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Senate Bill 0562


Senate Bill 0562

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Publication of notice by local government units. Provides that publication of notice by a political subdivision requires publication in only one newspaper. Allows a political subdivision, which includes an agency of a political subdivision, to publish legal notices on a notice web site instead of in a newspaper. Establishes requirements regarding availability and accessibility of the web site. Requires the political subdivision to designate an official responsible for the electronic publication of notices. Requires that a notice web site must have an electronic mail link that allows a person to submit a complaint to the political subdivision if access to any legal notice fails. Provides that if a political subdivision does not have an official web site, legal notices shall be published on an existing official web site of the county government, if: (1) the county government has an official web site; and (2) the county government web site complies with the electronic publication requirements. Establishes requirements for the duration of the posting of a legal notice and proof of posting. Requires a political subdivision or agency of a political subdivision to publish an advertisement in a newspaper once a week that states the Internet address of the legal notice web site and information regarding Internet accessibility.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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