Virginia Freedom of Information Act; right to speak at open meetings. (HB698)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; right to speak at open meetings. Requires that every public body afford an opportunity for public comment during any open meeting. A public body may adopt reasonable rules governing the public comment portion of the meeting, including imposing reasonable restrictions on time, place, and manner. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102577D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/28/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB698)
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in General Laws

Comments

ACLU-VA Open Government, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports this bill.