Freedom of Information Act; exemption for cell phone numbers for EMS personnel and firefighters. (SB193)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)

Progress

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

Description

Freedom of Information Act; exemption for cell phone numbers for EMS personnel and firefighters.  Provides an exemption from the mandatory disclosure provisions of the Freedom of Information Act for records of a fire/EMS company or fire/EMS department, to the extent that they disclose the telephone numbers for cellular telephones, pagers, or comparable portable communication devices provided to its personnel for use in the performance of their official duties. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101674D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/24/2012Assigned GL&T sub: #1
02/13/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Committee substitute printed 12105094D-S1
02/14/2012Incorporates SB474
02/14/2012Read second time
02/14/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105094D-S1
02/14/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB193S1
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Placed on Calendar
02/16/2012Read first time
02/16/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/20/2012Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
02/28/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/28/2012Reported from General Laws with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Read second time
03/01/2012Engrossed by House as amended SB193
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Committee amendments agreed to
03/01/2012Engrossed by House as amended
03/01/2012Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/01/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Enrolled
03/08/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB193ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 617 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0617)

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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB474.