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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
Chapter 26. Public Finance Act
7/23/2021

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§ 15.2-2656. (Effective until January 1, 2022) Appeals.

An appeal from the final judgment of the circuit court in a bond validation proceeding may be taken to the Supreme Court of Virginia. No appeal shall be allowed unless a notice of appeal is filed in the circuit court within 15 days after the date on which the final judgment of the court is entered and unless the appealing party's petition for appeal is filed with the Supreme Court of Virginia within 30 days after the date on which the final judgment of the court is entered. When a notice of appeal is timely and properly filed with the clerk of the circuit court, the clerk shall certify and transmit the record to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Virginia within 30 days after the date on which the final judgment of the circuit court is entered. Failure of the clerk to comply with this requirement shall not affect the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Virginia to consider the appeal. If the Supreme Court of Virginia grants the petition for appeal, it shall be placed on the privileged docket.

Code 1950, § 15-666.60; 1958, c. 640; 1962, c. 623, § 15.1-219; 1991, c. 668, § 15.1-227.58; 1997, c. 587; 2003, c. 679.

§ 15.2-2656. (Effective January 1, 2022) Appeals.

An appeal from the final judgment of the circuit court in a bond validation proceeding may be taken to the Court of Appeals. No appeal shall be allowed unless a notice of appeal is filed in the circuit court within 15 days after the date on which the final judgment of the court is entered and unless the appealing party's opening brief is filed with the Court of Appeals within 30 days after the date on which the final judgment of the court is entered. When a notice of appeal is timely and properly filed with the clerk of the circuit court, the clerk shall certify and transmit the record to the Clerk of the Court of Appeals within 30 days after the date on which the final judgment of the circuit court is entered and the Court of Appeals shall give the appeal an expedited review. Failure of the clerk to comply with this requirement shall not affect the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals to consider the appeal.

Code 1950, § 15-666.60; 1958, c. 640; 1962, c. 623, § 15.1-219; 1991, c. 668, § 15.1-227.58; 1997, c. 587; 2003, c. 679; 2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 489.

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.