§833. Style of rules

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Published: 2015

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Title

03

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Executive






Chapter

025

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ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE











 

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833. Style of rules

(a) Rules and

procedures shall be written in a clear and coherent manner using words with

common and everyday meanings, consistent with the text of the rule or

procedure.

(b)(1) When an

agency proposes to amend an existing rule, it shall replace terms identified as

potentially disrespectful by the study produced in accordance with 2012 Acts

and Resolves No. 24, Sec. 1 with respectful language recommended therein or

used in the Vermont Statutes Annotated, where appropriate.

(2) All new

rules adopted by agencies shall use, to the fullest extent possible, respectful

language consistent with the Vermont Statutes Annotated and the respectful

language study produced in accordance with 2012 Acts and Resolves No. 24, Sec.

1, where appropriate. (Added 1981, No. 82, § 6; amended 2013, No. 96 (Adj.

Sess.), § 7.)
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