Attorney General, Office of the; representation of members of G.A. for violations of FOIA. (SB1101)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the Attorney General; representation of members of the General Assembly for violations of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Allows the Office of the Attorney General to represent a member of the General Assembly in any civil matter alleging that such member in his official capacity violated the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (§ 2.2-3700 et seq.). This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/21/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100756D
12/21/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1101)
02/01/2019Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/05/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Read first time
02/05/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/05/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1101E
02/05/2019Printed as engrossed 19100756D-E
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1101E)
02/08/2019Placed on Calendar
02/08/2019Read first time
02/08/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/2019Fiscal impact review from JLARC (SB1101)
02/08/2019Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/13/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/13/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/18/2019Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read second time
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2019Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Passed by temporarily
02/21/2019House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1101ER)
02/23/2019Signed by President
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1101ER)
03/12/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 357 (effective 7/1/19)
03/12/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0357)