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2000 SESSION

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HB 445 Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of criminal records, notice.

Introduced by: Clifton A. (Chip) Woodrum | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of criminal records; notice of meetings. Clarifies that certain records maintained by law-enforcement agencies are exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The bill also clarifies that FOIA requires every public body to give notice of the date, time, and location of its meetings by placing the notice in a prominent public location at which notices are regularly posted and in the office of the clerk of the public body, or in the case of a public body which has no clerk, in the office of the chief administrator. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Freedom of Information (HJR 501, 1999).


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