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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 45. Department of Law
Chapter 20. Regulations Regarding the Virginia Human Rights Act

1VAC45-20-30. Complaints by or on Behalf of Persons Claiming to Be Aggrieved.

A. A complaint on behalf of a person claiming to be aggrieved may be made by any person, agency, or organization; however, the complaint shall be made in writing. The written complaint need not identify by name the person on whose behalf it is made. The person making the complaint, however, shall provide the division orally with the name, address, and telephone number of the person on whose behalf the complaint is made. During the division's investigation, the director shall verify the complaint with the person on whose behalf the complaint is made. The division may reveal the identity of complainants to federal, state, or local agencies that have agreed to keep such information confidential.

B. The complainant shall provide the division with notice of any change in address and with notice of any prolonged absence from his current address.

C. A complaint shall be filed with the division not later than 180 days from the day upon which the alleged discriminatory practice occurred.

Statutory Authority

§ 2.2-520 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC25-10-30 derived from VR402-01-02 § 3, eff. July 4, 1990; amended and renumbered, Volume 33, Issue 15, eff. May 5, 2017.

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