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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 017 : FEES AND COSTS

Subchapter 010 : Miscellaneous Fees

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 1751)
  • § 1751. Fees when not otherwise provided

    (a)(1) Officers and persons whose duty it is to record deeds, proceedings, depositions, or make copies of records, proceedings, docket entries, or minutes in their offices, when no other provision is made, shall be allowed:

    (A) The sum of $0.60 a folio therefor with a minimum fee of $1.00;

    (B) The sum of $2.00 for each official certificate;

    (C) For the authentication of documents, $2.00;

    (D) For other services such sum as is in proportion to the fees established by law.

    (2) Provided, however, that no fees shall be charged to honorably discharged veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States, or to their dependents or beneficiaries, for copies of records required in the prosecution of any claim for benefits from the U.S. government, or any State agency, and fees for copies of records so furnished at the rates provided by law shall be paid such officers by the town or city wherein such record is maintained.

    (b)(1) Whenever court officers and employees or officers and employees of the Judicial Bureau furnish copies or certified copies of records, the following fees shall be collected for the benefit of the State:

    (A) The sum of $0.60 a folio with a minimum fee of $1.00 when a copy is reproduced by typewriter or hand;

    (B) The sum of $0.25 a page with a minimum fee of $1.00 when a copy is reproduced photographically;

    (C) For each official certificate, $5.00; however, one conformed copy of any document issued by a court shall be furnished without charge to a party of record to the action;

    (D) For the authentication of documents, $5.00;

    (E) For a response to a request for a record of criminal history of a person based upon name and date of birth, $30.00.

    (F) For appointment as an acting judge pursuant to 4 V.S.A § 22(b) for the purpose of performing a civil marriage, $100.00.

    (G) For exemplified certificates, $10.00.

    (2) However, the fees provided for in this subsection shall not be assessed by these officers and employees in furnishing copies or certified copies of records to any agency of any municipality, State, or federal government or to veterans honorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States, their dependents or beneficiaries, in the prosecution of any claim for benefits from the U.S. government, or any State agency. (Amended 1959, No. 171, § 16; 1963, No. 37, § 20; 1965, No. 194, § 10, eff. July 1, 1965, operative Feb. 1, 1967; 1971, No. 105, § 5, eff. July 1, 1971; 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974; 1973, No. 266 (Adj. Sess.), § 9, eff. July 1, 1974; 1981, No. 33, § 2; 1995, No. 77 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. March 21, 1996; 1997, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 25; 2003, No. 70 (Adj. Sess.), § 23, eff. March 1, 2004; 2003, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 32; 2007, No. 153 (Adj. Sess.), § 21; 2009, No. 3, § 12a, eff. Sept. 1, 2009; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 213; 2017, No. 76, § 3.)