Oath of Office 1-12

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Bylaw 1-12


Oath of Office

On or before the initial January meeting of the School Board after a November election, the person elected to the School Board shall take the oath of office prescribed for officers of this Commonwealth. Any person appointed to fill a vacancy on the School Board shall take the same oath of office prior to undertaking any duties as a School Board Member. It is the responsibility of such person to appear before a judge of a court of record or the clerk of the court and to take the required oath.

It shall be the responsibility of each School Board Member to present to the Clerk of the School Board a record of having taken the required oath, which shall be retained by the Clerk.

Code of Virginia § 15.2-1522, as amended. When and how officers qualify.

Code of Virginia § 49-1, as amended. Form of general oath required of officers.

Code of Virginia § 49-11, as amended. Failure to take oath.

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: December 2, 2008
Reviewed by School Board: August 2, 2016