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Code of Virginia

Code of Virginia

The Code of Virginia contains the laws passed by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Updated July 1 to reflect the legislation passed during the previous session.

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Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code

The Virginia Administrative Code contains the regulations adopted by state agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia. There are 24 titles, each representing a subject category with agencies assigned to the appropriate title. Updated daily.

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Constitution of Virginia

Constitution of Virginia

The Constitution of Virginia defines and limits the powers of state government and the basic rights of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Like all other state constitutions, it is supreme over Virginia's laws and acts of government, though it may be superseded by the United States Constitution and U.S. federal law. Updated annually after legislative session.

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Charters are governing documents for counties, cities, and towns in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and may be codified (included in the Code of Virginia) or uncodified. Updated annually.

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Authorities are entities created by the General Assembly to exercise power concerning a limited topic, such as health care or transportation, frequently in a specified region of Virginia. The governing documents for Authorities may be codified (included in the Code of Virginia) or uncodified. Updated annually.

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A compact is a written agreement between two or more states that creates obligations and rights capable of being enforced and sets out guidelines for how the states should work together. Updated annually.

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Uncodified acts are Acts of Assembly that are not part of the Code of Virginia and that are limited in duration of time and effect. These acts have special application relating to particular persons, things, or places. Updated annually.

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