SB 818 Freedom of Information; access by persons incarcerated.
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Summary:
Freedom of Information; access by persons incarcerated. Provides that the Freedom of Information Act shall not be construed to afford any rights to any person incarcerated in a state, local or federal correctional facility, whether or not such facility is (i) located in the Commonwealth and (ii) operated pursuant to the Corrections Private Management Act ( 53.1-261 et seq.). The bill does not prevent incarcerated persons from exercising their constitutional rights, including calling for evidence in their favor in a criminal prosecution. The bill attempts to halt the abuse of FOIA requests made by inmates.

Full text:
01/10/97  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 971245817  pdf
01/20/97  Senate: Printed as engrossed 971245817-E  pdf
03/04/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB818ER)  pdf
04/02/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB818ER)  pdf
04/04/97  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/10/97  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 971245817
01/10/97  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/97  Senate: Reported from General Laws (10-Y 4-N 1-A)
01/16/97  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/16/97  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (38-Y 0-N)
01/17/97  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/20/97  Senate: Read third time
01/20/97  Senate: Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/97  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/97  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
01/20/97  Senate: Amendment by Sen. Hawkins agreed to
01/20/97  Senate: Reengrossed by Senate as amended
01/20/97  Senate: Printed as engrossed 971245817-E
01/20/97  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 1-N)
01/20/97  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (37-Y 1-N)
01/20/97  Senate: Passed Senate (30-Y 8-N)
01/20/97  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (30-Y 8-N)
01/20/97  Senate: Communicated to House
01/21/97  House: Placed on Calendar
01/22/97  House: Read first time
01/22/97  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/97  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
02/17/97  House: Reported from General Laws with amds. (16-Y 6-N)
02/18/97  House: Read second time
02/19/97  House: Read third time
02/19/97  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/97  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/97  House: Passed House with amendments (79-Y 17-N)
02/19/97  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (79-Y 17-N)
02/20/97  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/20/97  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N)
02/20/97  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (38-Y 2-N)
03/04/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB818ER)
03/07/97  Senate: Enrolled
03/07/97  House: Signed by Speaker
03/08/97  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/97  Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/02/97  Senate: Reading of Governor's communication waived
04/02/97  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  Senate: VOTE: AGREE TO GOV'S RECOMM. (38-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  House: House concurred in Gov's rec. (Block Vote) (99-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
04/02/97  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/02/97  Senate: Reenrolled
04/02/97  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB818ER)
04/02/97  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/02/97  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/02/97  House: Enacted, Chapter 782 (effective 7/1/97)
04/04/97  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)