Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exempts records of Department of Aviation. (HB1855)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exempt records of the Department of Aviation. Exempts from the mandatory disclosure provisions of FOIA (i) documents and other information of a proprietary nature furnished by a licensed public-use airport to the Department of Aviation for funding from programs administered by the Department of Aviation or the Virginia Aviation Board and (ii) records provided to the Department of Aviation by other entities of the Commonwealth in connection with the operation of aircraft, where the records would not be subject to disclosure by the entity providing the records. The bill requires in both instances that the submitting entity identify in writing the records or portions thereof to be protected and state why protection is necessary. Amends § 2.2-3705.6, § 2.2-3705.7, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Committee
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103524D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2013Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
01/17/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1855)
01/23/2013Read first time
01/24/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/04/2013Assigned GL&T sub: #1
02/11/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Enrolled
02/20/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1855ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1855ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 574 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0574)

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 40 seconds.