Virginia Freedom of Information Act; closed meetings, privacy of witnesses. (HB631)

Introduced By

Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act; closed meetings; privacy of witnesses in law-enforcement administrative investigations. Provides that a public body may hold a closed meeting to protect the privacy of an individual in administrative or disciplinary hearings related to allegations of wrongdoing by employees of a law-enforcement agency where such individual is a complainant, witness, or the subject of the hearing. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102138D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB631)
01/21/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2022Stricken from docket by General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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