Freedom of Information Act; exempts from public disclosure certain proprietary records. (SB726)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Freedom of Information Act; records and meetings of Innovative Technology Authority. Exempts from public disclosure certain proprietary records submitted to the Innovative Technology Authority as part of a grant application. The bill also allows meetings of the Innovative Technology Authority to be closed when the exempt records are being discussed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2008Presented and ordered printed 085958826
01/17/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/22/2008Assigned GL&T sub: Subcommittee #1 (FOIA)
01/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB726)
02/06/2008Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/2008Assigned GL sub: FOIA
02/28/2008Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Read second time
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB726ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB726ER)
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 633 (effective 7/1/08)
03/18/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0633)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1458.


Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Supports GRTC position on e-Government