Official records of the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation or the Department of Health Professions or any board named in this title shall be subject to the disclosure provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (§ 2.2-3700 et seq.), except for the following:
1. Examination questions, papers, booklets and answer sheets, which may be disclosed at the discretion of the board administering or causing to be administered such examinations.
2. Applications for admission to examinations or for licensure, and the scoring records maintained by any board or by the Departments on individual licensees or applicants. However, this material may be made available during normal working hours for copying by the subject individual at his expense at the office of the Department or board which possesses the material.
3. Records of active investigations being conducted by the Departments or any board.
1979, c. 408, § 54-1.41; 1982, c. 207; 1988, c. 765; 1993, c. 499 .