Virginia Freedom of Information Act; required release of law-enforcement disciplinary records. (HB2196)

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 Act; required release of law-enforcement disciplinary records; exceptions. Requires the release of law-enforcement disciplinary records related to completed disciplinary investigations. The bill defines "law-enforcement disciplinary records" as any record created in furtherance of a law-enforcement disciplinary proceeding or any other administrative or judicial proceeding, whether such proceeding takes place in the Commonwealth or in another jurisdiction. The bill allows for the redaction of certain personal contact information of the law-enforcement officer, complainant, and witness or their families; social security numbers; and certain medical information of the law-enforcement officer and complainant. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Committee
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102757D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2021Tabled in General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)