Virginia Freedom of Information Act; State Corporation Commission subject to Act. (HB2321)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; application to the State Corporation Commission. Makes the State Corporation Commission (SCC) subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and designates venue for FOIA petitions against the SCC. The bill reverses a case holding that the Freedom of Information Act is not applicable to the SCC (Christian v. State Corporation Commission, November 2011). Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2013Presented and ordered printed 13102308D
01/18/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2013Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2013Left in General Laws

Map

This bill mentions Richmond.

Comments

ACLU-VA Open Government, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

ACLU of Virginia is monitoring this legislation that would extend FOIA to the State Corporation Commission.