This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the “Virginia Personnel Act.”
The purpose of this chapter is to ensure for the Commonwealth a system of personnel administration based on merit principles and objective methods of appointment, promotion, transfer, layoff, removal, discipline, and other incidents of state employment.
This law has been modified 2 times since it was first created in 1966. Those modifications are cataloged by “The Acts of Assembly,” a state publication, by year and chapter. Those modifications that can be read on the General Assembly’s website will be linked accordingly. Those modifications are as follows: in 1970, chapter 546; in 2001, chapter 844.