FOIA; record exemption for certain administrative investigations by higher educational institutions. (SB78)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


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


12/20/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100512D
12/20/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB78)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB78)
01/27/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N)
01/29/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/25/2014Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Read second time
02/28/2014Passed by temporarily
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Passed House (92-Y 4-N)
02/28/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB78ER)
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB78ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/08/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 609 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0609)


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 45 seconds.