Administration of government; state publications to be made available in electronic format. (HB719)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of government; general provisions; state publications to be made available in electronic format. Requires state publications provided to (i) the General Assembly or any committee, subcommittee, commission, agency, or other body within the legislative branch or (ii) the chairman or agency head of such entity and publications of any agency, institution, collegial body, or other governmental entity to be made available as read-only and text-searchable Portable Document Format (.pdf) files or some other widely used and accessible read-only and text-searchable electronic document format. All requests for such reports or publications shall be made electronically unless expressly requested otherwise. Read the Bill »


01/27/2020: passed committee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101019D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB719)
01/16/2020Assigned CT & I sub: Communications
01/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 1-N)
01/27/2020Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation amendments (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read first time
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB719E
01/30/2020Printed as engrossed 20101019D-E
01/31/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
01/31/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB719E)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/19/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB719ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB719ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President

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