Virginia Freedom of Information Act; clarifies definition of electronic communication. (HB906)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; definition of electronic communication. Clarifies the definition of electronic communication in the Virginia Freedom of Information Act by amending it to mean the use of technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities to transmit or receive information. This bill is a recommendation of the Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Amends § 2.2-3701, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Committee
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100757D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB906)
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2018Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Read first time
01/30/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/12/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Read third time
02/15/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Enrolled
02/19/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB906ER)
02/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB906ER)
02/19/2018Signed by Speaker
02/21/2018Signed by President
02/22/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/22/18
02/22/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
02/28/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 54 (effective 7/1/18)
02/28/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0054)