Introduced by Rep. Dean Takko, (Longview) (D) on January 16, 2013, permits local agencies to seek court action to dismiss or mitigate public records requests. The court may enjoin a request if one of five conditions is met. This act permits local agencies to limit the number of hours they devote to responding to public records requests as long as they publicly provide certain documents, such as their budgets.
Referred to the House Local Government Committee on January 16, 2013.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 12, 2013.