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House Bill 1304

House Bill 1304

ARCHIVE (2011)

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Electronic access to public records. Provides that a public agency may: (1) deny access to an individual to inspect or copy a public record on the premises of the public agency; (2) refuse to provide copies of a public record on paper, disk, drum or other electronic media; or (3) refuse to deliver a record electronically by electronic mail or by fax; if the public record may be retrieved electronically through a web site maintained or sponsored by the public agency. Provides that a public agency may not deny access or refuse to provide copies if the records may not be retrieved electronically due to a malfunction of the public agency's web site. Requires a person making a request for records to attest, subject to penalties for perjury, that the person tried to access the public records through the public agency's web site, but was unable to retrieve the public record due to a malfunction of the web site.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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