VITA; required information security training program for state employees. (HB2534)

Introduced By

Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Information Technologies Agency; required information security training program for state employees. Requires the Chief Information Officer of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (the CIO) to develop and annually update a curriculum and materials for training all state employees in information security awareness and in proper procedures for detecting, assessing, reporting, and addressing information security threats by November 1, 2019. The bill requires every state agency, beginning January 1, 2020, to provide annual information security training for each of its employees using the curriculum and materials developed by the CIO. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101789D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/21/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2534)
02/05/2019Left in Science and Technology