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(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Automatic dialing-announcing devices; prohibits callers from using to make a commercial telephone solicitation unless subscriber has requested, etc. Amending  59.1-200; adding  59.1-518.1 through 59.1-518.4; repealing  18.2-425.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 910 (Chapter 699))
College Savings Plan; provides for exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc., membership. Amending  2.2-3705.7, 2.2-3711, 23-9.2:3.03, 23-38.76, 23-38.77, 23-38.79, 23-38.80, 23-38.87, and 23-38.88; adding 23-38.79:1 and 23-38.87:1. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1251 (Chapter 845))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practice thereunder to sell, offer for sale, etc., a children’s product recalled by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Amending  59.1-198 and 59.1-200. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2039 (Chapter 359))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practice thereunder to sell, offer for sale, etc., product recalled by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Amending  59.1-198 and 59.1-200. (Patron-McDougle, SB 954 (Chapter 700))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibits fraudulent acts by a supplier involving residential real property to avoid foreclosure charges. Amending  59.1-200.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2261 (Chapter 203); Watkins, SB 1169 (Chapter 272))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; expands disclosures that are required to be included in certain real estate purchase contracts. Amending  6.1-2.22; adding  6.1-2.21:1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 2568 (Chapter 140))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; shifts duty to register settlement agents from Virginia State Bar to appropriate licensing authorities that are responsible for regulating their particular agents. Amending  6.1-2.26 and 6.1-2.27. (Patron-Watkins, SB 938 (Chapter 256))
Credit reports; consumer reporting agency’s duty to place a security freeze thereon within one business day after receiving such a request. Amending  59.1-444.2. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1884 (Chapter 406))
Electronic meetings by Air Pollution Control Board and State Water Control Board; shall be held in compliance with Freedom of Information Act. Amending  10.1-1322.01 and 62.1-44.15:02. (Patron-Houck, SB 1317 (Chapter 627))
Freedom of Information Act; amends an existing records exemption for economic development records. Amending  2.2-3705.6 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1344 (Chapter 765))
Freedom of Information Act; definition of public record. Amending 2.2-3701. (Patron-May, HB 2421 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of names of individual teachers is not required thereunder in response to a request for official salary of employees of local school board. Amending 2.2-3705.8. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2471 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; exemption for certain publicly owned museum records. Amending  2.2-3705.7. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 858 (CD))
Freedom of Information Act; exemption for names, addresses, etc., of complainants relating to zoning enforcement complaints made to a local governing body. Amending  2.2-3705.3. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 2266 (Chapter 237); Edwards, SB 1014 (I) See SB1478)
Freedom of Information Act; exempts certain records of Department of Veterans Services Care Centers and Veterans Services Foundation. Amending  2.2-3705.7 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Jones, HB 2639 (Chapter 223))
Freedom of Information Act; meeting minutes. Amending  2.2-3707. (Patron-Houck, SB 1319 (Chapter 628))
Freedom of Information Act; proceedings for enforcement, relating to writs of mandamus or injunction. Amending  2.2-3713 and 8.01-644. (Patron-Puller, SB 1505 (Chapter 634))
Freedom of Information Act; protection of internal controls of State’s financial systems. Amending  2.2-3705.2. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2181 (Chapter 418))
Freedom of Information Act; provides record exemption for names, addresses, etc., of complainants relating to Uniform Statewide Building Code or Statewide Fire Prevention Code enforcement made to local governing body. Amending  2.2-3705.3. (Patron-Locke, SB 1478 (Chapter 326))
Freedom of Information Act; strikes requirement to publish a database index and amends statement of rights and responsibilities. Amending  2.2-3704 and 2.2-3704.1. (Patron-Houck, SB 1316 (Chapter 626))
Law-Enforcement Officers’ Privacy Protection Act; law-enforcement officer may request personal information withheld from disclosure on public records. Adding  9.1-1400, 9.1-1401, and 9.1-1402. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2630 (F))
Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; State Corporation Commission to request Attorney General to investigate violations of prohibited practices thereunder. Amending  6.1-430; adding  6.1-430.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2262 (Chapter 204); Watkins, SB 1170 (Chapter 727))
Personal information privacy; prohibits credit reporting agencies and others from selling or exchanging with a third party information regarding a credit inquiry. Adding  59.1-442.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2394 (F))
Port Authority; records of allowances or reimbursements for expenses paid to any officer or employee shall be open to public disclosure in accordance with Freedom of Information Act. Adding  62.1-132.4:1. (Patron-Gear, HB 2043 (F))
Private entities; operating, managing, or supervising any portion of state highway system considered public body for purposes of Freedom of Information Act. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1332 (F))
Privileged communications; communications between physicians and patients cannot be disclosed. Amending  8.01-399. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1275 (Chapter 714))
Protection of Social Security Numbers Act; first five digits shall be confidential and exempt from disclosure under Freedom of Information Act. Adding  2.2-3815 and 2.2-3816. (Patron-May, HB 2427 (Chapter 213))
REAL ID Act; State will not comply with any provision thereof that they determine would compromise economic privacy, etc., of resident of State. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1587 (Chapter 733))
REAL ID Act of 2005; State will not comply with any provision thereof that would compromise economic privacy, etc., of resident of State. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1431 (Chapter 769))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/03/09