Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exempts correspondence of members of General Assembly & aides. (HB1639)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; correspondence of legislative aides exempt. Exempts the working papers and correspondence of the legislative aides of members of the General Assembly when the aides are working on behalf of their respective member. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2013Committee
01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102004D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2013Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013Reported from General Laws with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Read first time
01/31/2013Read second time
01/31/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/31/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1639E
01/31/2013Printed as engrossed 13102004D-E
02/01/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/18/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology (8-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Reading of amendments waived
02/20/2013Amendments by Senator Petersen rejected
02/20/2013Passed Senate (35-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Enrolled
02/23/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1639ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/25/2013Signed by President
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 199 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0199)

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 2 minutes.