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Rules & Policies

What are administrative rules?

Generally, administrative rules elaborate the requirements of a law or policy. The laws passed by the Vermont State Legislature do not go into detail about how the law is to be applied and enforced, or about the procedures to be used. This is the role of executive departments and agencies, which promulgate and administer rules and regulations that govern how the law will be carried out. Administrative rules and regulations found on this site are officially promulgated by the Vermont Agency of Human Services and have the force and effect of law.

Click on the links below to find more information about current and proposed rules relating to each department and available health care services.

AHS Rules:

What are general policies?

Workplace policies are a set of rules and principles that aim to guide employees in how to behave in the workplace. Policies are designed to influence and determine major decisions and actions and all activities take place within the boundaries set by them. Policies are important as they help clarify the standards expected of employees and help employers to manage staff effectively as policies define what is acceptable and unacceptable in the workplace.

01 General Operations Policies

02 Finance, Management, Budget Policies

03 Information Management

04 Human Resources Policies

05 Information Technology and Electronic Communications Policies

06 Public Records Requests Policies

08 Contracts