VA HB1527 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-21 - Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and Virginia Freedom of Information Act; training requirements; executive directors and members of industrial development authorities and economic development authorities. Requires the executive director and members of each industrial development authority and economic development authority, as created by the Industrial Development and Revenue Bond Act, to take training on the provisions of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act and the Freedom of Information Act at least once every two years. The bill requires such officials in office on July 1, 2020, to complete such training no later than December 31, 2020. Training on the Virginia Freedom of Information Act may be provided online by the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council or the local government attorney. Training on the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act shall be provided by the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council and may be provided online. The clerk of the respective governing body is responsible for maintaining training records.

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Conflict of Interests Act, State & Local Gov't, and FOIA; training requirements for ex. directors.


Roll Calls

2020-01-21 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-01-21HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2020-01-17HouseAssigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
2020-01-09HouseReferred to Committee on General Laws
2020-01-09HousePresented and ordered printed 20105078D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
223132(n/a)See Bill Text
223704.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments