Articles Posted in OPEN RECORDS ACT

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Posted by Christina Cribbs
This legislative session the Georgia Open Records Act is going under the knife. The Georgia General Assembly is currently taking under consideration fairly extensive changes to the Act (O.C.G.A. § 50-18-70 to § 50-18-77). The Open Records Act allows any member of the public to access, inspect, and reproduce public records. After a request for records, any public office or agency must respond within three business days and make the requested records available for viewing and/or copying. Charges for researching and pulling the responsive records and for copying the records may apply.
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