Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusions, administrative investigations, etc. (SB200)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)


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Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusions; administrative investigations; onsite sewage complaints. Creates an exemption with respect to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act for records of active investigations and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of complainants furnished in confidence with respect to an active investigation of onsite sewage complaints made to the Department of Health or the Department of Environmental Quality. However, the exemption does not prohibit the release of information taken from inactive investigations so long as such information does not reveal the identity of the parties involved or other persons supplying information. Read the Bill »


01/10/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101761D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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