Bill Status of HB2385 100th General Assembly
Short Description: LOCAL RECORDS ACT-EMAILS
Rep. Peter Breen
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Records Act. Provides that all emails that are in connection with the transaction of public business sent or received by an agency, an employee, staff member, or contractor of an agency, or an officer of an agency are public records regardless if the emails are sent or received on a personal or agency-provided email address. Requires an agency that provides an email address to one or more of its staff members, employees, or contractors to provide an email address for all officers of the agency. Provides that staff members, employees, contractors, and officers shall use agency-provided email for all communications in connection with the transaction of public business. Provides that staff members, employees, contractors, and officers shall promptly forward, print, or otherwise provide any email sent or received on his or her personal email address to his or her agency if the email is in connection with the transaction of public business. Effective immediately.