SB 1103 FOIA; closed meeting violations, civil penalty.
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Summary as introduced:
Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); closed meeting violations; civil penalty. Provides that in addition to any penalties imposed under FOIA, if the court finds that a member of a public body voted to certify a closed meeting and at the time of such certification such certification constituted a departure from the requirements of FOIA, the court shall impose on all members voting to certify in their individual capacity, whether or not a writ of mandamus or injunctive relief is awarded, a civil penalty of $500 each, which amount shall be paid into the State Literary Fund.

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01/07/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100867D  pdf | impact statement

01/07/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100867D
01/07/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/17/17  Senate: Assigned GL&T sub: #1
02/08/17  Senate: Left in General Laws and Technology