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59 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
Department of Health 17P003Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and 18 V.S.A. § 904(b)
Persons Affected: Emergency medical personnel, Emergency Medical Services Agen...
Economic Impact: This rule revision is not expected to have an economic impac...
Emergency Medical Services Rule. Feb 01, 2017
Department of Health 17P002Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 1351(e); 3 V.S.A. § 831(d); and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, anesthesiolog...
Economic Impact: This rule is not expected to have an economic impact. There ...
Rules of the Board of Medical Practice. Feb 01, 2017
Department of Financial Regulation 17P001Legal Authority: 9 V.S.A. § 5605(a).
Persons Affected: Department of Financial Regulation, companies that raise cap...
Economic Impact: The proposed revisions are expected to have a positive econo...
Rule No. S-2016-01, Vermont Securities Regulations (Revised). Feb 01, 2017
Department of Health 17E01Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); and Section 14 of Act No. 193 (2013).
Persons Affected: Individual with opioid addiction and their families, physici...
Economic Impact: With expanded treatment capacity for individuals dependent u...
Emergency Rule for Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence. Feb 01, 2017
Agency of Human Services 16P102Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b) (11) and 18 V.S.A. § 152 (a)
Persons Affected: Health care providers and health care facilities diagnosing ...
Economic Impact: This rulemaking lengthens the number of days that a health c...
Cancer Registry Rule Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P101Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §801(b)(11); 18 V.S.A. §§ 1852, 1854 & 1908
Persons Affected: Hospitals and patients.
Economic Impact: The statute provides the licensing agency with the authority...
Hospital Licensing Rule Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P100Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b) (11)
Persons Affected: None.
Economic Impact: None.
Confidentiality Regulation Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P099Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b) (11), 18 V.S.A. § 2203
Persons Affected: None.
Economic Impact: None.
Fee Policy -- Home Health Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P098Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §801 (b) (11)
Persons Affected: None.
Economic Impact: None.
Hospital Services for Low Income People Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P097Legal Authority: 3 VSA §801(b)(11), Section 119a of Act 61 (1997)
Persons Affected: The changes to this rule do not impact any individuals or en...
Economic Impact: The changes to this rule do not have an economic impact.
Vermont Medication Assistance Program (VMAP) Rule Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P096Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §801 (b) (11), 18 V.S.A. §503
Persons Affected: None.
Economic Impact: No impact.
Public Health Laboratory Fee Rule Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P095Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801 (b) (11)
Persons Affected: Repealing this rule will not impact any participants in any ...
Economic Impact: None.
WIC Program Eligibility Dec 28, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16E11Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §801(b)(11); and 18 V.S.A. §§5087(b) and 5087(e)
Persons Affected: Newborns, parents of newborns, hospital personnel, public he...
Economic Impact: No economic impact is expected as a result of this rule beca...
Birth Information Network Rule Dec 23, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P094Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1027
Persons Affected: Municipalities, government entities, private individuals, bu...
Economic Impact: FEMA approval of Vermont's codes and standards is likely to ...
Vermont Stream Alteration Rule. Dec 21, 2016
Public Service Board 16P093Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 2(c); 30 V.S.A. § 3; and 30 V.S.A. § 248(a)(5).
Persons Affected: Vermont Department of Public Service; Vermont Division for H...
Economic Impact: The rule can be expected to impose additional costs to the d...
Requirements Related to the Installation and Maintenance of Aesthetic Mitigation Measures. Dec 21, 2016
Public Service Board 16P092Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 2(c); 30 V.S.A. § 3; and 30 V.S.A. § 248(a)(5).
Persons Affected: Vermont Department of Public Service; Vermont Agency of natu...
Economic Impact: Providing financial security for the decommissioning of faci...
Decommissioning Requirements for Facilities Constructed and Operated Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §§ 248 and 8010. Dec 21, 2016
Public Service Board 16P091Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 2(c); 30 V.S.A. § 3;
Persons Affected: Vermont Department of Public Service; Vermont Agency of Natu...
Economic Impact: The amendment to the rule removes the requirement for decomm...
Requirements for Petitions to Construct Electric and Gas Facilities Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248. Dec 21, 2016
Department of Labor 16P090Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 204, 224.
Persons Affected: This rule affects the Maritime Industry in Vermont only mini...
Economic Impact: While some employers will realize a level of economic impact...
VOSHA Rule: Subpart Z; Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica in Maritime Industry. Dec 21, 2016
Department of Labor 16P089Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 204, 224.
Persons Affected: This rule affects a wide spectrum of General Industry activi...
Economic Impact: While some employers will realize a level of economic impact...
VOSHA Rule: Subpart Z; Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica in General Industry. Dec 21, 2016
Department of Labor 16P088Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 204, 224.
Persons Affected: This rule affects a wide spectrum of construction activities...
Economic Impact: While some employers will realize a level of economic impact...
VOSHA Rule: Subpart Z; Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction. Dec 21, 2016
Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators 16P087Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. §§ 1694(1) and (5).
Persons Affected: Teachers; public and private school administrators and their...
Economic Impact: Proposed rule changes will have minimal economic impact. Edu...
Rules Governing the Licensing of Educators and the Preparation of Educational Professionals. Dec 21, 2016
Department of Health 16P086Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and 18 V.S.A. §§ 5087(b) and 5087(e).
Persons Affected: Newborns, parents of newborns, hospital personnel, public he...
Economic Impact: No economic impact is expected as a result of this rule beca...
Birth Information Network Rule. Dec 14, 2016
Department of Health 16P085Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and 18 V.S.A. § 4807(c).
Persons Affected: Alcohol and drug abuse treatment providers.
Economic Impact: Alcohol and drug abuse treatment providers: There are neglig...
Impaired Driver Rehabilitation Program Rule. Dec 14, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P084Legal 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...
Medical and Surgical Services of a Dentist. Dec 07, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P083Legal 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...
Augmentative Communication Devices and Systems. Dec 07, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P082Legal 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...
Chiropractic Services. Dec 07, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P081Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b) (11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901(a) (1); 33 V.S.A. §2004; Act No. 173 of 2016.
Persons Affected: Pharmaceutical manufacturers or labelers of prescription dru...
Economic Impact: The amendments to this rule do not increase or lessen an eco...
Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Fee. Dec 07, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P080Legal 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...
Orthodontic Treatment. Dec 07, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P079Legal 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...
Dental Services for Beneficiaries Under Age 21, and Pregnant and Postpartum Women. Dec 07, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P078Legal 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...
Dental Services for Beneficiaries Age 21 and Older. Dec 07, 2016
Department of Taxes; Agency of Administration 16P077Legal Authority: 32 V.S.A. § 3201(a)(1)
Persons Affected: These revisions potentially affect all businesses and indivi...
Economic Impact: These revisions will change the amount of tax paid by some b...
Vermont Sales and Use Tax Regulations. Nov 30, 2016
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 16P076Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2); Act 172 (2016) sections E.323 and E.323.2
Persons Affected: Families receiving Reach Up, Reach Ahead, and Postsecondary ...
Economic Impact: The Department anticipates a negligible economic impact from...
Reach Up / Postsecondary Education / Reach Ahead Rules Nov 23, 2016
Agency of Administration 16P075Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 221
Persons Affected: Members of the public who are parties in a proceeding presid...
Economic Impact: Minimal economic impact is anticipated, and is limited to th...
General Rule for Executive Branch Administrative Hearing Officers Nov 23, 2016
Board of Professional Engineering 16P074Legal Authority: 26 § 1172
Persons Affected: Professional engineers, architects, builders, colleges and u...
Economic Impact: Licensees may incur additional expenses related to complianc...
Administrative Rules of the Board of Professional Engineering. Nov 09, 2016
Office of Professional Regulation 16P073Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 5011(b); 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Agency of Natural Resources; Department of Taxes; foresters;...
Economic Impact: These rule focus primarily upon implementing Act 166 of 2016...
Administrative Rules for Foresters. Nov 09, 2016
Office of Professional Regulation 16P072Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 5011(b); 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Agency of Natural Resources; municipalities operating abatem...
Economic Impact: These rules transfer an existing regulatory program. No sign...
Administrative Rules for Pollution Abatement Facility Operators. Nov 09, 2016
Office of Professional Regulation 16P071Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 5011(b); 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Agency of Natural Resources; municipalities operating abatem...
Economic Impact: These rules transfer an existing regulatory program. No sign...
Administrative Rules for Wastewater Systems and Potable Water Supply Designers. Nov 09, 2016
Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living; Agency of Human Services 16P070Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 8725, Act No. 140 (2014); and 18 V.S.A. § 8726.
Persons Affected: Vermont Legal Aid-Disability Law Project; Green Mountain Sel...
Economic Impact: No economic impact as a result of incorporating those catego...
Regulations Implementing the Developmental Disabilities Act of 1996. Nov 09, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P069Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. §§ 15, 4813a(6) and 4813f(b).
Persons Affected: Purchasers of travel insurance, travel insurance claimants, ...
Economic Impact: This rule will facilitate a low cost distribution network fo...
Regulation I-2016-XX, Business Entity Limited Lines Producer for Travel Insurance License. Nov 02, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P068Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. § 6015
Persons Affected: Captive insurance companies domiciled in Vermont.
Economic Impact: The Department of Financial Regulation does not anticipate t...
Regulation C-81-2 (Revised), Captive Insurance Financial Regulation. Nov 02, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P067Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. §§ 15, 6015, and 6052(e).
Persons Affected: Holding companies and subsidiaries with risk retention group...
Economic Impact: The Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) anticipates tha...
Regulation C-2012-2 (Revised), Risk Retention Group Holding Company Systems. Nov 02, 2016
Department of Labor 16P066Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 602, 603, 604, 663b, 688, b89, 690(b), 692, 702, 704, 705, and 708; 8 V.S.A. §§ 4793(c and 4803; and 3 V.S.A. §§ 809-815.
Persons Affected: The rules impact employers, Workers' Compensation insurers, ...
Economic Impact: The rule has no economic impact on persons or entities that ...
Rule 45. Rules for Administrative Citations and Penalties, Stop Work Orders and Debarment. Oct 26, 2016
Board of Education 16P065Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. § 164
Persons Affected: Some school Districts in Vermont.
Economic Impact: The activities for which Districts may incur costs are requi...
State Board of Education (SBE) Rule 3400 Series - Proposals for Alternative Structures Under Act 46. Oct 26, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P064Legal Authority: 28 V.S.A. § 107(a) and § 107(b)(5)
Persons Affected: Vermont State Employees Association, Attorney General's Offi...
Economic Impact: The Department of Corrections anticipates several significan...
Inmate/Offender Records and Access to Information. Oct 19, 2016
Public Service Board 16P062Legal 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 custo...
Economic Impact: The rule will have the following economic impacts: 1. The ru...
5.100 Rule Pertaining to Construction and Operation of Net-Metering Systems. Oct 19, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P052Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1264
Persons Affected: Individuals required to obtain a post-construction stormwate...
Economic Impact: The economic impacts of the updates to the Stormwater Manage...
Stormwater Management Rule for Stormwater - Impaired Waters. Sep 21, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P051Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1264
Persons Affected: Individuals required to obtain a post-construction stormwate...
Economic Impact: The economic impacts of the updates to the Stormwater Manage...
Stormwater Management Rule. Sep 21, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P050Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1264(b)(13)
Persons Affected: Individuals required to obtain a post-construction stormwate...
Economic Impact: 1. The new 2017 VSMM increases treatment requirements compar...
2017 Vermont Stormwater Management Manual Rule Sep 21, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P049Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 905b(18).
Persons Affected: Individuals required to obtain an individual wetland permit,...
Economic Impact: The majority of the changes are administrative in nature and...
Vermont Wetland Rules. Sep 21, 2016
Department of Health 16P048Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 18 V.S.A. §§ 4287 and 4289; Act 173 of 2016 § 2a.
Persons Affected: Pharmacists who dispense Schedule II, III or IV controlled s...
Economic Impact: Based on preliminary results from other jurisdictions that r...
Vermont Prescription Monitoring System Rule. Sep 21, 2016
Department of Health 16P047Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); Act 75 of 2013 §§ 14(e) and 11(e); and Act 173 of 2016 § 2a.
Persons Affected: Prescribers of Schedule II, III, or IV controlled substances...
Economic Impact: There are anticipated medical cost savings associated with f...
Rule Governing the Prescribing of Opioids for Pain. Sep 21, 2016
Board of Radiologic Technology 16P046Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 2812
Persons Affected: Hospitals, Physicians, Chiropractors, Naturopathic Physician...
Economic Impact: These rules are anticipated to have no substantial economic ...
Administrative Rules of the Board of Radiologic Technology. Sep 14, 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
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
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 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
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