Virginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held through electronic communication means. (SB1182)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held through electronic communication means. Clarifies that certain requirements of current law regarding participation in public meetings through electronic communication means do not apply to meetings held to address a state of emergency declared by the Governor, specifically the requirements that public bodies (i) adopt a written policy regarding participation by electronic communication, (ii) have a quorum of a public body physically assembled at a primary or central location, and (iii) make arrangements for the voice of any member participating from a remote location to be heard by all persons at the primary or central location. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Read the Bill »

Status

01/03/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100886D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1182)

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