Public agencies; privacy of personal information. (SB324)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public agencies; privacy of personal information; penalty. Provides that public agencies shall not request personal information, defined in the bill, from (i) any individual or any entity organized under § 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) any bidder, offeror, or contractor of an agency. The bill prohibits such public agencies from disclosing personal information without the express, written permission of every individual who is identifiable from the potential release of such personal information, including individuals identifiable as members, supporters, or volunteers of, or donors to, the agency. The bill exempts the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006 from the requirements that public agencies protect personal information and refrain from requesting personal information. Read the Bill »


02/25/2022: Passed the House


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102713D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB324)
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB324)
02/02/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22105884D-S1
02/02/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/09/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB324S1)
02/09/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Committee substitute printed 22106393D-S2
02/10/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Read second time
02/11/2022Committee substitute rejected 22105884D-S1
02/11/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106393D-S2
02/11/2022Reading of amendments waived
02/11/2022Amendments by Senator Vogel agreed to
02/11/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments SB324ES2
02/11/2022Printed as engrossed 22106393D-ES2
02/14/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB324ES2)
02/18/2022Placed on Calendar
02/18/2022Read first time
02/18/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/22/2022Reported from General Laws with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Committee substitute printed 22106825D-H1
02/24/2022Read second time
02/25/2022Read third time
02/25/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106825D-H1
02/25/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB324H1
02/25/2022Passed House with substitute (52-Y 47-N)
02/25/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB324H1)
03/01/2022House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022House insisted on substitute
03/02/2022House requested conference committee
03/04/2022Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/04/2022Senators: Vogel, Ebbin, Stuart
03/09/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2022Delegates: O'Quinn, Wampler, Plum
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by House (53-Y 43-N)
03/11/2022VOTE: Adoption (53-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by House
03/11/2022Conference report rejected by House (0-Y 96-N)
03/11/2022VOTE: Rejected #2 (0-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Senate requested second conference committee (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2022House acceded to request for second conference committee
03/12/2022Second conferees appointed by House
03/12/2022Delegates: O'Quinn, Wampler, Plum
03/12/2022Senate acceded to request for second conference committee (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2022Second conferees appointed by Senate
03/12/2022Senators: Vogel, Ebbin, Stuart
03/12/2022Conference substitute printed 22107924D-S3
03/12/2022Conference report agreed to by House (49-Y 43-N)
03/12/2022VOTE: Adoption (49-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
03/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB324S3)

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