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Code of Virginia
Title 51.1. Pensions, Benefits, and Retirement
Chapter 8. Local Retirement Systems
12/6/2021

§ 51.1-807. Police officers' pension and retirement boards.

Any county, city, or town in this Commonwealth having a police department may establish, in the manner hereinafter provided, a board to be known as the "police officers' pension and retirement board." The board shall be a body corporate and consist of five members. One member shall be the treasurer of the county, city, or town and shall also be the treasurer of the board. Two members shall be elected by the majority vote of the members of the police department, one for a term of four years and one for a term of two years, and all successors in office of the one elected for two years shall be elected for terms of four years. Two members shall be appointed by the governing body for terms of four years.

When any board is established, it shall, at its first meeting and annually thereafter, elect one of the members as president and one as secretary. The board may also elect a vice-president.

1940, p. 737; Michie Code 1942, § 3035d; Code 1950, § 51-115; 1990, c. 832.

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.