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Title 22: Libraries, History, and Information Technology

Chapter 13: DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARIES

Sub-Chapter 01: General Provisions

22 V.S.A. § 601. Appointment of state librarian; powers and duties



§ 601. Appointment of state librarian; powers and duties

(a) After consultation with the board, the secretary of administration, with the approval of the governor and with the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint a state librarian for an indefinite term. The secretary, after consultation with the board, may remove the state librarian from office. Any person appointed state librarian must be a professional librarian and must possess a degree in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association. The state librarian shall serve as the administrative head of the department of libraries, and shall serve as secretary to the board of libraries, but shall not be a member of the board.

(b) As administrative head of the department of libraries the state librarian may appoint and engage employees subject to the provisions of chapter 13 of Title 3.

(c) The state librarian shall distribute, in accordance with sections 1152-1163 and 1191-1193a of Title 29, and other official lists maintained by the state librarian, the acts and resolves of the general assembly, the legislative directory, the Vermont Statutes Annotated, the Vermont key number digest, the journals of the senate and house of representatives, the Vermont reports and other official reports and documents. The state librarian shall maintain records of all documents which he or she distributes. (Added 1969, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. March 31, 1970; amended 1995, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 10, eff. May 6, 1996.)