FOIA; record exclusion for personal contact information, definition. (SB1040)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); record exclusion for personal contact information; limitation. Provides that personal contact information provided to a public body is excluded from the mandatory disclosure provisions of FOIA, provided that the person providing such information has requested that the public body not disclose such information. The bill defines "personal contact information" as the home or business (i) address, (ii) email address, or (iii) telephone number or comparable number assigned to any other electronic communication device. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101868D
01/05/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/17/2017Assigned GL&T sub: #1
01/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1040)
01/23/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Read second time
01/26/2017Reading of amendments waived
01/26/2017Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1040E
01/26/2017Printed as engrossed 17101868D-E
01/27/2017Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/31/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1040E)
02/07/2017Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Read second time
02/10/2017Read third time
02/10/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/10/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1040ER)
02/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1040ER)
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/21/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 140 (effective 7/1/17)
02/21/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0140)