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Code of Virginia
Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns
Chapter 15. Local Government Personnel, Qualification for Office, Bonds, Dual Office Holding and Certain Local Government Officers
10/26/2021

Article 2. Joint Officers and Other Employees.

§ 15.2-1513. Joint local government employees permitted.

Localities may jointly employ or share the services of any person. Persons so employed may include officers as well as other employees.

1991, c. 234, § 15.1-20.3; 1997, c. 587.

§ 15.2-1514. Exercise of powers and duties.

Every person employed under § 15.2-1513 shall exercise in each of such localities all the powers conferred and duties imposed upon such person by law or by contract.

1991, c. 234, § 15.1-20.5; 1997, c. 587.

§ 15.2-1515. Compensation, benefits and liability insurance of such persons.

Every person employed under § 15.2-1513, for purposes of salary, retirement, and other employee benefits, public liability insurance and bonds, when required, shall be considered the employee of one locality. The share of the costs of salary, retirement, and other employee benefits and expenses for the jointly employed person shall be paid to the primary employing locality by the other localities using the services of such person in the manner and amount agreed upon.

Such employment may be pursuant to written or unwritten agreement between or among the employing localities containing such other terms and conditions as agreed upon.

1991, c. 234, § 15.1-20.4; 1997, c. 587.

§ 15.2-1516. Exceptions.

The provisions of §§ 15.2-1513 through 15.2-1515 shall not be applicable to constitutional officers or their employees or other officers elected by the voters.

1991, c. 234, § 15.1-20.6; 1997, c. 587.