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Code of Virginia
Title 62.1. Waters of the State, Ports and Harbors
Chapter 10. Virginia Port Authority

§ 62.1-132.6. Powers not restrictive; exemptions from Public Procurement Act and the Virginia Personnel Act.

A. The Authority shall have the power to perform any act or carry out any function not inconsistent with state law, whether included in the provisions of this chapter, which may be, or tend to be, useful in carrying out the provisions of this chapter. The provisions of the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§ 2.2-4300 et seq.) shall not apply to the Authority in the exercise of any of its powers in accordance with this chapter, provided the Authority implement, by policy or regulation adopted by the Board of Commissioners, procedures to ensure fairness and competitiveness in the procurement of goods and services and in the administration of its capital outlay program. This exemption shall be applicable only so long as such policies and procedures meeting the requirements remain in effect.

B. The provisions of Chapter 29 (§ 2.2-2900 et seq.) of Title 2.2 shall not apply to the Authority.

C. Additionally, the provisions of §§ 2.2-1124, 2.2-1131.1, 2.2-1136, 2.2-1149, 2.2-1150, and 2.2-1153 through 2.2-1156 shall not apply to the Authority provided that (i) the Authority adopts and the Board approves policies or regulations governing the acquisition, lease, or sale of surplus and real property consistent with the provisions of the above-referenced sections; and (ii) any acquisition, lease, or sale of real property valued in excess of $20 million shall be approved by the Governor.

D. Additionally, the provisions of §§ 2.2-1117 and 53.1-47 shall not apply to the Authority.

1981, c. 589; 1997, cc. 232, 488; 2012, cc. 846, 849; 2013, cc. 762, 794; 2015, cc. 175, 383.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.