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65 Rules Found
Agency Number Title Posting Date  
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
Department of Liquor Control 16P063Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. § 212(14); 7 V.S.A. §§ 101(a), 104(1), 104(5), 106, and 108; 3 V.S.A. § 801(b)(11).
Persons Affected: Vermont Department of Liquor Control Second Class licensees,...
Economic Impact: The Department of Liquor Control anticipates a positive econ...
Regulations Related to the Sale of Alcoholic Liquor. 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
Vermont Lottery Commission. 16-E10Legal Authority: 31 V.S.A. § 654a(a)
Persons Affected: The affected parties include Lottery players, licensed retai...
Economic Impact: This rule is designed for use by all lottery agents, regardl...
Powerball Rules Oct 19, 2016
Vermont Lottery Commission. 16-E09Legal Authority: 31 V.S.A. § 654a(a)
Persons Affected: The affected parties include Lottery players, licensed retai...
Economic Impact: This rule is designed for use by all lottery agents, regardl...
Mega Millions Rules. Oct 19, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P061Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part Eight (Fair Hearings and Expedited Administrative Appeals). Oct 05, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P060Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part Seven (Eligibility and Enrollment Procedures). Oct 05, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P059Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part Six (Small Employer Health-Benefits Program). Oct 05, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P058Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part Five (Financial Methodologies). Oct 05, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P057Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part Four (Special Rules for Medicaid Coverage of Long-Term Care Services and Supports - Eligibility and Post-Eligibility). Oct 05, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P056Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part Three (Nonfinancial Eligibility Standards). Oct 05, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P055Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part Two (Eligibility Standards). Oct 05, 2016
Agency of Human Services 16P054Legal Authority: 3 V.S.A. §§ 801(b)(11), 3052 and 3053; 33 V.S.A. §§ 105 and 1901(a)(1); and 33 V.S.A. § 1810.
Persons Affected: Agency of Human Services does not expect any people, enterpr...
Economic Impact: Agency of Human Services anticipates no economic impact as a...
Health Benefits Eligibility and Enrollment Rule - Part One (General Provisions and Definitions). Oct 05, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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