SB 593 Freedom of Information Act; confidential records discussion to be conducted in non-public meeting.
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Summary as introduced:
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); meeting exemption; tourism and economic development. Allows the discussion or consideration of confidential proprietary records provided by a private business to certain state, local, or regional industrial or economic development authorities or organizations for business, trade and tourism development to be conducted in meetings not open to the public.

Full text:
01/09/08  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081143284  pdf
02/11/08  Senate: Printed as engrossed 081143284-E  pdf
03/05/08  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB593ER)  pdf
03/18/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0626)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/09/08  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081143284
01/09/08  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/22/08  Senate: Assigned GL&T sub: Subcommittee #1 (FOIA)
02/06/08  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
02/08/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/11/08  Senate: Read second time
02/11/08  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/11/08  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/11/08  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB593E
02/11/08  Senate: Printed as engrossed 081143284-E
02/11/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/11/08  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/11/08  Senate: Communicated to House
02/12/08  House: Placed on Calendar
02/12/08  House: Read first time
02/12/08  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/08  House: Assigned GL sub: FOIA
02/28/08  House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
03/03/08  House: Read second time
03/04/08  House: Read third time
03/04/08  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/08  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/08  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB593ER)
03/05/08  Senate: Enrolled
03/05/08  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/08  Senate: Signed by President
03/12/08  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 626 (effective 7/1/08)
03/18/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0626)