Catalog of State and Federal Mandates

The Catalog of State and Federal Mandates on Local Governments is published annually in September. The catalog provides an inventory of all state and federal mandates on local governments identified as of July 1 of each year. Each mandate has a separate entry containing a brief description of the mandated action, identification of the type of mandate, name of the administering agency, citations of statutory and regulatory authority and information regarding the assessment of the mandate. The catalog contains an index listing the mandates administered by each state agency.

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Hard copies of the catalog are also available. If you would like to order the document, mail a check made payable to Treasurer of Virginia for $15.00 per copy (includes postage) to: Department of Housing and Community Development, Commission on Local Government, 600 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond VA, 23219-1321.

If you have any questions concerning the Catalog of Mandates, please email or call (804) 371-8010.