FOIA; exclusion pursuant to nondisclosure agreement, building permit application, site plans. (HB383)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)

Progress

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

Description

FOIA; exclusion pursuant to nondisclosure agreement; building permits; site plans. Removes any building permit submitted to a locality for final approval from an exclusion from the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that otherwise protects confidential proprietary records of a private business pursuant to a nondisclosure agreement made with a public body and provides that any proposed plat, site plan, or plan of development that is officially submitted to the local planning commission for approval shall be considered a public record subject to disclosure under FOIA. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101590D
01/06/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in General Laws

Video

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.

Transcript

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

MAY NOT TOTALLY AGREE WITH THE WORK THAT WE HAVE DONE ON THIS BILL, BUT I CERTAINLY WANT TO KEEP IT IN PLAY AND WOULD MOVE BEGIN THAT IT PASS AND WE MIGHT GET IT IN FOR INSTANCE. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. President: THE QUESTION IS, SHALL HOUSE BILL 858 PASS? RECORD THEIR VOTE AYE; THOSE ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL OPPOSED, NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY OF THE SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? PRESIDENT: THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.
WE HAVE A STATE WIDE STANDARD WHEN IT COMES TO CELL PHONE TOWERS IN BY-RIGHT ZONING DISTRICTS. OBVIOUSLY I REPRESENT TWO PLANNING DISTINCT 8 CONSTITUENCIES. I HAVE SPOKEN TO THE LOCALITIES AND THEY ARE NOT EXCITED ABOUT IT BUT I HAVE ALSO SPOKEN WITH THE WIRELESS INDUSTRY AND IT IS THE WIRELESS INDUSTRY AND IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE HAVE STATEWIDE STANDARDS BECAUSE THERE ARE NEW TECHNOLOGIES COMING. WE HAVE 5G COMING IN A YEARS. A WIG DISCUSSION ABOUT THE PROPER TYPE OF PROCESS WE USE TO APPLY. IT WILL PUT YOU AT END OF THE LIST OF GETTING NEW TECHNOLOGIES