§ 4999 Definitions
§ 5000 State Registrar; duties; authority; Statewide Registration System; issuing agents
§ 5001 Duties of custodians
§ 5002 Report of vital statistics; preservation of records; authority to issue
§ 5003 Materials for issuing agents
§ 5004 Family Division of the Superior Court; divorce and dissolution returns
§ 5005 Unorganized towns and gores
§ 5006 Vital event information published in town reports
§ 5007 Preservation of records
§ 5008 Town clerk; recording and indexing procedures
§ 5009 Certified copies to town of residence
§ 5010 Transmittal of marriage certificates
§ 5011 Penalty
§ 5012 Town clerk to provide general index; marriages and civil unions
§ 5014 Confidentiality
§ 5015 Repealed 2017, No. 46, { 16, eff. July 1, 2019. (Repealed 2017, No. 46, { 16, eff. July 1, 2019.)
§ 5016 Birth and death certificates; copies; inspection
§ 5017 Fees for copies
§ 5020 Recodified. 2017, No. 46, { 2, effective July 1, 2018.

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 18 > Chapter 101

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the State Board of Health. See
  • Cemetery: means any plot of ground used or intended to be used for the burial or disposition permanently of the remains of the human dead in a grave, a mausoleum, a columbarium, a vault, or other receptacle. See
  • Cemetery association: means any corporation now or hereafter organized which is or shall be authorized by its articles to conduct the business of a cemetery. See
  • Columbarium: means a structure or room or other space in a building or structure of durable and lasting fireproof construction, containing niches, used or intended to be used, to contain cremated human remains. See
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health or the Commissioner's designee. See
  • Community mausoleum: means a structure or building of durable and lasting construction used or intended to be used for the permanent disposition of the remains of deceased persons in crypts or spaces, provided such crypts or spaces are available to or may be obtained by individuals or the public for a price in money or its equivalent. See
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • inhabitants: shall mean the population of the political division referred to, as ascertained by the national census last completed before the time when such population is a material fact. See
  • Month: shall mean a calendar month and "year" shall mean a calendar year and be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • Permit: means any permit or license issued pursuant to this title. See
  • Person: means any individual, company, corporation, association, partnership, the U. See
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • real estate: shall include lands, tenements, and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein, and pews or slips in places of public worship shall be treated as real estate. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Town: shall include city and wards or precincts therein; "selectboard members" and "board of civil authority" shall extend to and include the mayor and aldermen of cities; "trustees" shall extend to and include bailiffs of incorporated villages; and the laws applicable to the inhabitants and officers of towns shall be applicable to the inhabitants and similar officers of all municipal corporations. See
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Village: shall mean an incorporated village. See