FOIA; expands record exemption for public safety, cybersecurity. (SB1129)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exemption for public safety; cybersecurity. Expands the current record exemption for plans and information to prevent or respond to terrorism to include information not lawfully available to the public regarding specific cybersecurity vulnerabilities or security plans and measures of an entity, facility, network, software program, or system. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 2.2-3705.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/13/2015 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101862D
  • 01/13/2015 Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 01/23/2015 Assigned GL&T sub: #1
  • 02/02/2015 Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/04/2015 Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/05/2015 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/05/2015 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/05/2015 Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2015 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/09/2015 Read first time
  • 02/09/2015 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 02/11/2015 Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
  • 02/17/2015 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
  • 02/17/2015 Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/18/2015 Read second time
  • 02/19/2015 Read third time
  • 02/19/2015 Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02/19/2015 Engrossed by House as amended
  • 02/19/2015 Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/19/2015 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2015 House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2015 Emergency clause added
  • 02/25/2015 Enrolled
  • 02/25/2015 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1129ER)
  • 02/25/2015 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/26/2015 G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
  • 02/26/2015 Signed by President
  • 02/26/2015 Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
  • 02/26/2015 G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
  • 03/16/2015 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 183 (effective 3/16/15)
  • 03/16/2015 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)