Freedom of Information Act; Fort Monroe Authority, closed meeting exemption. (HB1964)

Introduced By

Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act; meeting exemption for the Fort Monroe Authority. Creates an exemption from the open meeting requirements of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act for discussion or consideration by the Board of Trustees of the Fort Monroe Authority of matters relating to specific gifts, bequests, and grants from private sources. This bill is identical to SB 1090. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102032D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1964)
01/14/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/17/2019Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2019Read third time and passed House (90-Y 5-N)
01/23/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/04/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Read third time
02/06/2019Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1964ER)
02/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1964ER)
02/07/2019Signed by Speaker
02/07/2019Signed by President
02/08/2019Signed by President
02/08/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 8, 2019
02/08/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 15, 2019
02/13/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 4 (effective 7/1/19)
02/13/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)