1956 Uncodified Acts

1956 Virginia Uncodified Acts
12/18/2018
Chapter 1 (S 26)
An Act to provide for the election of delegates to a constitutional convention
Chapter 9 (H 15)
An Act to authorize the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and the State Hospital Board, to convey certain parcels of land to the United States of America and to the city of Williamsburg
Chapter 13 (H 40)
An Act to appropriate certain funds for construction or improvement of facilities at the Western State Hospital
Chapter 20 (H 92)
An Act to prescribe the regular terms of the courts of the Seventh Judicial Circuit
Chapter 26 (H 72)
An Act to authorize the city of Newport News in its discretion to apply the unexpected proceeds from the sale of bonds for constructing and equipping an addition to Whittaker Memorial Hospital and to purchase land upon which to erect said addition
Chapter 28 (H 48)
An Act to authorize the Central School Board of Town of Abingdon and the County School Board of Washington County to establish a joint school for the use of the Town of Abingdon and the Abingdon Magesterial District
Chapter 29 (H 57)
An Act to authorize the State Board of Education to convey certain property of Madison College and to authorize the expenditure of the proceeds therefrom
Chapter 31 (H 59)
An Act to require individuals, partnerships, corporations or associations who solicit funds to be used or who expend funds to finance or maintain litigation of others to file certain information with the State Corporation Commission
Chapter 32 (H 22)
An Act to provide for the assessment and equalization of assessments of real estate in certain cities
Chapter 32 (H 60)
An Act to promote interracial harmony and tranquility and to that end to declare it to be the public policy of the State that the right of all people to be secure from interracial tension and unrest is vital to the health, safety and welfare of the State
Chapter 34 (H 62)
An Act to create a joint committee of the General Assembly to study and report upon the administration and enforcement of certain statutes
Chapter 35 (H 63)
An Act to define the crime of barratry; to define certain terms; to prohibit barratry and to provide penalties for persons found guilty thereof
Chapter 36 (H 64)
An Act to make it unlawful for any person to induce another person to commence or prosecute proceedings in any court or before any board or administrative agency under certain conditions; to provide for the filing of affidavits; and to provide penalties for violations of this act
Chapter 37 (H 65)
An Act to create a legislative committee of the House and Senate to investigate and hold hearings relative to the activities of corporations, associations, organizations and other groups which encourage and promote litigation relating to racial activities
Chapter 40 (H 52)
An Act to authorize the State Board of Agriculture and Immigration to convey certain real estate to the Board of Visitors of Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Chapter 41 (S 2)
An Act relating to fire protection in certain counties the section prescribing how funds from the special fire protection levy may be expended
Chapter 47 (H 90)
An Act to authorize the Virginia State Bar to make rules and regulations governing the functions and operation of legal aid societies
Chapter 48 (H 91)
An Act to establish the terms of the courts of the twenty-second judicial district
Chapter 50 (H 11)
An Act to require a license to hunt certain wild animals in the county of Tazewell and to provide for collection and disposition of the license fees and to prescribe penalties for violations of the provisions of this Act
Chapter 52 (S 52)
An Act which created the Commission to Study State and Local Revenues and Expenditures and Related Matters, the section relating to certain matters of procedure
Chapter 55 (S 60)
An Act to define automobile clubs; to provide for regulation thereof; and to prescribe penalties for violations
Chapter 56 (H 2)
An Act to make available to certain counties, cities and towns funds to be expended in furtherance of the elementary and/or secondary education of pupils in nonsectarian private schools
Chapter 57 (H 3)
An Act to authorize certain localities to raise sums of money by a tax on property, subject to local taxation, to be expended by local school authorities for educational purposes including cost of transportation and to impose penalties for violation
Chapter 58 (H 200)
An Act to authorize the duly constituted authorities of the Mattaponi Indian Tribe to convey to the Commonwealth of Virginia, an easement of right of way for the construction, reconstruction and maintenance of a certain highway on the Mattaponi Indian Reservation
Chapter 58 (H 4)
An Act to require the inclusion in school budgets of amounts sufficient for the payment of grants for educational purposes
Chapter 59 (H 5)
An Act to provide that no child shall be required to attend integrated schools
Chapter 62 (S 92)
An Act to authorize the Governor and the Attorney General to execute a deed conveying unto the United States of America certain submerged and formerly submerged lands in Hampton Roads for the expansion of the U.S. Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia
Chapter 62 (H 8)
An Act to authorize local school boards to expend funds designated for public school purposes for such grants in furtherance of elementary and secondary education as may be permitted by law without first obtaining authority therefor from the tax levying body
Chapter 63 (H 20)
An Act to authorize the Governor to execute a certain compact with certain states to promote effective prevention and control of forest fires in the southeastern region of the United States
Chapter 63 (H 9)
An Act to provide for the employment of counsel to defend the actions of members of school boards and to provide for the payment of costs, expenses and liabilities levied against such members out of local public funds
Chapter 67 (H 196)
An Act to authorize the city of Norfolk to acquire personal property or real property located within the city of Norfolk
Chapter 68 (S 56)
An Act to establish the responsibility of the Commonwealth of Virginia for the control of certain public schools under certain conditions
Chapter 69 (H 77)
An Act to declare an emergency to exist in any school division in which an efficient system of elementary or secondary public schools is not operated under local authority, and in such case to invoke the police powers of the Commonwealth and the Constitutional powers of the General Assembly
Chapter 70 (H 68)
An Act to create a Pupil Placement Board and confer upon it powers as to enrollment or placement of pupils in the public schools and determination of school attendance districts, and to provide for administrative procedure and remedies for pupils seeking enrollment in a school or a change from one school to another school
Chapter 76 (H 233)
An Act relating to benefits payable under retirement and pension systems of certain counties
Chapter 76 (S 84)
An Act to provide for the construction and maintenance of a toll bridge with connecting approaches by Cedar Island Bridge Corporation over certain property in Accomack County
Chapter 135 (S 34)
An Act to declare certain areas in Pocomoke Sound, Accomack County, as natural oyster rocks, beds and shoals and to provide certain exceptions thereto
Chapter 136 (S 67)
An Act to validate certain absolute divorces granted in this State under certain circumstances
Chapter 142 (S 185)
An Act to declare certain areas in the Piankitank River around or near Stove Point, Middlesex County, as natural oyster rocks, beds and shoals and to provide certain exceptions thereto
Chapter 143 (H 72)
An Act to fix the salary of the Auditor of Public Accounts and to appropriate funds therefor
Chapter 150 (H 160)
An Act relating to school indebtedness of the county of Washington, expenditures for schools, and limitations on powers of the school board and superintendent of schools
Chapter 151 (H 224)
An Act to prohibit failure to relinquish a telephone party line for an emergency call
Chapter 155 (H 299)
An Act authorizing the Board of Visitors of Virginia Polytechnic Institute to convey certain property in the city of Radford in connection with the improvement of Radford College
Chapter 157 (H 338)
An Act to authorize the board of visitors of Virginia Polytechnic Institute with the consent of the Governor to sell and convey certain real estate and interests therein and to appropriate the proceeds therefrom
Chapter 161 (H 404)
An Act to provide for the creation from funds available to the State Highway Commission of a revolving fund for the construction of certain access roads
Chapter 171 (H 337)
An Act relating to the season in which squirrels may be lawfully taken in certain counties
Chapter 174 (H 392)
An Act relating to collection and disposition of certain license fees in certain counties
Chapter 179 (H 443)
An Act prohibiting the taking of fish in certain counties by certain means
Chapter 180 (HB 448)
An Act to provide for a special permit in addition to other licenses and stamps required, which would authorize the holder thereof to hunt and kill antlerless deer, under conditions prescribed by the Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 189 (H 193)
An Act which provided for a special police force in certain counties
Chapter 195 (H 155)
An Act to provide for conveyance of property and appropriation of funds by counties, towns or cities to the Commonwealth for certain educational uses
Chapter 205 (H 395)
An Act relating to squirrel season in certain counties
Chapter 232 (H 420)
An Act to vest fee simple title to certain land in the city of Richmond in the Virginia Historical Society
Chapter 233 (H 479)
An Act to authorize the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary in Virginia to sell certain timber and to appropriate the proceeds from such sales
Chapter 239 (H 177)
An Act to provide for general registrars in certain counties and their powers, duties and compensation
Chapter 245 (H 318)
An Act to provide for the employment of assistants to the Commonwealth's Attorneys in certain counties, subject to the approval of the Compensation Board, and to provide for their compensation
Chapter 249 (H 519)
An Act pertaining to hunting bear in certain counties
Chapter 250 (H 527)
An Act to authorize the appointment of an Arbitration Board to determine a controversy between the State Hospital Board and the City of Staunton and to authorize a conveyance of land which is the subject of such controversy
Chapter 272 (H 136)
An Act to provide for a squirrel season in certain counties
Chapter 275 (H 219)
An Act to permit the governing bodies of certain counties to prohibit hunting in certain places in such counties
Chapter 285 (H 454)
An Act to amend the "Elizabeth River Tunnel Revenue Bond Act," by adding three new sections
Chapter 288 (H 475)
An Act to require a license to hunt deer in certain counties; to provide for collection and disposition of the license fees; to prescribe penalties for violation; and to provide for the effective date thereof
Chapter 291 (H 551)
An Act to require certain licenses to hunt certain game in Grayson County; to provide for collection and disposition of license fees; to prescribe penalties for violations of the provisions of this act; and to repeal certain acts
Chapter 298 (S 133)
An Act to require political subdivisions of the State to file certain information with the Secretary of the Commonwealth; to provide for publication thereof; to prescribe the effect of such filing; to require the filing of certain reports of audit with the Auditor of Public Accounts and to provide for the preservation thereof
Chapter 309 (S 248)
An Act to authorize the State Board of Education to lease certain property of Virginia State College
Chapter 319 (H 500)
An Act to provide the season for hunting squirrels in certain counties
Chapter 325 (H 599)
An act relating to fishing below Chickahominy Dam
Chapter 328 (H 654)
An Act to authorize the city of Suffolk and county of Nansemond to join together in the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, maintenance and operation of a building or buildings to serve as a joint courthouse and related facilities for such city and county
Chapter 330 (H 656)
An Act to authorize the city of Suffolk to acquire and convey real property located within the city by purchase, gift, condemnation or otherwise for the purposes of conveying the same to the county of Nansemond for use as a court house and related facilities to serve the area
Chapter 331 (H 668)
An Act to prohibit removal, change or alteration of manufacturers' serial or other identification numbers from certain household appliances
Chapter 334 (S 166)
An Act relating to composition, term of office, organization and salaries of the Elizabeth River Tunnel Commission
Chapter 348 (S 103)
An Act to authorize the governing bodies of certain counties to provide for annual assessment of real estate in such counties
Chapter 359 (S 240)
An Act to authorize the governing bodies of counties, cities, towns, sanitary districts, authorities, other political subdivisions and school districts to provide for the execution and delivery of bonds or other obligations to replace mutilated, destroyed, or lost bonds or other obligations, subject to the approval of the State Commission on Local Debts
Chapter 369 (H 480)
An Act to authorize the establishment of a joint or regional detention facilities for juveniles; to provide for the appointment of a commission as the governing body of such facilities and prescribe its powers and duties
Chapter 383 (H 622)
An Act to authorize the governing bodies of certain counties to provide for annual assessment of real estate in such counties; to provide for assessments of real estate, appeals from assessments and other matters in connection therewith
Chapter 398 (H 130)
An Act to require certain information on material concerning candidates for public office and elections to prohibit certain acts and to provide penalties for violations
Chapter 404 (H 314)
An Act to amend the act creating the Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Commission
Chapter 413 (H 606)
An Act to authorize and direct the Department of Mental Hygiene and Hospitals to convey certain real estate to the county of Henrico for highway purposes
Chapter 414 (H 607)
An Act to authorize the creation of special taxing districts in certain cities and to confer upon the governing bodies thereof power to provide facilities and services therein and in this connection to exercise certain powers and perform certain acts therein and adjacent thereto
Chapter 421 (H 680)
An Act relating to the jurisdiction and control by the county of Henrico over certain real estate, so as to change the area of real estate included therein
Chapter 441 (S 40)
An Act which provided an increase in retirement compensation for certain retired State employees and teachers and certain beneficiaries thereof
Chapter 448 (S 93)
An Act to make the purchase of an annuity mandatory when directed by a testator under certain circumstances
Chapter 452 (S 117)
An Act to authorize the Governor to execute, on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a certain compact relating to juveniles
Chapter 457 (S 144)
An Act to regulate the introduction of certain chemicals in certain public water systems and to provide for referendums under certain circumstances
Chapter 459 (S 151)
An Act to make it lawful for German carp to be taken by means of gigs, bows and arrows, and artificial lights in the Shenandoah River in the counties of Page, Rockingham, Clarke, Warren and Shenondoah at certain times and under certain conditions
Chapter 461 (S 160)
An Act to authorize the governing bodies of counties to provide for the licensing, inspection and regulation of horse ridings schools
Chapter 462 (S 164)
An Act amending the "Chesapeake Bay Ferry Revenue Bond Act," by enlarging the boundaries of the Chesapeake Bay Ferry District and by increasing the membership of the Chesapeake Bay Ferry Commission
Chapter 464 (S 175)
An Act to authorize the State Hospital Board to sell certain real estate and apply the proceeds of such sale for the benefit of Western State Hospital
Chapter 484 (S 218)
An Act to appropriate certain sums of money in aid of certain Confederate Memorial Associations and organizations of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Virginia, to be used in caring for Confederate cemeteries and graves of Confederate soldiers and sailors
Chapter 485 (S 220)
An Act to authorize the Governor to accept conveyance to the Commonwealth of the Old Staunton River Battle Field; and to authorize the Board of Conservation and Development to establish and maintain a State park thereon, and to expend certain funds for such purpose
Chapter 488 (S 225)
An Act to prohibit the use of the words "Official Tourist Information", "Official Information Service" and similar languages for certain puropses, and to provide that violations shall be punished as misdemeanors
Chapter 489 (S 226)
An Act relating to the right of eminent domain of the Peninsula Airport Commission
Chapter 496 (S 243)
An Act relating to the season in which squirrels may be lawfully taken in certain counties
Chapter 514 (S 274)
An Act creating a Commission to Study State and Local Revenues and Expenditures and Related Matters
Chapter 531 (S 329)
An Act to prescribe the conditions under which certain property in the county of Buckingham may be controlled by the Commonwealth or any agency thereof
Chapter 540 (S 361)
An Act relating to the Elizabeth River Tunnel District, exempting certain students from payment of tolls
Chapter 542 (S 364)
An Act to permit the board of supervisors of Highland County to offer and pay bounties on sheep-killing bear
Chapter 547 (S 372)
An Act to provide for acquiring the Lee Experimental Forest in Buckingham County or the control and management thereof
Chapter 548 (S 374)
An Act for relief of certain persons who incurred liabilities in reliance upon undertakings of the Commonwealth
Chapter 550 (H 306)
An Act relating to squirrel season in certain counties so as to change the season in certain counties
Chapter 551 (H 586)
An Act to amend and reenact section 1, as amended, of Chapter 202 of (1950 Acts), relating to the season in which squirrels may be lawfully taken in certain counties
Chapter 559 (H 40)
An Act to authorize the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Supplemental Retirement System to hold, invest, and expend a certain bequest; and to direct the State Treasurer to credit the same to such Board
Chapter 585 (H 295)
An Act to require the State Library Board to erect an historical marker to Katy Sage in Grayson County
Chapter 601 (H 421)
An Act to provide for a commission to provide specifications for, and to approve, a suitable marker or other memorial to Chief Justice John Marshall and to select a site therefor
Chapter 610 (H 450)
An Act to authorize the Commonwealth of Virginia to transfer and convey to the City of Richmond easements in certain property in the City of Richmond; and to impose certain restrictions in connection with such easements
Chapter 616 (H 490)
An Act to require the discharge from certain artesian wells to be stopped or regulated and to provide penalties for violations
Chapter 619 (H 504)
An Act to require the State Library Board to erect a historical marker for St. Luke's Church in Isle of Wight County
Chapter 628 (H 539)
An Act to create and constitute a political subdivision known as Shenandoah Valley Joint Airport Commission with authority to exercise the power of eminent domain
Chapter 638 (H 580)
An Act to require the State Library Board to erect an historical marker at Oak Grove in Accomack County
Chapter 647 (H 595)
An Act to authorize the use of certified mail under certain circumstances in lieu of the use of registered mail
Chapter 649 (H 601)
An Act to appropriate funds for the payment of certain pensions
Chapter 653 (H 623)
An Act to prescribe the procedure and method of payment by political subdivisions and agencies of the State in the exercise of the power of eminent domain in certain cases
Chapter 666 (H 671)
An Act to require the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue certain special types of license plates
Chapter 669 (H 681)
An Act to provide for the employment of assistants to the Commonwealth's Attorneys in certain counties, subject to the approval of the Compensation Board, and to provide for their compensation
Chapter 670 (H 686)
An Act to require the disclosure of certain information in proceedings brought against school boards and to provide penalties for violations
Chapter 675 (H 696)
An Act relating to fishing in certain counties
Chapter 677 (H 699)
An Act to impose and provide for the collection of a license tax on persons furnishing and supplying stamps, coupons, tickets or devices redeemable for cash or goods, merchandise or commodities
Chapter 680 (HB 706)
An Act to authorize the governing bodies of Accomack and Northampton Counties to provide for issuance of a duck blind stamp, the cost thereof, to provide for the distribution of the proceeds, and to provide for the effect of posting any such stamp upon a duck blind
Chapter 688 (H 736)
An Act to permit the release from confinement of certain offenders under certain conditions, and the requiring of such persons payment of moneys earned by them as reimbursement for expenditures for support of their dependents
Chapter 693 (H 745)
An Act to make it unlawful to hunt with or shoot any firearm within a distance of 750 yards of a wildlife sanctuary located and maintained within the corporate limits of any city of this State
Chapter 702 (H 765)
An Act to permit the erection of yield right of way signs by certain counties in this State
Chapter 704 (H 767)
An Act to authorize the counties of Bedford, Washington, Rockbridge and Smyth, in connection with the issuance of bonds for school construction purposes, to exclude therefrom any special town school district therein
Chapter 714 (S 165)
An Act conferring additional powers on the Chesapeake Bay Ferry Commission, the governing body of the Chesapeake Bay Ferry District

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