Cybersecurity Advisory Council; established, report. (HB322)

Introduced By

Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Information Technologies Agency; Cybersecurity Advisory Council created; report. Creates the Cybersecurity Advisory Council to (i) assist the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency with the development of policies, standards, and guidelines for assessing security risks, determining appropriate security measures, and performing security audits of government electronic information; (ii) make recommendations to the CIO regarding strategies to strengthen the Commonwealth's cybersecurity; and (iii) analyze and investigate breaches of the information technology security of any independent agency or any agency or other entity within the executive branch, legislative branch, or judicial branch of state government. The bill requires the Council to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/31/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100246D
12/31/2019Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/16/2020Assigned CT & I sub: Technology and Innovation
01/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB322)
01/22/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
01/27/2020Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
01/31/2020Continued to 2021 in Appropriations
12/04/2020Left in Appropriations