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39 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators 24P018Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. Section 1694(1) and (5)
Persons Affected: Teachers; public and private school administrators and their...
Economic Impact: The economic impact of educator licensure rule is difficult ...
Rules Governing the Licensing of Educators and the Preparation of Education Professionals May 01, 2024
Vermont Public Utility Commission 24P017Legal Authority: Public Act No. 47, § 25a (2023 Vt., Bien. Sess.).
Persons Affected: Gas, electric, water, and basic telephone utility companies;...
Economic Impact: The proposed rule will have minimal economic impact, but it ...
Rule 3.400 Disconnection of Cable Television Service and Non-Residential Electric, Gas, and Water Service. Apr 17, 2024
Vermont Public Utility Commission 24P016Legal Authority: Public Act No. 47, § 25a (2023 Vt., Bien. Sess.).
Persons Affected: Gas, electric, water, and basic telephone utility companies;...
Economic Impact: The proposed rule will have minimal economic impact, but it ...
Rule 3.300 Disconnection of Residential Gas, Electric, and Water Service. Apr 17, 2024
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 24-E05Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2)
Persons Affected: Households eligible for the Emergency Housing Transition Ben...
Economic Impact: The fiscal year 2024 budget adjustment act appropriated$11,3...
Emergency Housing Transition Benefit. Apr 01, 2024
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 24-E04Legal 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...
Eligibility Criteria for Temporary Housing Assistance. Apr 01, 2024
Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor 24P015Legal Authority: 21 VSA §§ 204, 224
Persons Affected: This rule affects non-federal establishments with 100 or mor...
Economic Impact: OSHA estimates that this rule will have economic costs acros...
Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. Mar 27, 2024
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 24P014Legal 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; Veterinarians;
Economic Impact: There is likely to be a positive, though unmeasurable, econo...
Reportable and Communicable Diseases Rule. Mar 27, 2024
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 24P013Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 4672, and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Drug recipients; Drug Collection Sites; Drug Dispensing Site...
Economic Impact: This program is anticipated to save millions of dollars in m...
Unused Drug Repository Rule. Mar 27, 2024
Department of Environmental Conservation, Agency of Natural Resources 24P012Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1929a (a) and (c); (Sec. 1 of Act No. 76 of 2016).
Persons Affected: Any person who owns an aboveground storage tank will be affe...
Economic Impact: Negative economic impacts may include higher tank installati...
Aboveground Storage Tank Rules. Mar 13, 2024
Office of Professional Regulation, Office of the Secretary of State 24-E03Legal 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 Electronic and Remote Notarization. Mar 04, 2024
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 24-E02Legal 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. Feb 12, 2024
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 24P011Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2)
Persons Affected: Families applying for or receiving Reach Up benefits and the...
Economic Impact: The Department anticipates a cost of $431 per year associate...
Postsecondary Education Program Rules. Feb 07, 2024
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 24P010Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2)
Persons Affected: Families applying for or receiving Reach Up benefits and the...
Economic Impact: The Department estimates a one-time cost of $108,000 to impl...
Reach Up Eligibility Rules. Feb 07, 2024
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 24P009Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2)
Persons Affected: Families applying for or receiving Reach Up benefits and the...
Economic Impact: The Department estimates a one-time cost of $108,000 to impl...
Reach Up Services Rules. Feb 07, 2024
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 24P008Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 105(b)(2)
Persons Affected: Families applying for or receiving Reach First benefits and ...
Economic Impact: The Department anticipates no economic impact. The proposed ...
Reach First Rules. Feb 07, 2024
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 24P007Legal 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...
General Assistance Temporary Housing Assistance. Jan 24, 2024
Agency of Human Services 24P006Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 1901(a), 33 V.S.A. § 904(a)
Persons Affected: Nursing home residents; Nursing home providers, including th...
Economic Impact: The proposed change will not have a fiscal impact. Vermont M...
Nursing Home Reimbursement Rule Simplification. Jan 24, 2024
Agency of Human Services 24P005Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 1901(a)
Persons Affected: Children that reside in PNMIs; PNMI providers, including the...
Economic Impact: The proposed change will not have a fiscal impact. Vermont M...
Private Nonmedical Institution Rules Simplification. Jan 24, 2024
Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets 24P004Legal Authority: 6 V.S.A. §1460 and § 1475
Persons Affected: All entities involved in the importation of livestock and/or...
Economic Impact: This proposal does not constitute a new set of requirements ...
Rules Governing the Importation of Domestic Animals, Including Livestock and Poultry. Jan 24, 2024
Agency of Human Services 24P003Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 2081(a)
Persons Affected: VPharm beneficiaries; Agency of Human Services including its...
Economic Impact: The expansion of drug coverage available under VPharm 2 and ...
VPharm Coverage. Jan 24, 2024
Agency of Natural Resources 24P002Legal 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: Because the antidegradation analysis is largely conducted by...
Antidegradation Implementation Rule Jan 17, 2024
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 24P001Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. §§ 1752, 1759, and 1760, and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11)
Persons Affected: Owners of pre-1978 rental housing, Lead-based paint inspecto...
Economic Impact: Owners of pre-1978 rental housing may see cost savings assoc...
Regulations for Lead Control. Jan 17, 2024
Vermont Fire Service Training Council 23P048Legal Authority: 20 V.S.A. § 3153
Persons Affected: Firefighters and fire departments.
Economic Impact: This proposed rule change provides a positive economic impac...
Vermont Fire Service Training Council Rules. Dec 06, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23P047Legal 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 Medications for Opioid Use Disorder. Nov 29, 2023
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 23P046Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 2602(b); 33 V.S.A. § 2609(a)
Persons Affected: Low-income households applying for or receiving seasonal Hom...
Economic Impact: The Agency anticipates the rule will have little, if any, qu...
Crisis Fuel Assistance Rules. Nov 08, 2023
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 23P045Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 2602(b)
Persons Affected: Low-income households applying for or receiving seasonal Hom...
Economic Impact: The Agency anticipates the rule will have little, if any, qu...
Seasonal Fuel Assistance Rules. Nov 08, 2023
Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living; Agency of Human Services 23P044Legal Authority: 33 V.S.A. § 7117(a)
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services; Department of Disabilities, Aging,...
Economic Impact: The rules are in line with safe standards of practice, so th...
Residential Care Home and Assisted Living Residence Licensing Regulations. Nov 08, 2023
Agency of Natural Resources 23P043Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 554, 558, and 567
Persons Affected: Vehicle manufacturers and fleet owners
Economic Impact: There is no economic impact because these amendments do not ...
Vermont Low Emission Vehicle and Zero Emission Vehicle Rules. Nov 08, 2023
Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council. 23P040Legal Authority: 20 V.S.A. § 2355
Persons Affected: Dept of Public Safety, Vt League of Cities and Towns, Dept. ...
Economic Impact: It is anticipated that the proposed rule changes will not ha...
Council Rules. Oct 25, 2023
Department of Health, Agency of Human Services 23P039Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 1351(e), 3 V.S.A. § 831(d), 26 V.S.A. § 1377(a), 26 V.S.A. § 3061, 26 V.S.A. § 1391(c), Act 38 (2023), and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, anesthesiolog...
Economic Impact: The Board can elect to offer a licensee the option to pay a ...
Rules of the Board of Medical Practice. Oct 25, 2023
Agency of Human Services 23P038Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901(a)(1)
Persons Affected: Medicaid beneficiaries, legally responsible individuals as d...
Economic Impact: This rulemaking has a positive economic benefit to Medicaid ...
Children's Personal Care Services. Oct 18, 2023
Board of Education 23P037Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. §§ 164(14), 166(b); 2019 Act No. 1 Sec.1.
Persons Affected: The Vermont Agency of Education Staff; Vermont State Board o...
Economic Impact: The proposed changes amend the current 2200 Rule Series to a...
Independent School Program Approval Rules. Oct 18, 2023
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
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
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
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
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
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