The Virginia FOIA has either limited applicability or does not apply to:

The Virginia Parole Board; Petit juries and grand juries; Family assessment and planning teams (established pursuant to 2.2-5207); Sexual assault response teams (established pursuant to 15.2-1627.4); Multidisciplinary child sexual abuse response teams (established pursuant to 15.2-1627.5); The Virginia State Crime Commission; and Records maintained by clerks of courts.

Additionally, public access to voter registration and election records are dually governed by both the provisions of Title 24.2 (§ 24.2-100 et. seq.) and the Virginia FOIA. The provisions of Title 24.2 control in the event of any conflict. (Va. Code Ann. § 2.2-3703.)

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1. What is the Virginia Freedom of Information Act?
2. What is the purpose of the Virginia FOIA?
3. Who does the Virginia FOIA apply to?
4. The Virginia FOIA has either limited applicability or does not apply to:
5. What types of records can be requested under the Virginia FOIA?
6. What if I only want a question answered, not records?
7. What if I want a document created?
8. How can I make a request to Louisa County for public records under the Virginia FOIA?
9. Is there a fee for requesting public records under the Virginia FOIA?
10. When does my request expire?
11. What is the timeframe for public bodies to respond to FOIA requests?
12. Can public bodies deny or redact certain information from FOIA requests?
13. How can I appeal a denial of a FOIA request?
14. Can I remain anonymous when making a FOIA request in Virginia?
15. Are there any additional resources available to help me understand and navigate the Virginia FOIA?
16. Who is the FOIA officer for Louisa County?