Executive Orders

The following are Executive Orders issued by Governor Philip B. Scott. For past Executive Orders issued by previous Governors, please click HERE

Activation of Vermont National Guard for Special Duty and Addendum (Executive Order 10-17)

01 June 2017
An Executive Order to order and direct the Adjutant General of Vermont to order into service, as he may deem appropriate to carry out the purpose of this Order, any and all units of the National Guard of the State of Vermont for the performance of special duty for the purpose of responding to and providing support for a recovery mission at Mt. Pisgah in Westmore, Vermont. The Addendum terminates EO 10-17 due to the fact that the mission is deemed completed.

Governor's Opioid Coordination Council (Executive Order 09-17)

08 May 2017
An Executive Order creating the Governor's Opioid Coordination Council to lead and strengthen Vermont’s response to the opioid crisis by ensuring full interagency and intra-agency coordination between state and local governments in the areas of prevention, treatment, recovery and law enforcement activities.

Transfer of Property in Windsor from Buildings and General Services to Department of Fish and Wildlife (Executive Order 08-17)

27 March 2017
An Executive Order transfering State-owned land known as the Windsor Prison Farm from Buildings and General Services (BGS) to the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW). Approximately 118 acres is retained by BGS. An Executive Order was previously signed by the Shumlin Administration (E.O. 08-15) which needed to be revised after a property survey was completed, as directed by the Legislature in Acts of 2016, Act No. 160, Section 29.

Creation of the Agency of Digital Services (Executive Order 06-17)

17 January 2017
An Executive Order to create an Agency of Digital Services. The new agency will unify all aspects of the State’s IT operations into one Agency to address core technology and project management challenges, provide more efficient support for state employees and deliver better customer service, while enhancing accountability.

Creation of the Agency of Economic Opportunity (Executive Order 05-17)

15 January 2017
An Executive Order to create an Agency of Economic Opportunity. This order reorganizes the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) and the Department of Labor (DOL) to directly connect the needs of our employers and workforce. This structure allows for a better, more coordinated, and more accountable approach to advancing economic opportunities for all Vermonters. The new agency will carry out all ACCD functions and all DOL functions with exception of V.O.S.H.A., Project WorkSAFE, and Passenger Tramway Safety, which will move from DOL to the Department of Public Safety.


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Montpelier, VT 05609
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