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By law, public notice of proposed rules must be given by publication in newspapers of record. The purpose of these notices is to give the public a chance to respond to the proposals. The public notices for administrative rules are now also available online at https://secure.vermont.gov/SOS/rules/ . The law requires an agency to hold a public hearing on a proposed rule, if requested to do so in writing by 25 persons or an association having at least 25 members.

To make special arrangements for individuals with disabilities or special needs please call or write the contact person listed below as soon as possible.

To obtain further information concerning any scheduled hearing(s), obtain copies of proposed rule(s) or submit comments regarding proposed rule(s), please call or write the contact person listed below. You may also submit comments in writing to the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules, State House, Montpelier, Vermont 05602 (802-828-2231).

Agency Designation.

Vermont Proposed Rule: 24P020

AGENCY: Agency of Human Services

CONCISE SUMMARY: The Rules on Agency Designation establish the requirements for community mental health services and intellectual/developmental disability services within distinct geographic areas of Vermont. This rule has not been updated since 2003. The proposed amendments focus on modernizing language, aligning with current policy and practice, aligning with other Administrative Rules for content and formatting, including direct language from statute, increasing clarity, increasing plain language, and simplifying and/or modernizing processes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Ashley Johns, Agency of Human Services, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT 05676 Tel: 802-585-9884 Fax: 802-241-0450, E-Mail: [email protected]. URL:

https://mentalhealth.vermont.gov/policy-and-legislative-resources/rules.

FOR COPIES: Ashley Roy, Agency of Human Services, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT 05602 Tel: 802-585-5679 Fax: 802-241-0450 E-Mail: [email protected].

Recovery Services Organization Certification Rule.

Vermont Proposed Rule: 24P021

AGENCY: Agency of Human Services, Department of Health

CONCISE SUMMARY: This rule establishes a certification process and provides certification requirements for Recovery Service Organizations that receive state or federal funding for the provision of recovery support services from the Department of Health (Department).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Natalie Weill, Department of Health, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT 05671-8300 Tel: 802-863-7280 Fax: 802-951-1275 E-Mail: [email protected] URL: https://www.healthvermont.gov/laws-regulations/laws/public-comment.

FOR COPIES: Brendan Atwood, Department of Health, 280 State Drive, Waterbury, VT 05671-8300 Tel: 802-863-7280 Fax: 802-951-1275 E-Mail: [email protected].