Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; advisory opinions, evidence in civil proceeding. (HB1772)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; advisory opinions; evidence in civil proceeding. Provides that any officer, employee, or member of a public body alleged to have willfully and knowingly violated the Virginia Freedom of Information Act who acted in good faith reliance upon an advisory opinion issued by the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council may introduce such advisory opinion as evidence that the alleged violation was not made willfully and knowingly. The bill contains technical amendments. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Amends § 30-179, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/17/2019: In Committee

History

DateAction
12/26/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100432D
12/26/2018Committee
12/26/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/09/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1772)
01/14/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/17/2019Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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