Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusions, administrative investigations, etc. (SB200)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusions; administrative investigations; onsite sewage complaints. Creates an exemption with respect to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act for records of active investigations and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of complainants furnished in confidence with respect to an active investigation of onsite sewage complaints made to the Department of Health or the Department of Environmental Quality. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101761D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB200)
02/02/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Read second time
02/07/2022Reading of amendment waived
02/07/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/07/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB200E
02/07/2022Printed as engrossed 22101761D-E
02/08/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB200E)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
03/01/2022Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N)
03/08/2022Left in General Laws

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