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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 30. Department Of General Services
Chapter 150. Regulations for Public Use of Robert E. Lee Monument, Richmond, Va

1VAC30-150-50. Permit holder responsibilities.

A. The event organizer is responsible for providing a safe and secure event and may be required to provide general security, crowd control, and assistance to participants based on the size of the event. If general security is required by the Commonwealth, it shall be provided by law-enforcement personnel licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

B. By submitting an application for a special event permit under this chapter, the applicant understands the following statements and conditions and agrees to comply with all rules, conditions, and restrictions:

1. The applicant agrees to all prohibitions and restrictions identified in this chapter;

2. The applicant and organization agree to indemnify the Commonwealth of Virginia against any loss or damage to the monument that may occur in connection with the applicant or event organizer's use of the property;

3. The applicant agrees to leave the premises clean and orderly;

4. The applicant and participants agree to obey all state and local laws and ordinances;

5. The applicant agrees to notify law enforcement, to include the Division of Capitol Police, if any unlawful activities occur during the permitted event. In addition to 9-1-1, the applicant should call the Capitol Police emergency number at (804) 786-4357. For nonemergencies, applicants should call (804) 786-2568;

6. Unlawful activities will be handled by law enforcement, to include the Division of Capitol Police; and

7. The applicant shall be required to notify the Director of the Department of General Services of any changes to the information contained in the permit application as soon as practicable.

C. Violations of this chapter or of any other provision of state law shall result in immediate revocation of the permit by the Director of the Department of General Services or the director's designee, and in the event such revocation occurs, all participants shall be required to immediately vacate the monument. Failure of any person to immediately vacate the monument after proper notice shall be considered trespassing in violation of § 18.2-119 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 2.2-4011 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 35, Issue 17, eff. May 16, 2019.

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