The Vermont Statutes Online
COMMISSIONERS AND DIRECTORS
2253. Permissive duties; approval of secretary
commissioner may, with the approval of the secretary,
classified positions within or between divisions subject only to state laws and
with the appropriate federal agencies and administer federal funds in support
of programs within the department.
(3) Submit plans
and reports, and in other respects comply with federal law and regulations
which pertain to programs administered by the department.
(4) Adopt rules
for the internal administration of the department and its programs.
(5) Appoint a
deputy commissioner. All such appointments shall be in writing and recorded in
the office of the secretary of state. In case a vacancy occurs in the office of
a commissioner, or the commissioner is absent, his or her deputy shall assume
and discharge the duties of office until the vacancy is filled, or the
(6) Create such
advisory councils or committees as he or she deems necessary within the
department, and appoint their members, for a term not exceeding his or hers.
training and instruction for any employees of the department, at the expense of
the department, in educational institutions or other places.
reorganize, transfer or abolish divisions, staff functions or sections within
the department. This authority shall not extend to divisions or other bodies
created by law. (1971, No. 92, § 5(d), eff. June 1, 1971; amended 1987, No. 243
(Adj. Sess.), § 14, eff. June 13, 1988.)