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43 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
Agency of Natural Resources 16P034Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 554(2), 555(c), 558, and 567.
Persons Affected: The proposed rule amendments will potentially affect the gen...
Economic Impact: There may be economic impact to air contaminant sources that...
Miscellaneous Amendments to the Vermont Air Pollution Control Regulations. Jul 20, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P033Legal Authority: 9 V.S.A. §§ 5302(c) and 5605.
Persons Affected: Because this rule is being superseded by a substantially sim...
Economic Impact: Because this rule is being superseded by a substantially sim...
Filing Rule for Federal Covered Securities Described in Section 18(b)(4)(D) of the Securities Act of 1933. Jul 20, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P032Legal Authority: 9 V.S.A. §§ 5606(a) implementing 9 V.S.A. § 5202(13)(C).
Persons Affected: Because this rule is being superseded by a substantially sim...
Economic Impact: Because this rule is being superseded by a substantially sim...
Vermont Small Business Offerings Jul 20, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P031Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 6603(1).
Persons Affected: Plastics manufacturers, firefighting organizations, wire coa...
Economic Impact: A groundwater enforcement standard is used to determine whet...
Vermont Groundwater Protection Rule and Strategy. Jul 20, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P030Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 1251a and 1252(e).
Persons Affected: State and federal agencies and departments, particularly the...
Economic Impact: 1. The addition of Class B(1) may have future positive econo...
Vermont Water Quality Standards. Jul 20, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P029Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 6603(1).
Persons Affected: Plastics manufacturers, firefighting organizations, wire coa...
Economic Impact: Listing of PFOA and PFOS is necessary to ensure proper manag...
Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Rule. Jul 20, 2016
Office of Professional Regulation 16P028Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 3235(b) and 3 V.S.A. § 802(b)11).
Persons Affected: All alcohol and drug abuse counselors, designated agencies, ...
Economic Impact: The rules should have no economic effect. Fees for applicat...
Administrative Rules for Certified Apprentice Addiction Professionals, Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors. Jul 20, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P027Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. § 15 and 9 V.S.A. § 2355(f)(1)(J)
Persons Affected: Borrowers, automobile dealers, sales finance companies, fina...
Economic Impact: Dealers may incur costs to reprogram software to accommodate...
Vermont Disclosure Form - Amount to be Financed in a Motor Vehicle Retail Installment Contract. Jun 29, 2016
Department of Fish and Wildlife 16P026Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 4081, 4082, and 4084.
Persons Affected: The Fish and Wildlife Department staff, bear hunters, and de...
Economic Impact: The Department of Fish and Wildlife does not expect any disc...
10 V.S.A. Appendix § 7 Bear Management Rule. Jun 29, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P025Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. §§ 1805, 1806, 1810 and 1811; Act No. 54 of 2015 with amendments to 33 V.S.A. §§ 1803(b)(4) and 1811(b).
Persons Affected: The following enterprises and government entities are affect...
Economic Impact: Because the rule largely codifies existing certification and...
8200 Authority for Qualified Health Plan and Stand-Alone Dental Plan Certification. Jun 29, 2016
Department of Public Safety 16P024Legal Authority: 20 V.S.A. § 2731
Persons Affected: General contractors, builders, for profit and non-profit dev...
Economic Impact: Approximately 1/2 of all businesses that have a significant ...
Vermont Fire & Building Safety Code. Jun 22, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P023Legal Authority: 23 V.S.A. § 3506(b)(4)
Persons Affected: Vermont Agency of natural Resources personnel, ATV organizat...
Economic Impact: Prohibiting ATVs from Berlin Pond may reduce the presence of...
Rules for Use of All-Terrain Vehicles on Ice-Covered Bodies of Public Water. Jun 22, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P022Legal Authority: 23 V.S.A. § 3206(b)(6)
Persons Affected: Agency Natural Resources personnel, members of the public wh...
Economic Impact: This Rule adds Berlin Pond to the list of designated bodies ...
Snowmobiling On State-Owned Lands Rule. Jun 22, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P021Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1424
Persons Affected: Vermont Agency of Natural Resources personnel, ice fishing e...
Economic Impact: Prohibiting the use of all internal combustion motors may re...
Vermont Use of Public Waters. Jun 22, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P020Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. § 15
Persons Affected: The Department of Financial Regulation, Insurers within the ...
Economic Impact: The amendment will have an overall positive economic impact....
Health Care Stop Loss Insurance - Regulation H-2009-02. Jun 01, 2016
Department of Health 16P019Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11), 18 V.S.A. §§ 9708 and 9719.
Persons Affected: Individual Vermonters and their families, physicians, Emerge...
Economic Impact: Among other provisions, this rule specifies the requirements...
Advance Directives for Health Care Rule. Jun 01, 2016
Department of Labor 16P018Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. § 678(c)
Persons Affected: Injured workers, employers, workers' compensation insurance ...
Economic Impact: The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has re...
Vermont Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease Rule 20.1300. May 25, 2016
Department of Labor 16P017Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. § 641(a)(5)
Persons Affected: Injured workers, employers, workers' compensation insurance ...
Economic Impact: The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has re...
Vermont Workers' Compensation Vocational Rehabilitation Rules 58.3000, 58.4000, 58.5000 and 58.5500. May 25, 2016
Department of Labor 16P016Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. § 640c
Persons Affected: Injured workers, employers, workers' compensation insurance ...
Economic Impact: According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance ...
Vermont Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease Rules 11.1400 and 12.1730. May 25, 2016
Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets 16P015Legal Authority: 6 V.S.A. § 4810a(a)
Persons Affected: The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets; Natural...
Economic Impact: We expect that the land management changes required by this ...
Required Agricultural Practices Rule for the Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. May 18, 2016
Board of Education 16P014Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. § 176(i)
Persons Affected: Postsecondary schools doing business in Vermont, postseconda...
Economic Impact: The rule incorporates statutorily set costs of the review of...
State Board of Education (SBE) Rule 2240 Certification of Postsecondary Schools. May 18, 2016
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 16-E04Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11, 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants and enrollees; Health care providers; He...
Economic Impact: The adoption of this emergency rule is not anticipated to ha...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment. May 11, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16-E03Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 6603(1)
Persons Affected: None.
Economic Impact: The economic impact of listing PFOA and PFOS as a hazardous ...
Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. Apr 29, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16-E02Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1392
Persons Affected: None.
Economic Impact: The exposure and health impacts associated with PFOA and PFO...
Groundwater Protection Rule and Strategy. Apr 29, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P013Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b) (11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901 (a) (1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries, Department of Vermont Health Access ...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Sterilizations and Related Procedures Apr 20, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P012Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b) (11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901 (a) (1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries, Department of Vermont Health Access,...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Whole Blood Apr 20, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P011Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b) (11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901 (a) (1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries, Department of Vermont Health Access ...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Hospice Services Apr 20, 2016
Public Service Board 16P010Legal Authority: Act 99 of 2014, Sec. 4, (an Act Relating to Self-Generation and Net Metering) (codified at 30 V.S.A. §8010(c)).
Persons Affected: This rule will affect all electric utilities and their ratep...
Economic Impact: Net metering may help customers reduce the amount of electri...
5.100 Rule Pertaining to Construction and Operation of Net-Metering Systems. Mar 30, 2016
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 16P009Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052, and 3053; and 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants / enrollees; Individuals who lack access...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact ...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule. Mar 30, 2016
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 16P008Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; and 33 V.S.A. §§ 105, 1901(a)(1), and 2081(a).
Persons Affected: The Agency of Human Services, including the Department of Ve...
Economic Impact: It is estimated that implementation of these changes will co...
VPharm Rules (Rules 5420 and 5430). Mar 30, 2016
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 16P006Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11);and 33 V.S.A. §§ 105(b) and 3502.
Persons Affected: All afterschool programs not exempt from regulation includin...
Economic Impact: The Department and afterschool programs will share costs ass...
Child Care Licensing Regulations: Afterschool Child Care Programs. Feb 03, 2016
Public Service Board 16P004Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 209(a)(8), 16 U.S.C. § 824a-3, and 18 C.F.R. § 292.
Persons Affected: This rule will affect: Public Service Board, Department of P...
Economic Impact: The proposed changes to Board Rule 4.100 will not result in ...
4.100 Small Power Production and Cogeneration. Jan 27, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P003Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 1251a, 1259 and 1263.
Persons Affected: All municipalities with CSO outfalls that discharge as a res...
Economic Impact: Consistent with existing state and federal law, this Rule cl...
Combined Sewer Overflow Rule. Jan 27, 2016
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board 16P001Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 4081, 4082 and 4084.
Persons Affected: The Fish and Wildlife Department, youth hunters, and potenti...
Economic Impact: It is expected that there will be a slight increase in youth...
10 V.S.A. Appendix § 22 Turkey Rule. Jan 20, 2016
Vermont Lottery Commission. 15P072Legal Authority: 31 V.S.A. § 654a(a).
Persons Affected: The affected parties include Lottery players, licensed retai...
Economic Impact: This change is being made to avoid any negative economic imp...
Powerball Rules. Dec 30, 2015
Department of Health 15P070Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and 3003(a); 18 V.S.A. §§ 102; and 4355.
Persons Affected: Lodging establishments, employees of lodging establishments,...
Economic Impact: Lodging establishments are already licensed and inspected by...
Licensed Lodging Establishment Rule. Dec 30, 2015
Department of Health 15P069Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 3 V.S.A. § 3003(a); and 18 V.S.A. § 102.
Persons Affected: Licensed lodging establishments.
Economic Impact: Vermont already has an established program that regulates an...
Public Spas and Hot Tubs. Dec 30, 2015
Office of Professional Regulation 15P068Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and 26 V.S.A. § 3203(b).
Persons Affected: Social work students, their potential employers, and the pub...
Economic Impact: The rules will have no adverse economic impact. Because Lice...
Administrative Rules for Social Workers. Dec 30, 2015
Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation 15P063Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 2662 (a) and (b) and 10 V.S.A. § 1259 and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and Department of Forest...
Economic Impact: There will be minimal additional economic impact to small bu...
Acceptable Management Practices for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs in Vermont. Nov 25, 2015
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 15P043Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 105(b), 33 V.S.A. § 3502 and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: All independent providers of out-of-home care not otherwise ...
Economic Impact: These rules are being repealed and the substance incorporate...
Family Child Care Licensing Regulations. Aug 05, 2015
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 15P042Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 105(b), 33 V.S.A. § 3502 and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: All independent providers of out-of-home care not otherwise ...
Economic Impact: Quality family child care home programs are critical support...
Child Care Licensing Regulations: Registered and Licensed Family Child Care Homes. Aug 05, 2015
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 15P041Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 105(b), 33 V.S.A. § 3502 and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: All independent providers of out-of-home care not otherwise ...
Economic Impact: These rules are being repealed and the substance incorporate...
Children's Day Care Licensing Regulations for Non-Recurring Clientele. Aug 05, 2015
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 15P040Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 105(b), 33 V.S.A. § 3502 and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: All independent providers of out-of-home care not otherwise ...
Economic Impact: Quality Center Based Child Care and Preschool Programs are c...
Child Care Licensing Regulations: Center Based Child Care and Preschool Programs. Aug 05, 2015
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