Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act.
Includes within the Acts' provisions all municipal convention or civic
center boards, local tourism boards and councils, and economic
development boards as "public bodies". Further amends the Freedom of
Information Act to provide that the Act's exemptions are in derogation
of the disclosure requirement and that the exemptions must be
strictly construed because of the strong interest in public
disclosure. Provides that a public body may require written records
requests (now mandated). Provides the copying costs may not include
labor costs. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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