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HB 0493 - Open Records - Counties Must Also Record Public Comment
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Valencia Stovall
Last Action: 3/23/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
Senate Committee: Government Oversight
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Open Records/Meetings ActNext Bill
Todd EdwardsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation requires that cities, counties and school boards that post videos of their meetings online to include the public comment section, if any, of their meetings on said posted video, except when a technical difficulty results in less than the entire meeting be recorded or available for public viewing.  That video must be maintained on the web site according to the records retention policy of the local governing authority.       

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