Virginia Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence, General Assembly members. (SB212)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence of members of the General Assembly.Limits the record exemption for working papers and correspondence of members of the General Assembly by providing that such records are protected to the extent they pertain to the drafting or amending of legislation. The bill also provides that any new disclosures required by members of the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of this bill shall apply to such records received or created on or after July 1, 2014. Read the Bill »

Status

02/03/2014: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103306D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/12/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB212)
02/03/2014Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 5-N)