Vital records; records of public information shall be turned over to Library of Va. for safekeeping. (SB660)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vital records; records becoming public.  Requires records of birth after 100 years have elapsed from the date of birth and records of death, marriage, or divorce after 50 years have elapsed from the date of death, marriage, or divorce, to become public information. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103983D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2012Assigned Education sub: Health Care
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB660)
02/09/2012Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Committee substitute printed 12104934D-S1
02/10/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104934D-S1
02/13/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB660S1
02/13/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Placed on Calendar
02/17/2012Read first time
02/17/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/23/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Committee substitute printed 12105431D-H1
02/24/2012Read second time
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105431D-H1
02/27/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB660H1
02/27/2012Passed House with substitute (94-Y 4-N)
02/27/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Title replaced 12105431D-H1
03/05/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB660ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB660ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
03/22/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 356 (effective 7/1/12)
03/22/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0356)


This bill mentions Richmond.


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 2 minutes.