ACT NO. 152
Health department; appointment of commissioner
This act allows the secretary of human services to appoint a commissioner of health who is not a Vermont-licensed physician, provided he or she is a health care professional who has at least a Masters degree in public health or a related health care field. In addition, if the commissioner is not a physician, he or she must appoint a chief medical officer who shall be a Vermont physician.
Effective Date: May 20, 2008.
The Vermont General Assembly
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