Freedom of Information Act; electronic communication meetings by local governing bodies. (HB2293)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Freedom of Information Act; electronic communication meetings; electronic communication meetings by local governing bodies. Allows a local governing body, school board, or any subcommittee thereof to meet by electronic communication means provided (i) no purpose of the meeting is to take action on any matter before the governing body, school board, or subcommittee, or to otherwise transact any business of the governing body, school board, or subcommittee; (ii) the meeting is not called or prearranged with any purpose of transacting any business of the local governing body, school board, or subcommittee; and (iii) the local governing body, school board, or subcommittee otherwise complies with the electronic communication meetings law. Amends § 2.2-3708, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Committee
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070868402
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2007Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement (Marshall, D.)
01/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2293)
01/25/2007Letter sent to FOIA