Public Records (Watch)

Public Records (Watch)

HB 479 (Polo) amends current law to define what “responding in good faith” means with regard to a public records request. The bill adds language requiring responses to include an estimate of the time necessary to complete the request. If the records are not provided within that timeframe, the bill requires the custodian of record to notify the requestor of the reasons for the delay and provide a new estimate of time necessary to complete the request. (Cook)