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SB 730 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; clarifies definition of "public record."

Introduced by: Bill R. DeSteph, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Clarifies that the definition of "public record" does not include records that are not prepared for or used in the transaction of public business. The bill defines "social media account" and creates a new discretionary exemption for social media records of General Assembly members when such records relate to the use of a social media account by a member in such member's individual capacity. The bill requires the public body to be a necessary party in any enforcement proceeding.


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