Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; online public comment form. (HB2146)

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); Freedom of Information Advisory Council; online public comment form. Requires the Freedom of Information Advisory Council to develop an online public comment form to be posted on its official public government website to enable any requester to comment on the quality of assistance provided to the requester by a public body. The bill also requires all state public bodies subject to the provisions of FOIA and any county or city, and any town with a population of more than 250, to post a link on its official public government website to the online public comment form. Amends § 2.2-3704.1, § 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 17101141D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/31/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2146)
02/02/2017Reported from General Laws (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
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 (HB2146ER)
02/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2146ER)
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
03/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 645 (effective 7/1/17)
03/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0645)