General Assembly; streaming and recording of meetings. (HB182)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), and Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

General Assembly meetings; streaming and recording. Requires the Clerk of the House of Delegates and the Clerk of the Senate to ensure that every (i) subcommittee or committee meeting of a standing committee of the General Assembly, regardless of meeting date, and (ii) floor session of the House of Delegates or the Senate, including any joint session of the houses, is streamed with closed captioning, recorded and archived. The bill defines "stream" and specifies that a qualifying meeting is one the date and time of which have been scheduled on a public website of any agency of the General Assembly for at least one hour prior to the meeting and that takes place in the State Capitol, the Pocahontas Building, or the General Assembly Building in Richmond. The bill has a delayed effective date of October 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/26/2019Committee
12/26/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101007D
12/26/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB182)
02/07/2020Continued to 2021 in Rules

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