Freedom of Information Act; posting of minutes by state boards and commissions. (HB564)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Freedom of Information Act; posting of minutes by state boards and commissions. Clarifies that all boards, commissions, councils, and other public bodies created in the executive branch of state government shall post minutes of their meetings on such body's website, if any, and on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065286432
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/16/2006Reported from Science and Technology with amendment (19-Y 0-N)
01/18/2006Read first time
01/19/2006Read second time
01/19/2006Committee amendment agreed to
01/19/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB564E
01/19/2006Printed as engrossed 065286432-E
01/20/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006Communicated to Senate
01/23/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB564E)
01/23/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
03/01/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Read third time
03/06/2006Reading of amendment waived
03/06/2006Committee amendment agreed to
03/06/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/06/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006Placed on Calendar
03/08/2006Senate amendment agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB564ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/20/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB564ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 595 (effective 7/1/06)
04/12/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0595)