FOIA; exempts certain proprietary records of DRPT & VDOT from mandatory disclosure provisions. (SB387)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); certain proprietary records of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation. Provides an exemption for confidential proprietary information and trade secrets, including commercial or financial information, balance sheets, revenue and cost projections, and detailed freight origin and destination information provided by a private transportation business to the Virginia Department of Transportation or the Department of Rail and Public Transportation for any purpose authorized or regulated by state law, including obtaining and administering grants or other financial assistance for transportation projects, provided such information is exempt from disclosure under federal laws governing transportation or the federal Freedom of Information Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101412D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/03/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Committee substitute printed 14104572D-S1
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Read second time
02/06/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104572D-S1
02/06/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB387S1
02/07/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Placed on Calendar
02/12/2014Read first time
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/25/2014Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/27/2014Rereferred to General Laws
02/27/2014Read second time
02/27/2014Continued to 2015 in General Laws
12/04/2014Left in General Laws