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50 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
Department of Labor 16P053Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. § 487
Persons Affected: Employers and employees in Vermont; The Department of Labor.
Economic Impact: The Rule will have an economic impact on employers who do no...
Earned Sick Time Rules. Sep 28, 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
Department of Health 16-E08Legal 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. Sep 16, 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
Agency of Natural Resources 16-E07Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1392(d)
Persons Affected: Plastics manufacturers, firefighting organizations, wire coa...
Economic Impact: A groundwater enforcement standards is used to determine whe...
Vermont Groundwater Protection Rule and Strategy. Aug 25, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16-E06Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 6603(1)
Persons Affected: Plastics manufacturers, firefighting organizations, wire coa...
Economic Impact: Listing of PFOA and PFOS is necessary to ensure proper manag...
Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Rule. Aug 25, 2016
Vermont Lottery Commission. 16P045Legal Authority: 31 V.S.A. § 654a(a).
Persons Affected: The affected parties include Lottery players, licensed retai...
Economic Impact: There is no known economic impact as a result of implementin...
Mega Millions Rules. Aug 24, 2016
Vermont Lottery Commission. 16P044Legal Authority: 31 V.S.A. § 654a(a).
Persons Affected: The affected parties include Lottery players, licensed retai...
Economic Impact: There is no known economic impact as a result of implementin...
Powerball Rules. Aug 24, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P043Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. §§ 10, 15, 30203, and 32401.
Persons Affected: Vermont state chartered credit unions and the Department of ...
Economic Impact: None. There will be no economic impact because Vermont state...
Credit Union Member Business Loans. Aug 24, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P042Legal Authority: 18 V.S.A. § 9414, 8 V.S.A. §§ 15, 4089a, 4089b, and 4724
Persons Affected: All Vermonters who have managed care-type policies subject t...
Economic Impact: Much of the rule is anticipated to be cost-neutral or cost-s...
Consumer Protection and Quality Requirements for Managed Care Organizations. Aug 17, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P041Legal Authority: Act 165 of 2016, 8 V.S.A. § 15.
Persons Affected: All Individuals and employees of small businesses who purcha...
Economic Impact: The Rule may result in reduced out of pocket costs for presc...
Online Posting of Prescription Drug Formularies by Health Insurers. Aug 17, 2016
Public Service Board 16-E05Legal Authority: 30 V.S.A. § 3, and Act 174 of 2016.
Persons Affected: Wind generation facility developers, neighbors of any propos...
Economic Impact: Due to the brief time allowed for the Board to conduct this ...
Temporary Rule on Sound Levels from Wind Generation Facilities. Jul 28, 2016
Department of Health 16P040Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 3 V.S.A. § 3003; and 18 V.S.A. §§ 102, 115; and 5087.
Persons Affected: Health care providers, newborn infants and their parents or ...
Economic Impact: No impact is expected. Providers are already screening nearl...
Newborn Screening Program Rule. Jul 27, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P039Legal 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...
Audiology Services. Jul 27, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P038Legal 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...
Eyewear and Vision Care Services. Jul 27, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P037Legal 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...
Health Care Administrative Rules Definitions. Jul 27, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P036Legal 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...
Health Care Administrative Rules Introduction. Jul 27, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P035Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. § 1901(a)(1)
Persons Affected: No entity is affected by the rule being repealed.
Economic Impact: The rule does not increase or lessen an economic burden on a...
Planned Parenthood of Vermont Jul 27, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P034Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 554(2), 555(c), 558, and 567.
Persons Affected: The proposed rule amendments will potentially affect the gen...
Economic Impact: There may be economic impact to air contaminant sources that...
Miscellaneous Amendments to the Vermont Air Pollution Control Regulations. Jul 20, 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
Agency of Natural Resources 16P031Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 6603(1).
Persons Affected: Plastics manufacturers, firefighting organizations, wire coa...
Economic Impact: A groundwater enforcement standard is used to determine whet...
Vermont Groundwater Protection Rule and Strategy. Jul 20, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P030Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 1251a and 1252(e).
Persons Affected: State and federal agencies and departments, particularly the...
Economic Impact: 1. The addition of Class B(1) may have future positive econo...
Vermont Water Quality Standards. Jul 20, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P029Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 6603(1).
Persons Affected: Plastics manufacturers, firefighting organizations, wire coa...
Economic Impact: Listing of PFOA and PFOS is necessary to ensure proper manag...
Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Rule. Jul 20, 2016
Office of Professional Regulation 16P028Legal Authority: 26 V.S.A. § 3235(b) and 3 V.S.A. § 802(b)11).
Persons Affected: All alcohol and drug abuse counselors, designated agencies, ...
Economic Impact: The rules should have no economic effect. Fees for applicat...
Administrative Rules for Certified Apprentice Addiction Professionals, Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors. 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
Department of Fish and Wildlife 16P026Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. §§ 4081, 4082, and 4084.
Persons Affected: The Fish and Wildlife Department staff, bear hunters, and de...
Economic Impact: The Department of Fish and Wildlife does not expect any disc...
10 V.S.A. Appendix § 7 Bear Management Rule. Jun 29, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P025Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 33 V.S.A. §§ 1805, 1806, 1810 and 1811; Act No. 54 of 2015 with amendments to 33 V.S.A. §§ 1803(b)(4) and 1811(b).
Persons Affected: The following enterprises and government entities are affect...
Economic Impact: Because the rule largely codifies existing certification and...
8200 Standards for Issuers Participating in the Vermont Health Benefit Exchange. Jun 29, 2016
Department of Public Safety 16P024Legal Authority: 20 V.S.A. § 2731
Persons Affected: General contractors, builders, for profit and non-profit dev...
Economic Impact: Approximately 1/2 of all businesses that have a significant ...
Vermont Fire & Building Safety Code. Jun 22, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P023Legal Authority: 23 V.S.A. § 3506(b)(4)
Persons Affected: Vermont Agency of natural Resources personnel, ATV organizat...
Economic Impact: Prohibiting ATVs from Berlin Pond may reduce the presence of...
Rules for Use of All-Terrain Vehicles on Ice-Covered Bodies of Public Water. Jun 22, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P022Legal Authority: 23 V.S.A. § 3206(b)(6)
Persons Affected: Agency Natural Resources personnel, members of the public wh...
Economic Impact: This Rule adds Berlin Pond to the list of designated bodies ...
Snowmobiling On State-Owned Lands Rule. Jun 22, 2016
Agency of Natural Resources 16P021Legal Authority: 10 V.S.A. § 1424
Persons Affected: Vermont Agency of Natural Resources personnel, ice fishing e...
Economic Impact: Prohibiting the use of all internal combustion motors may re...
Vermont Use of Public Waters Rules. Jun 22, 2016
Department of Financial Regulation 16P020Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. § 15
Persons Affected: The Department of Financial Regulation, Insurers within the ...
Economic Impact: The amendment will have an overall positive economic impact....
Health Care Stop Loss Insurance - Regulation H-2009-02. Jun 01, 2016
Department of Health 16P019Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11), 18 V.S.A. §§ 9708 and 9719.
Persons Affected: Individual Vermonters and their families, physicians, Emerge...
Economic Impact: Among other provisions, this rule specifies the requirements...
Advance Directives for Health Care Rule. Jun 01, 2016
Department of Labor 16P018Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. § 678(c)
Persons Affected: Injured workers, employers, workers' compensation insurance ...
Economic Impact: The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has re...
Vermont Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease Rule 20.1300. May 25, 2016
Department of Labor 16P017Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. § 641(a)(5)
Persons Affected: Injured workers, employers, workers' compensation insurance ...
Economic Impact: The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has re...
Vermont Workers' Compensation Vocational Rehabilitation Rules 58.3000, 58.4000, 58.5000 and 58.5500. May 25, 2016
Department of Labor 16P016Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. § 640c
Persons Affected: Injured workers, employers, workers' compensation insurance ...
Economic Impact: According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance ...
Vermont Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease Rules 11.1400 and 12.1730. May 25, 2016
Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets 16P015Legal Authority: 6 V.S.A. § 4810a(a)
Persons Affected: The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets; Natural...
Economic Impact: We expect that the land management changes required by this ...
Required Agricultural Practices Rule for the Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program. May 18, 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
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
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 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 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
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