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HB 2402 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; willful violations, grounds for termination.

Introduced by: Rick L. Morris | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

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