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Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 013 : AID TO THE AGED, BLIND, AND DISABLED

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 1309)
  • § 1309. Agreements

    (a) The Secretary of Human Services may enter into agreements by which an agency of the federal government or other public or private entity administers any or all parts of the State aid to the aged, blind, and disabled program.

    (b) In cases in which the Secretary enters into such agreements with an agency of the federal government, any requirement set forth in this chapter that is inconsistent with the statutes and regulations of the federal government regarding federal administration of State supplementation of benefits under Title XVI of the Social Security Act shall be waived.

    (c) The Secretary shall monitor the performance of the agency of the federal government or other public or private entity administering any or all parts of the State aid to the aged, blind, and disabled program. In the event the Secretary determines, in the Secretary's best judgment, that administration by an agency of the federal government or other public or private entity is not in the best interests of the citizens of Vermont, the Secretary is hereby authorized to terminate such agreements.

    (d) The Department shall, upon request of any individual, provide information or assist that individual in transactions with the federal agency or other public or private entity administering any or all parts of the State aid to the aged, blind, and disabled program. (Added 1973, No. 171 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; amended 1995, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 305; 2021, No. 20, § 296.)