Va. FOIA; excludes certain information held by board of visitors of The College of William & Mary. (SB858)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


The Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusion; certain information held by the board of visitors of The College of William and Mary in Virginia. Excludes from the mandatory disclosure provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act certain information held by the board of visitors of The College of William and Mary in Virginia (the board) relating to the acquisition, holding, or disposition of a security or other ownership interest in an entity, where such security or ownership interest is not traded on a governmentally regulated securities exchange, if disclosure of such information would reveal confidential analyses prepared for the board and have an adverse effect on the value of the investment to be acquired, held, or disposed of by the board. This bill is identical to HB 1426. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105106D
01/17/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB858)
01/23/2018Assigned GL&T sub: #1
01/29/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-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
02/15/2018Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read second time
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB858ER)
02/22/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB858ER)
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 141 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0141)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1426.


Megan Rhyne writes:

This bill is similar to HB1426

Megan Rhyne writes:

This bill is similar to SB858