Freedom of Information Act; records containing social security numbers and personal information. (SB819)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) with support from 11 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Allen Dudley (R-Rocky Mount), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Freedom of Information Act; records containing social security numbers and other personally identifying information. Exempts from the mandatory disclosure requirements of the Freedom of Information Act those portions of records containing personal information concerning an identifiable individual, including date of birth, social security number, driver's license number, bank account numbers, credit or debit card numbers, personal identification numbers, electronic identification codes, automated or electronic signatures, biometric data, or fingerprints; except that access shall not be denied to the person who is the subject thereof. Any person who is the subject of any such record and who is 18 years of age or older may waive, in writing, these protections. If the protections are so waived, the public body shall open such records for inspection and copying. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078317720
01/05/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/22/2007Assigned GL&T sub: #1
02/06/2007Left in General Laws and Technology
02/06/2007Letter sent to Joint Commisson on Technology & Science & the FOIA Council