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Code of Virginia
Title 62.1. Waters of the State, Ports and Harbors
Chapter 6. Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
12/2/2020

§ 62.1-74. Powers of Commission; duties of state officers, departments, etc.; jurisdiction of certain courts; enforcement.

Subject to the terms of such compact there is hereby granted to the Commission and commissioners thereof all the powers provided for in the compact, and all the powers necessary or incidental to the carrying out of the compact in every particular. All officers of this Commonwealth are hereby authorized and directed to do all things falling within their respective provinces and jurisdiction necessary or incidental to the carrying out of the compact in every particular, it being hereby declared to be the policy of this Commonwealth to perform and carry out the compact and to accomplish the purposes thereof. All officers, bureaus, departments, and persons of and in the state government or administration of this Commonwealth are hereby authorized and directed at convenient times and upon request of the Commission to furnish it with information and data possessed by them or any of them and to aid the Commission by loan of personnel or other means lying within their legal powers, respectively.

The courts of record of this Commonwealth are hereby granted the jurisdiction specified in Article IX of the compact, and the Attorney General and other law enforcing officers of this Commonwealth are hereby granted the power to institute any action for the enforcement of the orders of the Commission as specified in Article IX of the compact.

Code 1950, § 62-67.5; 1968, c. 659.

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.