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HB 228 Virginia Public Records Act; records retained in electronic medium.

Introduced by: Mark L. Cole | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Virginia Public Records Act; records retained in electronic medium. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of law requiring a public record to be retained in a tangible medium, an agency may retain any public record in an electronic medium, provided that the record remains accessible for the duration of its retention schedule and meets all other requirements of the Virginia Public Records Act ( 42.1-76 et seq.). The bill provides that this provision shall not be deemed to affect any law governing the retention of exhibits received into evidence in a criminal case in any court.


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