Virginia Freedom of Information Act; applicability to Office of the Attorney General. (HB839)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); applicability to the Office of the Attorney General. Clarifies that for the purposes of FOIA applicable to access to public records, the Office of the Attorney General shall be considered a public body and, except as otherwise expressly provided by law, shall have the same obligations to disclose public records as other custodians of public records. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2014Committee
01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100042D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/16/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
01/21/2014Continued to 2015 in General Laws

Comments

Waldo Jaquith writes:

Really? It's incredibly disappointing that there was any debate about this bill. That it couldn't make it out of subcommittee is appalling.