FOIA; exempts certain proprietary records of DRPT & VDOT from mandatory disclosure provisions. (HB339)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Freedom of Information Act FOIA); certain proprietary records of the Department of Rail and Public Transportation. Removes obsolete references to applicable federal law in the records exemption for the Department of Rail and Public Transportation. The bill also provides that certain proprietary records provided by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation to the Department are also exempt from the mandatory disclosure provisions of FOIA. Read the Bill »


02/24/2014: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101411D
01/02/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/04/2014Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Committee substitute printed 14104601D-H1
02/06/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Read second time
02/07/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104601D-H1
02/07/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB339H1
02/10/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/24/2014Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.


Erica Gray writes:

What are they planning to transport by train?
Does this go along with ~ HB 856 Hazardous waste; removes requirement that permit is required from DEQ to transport.