Freedom of Information Act; exclusions, definition of 'Office of the Governor.' (HB2313)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Freedom of Information Act; exclusions; definition of "Office of the Governor." Adds the Chief Workforce Development Advisor and the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the definition of "Office of the Governor" for purposes of excluding the working papers and correspondence of the Office of the Governor from mandatory disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. Read the Bill »


02/23/2021: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/20/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102870D
01/20/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2313)
01/27/2021Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/02/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
02/02/2021Reported from General Laws (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Read first time
02/04/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2021Read third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
02/05/2021VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2021Left in General Laws and Technology