Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; public access to requests for opinions. (HB860)

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

Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; public access to requests for opinions and related records. Provides that records relating to formal advisory opinions or informal advice of the Council or its designee, including records of requests, notes, correspondence, and draft versions of such opinions or advice shall be confidential and excluded from the mandatory disclosure provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. 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 16100707D
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 (HB860)
02/05/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/15/2016Emergency clause added
02/15/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB860E
02/15/2016Printed as engrossed 16100707D-E
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)
02/17/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB860E)
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 55 seconds.

Transcript

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

THE HOUSE ADOPT THE AMENDMENT. HOUSE BILL 860 CORRECTS WHAT WAS A DRAFTING ERROR WHEN PASSING OUR COMPREHENSIVE PACKAGE LAST YEAR. WE DID NOT EXEMPT FORMAL ADVISORY OPINIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THAT. AND THIS BILL CORRECTS THAT DRAFTING ERROR. I ASK WE ENGROSS THE BILL AND PASS IT TO THIRD READING.