Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions, proprietary records and trade secrets. (SB269)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patrons Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke), 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. Read the Bill »

Status

02/13/2020: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102396D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB269)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/2020Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read second time

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