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41 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23P035Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 4303; 18 V.S.A. § 4353; and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Licensed exempt food manufacturers, licensed exempt bakeries...
Economic Impact: Federal regulation requires the presence of label informatio...
Manufactured Food Rule. Sep 27, 2023
Department of Financial Regulation 23P034Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. §§ 10, 15(a), 3848, 4721-4728, 4804(a), 4812 and 4813c(c).
Persons Affected: The Department of Financial Regulation; producers offering i...
Economic Impact: The cost of implementing this rule on insurers, producers, i...
Suitability in Annuity Transactions (Reg. I-2023-01). Sep 27, 2023
Department of Corrections, Agency of Human Services 23P033Legal Authority: 28 V.S.A. § 102(c) and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: (1)Incarcerated and supervised individuals in the care and c...
Economic Impact: It is anticipated that the repeal of this Rule will not have...
Reporting of Offender Information. Sep 27, 2023
Vermont Public Utility Commission 23-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. Sep 25, 2023
Office of Child Support, Agency of Human Services 23P032Legal Authority: 15 V.S.A. § 654, 45 C.F.R. § 302.56 (e), and 3 V.S.A. §801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Children of separated parents; custodial parents; noncustodi...
Economic Impact: The amount of child support varies depending on the parents...
Child Support Guidelines Sep 20, 2023
Department of Labor 23P031Legal Authority: 31 V.S.A. § 704
Persons Affected: Ski areas, the Vermont tourist industry more broadly, and th...
Economic Impact: There should be little economic impact to ski areas when it ...
Vermont Passenger Tramway Rules. Sep 20, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P030Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. 1901(a)(1) and 1810
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services (AHS) anticipates that one prop...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, State Fair Hearings and Expedited Eligibility Appeals (Part 8). Sep 06, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P029Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. 1901(a)(1) and 1810
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services (AHS) anticipates that one prop...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, Eligibility-and-Enrollment Procedures (Part 7). Sep 06, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P028Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. 1901(a)(1) and 1810
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services (AHS) anticipates that one prop...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, Financial Methodologies (Part 5). Sep 06, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P027Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. 1901(a)(1) and 1810
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services (AHS) anticipates that one prop...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, Special Rules for Medicaid Coverage of Long-Term Services and Supports - Eligibility and Post-Eligibility (Part 4). Sep 06, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P026Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. 1901(a)(1) and 1810
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services (AHS) anticipates that one prop...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, Nonfinancial Eligibility Requirements (Part 3). Sep 06, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P025Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. 1901(a)(1) and 1810
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services (AHS) anticipates that one prop...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, Eligibility Standards (Part 2). Sep 06, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P024Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. 1901(a)(1) and 1810
Persons Affected: Medicaid applicants/enrollees; Individuals who wish to purch...
Economic Impact: The Agency of Human Services (AHS) anticipates that one prop...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule, General Provisions and Definitions (Part 1). Sep 06, 2023
Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State 23-E09Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); and 26 V.S.A. § 5323
Persons Affected: State agencies, the judiciary, Town Clerks, social service a...
Economic Impact: These Emergency Rules have allowed notarial acts to continue...
Emergency Administrative Rules for Notaries Public and Remote Notarization. Sep 05, 2023
Agency of Natural Resources 23P023Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1672
Persons Affected: The individuals and entities most directly impacted will be ...
Economic Impact: Any cost impact to water systems due to the Revised Total Co...
Water Supply Rule. Aug 23, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23-E08Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 18 V.S.A. § 176
Persons Affected: Health care providers
Economic Impact: The only economic impact anticipated is based on the time it...
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry Rule Aug 15, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23-E07Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 18 V.S.A. §§ 102 and 1001, 20 V.S.A. §3801(b), and 13 V.S.A. § 3504(h)
Persons Affected: Health care providers; Laboratory directors
Economic Impact: There is likely to be a positive, though unmeasurable, econo...
Reportable and Communicable Diseases Rule. Aug 15, 2023
Board of Education 23P022Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. §§ 164, and 165; Act No. 1 of 2019 § 1.
Persons Affected: The Vermont Agency of Education; Vermont State Board of Educ...
Economic Impact: The proposed rule series amends current Education Quality St...
Education Quality Standards (Rule Series 2000). Aug 02, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23-E06Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 18 V.S.A. § 4752.
Persons Affected: Individuals with opioid use disorder, Office Based Opioid Tr...
Economic Impact: This rulemaking is not expected to have any economic impact.
Rules Governing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. Jul 31, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23-E05Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2)
Persons Affected: Households with children applying for General Assistance tem...
Economic Impact: The Department estimates that the cost of expanding eligibil...
Pandemic-Era General Assistance Emergency Housing Transition Jul 01, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P021Legal 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...
Medicaid Coverage of Exception Requests. Jun 28, 2023
Vermont Public Utility Commission 23P020Legal Authority: Public Act No. 61. § 7 (2006 Vt., Adj. Sess.); and 30 V.S.A. § 8011(c).
Persons Affected: The rule will affect entities seeking to interconnect distri...
Economic Impact: The rule will have a small economic impact on interconnectio...
Rule 5.500: Interconnection Procedures for Proposed Electric Generation Resources and Energy Storage Devices. Jun 28, 2023
Vermont Public Utility Commission 23P019Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 8010(c).
Persons Affected: The Net-Metering Rule affects: all Vermont electric utility ...
Economic Impact: The proposed amendments do not include substantive changes t...
5.100 Rule Pertaining to Construction and Operation of Net-Metering Systems (the Jun 28, 2023
Vermont Public Utility Commission 23P018Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. §§ 2(c), 9, 11(a), and 248
Persons Affected: Any person or entity filing a petition for a certificate of ...
Economic Impact: It is possible that the amendments will require some petitio...
Rule 5.400 5.400 Petitions to Construct Electric and Gas Facilities Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248. Jun 28, 2023
Agency of Natural Resources 23P017Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1424(a)(1); 10 V.S.A. § 1460
Persons Affected: All recreational users of Vermont's public waters; Motorized...
Economic Impact: An economic analysis of the impact of this rule considered t...
Vermont Use of Public Waters Rules. Jun 28, 2023
Agency of Natural Resources 23P016Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1978
Persons Affected: Many Vermonters will be affected by the change to the soil r...
Economic Impact: The update and clarification of technical standards for wast...
Wastewater System and Potable Water Supply Rules. May 24, 2023
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board 23P015Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 10 V.S.A. § 4082; Other relevant statutes include 10 V.S.A. §§ 4084, 4828, 4861, and 5008, see also Section 13 of Act No. 170 of 2017; Section 2 of Act No. 159 of 2021 (adj); and Section 3 of Act No. 165 of 2021 (adj).
Persons Affected: Department staff including wardens,landowners, sporting busi...
Economic Impact: There will be economic impacts on trappers who are not curre...
10 V.S.A. Appendix § 44, Furbearing Species. May 17, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23P014Legal Authority: Section 119a of Act 61 (1997); 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b)(11)
Persons Affected: Individuals recertifying their eligibility for Vermont Medic...
Economic Impact: This rulemaking removes an unnecessary recertification step ...
Vermont Medication Assistance Program Rule. Apr 26, 2023
Vermont Cannabis Control Board 23P013Legal Authority: 7 V.S.A. § 843(b)(1) and 7 V.S.A. § 882.
Persons Affected: All potential cannabis businesses, as well as currently regi...
Economic Impact: There will be no economic impact from the proposed amendment...
Rule 4: Compliance and Enforcement. Apr 05, 2023
Vermont Cannabis Control Board 23P012Legal Authority: 7 V.S.A. § 843(b)(1)
Persons Affected: All individuals who seek to participate in a legal cannabis ...
Economic Impact: On the whole, these rule amendments will have only a small e...
Rule 2: Regulation of Cannabis Establishments. Apr 05, 2023
Vermont Cannabis Control Board 23P011Legal Authority: 7 V.S.A. §§ 843(a); 843(b)(1); and 843(c)(1).
Persons Affected: This rule most directly affects persons and entities seeking...
Economic Impact: On the whole, these rule amendments will have limited econom...
Rule 1: Licensing of Cannabis Establishments. Apr 05, 2023
Vermont Enhanced 911 Board. 23P010Legal Authority: Section 25 of Act No. 125 of 2020 and 30 V.S.A. § 7053
Persons Affected: The rule impacts originating carriers that provide voice ser...
Economic Impact: Implementation of the March 2023 proposed updates to the rep...
Rule Governing Outage Reporting Requirements for Originating Carriers and Electric Power Companies. Apr 05, 2023
Division of Fire Safety - Department of Public Safety 23P009Legal Authority: Act No. 181 of 2022, 8 V.S.A. § 102, 3 V.S.A. § 3003(a) and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Residential building owners, tenants, property management co...
Economic Impact: There will be no adverse effect from the current rules. The ...
2022 Vermont Residential Rental Housing Health and Safety Code. Apr 05, 2023
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board 23P008Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 4081-4083
Persons Affected: Department staff including wardens; individuals who fish, fi...
Economic Impact: This proposal will have no economic effect but will increase...
10 V.S.A. Appendix § 141 Baitfish Regulation. Mar 29, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23P003Legal Authority: Act 66 of 2013, § 2(b).
Persons Affected: Department for Children and Families Vermont Department of H...
Economic Impact: An unquantifiable cost-savings is anticipated for home visit...
Home Visiting Rule. Feb 08, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 22P042Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 1652 (c); 3 V.S.A § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Medical and veterinary practitioners and facilities that own...
Economic Impact: As these regulations largely codify existing practices, the ...
Radiological Health Rule. Jan 04, 2023
Agency of Natural Resources 22P038Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1251a; Act No. 64(2015), Sec. 1(a)(9).
Persons Affected: State Agencies and Departments, such as the Agency of Transp...
Economic Impact: Pursuant to the existing Antidegradation Implementation Proc...
Antidegradation Implementation Rule. Dec 28, 2022
Department of Public Service 22P029Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 53 COMMERCIAL BUILDING ENERGY STANDARDS
Persons Affected: The Department of Public Safety (DPS), State Historic Preser...
Economic Impact: This rule represents the latest in a series of updates to th...
Vermont Commercial Building Energy Standards (CBES) Amendments Nov 02, 2022
Department of Public Service 22P028Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 51 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING ENERGY STANDARDS
Persons Affected: The Dep’t of Public Safety, State Historic Preservation Of...
Economic Impact: This rule is an update of adopted residential building energ...
Vermont Residential Building Energy Standards (RBES) Amendments Nov 02, 2022
Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State 22P027Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §801(b)(11) and 26 V.S.A. § 5343(c)
Persons Affected: Notaries public, banks and bank professionals, real estate p...
Economic Impact: There will be minimal economic impact from the proposed rule...
Administrative Rules for Notary Public Continuing Education. Oct 26, 2022
Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State 22P026Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 1252(b)(3); and 3 V.S.A § 801(11).
Persons Affected: Funeral directors; embalmers; funeral consumer groups; funer...
Economic Impact: A positive impact may be felt by embalmers and funeral direc...
Rule on Alternative Preparatory Paths for Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Oct 26, 2022
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