FOIA; record exemption for certain administrative investigations by higher educational institutions. (HB703)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exemption for administrative investigations by public institutions of higher education. Exempts from FOIA administrative investigations conducted by a public institution of higher education relating to individual employment discrimination complaints or audits/investigations of any officer, department, or program at such institutions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100282D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB703)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB703)
02/04/2014Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Passed by temporarily
02/07/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/24/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/27/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/27/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2014Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Placed on Calendar
03/03/2014Senate amendment agreed to by House (92-Y 1-N)
03/03/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB703ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
03/10/2014Signed by President
03/11/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB703ER)
03/31/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 414 (effective 7/1/14)
03/31/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.