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

1VAC45-20-87. Issuance of notice of right to sue during investigation.

A. If a complainant submits a request that the division issue a notice of right to sue prior to the completion of its investigation in accordance with the provisions of § 2.2-3907 H of the Code of Virginia, the division will promptly issue a notice of right to sue in accordance with 1VAC45-20-98 upon receipt of such request.

B. A request for the issuance of a notice of right to sue made in accordance with § 2.2-3907 H of the Code of Virginia must be in writing and signed by the complainant and specify that such request is made because either (i) 180 days have passed from the date the complaint was filed or (ii) the division will be unable to complete its investigation within 180 days from the date the complaint was filed.

C. Upon issuing the requested notice for right to sue to the complainant, the division will cease its investigation and dismiss the matter.

Statutory Authority

§ 2.2-520 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 3, eff. October 28, 2020.

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