Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions, proprietary records and trade secrets. (HB722)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun) 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; exclusions; proprietary records and trade secrets; affordable housing loan applications. Excludes from mandatory disclosure financial and proprietary records submitted with a loan application to a locality for the preservation or construction of affordable housing that is related to a competitive application to be submitted to either the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA), when the release of such records would adversely affect the bargaining or competitive position of the applicant. The bill also provides that such financial and proprietary records shall not be withheld after they have been made public by HUD or VHDA. This bill is identical to SB 269. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101942D
01/06/2020Referred 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 (HB722)
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)
02/20/2020Enrolled
02/20/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB722ER)
02/20/2020Signed by Speaker
02/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB722ER)
02/21/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2020
02/25/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 72 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0072)

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