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Code of Virginia
Title 2.2. Administration of Government
Chapter 28. General Provisions
12/1/2021

§ 2.2-2815. Increase in salaries.

The salary of no state officer or employee payable by the Commonwealth and not specifically fixed by law shall be increased, or authorized to be increased, without the written consent of the Governor.

The salary of no officer or employee of any state institution, board, commission or agency payable by the Commonwealth and not specifically fixed by law, shall be increased, or authorized to be increased, without prior written authorization of such board or commission and the written consent of the Governor.

Any violation of this section shall constitute misfeasance in office. Nothing herein shall apply to teachers in the elementary or secondary schools of the Commonwealth or to employees receiving compensation not in excess of $100 per month.

Code 1950, § 14-2; 1964, c. 386, § 14.1-2; 1998, c. 872, § 2.1-20.6; 2001, c. 844.

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.