Electoral boards; meetings. (SB802)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electoral boards; meetings. Provides that a telephone call between two board members in preparation for a meeting shall not constitute a meeting for Virginia Freedom of Information Act purposes if the discussion otherwise would not constitute a meeting. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101215D
12/19/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB802)
01/15/2013Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/22/2013Committee substitute printed 13104432D-S1
01/22/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB802S1)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read second time
01/25/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/25/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104432D-S1
01/25/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB802S1
01/28/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Placed on Calendar
02/05/2013Read first time
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/05/2013Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance Subcommittee
02/06/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013Reported from Privileges and Elections (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read second time
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed House (82-Y 18-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (82-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB802ER)
02/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB802ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 525 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)


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 1 minute.