Freedom of Information Act; university-related foundation funds. (HB816)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


University-related foundation funds; Virginia Freedom of Information Act.  Provides that if a Virginia college or university uses funds from one of its affiliated foundations to pay for costs incurred by the college or university in relation to the enforcement of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, the foundation shall provide a list of its donors for the prior three years to the college or university. The college or university shall disclose this list to any party upon request and shall make no attempt to withhold it. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101174D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 02/09/2012 Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
  • 02/09/2012 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
  • 02/09/2012 Continued to 2013 in General Laws
  • 11/29/2012 Left in General Laws


Dustin writes:

Pass this bill! You want to see what government waste looks like? Go to a local public college or university. Seriously,

The amount of six figure salaries the coaches and ivory tower professors receive is ridiculous. Don't believe me? Look it up.