IGA 2018 – House Bill 1258

House Bill 1258 – Public meetings and public records

Co-Authored by Rep. Harold Slager

Public meetings and public records. Amends the law exempting a county executive or a town legislative body from giving notice of a meeting if the meeting concerns routine administrative functions. Provides that if a public record is in an electronic format, a state or local government agency (excluding the office of the county recorder) shall provide an electronic copy or a paper copy of the public record, at the option of the person making the request for the public record. Prohibits, with certain exceptions, a state or local government agency from charging a fee for providing a public record by electronic mail.

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