Legal Resources

Laws

Link to Vermont Statutes

Vermont law is set forth in a set of green books entitled “Vermont Statues Annotated”.  The books are similar to an encyclopedia, with each Volume containing one or more Titles.  Titles are broken down into Chapters and Sections. They can be found in most public libraries, and are on the Internet at http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutesMain.cfm

  • Banking Law is found primarily in Titles 8 and 9.
  • Licensing is found in Title 8, Chapters 7379, 83, and 85.           

Regulations

Link to Vermont Banking Regulations

  • promulgated by authority of a statute to carry out legislation.
  • have the full force and effect of law.
  • may include penalties for violations.

Bulletins

Link to Vermont Banking Bulletins

  • to provide guidance in the interpretation of and compliance with statute.
  • deemed to be correct unless found to be clearly erroneous by a court of competent jurisdiction.

Related Link to Tax Department 2014 Interest Rate Memorandum

 Orders

Link to Vermont Banking Orders

  • decision issued by the commissioner.

 Legislation 2013

Links to Bills Affecting the Banking Division