Virginia Freedom of Information Act; willful violations, grounds for termination.



Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (6-Y 7-N)

Date Updated

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

VPA Position


Provides that if the court finds that any officer or employee of a public body (i) receives a request for records that was sent by a requester by certified mail, return receipt requested, and (ii) without legal excuse or justification, deliberately, willfully, and knowingly fails to make a response to such request, such officer or employee may be terminated for cause by his appointing authority or agency head.

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