Terms Used In Vermont Statutes Title 4 Sec. 796

  • 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.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.

§ 796. Transcripts for quasi-judicial proceedings

A stenographic reporter shall furnish a verbatim and certified transcript of the evidence and proceedings in every hearing before a commission, department, or other quasi-judicial proceeding reported by him or her to the presiding officer within 20 days after the termination of such hearing. (Amended 1979, No. 181 (Adj. Sess.), § 14.)