§62. Legislative duties

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/02/003/00062
Published: 2015

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62. Legislative duties

(a) The sergeant

at arms shall:

(1) Execute

orders of either house, the joint or house or senate rules committee;

(2) Maintain

order among spectators and take measures to prevent interruption of either

house or any committee thereof;

(3) Arrange for

special meetings and conferences at the state house;

(4) Provide for

the distribution of mail to all legislators;

(5) Schedule the

time for the use of rooms for committee meetings and hearings;

(6) Maintain in

a good state of repair all furniture, draperies, rugs, desks, paintings, and

office equipment kept in the state house;

(7) Provide for

the establishment of a cafeteria and supervise its operation;

(8) Perform such

other duties for the benefit of the legislators as may be required by any duly

authorized committee thereof.

(b) He or she or

any person in his or her employ shall not accept any compensation or gift for

his or her services other than his or her salary. If he or she or any person in

his or her employ violates this provision he or she shall be fined  $25.00.

(c) The sergeant

at arms shall not be responsible for structural repairs, capital improvements,

building maintenance for the state house (as the term maintenance is defined in

29 V.S.A. § 159) or for the use, upkeep, or maintenance of the state house

grounds. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 47, eff. March 1, 1961; 1961,

No. 231, § 1, eff. July 25, 1961; 1971, No. 213 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April

3, 1972; 1999, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 45, eff. May 24, 2000.)