HB 2210 Emergency services and disaster law; release of records.
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Summary as passed:
Emergency services and disaster law; release of records. Provides that the Governor or agencies acting on his behalf may receive information, voluntarily submitted from both public and nonpublic entities, related to the protection of the nation's critical infrastructure sectors and components that are located in Virginia or affect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Virginia. The bill provides that information submitted by any public or nonpublic entity in accordance with the procedures set forth in subdivision A 57 of 2.2-3705 shall not be disclosed unless: (1) it is requested by law-enforcement authorities in furtherance of an official investigation or the prosecution of a criminal act; (2) the agency holding the record is served with a proper judicial order; or (3) the agency holding the record has obtained the written consent to release the information from the entity voluntarily submitting it.


Summary as passed House:
Emergency services and disaster law; release of records. Provides that the Governor or agencies acting on his behalf may receive information, voluntarily submitted from both public and nonpublic entities, related to the protection of the nation's critical infrastructure sectors and components that are located in Virginia or affect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Virginia. The bill provides that information submitted by any public or nonpublic entity in accordance with the procedures set forth in subdivision A 57 of 2.2-3705 shall not be disclosed unless: (1) it is requested by law-enforcement authorities in furtherance of an official investigation or the prosecution of a criminal act; (2) the agency holding the record is served with a proper judicial order; or (3) the agency holding the record has obtained the written consent to release the information from the entity voluntarily submitting it.


Summary as introduced:
Sensitive Records Protection Act; penalty. Creates the Sensitive Records Protection Act, which prohibits the release of sensitive records, a defined term in the Act, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary. The bill provides a penalty for violation and provides for exceptions to the general prohibition against release.