Lobbyist disclosure; clarifies definition of gift. (HB857)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)

Progress

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

Description

Lobbyist disclosure; definition of gift; technical amendment. Clarifies that gifts to certain members of an individual's family are not considered gifts. Currently, the definition of gift says that gifts from certain members of an individual's family are not considered gifts. Read the Bill »

Status

03/04/2016: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/12/2016Committee
01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102553D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Ethics
01/19/2016Assigned App. sub: Ethics
01/19/2016Assigned Courts sub: Ethics
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB857)
02/05/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
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 Rules
03/04/2016Incorporated by Rules (HB1362-Gilbert) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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.

TODAY. THIS ONE WOULD CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF A GIFT AND TO EXEMPT GIFTS UNDER CURRENT LAW ONLY FROM LOBBYISTS THEY LOBBYISTS ONLY REPORT THE GIFTS THEY GIVE. HOUSE BILL 860 A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT SECTION OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATED TO VIRGINIA