2016 FOIA Chart

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2016

This page covers the 2016 General Assembly legislation as it relates to the Freedom of Information Act and First Amendment issues. The table below includes links to the home pages of the legislation and the patron.

Note: The Freedom of Information Advisory Council is undergoing a 2-plus year study of Virginia's FOIA laws. At this time, it is uncertain if the General Assembly will incorporate bills filed during the 2016 General Assembly session into that study.

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Bill Patron Date Updated / Status VPA Position
Budget Amendments SB30 Budget Amendments SB30 Thomas K. Norment, Jr. 03/11/2016
In conference committee
Oppose
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; misdemeanor violations; penalty. HB 61 Rick L. Morris 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
Unmanned aircraft system; use during commission of a crime, penalty. HB89 Mark L. Cole 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice House: Assigned to Subcommittee Criminal Law House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
HB 220 Virginia FOIA; public access to resumes and other information related to gubernatorial appointee HB 220 Scott W. Taylor 04/08/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with amendment (16-Y 5-N) House: Read first time House: Engrossed by House as amended HB220E House: Printed as engrossed 16102347D-E House: Read third time and passed House (78-Y 20-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (78-Y 20-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (8-Y 5-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB220ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 729 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)
Monitor
Invasion of privacy; civil action, damages, attorney fees and costs HB269 Mark L. Cole 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice Subcommittee Criminal Law Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
Receipt and publication of illegally obtained information HB 272 David Albo 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice House: Assigned to Subcommittee Criminal Law Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
HB 280 Site plans; submission for approval by local planning commission, Freedom of Information Act HB 280 Robert G. Marshall 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
HB 281 FOIA; exclusion pursuant to nondisclosure agreement, building permits HB 281 Robert G. Marshall 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
HB 282 FOIA; exclusion pursuant to nondisclosure agreement HB 282 Robert G. Marshall 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; use of government email accounts required. HB308 Rick L. Morris 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Left in General Laws
Support
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proceeding for enforcement. HB334 Brenda L. Pogge 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Support
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public access to library records of minors. HB336 Brenda L. Pogge 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
Workers' compensation; fee schedules for medical services HB378 Peter F. Farrell 03/07/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Motion to refer to committee agreed to House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations House: Assigned to sub: Compensation and Retirement House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Appropriations with amendments (22-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendments agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB378E House: Printed as engrossed 16100358D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB378ER) 02/29/16 House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/4/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 279 (effective 3/7/16)
Monitor
FOIA; exclusion pursuant to nondisclosure agreement; building permits; site plans. HB383 Robert G. Marshall 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
Aircraft, certain; local regulation HB412 Terry G. Kilgore 03/11/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice Subcommittee Criminal Law Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N). House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendments agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB412E House: Printed as engrossed 16101685D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government Senate: Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Pending question ordered (33-Y 6-N) Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB412ER) Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 451 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0451)
Monitor
Public access to certain criminal investigative files HB432 Ronald A. Villanueva 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Support
Data on teacher performance and quality kept mostly confidential HB524 James M. LeMunyon 03/11/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Education House: Assigned to Subcommittee Elementary and Secondary Education House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time and engrossed House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health Senate: Assigned Education sub: Public Education Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) Senate: Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB524ER) Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 03/11/16 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 390 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0390) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0390)
Monitor
Use of unmanned aircraft to trespass; penalty. HB538 J. Randall Minchew 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of JusticeHouse: Assigned to Subcommittee Criminal Law House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
Unmanned aircraft system; use for surveillance, penalty. HB561 L. Scott Lingamfelter 02/16/2016
House: Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
Changes for establishing a public charter school HB565 L. Scott Lingamfelter 02/16/2016
House: Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Education Innovation House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 4-N) House: Reported from Education with substitute (13-Y 9-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105272D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105272D-H1 House: Amendment by Delegate Albo agreed to (66-Y 28-N) House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB565EH1 ouse - committee substitute with amendment HB565EH1 House: Printed as engrossed 16105272D-EH1 House: Read third time and defeated by House (46-Y 53-N) House: Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by House House: Passed by for the day House: Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to House: Rereferred to Education House: Left in Education
Monitor
Employee Retirement Security & Pension Reform, Commission on; established, report, sunset provision HB665 William J. Howell 04/01/2016
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103269D House: Referred to Committee on Rules House: Assigned Rules sub: Studies House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations House: Referred from Rules by voice vote House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations House: Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105503D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105503D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB665H1 House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispense Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules Senate: Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Reading of amendments waived Senate: Committee amendments agreed to Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) House: Placed on Calendar House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB665ER) Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/16/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 683 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)
Monitor
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; right to speak at open meetings HB698 Kaye Kory 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
Unmanned aircraft system; use for capturing photographic or video images, penalty HB737 Robert D. Orrock, Sr. 01/27/2016
House: Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice by voice vote
Monitor
Local or regional public bodies; public comment HB757 Robert B. Bell 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Counties, Cities and Towns
Support
Fantasy Contests Act; created, registration required, conditions of registration, civil penalty HB775 Jackson H. Miller 04/06/2016
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103561D House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (17-Y 3-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105159D-H1 House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations House: Referred from Appropriations by voice vote House: Referred to Committee on Finance House: Referred from Finance by voice vote House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Reported from General Laws (19-Y 3-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105159D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB775H1 House: Read third time and passed House (79-Y 19-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (79-Y 19-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (10-Y 4-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Reading of amendments waived Senate: Committee amendments agreed to Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (30-Y 8-N) House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (75-Y 19-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION (75-Y 19-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB775ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 703 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0703)
Monitor
Audio recordings of closed meetings required HB800 Rick L. Morris 02/18/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws - Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (11-Y 10-N) House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations House: Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay House: Left in Appropriations
Support
Execution; if lethal injection is not available, electrocution shall be used. HB815 Jackson H. Miller 04/08/2016
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101602D House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N) House: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 7-N) House: Read first time House: Passed by for the day House: Read second time and engrossed House: Read third time and passed House (62-Y 33-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (62-Y 33-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 5-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed by for the day Senate: Read third time Senate: Reading of amendment waived Senate: Amendment by Senator Surovell rejected Senate: Reading of amendment waived Senate: Amendment by Senator Dunnavant agreed to Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (22-Y 17-N House: Placed on Calendar House: Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 99-N) House: VOTE:REJECTED (0-Y 99-N) Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (37-Y 2-N) Senate: Senate requested conference committee House: House acceded to request House: Conferees appointed by House House: Delegates: Miller, Bell, R.B., Watts Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate Senate: Senators: Stuart, Obenshain, Saslaw Conference: Amended by conference committee House: Conference report agreed to by House (65-Y 32-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION (65-Y 32-N) Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB815ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/28/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 House: Governor's recommendation received by House House: Governor's substitute printed 16106477D-H1
Oppose as amended
Rule of redaction; No weight accorded to public body's determination HB817 James M. LeMunyon 04/01/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105030D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB817H1 House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed by for the day Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB817ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/11/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 620 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620)
Support
Virginia FOIA: Designation of FOIA officer; posting of FOIA rights and responsibilities HB818 James M. LeMunyon 04/20/2016
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103655D House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendments agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB818E House: Printed as engrossed 16103655D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB818ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 House: Governor's recommendation received by House 04/20/16 House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (23-Y 16-N) Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (24-Y 15-N) Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted House: Reenrolled House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
Support as amended
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; designation of officer, posting of rights and responsibilities. HB818 James M. LeMunyon 04/01/2016
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103655D House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with amendments (21-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendments agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB818E House: Printed as engrossed 16103655D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB818ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 House: Governor's recommendation received by House
Support as amended
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public access to certain audio and video recordings HB 819 James M. LeMunyon 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; public access to requests for records HB860 Jennifer L. McClellan 03/04/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice House: Assigned to sub: Ethics House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read first time 02/15/16 House: Read second time House: Committee amendment agreed to House: Emergency clause added House: Engrossed by House as amended HB860E House: Printed as engrossed 16100707D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules Senate: Incorporated by Rules (HB1362-Gilbert) (13-Y 0-N)
Monitor
Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exemption related to mandatory disclosures HB867 C. Todd Gilbert 02/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Assigned Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) House: Read first time Read second time and engrossed. House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N)
Monitor
Invasion of privacy; civil action, damages, attorney fees and costs HB878 Timothy D. Hugo 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice House sub: Criminal Law Assigned to sub: Civil Law House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
FOIA; record exclusions; rule of redaction; no weight accorded HB985 David E. Yancey 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Support
Virginia FOIA Council; increases membership HB986 David E. Yancey 02/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105479D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105479D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB986H1 House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (7-Y 4-N 1-A)
Support
Threat assessment teams; dissemination of certain records and information HB1013 James P. "Jimmie" Massie, III 03/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Assigned Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with amendment (21-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendment agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1013E House: Printed as engrossed 16100632D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1013ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 554 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0554)
Amended
Sexual assault response teams; participants; FOIA exclusion HB1016 James P. (Jimmie) Massie III 03/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Subcommittee #4 House: Assigned to Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time and engrossed House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (11-Y 1-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) House: Placed on Calendar House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (94-Y 1-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) House: Reconsideration of Senate amendment agreed to by House House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION #2 (95-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1016ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/11/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 550 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
Amend
Duties and responsibilities of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency HB 1064 S. Chris Jones 03/07/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology House: Reported from Science and Technology (22-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time and engrossed House: Read second time and engrossed House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1064ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/4/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 296 (effective 7/1/16)
Support
Prescription drug price transparency HB 1113 Timothy D. Hugo 02/11/2016
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103857D House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor House: Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor by voice vote
Monitor
Invasion of privacy; civil action; damages; attorney fees and costs HB1141 C. Matthew Fariss 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice sub: Criminal Law Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
Internet publication of personal information of law-enforcement officers; penalty HB1197 Christopher P. Stolle 03/08/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice Assigned to sub: Criminal Law House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 1-N) House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105289D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105289D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1197H1 House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice Senate: Left in Courts of Justice
Monitor
BVU Authority; number of directors on Board of Directors HB1255 Todd E. Pillion 04/08/2016
House: Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 16103335D House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns House: Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 1-N) House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105222D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105222D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1255H1 House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government Senate: Reported from Local Government with substitute (12-Y 0-N) Senate: Committee substitute printed 16105989D-S1 Senate: Incorporates HB1325 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Reading of substitute waived Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 16105989D-S1 Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1255S1 Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) House: Placed on Calendar House: Senate substitute rejected by House 16105989D-S1 (0-Y 94-N) House: VOTE: REJECTED EMERGENCY (0-Y 94-N) Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Senate requested conference committee House: House acceded to request House: Conferees appointed by House House: Delegates: Pillion, Kilgore, Mason Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate Conference: Amended by conference committee House: Conference substitute printed 16106223D-H2 House: Conference report agreed to by House (91-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (91-Y 0-N) Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A) House: Enrolled 03/25/16 House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1255ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/28/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 725 (effective 4/8/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0725)
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Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); noncriminal incidents and reports HB1318 Hyland F. "Buddy" Fowler, Jr. 03/29/2016
House: Committee Referral Pending Referred to Committee on House General Laws House: Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105299D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105299D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1318H1 House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1318ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 546 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)
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BVU Authority; Board powers and duties, broadband, repeals certain provision HB1325 Israel D. O'Quinn 03/01/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns Assigned to Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 1-N) House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105254D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105254D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government Senate: Incorporated by Local Government (HB1255-Pillion) (12-Y 0-N)
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Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board; established, appointments of nonlegislative members, report HB1343 S. Chris Jones 04/20/2016
House: Presented and ordered printed 16103659D House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations House: Assigned App. sub: Higher Education House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105185D-H1 House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105185D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1343H1 House: Read third time and passed House (91-Y 7-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 7-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (12-Y 0-N) Senate: Committee substitute printed 16106193D-S1 Senate: Read second time Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) Senate: Reading of substitute waived Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 16106193D-S1 Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1343S1 Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (34-Y 6-N) House: Placed on Calendar House: Senate substitute rejected by House 16106193D-S1 (0-Y 99-N) House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N) Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Senate requested conference committee House: Conferees appointed by House House: Delegates: Jones, Cox, Torian Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate Senate: Senators: Norment, Howell, Hanger Conference: Amended by conference committee House: Conference substitute printed 16106276D-H2 House: Conference report agreed to by House (84-Y 9-N) House: VOTE: ADOPTION (84-Y 9-N) Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1343ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/28/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 House: Governor's recommendation received by House House: Motion that Governor recommendation is not specific and severable agreed to (96-Y 1-N) House: VOTE: Not specific & severable (96-Y 1-N) House: Constitutional readings dispensed (98-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: AGREE TO (98-Y 0-N) House: Amendments by Delegate Jones agreed to House: Reengrossed by House as amended HB1343E2 House: Printed as reengrossed 16106276D-E2 House: Passed House (89-Y 9-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 9-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance Senate: Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) Senate: Read second time Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N) House: Communicated to Governor
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Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusion for trade secrets submitted to DMME HB1389 Roxann L. Robinson 02/09/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws Assigned to Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 2-N) House: Continued to 2017 in General Laws by voice vote
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SB 89 Electoral boards, local; minutes required to be posted on website SB 89 David W. Marsden 03/07/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections with amendments (13-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Engrossed by Senate as amended SB89E Senate: Printed as engrossed 16100826D-E Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) House: Placed on Calendar House: Read first time House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections House: Assigned P & E sub: Campaigns House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Privileges and Elections (21-Y 1-N) House: Read second time House: Read third time House: Passed House (93-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 0-N) Senate: Enrolled Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB89ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 403 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0403)
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Virginia Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of salaries of public employees. SB202 Richard H. Stuart 02/25/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Assigned GL&T sub: #2 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read second time and engrossed Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 10-N 2-A) House: Placed on Calendar House: Read first time House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
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State Board of Elections; meetings to hear complaints SB303 Adam P. Ebbin 02/09/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (8-Y 5-N)
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