Impeachment, Vermont Constitution
| Text of Section 57:
Impeachments, House May Order
The House of Representatives shall have the power to order impeachments, which shall in all cases be by a vote of two-thirds of its members.
| Text of Section 58:
Liability to; Senate to Try; Judgment
Every officer of State, whether judicial or executive, shall be liable to be impeached by the House of Representatives, either when in office or after his resignation or removal for maladministration.
The Senate shall have the sole power of trying and deciding upon all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath, or affirmation, and no person shall be convicted, without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present. Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office and disqualification to hold or enjoy any office of honor, or profit, or trust, under this State. But the person convicted shall, nevertheless, be liable and subject to indictment, trial, judgment, and punishment, according to law.
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