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37 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
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).
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 of Financial Regulation 16P007Legal Authority: 9 V.S.A. § 5605(a).
Persons Affected: The parties affected by this rule will be enterprises who wi...
Economic Impact: This rule creates a comprehensive set of regulations for the...
Vermont Securities Regulations. Feb 17, 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
Department of Health 16P005Legal 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. 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
Standards Board for Professional Educators, Vermont 16P002Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. §§ 1694(1) and 1694(5).
Persons Affected: Teachers; public and private school administrators and their...
Economic Impact: Economic impact is identified in two categories: 1. Based on...
Rules Governing the Licensing of Educators and the Preparation of Educational Professionals. Jan 20, 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
Department for Children and Families, Agency of Human Services 16-E01Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052, and 3053; and 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. Jan 11, 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 Labor 15P067Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 204, 224.
Persons Affected: This rule affects a very small set of employers specializing...
Economic Impact: Two major actions compelled VOSHA to undergo re-adoption of ...
VOSHA Rule: 29 CFR Part 1915 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment. Dec 23, 2015
Agency of Commerce and Community Development 15P065Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(11), 831, 2452, 2453 and 10 V.S.A. §§ 6205(b), 6231(b), 6262(a), 6253(g), and 6262(b).
Persons Affected: Mobile home park residents and owners, the Department of Hou...
Economic Impact: Mobile home park owners found to be in violation of the mobi...
Housing Division Rules. Dec 09, 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 of Forests, Parks, and Recreation 15P062Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 2681; and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Wood projects industry; Firewood retailers; Campground owner...
Economic Impact: While there may be an impact on neighboring states' firewood...
Rule Governing the Importation of Untreated Firewood Into the State of Vermont. Nov 18, 2015
Department of Health 15P060Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 3 V.S.A. § 3003; and 18 V.S.A. §§§ 102, 115 and 5087.
Persons Affected: Department of Health, hospitals, medical care providers for ...
Economic Impact: Under 18 V.S.A. § 115(d), the Department "is authorized to ...
Newborn Screening Program Rule Nov 18, 2015
Department of Health 15P059Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11), and 18 V.S.A. § 5293.
Persons Affected: Health care providers who are seeking the protections of 18 ...
Economic Impact: There will be no economic impact.
Rule Governing Compliance with patient Choice At End Of Life. Nov 18, 2015
Department of Motor Vehicles 15P058Legal Authority: 23 V.S.A. §§§ 601(d), 1282, 4121, and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: School Bus drivers, school districts that transport their st...
Economic Impact: There is no measurable economic impact associated with this ...
Operator License Endorsements. Nov 18, 2015
Department of Motor Vehicles 15P057Legal Authority: 23 V.S.A. § 3208 and 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: The public who wish to operate/register a snowmobile, the Ve...
Economic Impact: The rule adds penalties which may be assessed to either VAST...
Registration and Operation of Snowmobiles, Approved Helmets and VAST Snowmobile Registrations. Nov 18, 2015
Department of Health 15P055Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 18 V.S.A. § 1123.
Persons Affected: This rulemaking imposes no greater or lesser burden on any p...
Economic Impact: The adoption of this rule presents no economic impact.
Immunization Rule. Oct 21, 2015
Agency of Human Services 15P054Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11), 2012 Acts and Resolves No. 79, § 33a, amended by Act No. 21 of 2015.
Persons Affected: Patients in psychiatric units in designated and state-operat...
Economic Impact: The Department of Mental Health (DMH), all designated hospit...
Regulation Establishing Standards for Emergency Involuntary Procedures. Oct 21, 2015
Department of Labor 15P051Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 602, 603,604, and 688, 689, 692, 702, 704, 705, 708. 8 V.S.A §§ 4793(c) and 4803. (Licensing requirements.) 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. Sep 30, 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
Board of Education 15P023Legal Authority: 16 V.S.A. § 829(e).
Persons Affected: Vermont's children, ages 3-4, the parents and guardians of t...
Economic Impact: It is quite likely that the parents of a number of newly eli...
Prekindergarten Rules Apr 08, 2015
Office of the Attorney General 14P057Legal Authority: Section 3 of Act No. 120 of 2013(adj); and 9 V.S.A. § 3048.
Persons Affected: Food producers, distributors, and retailers; consumers; Offi...
Economic Impact: The rule, itself, does not impose any increased costs beyond...
Consumer Protection Rule 121 - Labeling Foods Produced with Genetic Engineering. Dec 17, 2014
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