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Code of Virginia
Title 30. General Assembly
Chapter 13. General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act
4/30/2017

§ 30-124. Advisory opinions.

A legislator shall not be prosecuted or disciplined for a violation of this chapter if his alleged violation resulted from his good faith reliance on a written opinion of a committee on standards of conduct established pursuant to § 30-120, an opinion of the Attorney General as provided in § 30-122, or a formal opinion of the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council established pursuant to § 30-355, and the opinion was made after his full disclosure of the facts regardless of whether such opinion is later withdrawn provided the alleged violation occurred prior to the withdrawal of the opinion.

1987, Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 2.1-639.55; 2001, c. 844; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.