In Vermont, there are no specific provisions pertaining to bounty hunters. Vermont law allows corporations to offer surety insurance, which includes guaranteeing and executing bonds[i].
In Vermont, commercial bail bonds are considered to be insurance products, and thus agents who post bail bonds on behalf of surety companies are licensed and regulated as insurance agents by the state insurance department and are subject to the state’s unfair trade practices law[ii].
[i] 8 V.S.A. § 3301 8 (C).
[ii] In re Palmer, 171 Vt. 464 (Vt. 2000).