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Code of Virginia
Title 58.1. Taxation
Chapter 31. Local Officers

§ 58.1-3130. Authority to destroy bonds and bond coupons which have been paid; procedure for destruction; certification.

The governing body of any county, city or town, upon petition of the treasurer, may authorize by resolution the destruction of all bonds and bond coupons paid by such fiscal officer or his predecessors after a period of five years from the end of the fiscal year in which such bonds and bond coupons were paid.

The resolution of the governing body shall designate a committee of three persons, one of whom shall be the treasurer, to supervise and witness the destruction of such bonds and bond coupons. The committee shall prepare and execute a certificate setting forth the means by which such paid instruments were destroyed, the issue, series, number and maturity date of the paid bonds so destroyed and the fiscal year in which paid.

Every such certification shall be in such form as shall be prescribed by the governing body and shall be acknowledged in the manner prescribed by law for the acknowledgment of deeds. The certification shall be prepared in duplicate, the original of which shall be made a part of the minutes of the governing body, and the copy thereof shall be retained as a permanent record of the office of the treasurer.

Code 1950, § 58-919.3; 1964, c. 629; 1968, c. 442; 1984, c. 675.

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.