Workforce development; data sharing by certain agencies. (SB459)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; workforce and education program evaluation and policy analysis.  Provides for certain agencies to share de-identified data to create one-time restricted-use data sets in order to evaluate postsecondary and career readiness programs, pursuant to specified requirements. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103266D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/01/2010Assigned GL&T sub: FOIA/Conflict of Interest
02/10/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB459)
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Reading of amendments waived
02/15/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10103266D-E
02/15/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB459E
02/15/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/19/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB459E)
02/23/2010Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
02/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
03/02/2010Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Committee substitute printed 10105695D-H1
03/03/2010Read second time
03/04/2010Read third time
03/04/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105695D-H1
03/04/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB459H1
03/04/2010Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/04/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB459H1)
03/08/2010House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010House insisted on substitute
03/09/2010House requested conference committee
03/10/2010Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2010Senators: McEachin, Petersen, Vogel
03/11/2010Conferees appointed by House
03/11/2010Delegates: Griffith, Iaquinto, Barlow
03/12/2010Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/14/2010No further action taken
03/14/2010Failed to pass in House
03/14/2010Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
03/14/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB459ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB459ER)
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 0-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB459ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 803 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0803)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.


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

Technology, Education, Commerce & Labor - Workforce