Virginia Freedom of Information Act; noncriminal incidents and reports. (SB676)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); noncriminal incidents and reports. Clarifies that the FOIA exclusion for noncriminal incidents and reports applies to any public body that engages in criminal law-enforcement activities and does not rely on the definition of "noncriminal incidents records" in 15.2-1722 of the Code of Virginia. The bill addresses a decision of the Virginia Supreme Court in Fitzgerald v. Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Read the Bill »


02/08/2016: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104128D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/27/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB676)
02/08/2016Incorporated by General Laws and Technology (SB727-McDougle) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1318.