HB 1457 Freedom of Information Act; violations and penalties.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Freedom of Information Act; violations and penalties.  Doubles the civil penalties imposed for willful and knowing violations of FOIA. The bill also clarifies existing law that officers, employees, and members of public bodies may be subject to the civil penalties for knowing and willful violations of FOIA.

Full text:
11/29/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100174D  pdf | impact statement
02/01/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104558D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/25/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1457ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/22/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0327)  pdf

Status:
11/29/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100174D
11/29/10  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/11  House: Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
01/27/11  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
02/01/11  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N)
02/01/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104558D-H1
02/02/11  House: Read first time
02/03/11  House: Read second time
02/03/11  House: Committee substitute agreed to 11104558D-H1
02/03/11  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1457H1
02/04/11  House: Read third time and passed House (95-Y 3-N)
02/04/11  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 3-N)
02/07/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/11  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/11  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N)
02/18/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/11  Senate: Read third time
02/21/11  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/11  House: Enrolled
02/25/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1457ER)
02/26/11  House: Signed by Speaker
02/28/11  Senate: Signed by President
03/22/11  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 327 (effective 7/1/11)
03/22/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0327)