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Code of Virginia
Title 33.2. Highways and Other Surface Transportation Systems
Chapter 2. Transportation Entities
11/29/2020

§ 33.2-206. How testimony of members of Commonwealth Transportation Board and Commissioner of Highways taken in civil proceedings.

No member of the Board or the Commissioner of Highways shall be required to leave his office for the purpose of testifying in any suit, action, or other civil proceeding involving any of his official duties, but the deposition of any member of the Board or the Commissioner of Highways may be taken at the main office of the Board in Richmond, after reasonable notice in writing has been given to the adverse party.

Any deposition taken pursuant to this section may be read in the pending suit, action, or other civil proceeding. However, on motion to the court, filed at least 10 days before the commencement of the trial, the judge may, for good cause shown, require any member of the Board or the Commissioner of Highways to attend and testify ore tenus.

Code 1950, § 33-3.1; 1966, c. 369; 1970, c. 322, § 33.1-4; 1974, c. 462; 1995, cc. 195, 223; 2014, c. 805.

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.