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Code of Virginia
Title 52. Police (State)
Chapter 2. Basic State Police Communication System

§ 52-14. Availability of system.

The basic system herein provided for may be made available for use by any department or division of the State government and by any county, city, town, railroad or other special police department lawfully maintained by any corporation in this Commonwealth as well as agencies of the federal government, subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. Application for permission to connect with the basic system shall be made to the Superintendent of State Police on forms to be provided by him;

2. Such application may be approved by the Superintendent if, as and when in his discretion such connection is requisite and necessary for the best interests of the entire system;

3. Upon approval of such application and before the applicant shall be connected with the basic system, such applicant must agree to assume and pay all rentals for sending and receiving stations, or receiving stations only, as may be authorized by the Superintendent for installation within the jurisdiction of the applicant, and any and all costs of installation and operation of such stations;

4. a. The Commonwealth shall pay all rental for necessary wire or circuit mileage required to connect such stations operated by criminal justice agencies of the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions, or the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with the basic system.

b. All other agencies shall agree, as a condition of connection or continued service, to assume and pay all rental for necessary wire or circuit mileage required to connect such stations with the basic system.

1938, p. 674; Michie Code 1942, § 2154(235); 1999, c. 150.

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.