HB 2143 FOIA; training approved by Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council, online courses offered.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); training provided by the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Requires the Freedom of Information Advisory Council to maintain on its website a listing of all FOIA officers, including name, contact information, and the name of the public body such FOIA officers serve. The bill requires the name and contact information of FOIA officers trained by legal counsel of a public body to be submitted to the Council by July 1 of each year on a form developed by the Council for that purpose and to be updated in a timely manner in the event of any changes to such information. The bill also provides that training through an online course offered by the Council shall satisfy the annual training requirement for FOIA officers.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100881D  pdf | impact statement
02/02/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104679D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2143ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0290)  pdf

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100881D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/17  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104679D-H1
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104679D-H1
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2143H1
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Read third time
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Enrolled
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2143ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/03/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 290 (effective 7/1/17)
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0290)