HB380: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; disclosure pursuant to court order or subpoena.

HOUSE BILL NO. 380

Offered January 8, 2014
Prefiled January 3, 2014
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 2.2-3703.1, relating to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act; disclosure pursuant to court order or subpoena.
Patron-- Surovell

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 2.2-3703.1 as follows:

§ 2.2-3703.1. Disclosure pursuant to court order or subpoena.

Nothing contained in this chapter shall have any bearing upon disclosures required to be made pursuant to any court order or subpoena. No discretionary exemption from mandatory disclosure shall be construed to make records covered by such discretionary exemption privileged under the rules of discovery, unless disclosure is otherwise prohibited by law.