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Chapter 37.
Virginia Freedom of Information Act
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§ 2.2-3700
Short title; policy
§ 2.2-3701
(Effective until September 1, 2022) Definitions
§ 2.2-3701
(Effective September 1, 2022) Definitions
§ 2.2-3702
Notice of chapter
§ 2.2-3703
Public bodies and records to which chapter inapplicable; voter registration and election records; access by persons incarcerated in a state, local, or federal correctional facility
§ 2.2-3703.1
Disclosure pursuant to court order or subpoena
§ 2.2-3704
Public records to be open to inspection; procedure for requesting records and responding to request; charges; transfer of records for storage, etc.
§ 2.2-3704.01
Records containing both excluded and nonexcluded information; duty to redact
§ 2.2-3704.1
Posting of notice of rights and responsibilities by state and local public bodies; assistance by the Freedom of Information Advisory Council
§ 2.2-3704.2
Public bodies to designate FOIA officer
§ 2.2-3704.3
Training for local officials
§ 2.2-3705.1
(Effective until date pursuant to Va. Const., Art. IV, § 13) Exclusions to application of chapter; exclusions of general application to public bodies
§ 2.2-3705
Repealed
§ 2.2-3705.1
(Effective pursuant to Va. Const., Art. IV, § 13) Exclusions to application of chapter; exclusions of general application to public bodies
§ 2.2-3705.2
Exclusions to application of chapter; records relating to public safety
§ 2.2-3705.3
Exclusions to application of chapter; records relating to administrative investigations
§ 2.2-3705.4
Exclusions to application of chapter; educational records and certain records of educational institutions
§ 2.2-3705.5
Exclusions to application of chapter; health and social services records
§ 2.2-3705.6
Exclusions to application of chapter; proprietary records and trade secrets
§ 2.2-3705.7
Exclusions to application of chapter; records of specific public bodies and certain other limited exclusions
§ 2.2-3705.8
Limitation on record exclusions
§ 2.2-3706
Disclosure of law-enforcement and criminal records; limitations
§ 2.2-3706.1
Disclosure of law-enforcement records; criminal incident information and certain criminal investigative files; limitations
§ 2.2-3707
(Effective until September 1, 2022) Meetings to be public; notice of meetings; recordings; minutes
§ 2.2-3707
(Effective September 1, 2022) Meetings to be public; notice of meetings; recordings; minutes
§ 2.2-3707.01
(Effective until September 1, 2022) Meetings of the General Assembly
§ 2.2-3707.01
(Effective September 1, 2022) Meetings of the General Assembly
§ 2.2-3707.1
Posting of minutes for state boards and commissions
§ 2.2-3707.2
Posting of minutes for local public bodies
§ 2.2-3708
Repealed
§ 2.2-3708.1
Repealed
§ 2.2-3708.2
(Effective until September 1, 2022) Meetings held through electronic communication means
§ 2.2-3708.2
(Effective September 1, 2022) Meetings held through electronic communication means during declared states of emergency
§ 2.2-3708.3
(Effective September 1, 2022) Meetings held through electronic communication means; situations other than declared states of emergency
§ 2.2-3709
Expired
§ 2.2-3710
Transaction of public business other than by votes at meetings prohibited
§ 2.2-3711
Closed meetings authorized for certain limited purposes
§ 2.2-3712
Closed meetings procedures; certification of proceedings
§ 2.2-3713
Proceedings for enforcement of chapter
§ 2.2-3714
(Effective until September 1, 2022) Violations and penalties
§ 2.2-3714
(Effective September 1, 2022) Violations and penalties
§ 2.2-3715
Effect of advisory opinions from the Freedom of Information Advisory Council on liability for willful and knowing violations