College Savings Plan; exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc. (HB2549)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia College Savings Plan. Provides for: (i) the exclusion of certain financial records of the Virginia College Savings Plan from the Freedom of Information Act; (ii) the authorization for closed meetings of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan in certain circumstances; (iii) the expansion of the Virginia College Savings Plan Board from eight to 11 members; (iv) the creation of two advisory committees to the Board; and (v) the authority for the Virginia College Savings Plan Board to establish scholarships or matching grant programs for qualified students. The bill also renames the individual hired by the Virginia College Savings Plan Board to direct, manage, and administer the Plan as the "chief executive officer," rather than the current designation of "executive director." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 093400476
01/20/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2549)
01/29/2009Assigned GL sub: FOIA
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/03/2009Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 1-N)
02/06/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/19/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2549ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
02/28/2009Signed by President
03/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2549ER)
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 826 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 1-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2549ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 827 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0827)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB2549ER2)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1251.