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 Bill Status of HB0831  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. William B. Black - Keith Farnham - Jehan A. Gordon - Emily McAsey, Fred Crespo and Jack D. Franks

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2009HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. William B. Black

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Public Access Counselor and Formal Complaint Act. Establishes the Governor-appointed position of public access counselor to receive inquiries and publish interpretive and educational materials about the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act. Requires the counselor to receive complaints and issue advisory opinions on denials of access to public records and public meetings. Provides for the operation of the counselor's office.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William B. Black
  2/9/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2009HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  2/19/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 017-000-000
  2/20/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  2/23/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  2/23/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/23/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/23/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/3/2009HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. William B. Black
  3/10/2009HouseMotion Prevailed by Voice Vote
  3/10/2009HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. William B. Black

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