Freedom of Information Act; exemption for certain information in rabies vaccination certificates. (HB2558)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Freedom of Information Act; certain information in rabies vaccination certificates. Exempts the names and addresses of animal owners contained in rabies vaccination certificates provided to local treasurers as required by 3.1-796.87:1 from the mandatory disclosure provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. The bill requires that to be protected the animal owner must request in writing that the treasurer not release such information. Read the Bill »

Status

03/20/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/10/2007Committee
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074776248
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2007Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement (Marshall, D.)
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2558E
02/05/2007Printed as engrossed 074776248-E
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/08/2007Assigned GL&T sub: #1
02/14/2007Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/19/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2007Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Placed on Calendar
02/21/2007Senate amendment agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Enrolled
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2558ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 660 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0660)

Comments

Frosty Landon writes:

Amended to sunset in one year, allowing FOI Advisory Council to study the issue (dog licenses are public; some data fields on rabies certificates are in a grey area (identity of breed???)