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Title 29: Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 14: NATURAL GAS AND OIL CONSERVATION

Sub-Chapter 02: Administration

29 V.S.A. § 517. Standards for rulemaking



§ 517. Standards for rulemaking

(a) Rulemaking power granted by this chapter shall be exercised in the manner provided by the Vermont Administrative Procedure Act.

(b) Rules adopted under this chapter shall be consistent with the purposes of this chapter and within the intent of the legislature.

(c) Rules adopted under this chapter concerning administrative procedures, such as rules of evidence during hearings, shall be in accordance with due process of law.

(d) The power under this chapter to establish fees by rule shall be construed to authorize only fees which are approximately sufficient to cover the costs associated with the program or part of the program intended to be financed by the fee. (Added 1981, No. 240 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 28, 1982.)