FOIA; records of completed unattended death investigations, definition, mandatory disclosure. (SB1102)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; completed unattended death investigations; mandatory disclosure. Requires that records of completed unattended death investigations be released to immediate family members of the victim, provided that (i) such information is in a form that does not reveal the identity of persons supplying information or other individuals involved in the investigation and (ii) the immediate family members of the victim have been ruled out as suspects. The bill defines "immediate family" as the spouse, children, parents, grandparents, brothers, or sisters of the victim. Amends § 2.2-3706, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100845D
01/07/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/13/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1102)
01/17/2017Assigned GL&T sub: #1
01/23/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-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 amendment waived
01/26/2017Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1102E
01/26/2017Printed as engrossed 17100845D-E
01/27/2017Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1102E)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/14/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/16/2017Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read second time
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Enrolled
02/24/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1102ER)
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker
02/27/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1102ER)
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/27/2017Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/05/2017Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017Chair votes No
04/05/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #2 (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation #1 agreed to (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017Senate rejected Governor's recommendation #1 (16-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #3 (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation to Amendments #2 and 3 (97-Y 0-N)
04/05/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017G Governor's recommendation adopted in-part
04/05/2017Reenrolled
04/05/2017Reenrolled bill text (SB1102ER2)
04/05/2017Signed by President as reenrolled
04/05/2017Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/05/2017Communicated to Governor
04/05/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, May 5, 2017
04/26/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 828 (effective 7/1/17)
04/26/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0828)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 25 minutes.

Transcript

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



Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach): TRANSPORTATION. MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE THE BILL PASS.

[Unknown]: SENATE BILL 965, A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONFLICT OF INTEREST ACT, PROHIBITED CONTRACT, EXCEPTIONS FOR CERTAIN CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO BY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE FOR IMMEDIATE -- OR IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER OF OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF A WATER AND CONSERVATION DISTRICT, REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS.