Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of criminal investigative records. (SB711)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of criminal investigative records.  Limits the exemption for criminal investigative or prosecution records to those investigations or prosecutions that are ongoing. As a result, criminal investigative and prosecution records would be open to the public after the ongoing criminal investigation or prosecution has become final or has been otherwise terminated, unless there is jeopardy to any other criminal investigation or prosecution. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103319D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/01/2010Assigned GL&T sub: FOIA/Conflict of Interest
02/10/2010Passed by in General Laws and Technology with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10105238D-S1
02/10/2010Continued to 2011 in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Subject matter referred by letter to the Freedom of Information Advisory Council
02/10/2010Pursuant to Senate Rule 20(L)