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NO. 3. AN ACT RELATING TO TERMS OF OFFICE FOR COLLECTORS OF DELINQUENT TAXES.

(H.242)

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1. 17 V.S.A. 2646 is amended to read:

2646. TOWN OFFICERS; QUALIFICATION; ELECTION

At the annual meeting, a town shall choose from among its legally qualified voters the following town officers, who shall serve until the next annual meeting and until successors are chosen, unless otherwise provided by law:

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(9) A collector of delinquent taxes, if the town so orders, for a term of one year unless a town votes that a collector of delinquent taxes shall be elected for a term of three years. When a town votes for a three-year term for the collector of delinquent taxes, that three-year term shall remain in effect until the town rescinds it by the majority vote of the legal voters present and voting at an annual meeting, duly warned for that purpose;

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Approved: April 13, 2001