Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located § 2.2-3700 et seq. of the Code of Virginia, guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and public employees. 

Internet Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Privacy Information

It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia that personal information about citizens will be collected only to the extent necessary to provide the service of benefit desired; that only appropriate information will be collected; that citizens shall understand the reason the information is collected and be able to examine any personal records maintained.

The House Appropriations Committee (HAC) does not gather information on its web site (  The following is intended to explain current Internet privacy practices but shall not be construed as a contractual promise. The House Appropriations Committee reserves the right to amend its Internet Privacy Policy Statement at any time without notice.

Information Collection

Virginia law requires that state bodies not collect personal information about citizens unless it is required to provide services for the citizen. When personal information is collected, it must be protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure and the House Appropriations Committee is required to provide a prescribed procedure by which you may learn the purpose for which information has been recorded and how it will be used and disseminated.

In General

The House Appropriations Committee web site does not enable or use cookies and does not capture personal information about any visitor to its site. When you browse the House Appropriations Committee web site, you do so anonymously. Personal information, such as your name, address, phone number, or e-mail address is not collected as you browse. Information such as your domain name, Internet Protocol (IP) number, browser type, date and time of your visit is not collected.  If any of these policies change, it will be noted on this page.

Contacting Us

When visiting this site, the House Appropriations Committee encourages you to contact us if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

House Appropriations Committee
Post Office Box 406
Capitol Square
Richmond, VA 23218

The House Appropriations Committee will request your name, the subject of your question or comment, and your e-mail address or telephone number. This information is used solely to respond to your inquiry.  Personal information that you provide to the House Appropriations Committee is safeguarded according to the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.


The House Appropriations Committee (HAC) provides links to web sites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the House Appropriations Committee or any organization affiliated with the House Appropriations Committee, and as such the House Appropriations Committee is NOT responsible for the content of those web sites. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the House Appropriations Committee web site and this Privacy Policy will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.  Use of information obtained from those web sites is voluntary, and reliance on that information should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy.

Neither the House Appropriations Committee, nor any employee of the House Appropriations Committee warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or outdated. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

Reference at those web sites to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise DOES NOT constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or preference by the House Appropriations Committee. All sites included on its web site are screened, but the content they possess cannot be controlled. Any inappropriate information or links they have on their site that pertains to the House Appropriations Committee, or related activities, should be reported to the House Appropriations Committee and can be emailed to