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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 50. Commission On Local Government
Chapter 20. Organization and Regulations of Procedure

1VAC50-20-384. Determination of continued eligibility for city status.

A. The commission shall review each decennial census of population released by the United States Bureau of the Census to determine whether any city has failed to meet the criteria for city status established by Article VII, Section 1 of the Constitution of Virginia. In any instance where the census indicates that a city may not meet the constitutional criteria, the commission shall conduct an investigation of the city's population, assets, liabilities, rights, and obligations and shall certify its findings to the governing body of such city.

B. In the conduct of its investigation, the commission shall request the assistance of the city in the provision of relevant data and information. The city may submit as much data, exhibits, documents, or other material as it deems appropriate; however, the submissions should be responsive to all relevant elements of 1VAC50-20-614.

Statutory Authority

§ 15.2-2903 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 26, eff. October 4, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 1, eff. October 18, 2018.

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