Virginia Freedom of Information Act; library records. (HB313)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke) with support from co-patrons Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Freedom of Information Act; library records. Clarifies that information contained in library records that can be used to identify any library patron who has borrowed or accessed material or resources from a library as well as the material or resources such patron borrowed or accessed is exempt from disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. This bill is identical to SB 259. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/31/2019Committee
12/31/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101777D
12/31/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2020Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Read first time
01/28/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020VOTE: (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB313)
01/30/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/12/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB313ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB313ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 70 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0070)

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