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Code of Virginia
Title 2.2. Administration of Government
Chapter 6. General Provisions

§ 2.2-617. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:

"Federal statute" means a federal statute that is in accord with the United States Constitution imposing mandates on state or local governments, which may include, but is not limited to, the following:

1. The Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. § 300f, et seq., as amended;

2. The Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. § 7401, et seq., as amended;

3. The Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1251, et seq., as amended;

4. The Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. § 3251, et seq., as amended;

5. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, 42 U.S.C. § 6901, et seq., as amended;

6. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. § 9601, et seq., as amended;

7. The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, P.L. 99-499, as amended;

8. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, 16 U.S.C. § 1531, et seq., as amended;

9. The Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Statute, 20 U.S.C. § 4011, et seq., as amended;

10. The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993, P.L. 101-336, as amended;

11. The Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986, 49 U.S.C. § 2501, et seq., as amended;

12. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, P.L. 103-3, as amended;

13. The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, P.L. 99-145 and 99-499, as amended;

14. The Federal, State, and Local Partnership for Education Improvement Program, 20 U.S.C. § 1751, et seq., as amended;

15. The National Voter Registration Act of 1993, P.L. 103-31, as amended;

16. The Federal School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1751 and 1773, P.L. 101-336, as amended;

17. The Federal Social Services and Medicaid Requirements, 42 U.S.C. § 1396, et seq., as amended;

18. The Federal Highway Safety Programs; and

19. The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, P.L. 102-240, as amended.

1995, c. 604, § 2.1-797; 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.