Virginia Freedom of Information Act; training requirement for local elected officials. (SB1431)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act; training requirements; proceedings for enforcement. Requires the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council to provide, and local elected officials to complete, training on the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. The bill requires local elected officials to complete such training at least once every two years while they are in office. The bill also eliminates the three-day notice requirement for a hearing on a petition for mandamus or injunction alleging a violation of the Act. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 2.2-3713, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103021D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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