same forthwith for action by the General Assembly. Such bill shall provide appropriations for the maintenance and operation of all departments of the State.