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39 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
Department of Labor 20P014Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 204, and 224.
Persons Affected: This rule affects all Non-Federal Employers in the state of ...
Economic Impact: As this rule relaxes a specific (and tedious) portion of an ...
VOSHA Rule: Section 29 CFR 1904.41 Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA. May 06, 2020
Vermont Public Utility Commission 20-E10Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 11
Persons Affected: Agencies and parties appearing before the Commission; adjoin...
Economic Impact: Economic impacts are difficult to quantify in monetary terms...
PUC Emergency Rule 2.500 COVID-19 Emergency Procedures. Apr 30, 2020
Division of Rate Setting, Agency of Human Services. 20-E09Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. 908(c), and 33 VSA 1901(a)(1), and Act 91 of 2020 (H.742).
Persons Affected: Nursing homes receiving Vermont Medicaid.
Economic Impact: The emergency rate setting methodology is expected to lessen...
Nursing Home Rate Setting Response to COVID-19. Apr 17, 2020
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board 20-E08Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §4082(a), 10 V.S.A. § 4084
Persons Affected: Turkey Hunters, Fish and Wildlife staff such as biologists a...
Economic Impact: Economic Impact is difficult to quantify however, the Board ...
10 Appendix V.S.A. § 2. Report, Big Game. Apr 16, 2020
Department of Financial Regulation 20-E07Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. § 15(a); and Act 91 of 2020.
Persons Affected: Vermonters with fully-insured health plans; insurers providi...
Economic Impact: The rule will financially benefit insured Vermonters by ensu...
H-2020-03-E Coverage of COVID-19 Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention. Apr 14, 2020
Division of Rate Setting, Agency of Human Services. 20-E06Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. 908(c); 33 VSA 1901(a)(1); and Act 91 of 2020 (H.742).
Persons Affected: Private nonmedical institutions receiving Vermont Medicaid.
Economic Impact: The emergency rate setting methodology is expected to lessen...
Private Nonmedical Institution Rate Setting Methodology in Response to COVID-19. Apr 09, 2020
Office of the Secretary of State 20-E05Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 847(c)
Persons Affected: All agencies as defined in 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(1)that file ad...
Economic Impact: Economic impacts are difficult to quantify in monetary value...
Rule on Rulemaking Apr 06, 2020
Department of Financial Regulation 20-E04Legal Authority: Act 91 of 2020.
Persons Affected: Health insurers and workers' compensation insurance carriers...
Economic Impact: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic requires the provision o...
Coverage of Health Care Services Delivered Through Telephone, Telehealth, or Store and Forward Means. Mar 31, 2020
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 20-E03Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 18 V.S.A. Chapters 42, 43, and 43a.
Persons Affected: Hospitals and patients.
Economic Impact: The rule itself imposes no economic impact. The fewer people...
Hospital Licensing Rule. Mar 27, 2020
Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State 20-E02Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 5364
Persons Affected: Department of Health, Judiciary, Town Clerks, social service...
Economic Impact: These emergency rules are intended to allow notarial service...
Administrative Rules for Notaries Public and Remote Notarization Mar 24, 2020
Department of Financial Regulation 20-E01Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 9414 and 8 V.S.A. § 15
Persons Affected: Managed Care Organizations regulated by the State of Vermont...
Economic Impact: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic may require the provisio...
Suspension of Credentialing Verification Practices. Mar 20, 2020
Department of Environmental Conservation, Agency of Natural Resources 20P013Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1930
Persons Affected: Underground storage tank owners and operators at commercial ...
Economic Impact: The 2020 amendments to the UST rules will result in no addit...
Underground Storage Tank (UST) Rules Mar 18, 2020
Board of Education 20P012Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. §§ 164(7); and 2959; and Act No. 173 (2018) Sec. 16; as amended by Act No. 72 (2019) Sec. E.502.1.
Persons Affected: Supervisory Unions (Sus) / School Districts (SDs); school st...
Economic Impact: This rule anticipates minimal financial impacts an no negati...
Special Education Rules, Parts B (Ages 3-22) and C (Birth to Age 3). Mar 18, 2020
Board of Education 20P011Legal Authority: Act No. 173 (2018) Sec. 16; as amended by Act No. 72 (2019) Sec. E.502.1.
Persons Affected: Supervisory Unions (Sus) / School Districts (SDs); school st...
Economic Impact: These rules effectuate the shift in funding directed by Act ...
Special Education Finance and Census-Based Funding. Mar 18, 2020
Agency of Human Services 20P010Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); and 33 V.S.A. §§ 19019(a)(1), and 1810.
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, State Fair Hearings and Expedited Eligibility Appeals (Part 8). Mar 04, 2020
Agency of Human Services 20P009Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); and 33 V.S.A. §§ 19019(a)(1), and 1810.
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, Eligibility and Enrollment Procedures (Part 7). Mar 04, 2020
Agency of Human Services 20P008Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); and 33 V.S.A. §§ 19019(a)(1), and 1810.
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, Financial Methodologies (Part 5). Mar 04, 2020
Agency of Human Services 20P007Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); and 33 V.S.A. §§ 19019(a)(1), and 1810.
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, General Provisions and Definitions (Part 1). Mar 04, 2020
Agency of Natural Resources 20P006Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1110; and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Dam Owners; Owners of land underlying existing dams; Municip...
Economic Impact: The Rule establishes an inspection schedule (periodic and co...
Vermont Dam Safety Rule. Mar 04, 2020
Agency of Natural Resources 20P005Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 6603(1), 6604c(d)
Persons Affected: The following are subject to the provision of these Rules: s...
Economic Impact: Proposed changes to financial responsibility requirements ma...
Solid Waste Management Rules. Feb 12, 2020
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 20P004Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2).
Persons Affected: Homeless Vermonters; motels in which GA clients are places; ...
Economic Impact: Removing temporary housing from the GA/EA rules and shifting...
General Assistance / Emergency Assistance Rules. Jan 29, 2020
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 20P003Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 1247, and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Schools, child care programs, parents, guardians, children, ...
Economic Impact: While the General Assembly appropriated funding for the cost...
Rule Governing Testing and Remediation of Lead in the Drinking Water of Schools and Child Care Facilities. Jan 29, 2020
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 20P002Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and 33 V.S.A. §§ 105(b) and 3502.
Persons Affected: All independent providers of out-of-home care not otherwise ...
Economic Impact: Vermont's 737 CBCCPPs provide a critical support for many fa...
Child Care Licensing Regulations: Center Based Child Care and Preschool Programs. Jan 29, 2020
Agency of Natural Resources 20P001Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 8019
Persons Affected: Individuals or entities who violate Agency of Natural Resour...
Economic Impact: Because the penalty amounts are not substantially changing, ...
Environmental Citations. Jan 08, 2020
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 19P084Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. §§ 1755 and 1757; and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b).
Persons Affected: Pediatricians, Vermont children and their parents and guardi...
Economic Impact: The changes in counseling required by this rule should have ...
Blood Lead Screening, Reporting and Response Rule. Jan 01, 2020
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 19P083Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 1747 and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b).
Persons Affected: None
Economic Impact: None
Lead Poisoned Children Rules Jan 01, 2020
Vermont Public Utility Commission 19P082Legal Authority: Sections 19, and 20 of Act No. 79 of 2019; and 30 V.S.A. §§ 203 and 209.
Persons Affected: Amended Rule 3.706(D)(1) will affect: (1) utilities that own...
Economic Impact: The overall economic impact of amended Rule 3.706(D)(1) is p...
Rule 3.700 Pole Attachments. Dec 11, 2019
Vermont Enhanced 911 Board. 19P081Legal Authority: Section 25 of Act No. 79 of 2019, and 30 V.S.A. § 7053.
Persons Affected: Originating carriers that provide voice services to subscrib...
Economic Impact: Implementation of the reporting requirements in this rule is...
Rule Governing Outage Reporting Requirements for Originating Carriers and Electric Power Companies. Dec 11, 2019
Office of the Secretary of State 19P080Legal Authority: 11 V.S.A. § 1621(d)
Persons Affected: a. Corporations & Business Services Division of the Secretar...
Economic Impact: There is no reasonably expected economic impact.
Business Name Registration Rules. Nov 27, 2019
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 19P079Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A §§ 102 and 2159
Persons Affected: Ambulatory surgical centers.
Economic Impact: Any burdens in the rule beyond those imposed by the statute ...
Ambulatory Surgical Center Licensing Rule. Nov 27, 2019
Agency of Human Services 19P078Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901 (a)(1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries; Agency of Human Services including i...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT). Oct 30, 2019
Agency of Human Services 19P077Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901 (a)(1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries; Agency of Human Services including i...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Medical Necessity for Covered Services Oct 30, 2019
Agency of Human Services 19P076Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901 (a)(1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries; Agency of Human Services including i...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation. Oct 30, 2019
Agency of Human Services 19P075Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901 (a)(1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries; Agency of Human Services including i...
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Ambulance Services. Oct 30, 2019
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 19P074Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); and 18 V.S.A. § 1776.
Persons Affected: Manufacturers of children's products, Department of Health, ...
Economic Impact: This rule imposes no economic burden to the regulated commun...
Chemicals of High Concern in Children's Products Rule. Oct 30, 2019
Department of Financial Regulation 19P071Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. §§ 15 and 15a
Persons Affected: The rule will affect individuals and entities that can more ...
Economic Impact: Current insurance statutes and regulations may present barri...
Insurance Regulatory Sandbox; Innovation Waiver Regulation. Sep 18, 2019
Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets 19P045Legal Authority: 6 V.S.A. § 564; 6 V.S.A. § 566; 6 V.S.A. § 179
Persons Affected: Individuals and companies that will grow and process hemp, c...
Economic Impact: These rules may impact small scale growers and processors pr...
Vermont Hemp Rules May 22, 2019
Department of Public Service 19P042Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 53
Persons Affected: The Public Service Department, Division of Historic Preserva...
Economic Impact: This rule is an update of an adopted commercial building ene...
Vermont Commercial Building Energy Standards (CBES). May 22, 2019
Department of Public Service 19P041Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 51
Persons Affected: The Vermont Department of Public Service, Vermont Division f...
Economic Impact: This rule is an update of an adopted residential building en...
Vermont Residential Building Energy Standards (RBES). May 22, 2019
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