Virginia Freedom of Information Act; noncriminal incidents and reports. (HB1318)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); noncriminal incidents and reports. Clarifies that the FOIA exclusion for noncriminal incidents and reports applies to any public body that engages in criminal law-enforcement activities and does not rely on the definition of "noncriminal incidents records" in 15.2-1722 of the Code of Virginia. The bill addresses a decision of the Virginia Supreme Court in Fitzgerald v. Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Amends § 2.2-3706, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2016Committee
01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104029D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1318)
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/09/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/11/2016Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Committee substitute printed 16105299D-H1
02/13/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105299D-H1
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1318H1
02/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1318H1)
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/29/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Enrolled
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1318ER)
03/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1318ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 546 (effective 7/1/16)
03/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)

Video

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 35 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

AMEND AND REENACT SECTION OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO THE VIRGINIA FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, NONCRIMINAL INCIDENTS AND REPORTS. WITH A SUBSTITUTE. GENTLEMAN FROM HANOVER, M FOWLER. THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE. OPPOSED, NO. SUBSTITUTE AGREED TO. THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER, HOUSE BILL 1318 CLARIFIES THE

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB676.