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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
Chapter 40. Judicial Determination of City Status
11/28/2021

§ 15.2-4001. Investigation by Commission on Local Government; certification of findings to governing body.

If it appears from the most recent United States census that a city may not meet the requirements for city status under Article VII, Section 1 of the Constitution of Virginia, the Commission on Local Government shall commence an investigation of the population, assets, liabilities, rights and obligations of such city and certify the findings to the governing body.

1971, Ex. Sess., c. 140, § 15.1-965.2; 1997, c. 587.

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.