FOIA; training approved by Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council, online courses offered. (HB2143)

Introduced By

Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); training by third parties approved by the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Provides that the Freedom of Information Advisory Council (the Council) may approve third-party instructors to conduct training seminars and educational programs for the members and staff of public bodies and other interested persons on the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, pursuant to a course curriculum and course materials developed and approved by the Council. The bill provides that such training by third-party instructors approved by the Council shall satisfy the annual training requirement for FOIA officers. The bill requires such third-party instructors, as well as the course curriculum and course materials, to be evaluated for approval by the Council annually. Amends § 30-179, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Committee
01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100881D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2143)
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Committee substitute printed 17104679D-H1
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104679D-H1
02/06/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2143H1
02/06/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2143H1)
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Read third time
02/16/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Enrolled
02/20/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2143ER)
02/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2143ER)
02/20/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/03/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 290 (effective 7/1/17)
03/03/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0290)

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 1 minute.