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

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