Va. FOIA; exclusion of information related to Va. Commercial Space Flight Authority. (SB657)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusion of records related to public safety. Excludes from mandatory disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act information held by the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority that is categorized as classified or sensitive but unclassified, including national security, defense, and foreign policy information, provided that such information is exempt under the federal Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. § 552). Amends § 2.2-3705.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104556D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/23/2018Assigned GL&T sub: #1
01/29/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2018Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/20/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
03/01/2018Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Passed House (93-Y 3-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Enrolled
03/08/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB657ER)
03/08/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/16/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
03/16/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/04/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 741 (effective 7/1/18)
04/04/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0741)

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 38 seconds.