Virginia Lottery; disclosure of identity of winners. (SB1082)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

Progress

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

Description

Lottery; disclosure of identity of winners. Prohibits the Virginia Lottery from disclosing information about individual winners and exempts such information from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), unless the winner consents in writing to such disclosure. Under FOIA, disclosure of the winner's name, hometown, and amount won is currently mandatory. Amends § 2.2-3705.7, § 58.1-4006, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/24/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
12/15/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103018D
12/15/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/09/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1082)
01/14/2019Incorporated by General Laws and Technology (SB1060-Spruill) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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