Bill Status of HB5069 96th General Assembly
Short Description: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION-FEES
Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes the following changes with respect to a public body's authority to charge fees when meeting requests for records: removes the requirement that electronically-maintained records be provided in the format requested; removes the prohibition against charging for the first 50 pages of black and white legal sized or letter sized copies; removes the maximum fee permitted for color or other sized copies and for certification; and permits a fee to exceed the actual cost of reproduction and certification if otherwise provided by State statute. Effective immediately.