2011 Regular Session


File Code: State Government - General Assembly Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 644
Sponsored By:
Delegates Mizeur, Barkley, Bobo, Carr, Frick, Ivey, Kaiser, Lafferty, Luedtke, McMillan, A. Miller, W. Miller, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Ross, Sophocleus, F. Turner, Hammen, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Costa, Cullison, Donoghue, Elliott, Frank, Hubbard, Kach, A. Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Ready, Tarrant, and V. Turner
State Government - Transparency and Open Government


Establishing the Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government; requiring the Committee to make recommendations on State transparency goals and policies, review laws, programs, services, and policies, and consult with specified State entities; requiring the Committee to submit an annual report to the General Assembly on or before a specified date; providing that a public body need not prepare written minutes of an open meeting if a live and archived video or audio streaming of the open session is available; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (134-2)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (133-1)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Floor Committee Amendment (Education Health and Environmental Affairs) Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 509

Sponsored by:

Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Herb McMillan, District 30
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Electronic Government
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Legislative Services, Department of
Public Information
Recordings -see also- Video
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 2-10A-14 , 10-509 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 896088/01     Offered on: March 25, 2011   at: 11:43 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 374836/02     Offered on: April 9, 2011   at: 2:54 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 774535/01     Offered on: April 8, 2011   at: 2:17 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 25, 2011: Third Reading Passed (134-2)
April 8, 2011: Third Reading Passed (133-1)
April 5, 2011: Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)