Legislative drafting requests. (SB969)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)

Progress

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

Description

Legislative drafting requests. Provides that legislative drafting files related to laws enacted beginning with the 1989 Session of the General Assembly are the property of the requester. This is consistent with the treatment of laws enacted prior to 1989 and consistent with legislative privilege accorded to members of the General Assembly. The Division of Legislative Services would release legislative drafting files upon obtaining consent of the requester. Amends § 30-28.18, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/03/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102109D
01/03/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2017Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Placed on Calendar
02/08/2017Read first time
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/16/2017Reported from Rules (15-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 (SB969ER)
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 489 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)

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 30 seconds.

Transcript

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



Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock): LIS OR STREAMING VIDEO. VITA HAS BEEN NOTIFIED, THEY CONTINUE TO WORK ON THAT AND HOPEFULLY WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR, WE ARE SUPPOSED TO HAVE THAT FIXED BY VITA.

[Unknown]: PURSUANT TO HOUSE RULE 30, THE JOURNAL SHALL REFLECT THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS ARE AWAY ON PRESSING PERSONAL BUSINESS AND GRANT LEAVE FROM TODAY'S SESSION, DELEGATES HEAD AND RANSONE. ARE THERE FURTHER MOTIONS OR RESOLUTIONS UNDER RULE 39? HEARING NONE THE CLERK WILL CALL THE CALENDAR.