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Publications Title Acts of Assembly Code of Virginia Virginia Register of Regulations Virginia Administrative Code Court of Appeals of Virginia Published and Unpublished Opinions Supreme Court of Virginia Opinions

Official Status

(Notes)

No No Yes No No No
The print Acts of Assembly are the official version. “Virginia's Code had been printed privately as early as 1733. A searchable version of the Code of Virginia is available on the Legislative Information System.” “As provided in § 2.2-4031 of the Code of Virginia, the Virginia Register of Regulations is published by posting the Register on the Virginia Code Commission's website. The portable document format (PDF) file is the official version of the Register.” “Official print copies of the Virginia Administrative Code are available in most Virginia public library systems (http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whoweare/directories/valib/weball.asp). The online Virginia Administrative Code can be found at http://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode.” No notice is provided regarding the official or unofficial status of the online opinions or their accuracy.
The print Court of Appeals Reports series is the official source for published opinions.
No notice is provided regarding the official or unofficial status of the online opinions or their accuracy.
The print Virginia Reports series is the official source for published opinions.

Authentication

(Notes)

Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
§ 2.2-3819 of the Code of Virginia § 2.2-3819 of the Code of Virginia § 2.2-3819 of the Code of Virginia § 2.2-3819 of the Code of Virginia

Online Preservation

(Notes)

No No No No No No
Archived from 1994, but not preserved for use with future technologies. Archived from 1994, but not preserved for use with future technologies. Published opinions archived from 5/2/1995, but not preserved for use with future technologies; unpublished opinions archived from 3/5/2002, but not preserved for use with future technologies. Archived from 6/9/1995, but not preserved for use with future technologies.

Permanent Public Access

(Notes)

No No No No No No
Only the current version of the Code is available online. The Virginia Register of Regulations website provides complete coverage back to volume 1 (1984), but there does not appear to be any statement or policy regarding permanent public access. Only the current version of the Administrative Code is available online.

Copyright Claimed

(Notes)

Yes, partially. Yes Yes Yes No No
Not on the home page of Legislative Information System or individual bill/resolution pages. However, the following copyright statement appears on the Cumulative Index pages.
© Copyright Commonwealth of Virginia, 2017. All rights reserved.

“The Code of Virginia online database excludes material copyrighted by the publisher, Michie, a division of Matthew Bender. Copyrighted material includes annotations and revisors' notes, which may be found in the print version of the Code of Virginia."
© Copyright Commonwealth of Virginia, 2017. All rights reserved. © Copyright Commonwealth of Virginia, 2017. All rights reserved.
UELMA Adopted No
Universal Citation Adopted No


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