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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Bylaw 1-24

SCHOOL BOARD BYLAWS

Conflict of Interests/Immunity/Disclosure Statement of Personal Interests/Economic Advisory Interests

  1. Conflict of Interests

    Each School Board Member shall be aware of and comply with the Virginia State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act (Act) cited in the legal reference to this Bylaw and shall disclose such interests to the School Board and shall either participate or refrain from participating in votes and transactions as required by the Act.

  2. Conflict of Interest Advisory Legal Opinion

    School Board Members are encouraged in a timely manner to seek a written advisory legal opinion from the Commonwealth’s Attorney or the City Attorney in situations where they perceive a conflict of interests as set forth in the Act. The request for a written advisory legal opinion from the City Attorney may be requested through School Board Legal Counsel, should include full disclosure of the facts, and may be provided without notice to the Chairman or other School Board Members.

  3. Statement of Economic Interests

    School Board Members are advised that they are required by the Act to file with the School Board Clerk, a disclosure statement of their personal interests as is specified on the form set forth in the Act titled "Statement of Economic Interests".

  4. Employment of Relatives

    School Board Members are advised that the Act contains specific prohibitions regarding employment of relatives of School Board Members. School Board Members cannot be employed by the School Board while they are serving as School Board Members.

  5. Immunity

    Each School Board Member shall enjoy such immunity as set forth in the following legal reference.

Editor's Notes

See Bylaw 1-5 Legal Counsel.

Code of Virginia §2.2-3100, et seq., as amended. Virginia State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act.

Adopted by School Board: July 21, 1992
Amended by School Board: August 17, 1999
Amended by School Board: February 20, 2001
Amended by School Board: May 14, 2002
Amended by School Board: December 2, 2008
Amended by School Board: August 2, 2016