Freedom of Information Advisory Act; training requirements. (SB139)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

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

Description

Freedom of Information Advisory Act; training requirements. Adds the option for in-person training sessions in addition to the current requirement of online training sessions for local elected officials provided by the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council or a local government attorney. The bill also clarifies that "local elected officials" includes constitutional officers. As introduced, this bill was a recommendation of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Read the Bill »

Status

03/05/2020: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
12/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100371D
12/18/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/29/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB139)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/18/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020Reported from General Laws with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read second time
02/25/2020Read third time
02/25/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/25/2020Engrossed by House as amended
02/25/2020Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Enrolled
03/04/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB139ER)
03/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB139ER)
03/05/2020Signed by President
03/05/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

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