The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 1304. State aid to the blind
(a) State aid to the blind shall be granted to an individual who meets the eligibility requirements of section 1301 of this title and in addition:
(1) is blind as defined in Title XVI of the Social Security Act, as amended; and
(2) is not, at the date of receiving aid, an inmate of any public institution.
(b) An individual is also considered blind for purposes of this chapter if the individual was blind as defined under this chapter and the rules in effect under this chapter on December 31, 1973 and received aid under this chapter for December 1973, provided the individual has been, since that time, continuously blind. (Added 1967, No. 147, § 3; amended 1969, No. 256 (Adj. Sess.), § 7(b), eff. April 16, 1970; 1973, No. 75, § 4, eff. date, see note under § 1301 of this title; 2013, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 36, eff. May 20, 2014; 2021, No. 20, § 291.)