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Code of Virginia
Title 9.1. Commonwealth Public Safety
Chapter 5. Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act

§ 9.1-507. Chapter accords minimum rights; exception.

A. The rights accorded law-enforcement officers in this chapter are minimum rights and all agencies, unless otherwise provided in this section, shall adopt grievance procedures that are consistent with this chapter. However, an agency may provide for additional rights of law-enforcement officers in its grievance procedure.

B. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any law-enforcement officer or law-enforcement agency that serves under the authority of a locality that has established a law-enforcement civilian oversight body pursuant to § 9.1-601.

1978, c. 19, § 2.1-116.9; 2001, c. 844; 2020, Sp. Sess. I, cc. 29, 30.

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.