Conflicts of Interest Act, State and Local; exemption for faculty papers. (HB457)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State and Local Conflicts of Interest Act; exemption for faculty papers. Provides that an employee's personal interest in a contract with his or her employing public institution of higher education to acquire the collections or scholarly works owned by the employee, including manuscripts, musical scores, poetry, paintings, books or other materials, writings or papers of an academic, research, or cultural value to the institution, provided the president of the institution approves the acquisition of such collections or scholarly works as being in the best interests of the institution's public mission of service, research, or education is not a prohibited contract under the State and Local Conflicts of Interest Act. The bill also provides an exemption for an officer or employee whose personal interest in a contract with the governmental agency is by reason of an ownership in the contracting firm in excess of 3% of the contracting firm's equity, provided that the officer or employee's ownership or other equity interest and that of any immediate family member in the contracting firm is disclosed in writing to the head of the governmental agency and that the officer or employee has not and will not participate in the contract negotiations on behalf of the contracting firm or the governmental agency. The bill also contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


04/19/2006: enacted


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064127492
01/09/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2006Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: #2 FOIA/Procurement (Marshall, D.)
01/30/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB457)
02/09/2006Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006Committee substitute printed 067719492-H1
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 067719492-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB457H1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB457H1)
02/22/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Read third time
02/27/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB457ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB457ER)
03/08/2006Signed by President
04/11/2006Governor's recommendation received by House
04/18/2006Placed on Calendar
04/19/2006House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
04/19/2006G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/19/2006Reenrolled bill text (HB457ER2)
04/19/2006Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/19/2006Signed by President as reenrolled
04/19/2006Enacted, Chapter 839 (effective 7/1/06)
04/19/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0839)