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38 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
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
Vermont Lottery Commission. 15P064Legal Authority: 31 V.S.A. § 654
Persons Affected: The affected parties include Lottery players, licensed retai...
Economic Impact: There is no anticipated economic impact resulting from these...
Vermont Lottery Commission Rules and Regulations 2015. Nov 25, 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 15P061Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11); 3 V.S.A. § 3003; 18 V.S.A. §§ 102, and 103; and 18 V.S.A. § 4308.
Persons Affected: Shellfish reshippers and shellfish repackers, Department of ...
Economic Impact: This adopts the national standards, which reshippers and rep...
Shellfish Sanitation Rule 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
Board of Transportation 15P056Legal Authority: 19 V.S.A. § 5 as amended by § 27 of Act No. 40 of 2015.
Persons Affected: Agency of Transportation, Vermont Department of Libraries, V...
Economic Impact: None. The naming of existing transportation facilities has n...
Naming of State Owned, Operated or Controlled Transportation Facilities. Oct 21, 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 15P052Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 204, and 224.
Persons Affected: The rule affects establishments in several sectors of the co...
Economic Impact: Areas of economic impact for affected employers include addi...
VOSHA Rule: Confined Space in Construction. Sep 30, 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 of Financial Regulation 15P050Legal Authority: 8 V.S.A. §§ 15 and 3316.
Persons Affected: The Department of Financial Regulation; Insurance Companies ...
Economic Impact: The Proposed Rule will ultimately have a positive economic i...
Regulation I-2015-01 - Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Regulation. Sep 30, 2015
Department of Health 15P049Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and Act 195 (2013), Section 14.
Persons Affected: Individuals with opioid addiction and their families, physic...
Economic Impact: With expanded treatment capacity for individuals dependent u...
Rules Governing Medication-Assisted Therapy for Opioid Dependence for: 1. Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) Providers Prescribing Buprenorphine 2. Opioid Treatment Providers (OTP) - State Regulations. Sep 23, 2015
Agency of Human Services 15P048Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11) and 3 V.S.A. § 3003(a); 18 V.S.A. §§ 102, and 104; and 33 V.S.A. § 1901(a)(1).
Persons Affected: Individuals receiving, or eligible to receive, High Tech nur...
Economic Impact: As this rule describes an existing Medicaid program, the rul...
Medicaid Eligibility for High Tech Nursing Services. Sep 23, 2015
Department of Labor 15P046Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 204 and 224.
Persons Affected: Employers engaged in heavy construction of bridges, highway ...
Economic Impact: All other technical amendments save for one, had been previo...
VOSHA Rule: Steel Erection Standard. Sep 02, 2015
Agency of Natural Resources 15P045Legal Authority: 23 V.S.A. § 3506
Persons Affected: Agency of Natural Resource personnel, members of the public ...
Economic Impact: This rule establishes the criteria for designating an ATV tr...
Rule Governing the Designation and Establishment of All-Terrain Vehicle Use Trails on State Land. Aug 12, 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
Department of Labor 15P036Legal Authority: 21 V.S.A. §§ 1, 1301, (6)(C)(xxi), 1302(b),and 1307.
Persons Affected: Newspaper publishers, newspaper carriers, the Vermont Depart...
Economic Impact: This rule will require newspaper publishers to pay unemploym...
Unemployment Insurance Coverage for Direct Sellers and Newspaper Carriers. Jun 24, 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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