Virginia Freedom of Information Act; records held by VCU/MCV. (HB2104)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act; records held by both Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and the VCU Medical Center; discussion of same. Provides that the record and open meeting exemptions for VCU Medical Center shall also apply when the records are in the possession of VCU or the discussion of certain matters occur at a meeting of the Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors. Amends § 2.2-3705.7, § 2.2-3711, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100660D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2104)
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2015Reported from General Laws (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2015Read third time and passed House (93-Y 6-N)
02/02/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2015Assigned GL&T sub: #1
02/23/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2104ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/11/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2104ER)
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 549 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)


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.