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Commission Authority

The State Corporation Commission is an independent state agency established by the Constitution of Virginia. The General Assembly, through the legislative process, imparts responsibilities upon the Commission. Additionally, the Commission is authorized to issue its own rules and regulations to help it carry out its statutory responsibilities.

The following titles of the Code of VirginiaExternal Link logo are pertinent to the State Corporation Commission:

  • Title 12.1 - SCC Generally
  • Title 13.1 - Corporations and Limited Liability Companies/Securities/Franchising
  • Title 50 - Partnerships
  • Title 6.2 - Financial Institutions and Services
  • Title 38.2 - Insurance
  • Title 56 - Public Service Companies (telephone, electric, natural gas, water, railroad)
  • Title 58.1 - Public Service Taxation

The following titles of the Virginia Administrative CodeExternal Link logo contain State Corporation Commission regulations: