Nonparticipating tobacco-product manufacturers; certain agencies sharing or disclosing information. (HB1605)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disclosure of information under the Master Settlement Agreement and Non-Participating Manufacturer Adjustment Settlement Agreement. Provides that officers, employees, or agents of the Office of the Attorney General and the Department of Taxation shall share with each other's departments and disclose to the appropriate person or party information in accordance with the Master Settlement Agreement and the Non-Participating Manufacturer Adjustment Settlement Agreement entered into by the Commonwealth on October 10, 2017. The bill provides that any records shared by, collected by, disclosed by, or reported or provided to an officer, employee, or agent of the Office of the Attorney General or the Department of Taxation in accordance with such agreements are exempt from the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (§ 2.2-3700 et seq.) and the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act (§ 2.2-3800 et seq.). The bill contains a reenactment clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/25/2018Unanimous consent to introduce
01/25/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105635D
01/25/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/30/2018Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1605)
02/07/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106888D-H1
02/09/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106888D-H1
02/12/2018Emergency clause added
02/12/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1605H1
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1605H1)
02/27/2018Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Read third time
03/01/2018Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2018Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2018Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Placed on Calendar
03/05/2018Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Emergency clause deleted
03/07/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1605ER)
03/07/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1605ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 608 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0608)
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 608 (effective - see bill)