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Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 021 : GENERAL ASSISTANCE

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 2113)
  • § 2113. Action for recovery of expenditures

    Whenever a person who has received General Assistance from the Department owns or thereafter acquires real or personal property or an interest in real or personal property or becomes employed, the Department on behalf of the State of Vermont may recover on this statute against the person the amount the Department has expended for General Assistance furnished to the person or the person's family. If the person is deceased, the amount expended by the Department shall be allowed as a claim against the person's estate as a debt due the State. All statutory exemptions shall apply in the civil action. Statutes of limitations shall not be a defense or bar a debt due the State. (Added 1967, No. 147, § 7, eff. Oct. 1, 1968; amended 2021, No. 20, § 313.)