Senate ends bill to tighten access to public records - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Valley And State

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Senate ends bill to tighten access to public records

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:45 pm

State legislators will not be tightening up laws on access to public records, at least not this year.

On a 17-6 vote the Senate on Monday killed a measure which would have allowed a government agency to deny access if the request is “unduly burdensome or harassing.” That included having an overly broad request that cannot be narrowed or reduced.

Sen. Kelli Ward, R-Lake Havasu City, said she voted against HB 2414 because her constituents fear it would limit access to records. Rep. David Stevens, R-Sierra Vista, who had initially proposed a different limit in HB 2414, one based on charging $20 for each hour spent gathering the records above a certain threshold, said he will not try to resurrect the measure this session.

  • Discuss

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Uber Car

Ahwatukee Little League 11s win district title

Ahwatukee Little League Minors topped Chandler National North to win the District 13 title.

Despite excessive heat, some residents still active outside

By Jiahui Jia | Cronkite NewsFriday, June 24, 2016PHOENIX — It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had...