Va. Freedom of Information Act; release of certain law-enforcement criminal incident information. (HB890)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act; repeal; release of certain law-enforcement criminal incident information and criminal investigative files. Repeals the provisions in the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (i) regarding the release of criminal investigative files that relate to a criminal investigation or proceeding that is not ongoing; (ii) that provide limitations to the mandatory release of criminal incident information relating to felony offenses and certain criminal investigative files; and (iii) that allow for, in the case of a request for certain criminal investigative files, an additional 60 work days to respond to such request after the initial allowable five-work-day response period. This bill is incorporated into HB 734. Read the Bill »


02/10/2022: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101446D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB890)
01/21/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB734-Bell)
02/10/2022Incorporated by General Laws (HB734-Bell)