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Title 21: Labor


21 V.S.A. § 1035. Financial responsibility

§ 1035. Financial responsibility

(a) Evidence of financial responsibility shall include an audited financial statement, prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, that demonstrates that the applicant has an adjusted net worth of at least $100,000.00 or five percent of liabilities, whichever is greater. The statement shall have been prepared within six months of the date of application by an independent certified public accountant licensed in this State.

(b) The Commissioner may audit a licensee's financial condition if the Commissioner determines that the licensee's financial responsibility is in question. The Commissioner may contract for the audit and charge the licensee a fee that shall not exceed the actual cost of performing the audit.

(c) Financial information submitted to the Commissioner by an applicant or licensee shall be confidential and shall not be available for public inspection. Nothing in this section shall be construed to restrict the Commissioner from sharing this information with the Attorney General, the Department of Financial Regulation, the Department of Labor, the Department of Taxes, the Secretary of State, or the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. (Added 1995, No. 173 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1995, No. 180 (Adj. Sess.), § 38(a); 2005, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 5, 2006; 2011, No. 78 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 2, 2012.)