Your FOIA Rights as a Virginia citizen:

  • You have the right to request to inspect or receive copies of public records, or both (Va Code § 2.2-3704(A).
  • You have the right to request that any charges for the requested records be estimated in advance (Va Code § 2.2-3704(F).
  • If you believe that your FOIA rights have been violated, you may file a petition in district or circuit court to compel compliance with FOIA (Va Code § 2.2-3713).

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