Inspector General, Office of State; established. (SB1477)

Introduced By

Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the Inspector General.  Establishes the Office of the Inspector General to be headed by a State Inspector General to investigate complaints alleging fraud, waste, abuse, corruption, or mistreatment of citizens of the Commonwealth by a state agency or public officers and employees. The bill also authorizes the State Inspector General to examine the management and operation of state agencies and provides a record exemption under the Freedom of Information Act for certain documents of the Office. The bill consolidates the offices of inspector general of the Departments of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, and Transportation into this new office. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11101804D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/02/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Committee substitute printed 11105061D-S1
02/04/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1477S1)
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105061D-S1
02/07/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1477S1
02/08/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Placed on Calendar
02/09/2011Read first time
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2011Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/17/2011Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Committee substitute printed 11105434D-H1
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105434D-H1
02/22/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1477H1
02/22/2011Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1477H1)
02/23/2011House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Title replaced 11105434D-H1
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1477ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1477ER)
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (SB1477ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 871 (effective - see bill)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0871)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.