Thanks to Dick Eastman for originally sharing this update and making me aware of the news ...
The following status update was sent by Peter Broadbent, former President of the Virginia Genealogical Society:
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has signed into law two pieces of legislation passed by the 2012 Virginia General Assembly that will provide significantly improved access to Virginia’s vital records. Both bills were strongly supported by the
genealogical community... Virginia
Read the full post and you can see the original post on the Virginia Genealogical Society webpage. Additionally, Peter E Broadbent, Jr (Former President, VGS) is asking that those appreciative of this increased accessibility to VA vital records send a thank-you not to Governor Bob McDonnell (details are on the VGS site).
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