Virginia Public Records Act; confidentiality of certain archived records. (HB1844)

Introduced By

Del. Kim Taylor (R-Dinwiddie)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Records Act; confidentiality of certain archived records. Provides that medical and educational records made confidential by law shall remain so after being archived by The Library of Virginia. This bill is identical to SB 1024. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101170D
01/10/2023Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1844)
01/18/2023Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/24/2023Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
01/26/2023Reported from General Laws (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2023Read first time
01/31/2023Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2023Passed by temporarily
02/01/2023Read third time and passed House (66-Y 34-N)
02/01/2023VOTE: Passage (66-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2023Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2023Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/08/2023Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2023Read third time
02/13/2023Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2023Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1844ER)
02/16/2023Signed by Speaker
02/16/2023Signed by President
02/17/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1844ER)
03/02/2023Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2023
03/02/2023G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
03/21/2023G Approved by Governor-Chapter 126 (effective 7/1/23)
03/21/2023G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0126)

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