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Bill Patron Date Updated / Status VPA Position
Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); public access to records of public bodies HB1539 LeMunyon 01/10/2017
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
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General Assembly; introduction of legislation; recorded vote HB1677 Cline 01/10/2017
House: Committee Referral Pending
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Va Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence exempt.for presidents of higher ed SB931 Petersen 01/06/2017
Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
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Requests for information by members of the General Assembly; responses not subject to redaction SB972 DeSteph 01/06/2017
Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
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Register of funds expended; required posting by localities & school divisions on public gov website. SB795 Sturtevant 12/29/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
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Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exclusions; rule of redaction SB494 Scott A. Surovell 04/06/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (10-Y 5-N) Senate: Committee substitute printed 16105285D-S102/16/16 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) Senate: Read second time Senate: Reading of substitute waived Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 16105285D-S1 Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB494S1 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) House: Placed on Calendar House: Read first time House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Placed on House: Read first time House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Reported from General Laws (19-Y 1-N) House: Read second time House: Read third time House: Passed House (98-Y 2-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 2-N) Senate: Enrolled Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB494ER) Senate: Enrolled 02/23/16 Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB494ER) Senate: Signed by President House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2016 Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate Senate: Governor's substitute printed 16105976D-S2 Senate: Passed by for the day Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (0-Y 38-N) Senate: Communicated to Governor Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 716 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0716)
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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)
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Virginia FOIA; closed meeting not authorized for discussion of pay SB493 Scott A. Surovell 03/29/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Assigned GL&T sub: #2 Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read second time Senate: Reading of amendment waived Senate: Committee amendment agreed to Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB493E Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)Senate: Printed as engrossed 16100123D-E House: Placed on Calendar House: Read first time House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2 House: Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) House: Read second time House: Read third time House: Committee amendment agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N) House: Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) House: Read second time House: Read third time House: Committee amendment agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) House: Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (100-Y 0-N) Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) Senate: Enrolled Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB493ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 544 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0544)
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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)
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Commending Frank Green HR195 Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan, Jr. 03/03/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105911D
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Commending the Falls Church News-Press HJ 343 Marcus B. Simon 02/29/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105522D House: Engrossed by House House: Agreed to by House by voice vote Senate: Received Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk
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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)
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Celebrating the life of Frank A. Parsons HJ 314 Benjamin L. Cline 02/25/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105005D House: Engrossed by House House: Agreed to by House Senate: Received Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk Senate: Agreed to by Senate
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Celebrating the life of John Stewart Bryan III SJ149 A. Donald McEachin 02/19/2016
Senate: Presented 16104921D Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk Senate: Engrossed by Senate Senate: Agreed to by Senate House: Received House: Laid on Speaker's table House: Agreed to by House Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ149ER)
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Celebrating the life of John Stewart Bryan III HR130 G. Manoli Loupassi 02/19/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105082D House: Engrossed by House House: Agreed to by House House: Bill text as passed House (HR130ER)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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