Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proceeding for enforcement. (HB334)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proceeding for enforcement. Provides that in an enforcement action, if the court finds the public body violated certain meeting notice requirements, the court may invalidate any action of the public body taken at such meeting. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/05/2016Committee
01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101035D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB334)
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/11/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in General Laws

Comments

Waldo Jaquith writes:

At first blush, I quite like this proposal. It's the "fruit of the poisoned tree" concept.

ACLU-VA Open Government, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia is monitoring this bill.