Freedom of Information Act; amends an existing records exemption for economic development records. (SB1344)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)

Progress

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

Description

Freedom of Information Act; economic development records. Amends an existing records exemption for economic development records to include records related to the retention of existing business, and to allow the exemption to be used by all public bodies subject to FOIA. The bill makes corresponding amendments to the existing meetings exemption that allows discussion of such records in closed meetings. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094455812
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/22/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1344)
02/04/2009Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/19/2009Assigned GL sub: FOIA
02/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/19/2009Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read second time
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Enrolled
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1344ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/04/2009Signed by President
03/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1344ER)
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 765 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0765)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 55 seconds.