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11 proposed state law changes that could affect how the public accesses Texas open records


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As the Texas legislature gets into full swing, a number of bills have been filed that could potentially impact current open records laws in Texas. Here are 9 pieces of legislation that, if passed, would open public records laws further to allow easier access for to public information: 1. Senate Bill 407 and House Bill 792, filed by state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, and state Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake, respectively, would eliminate the loophole private businesses can use to claim exceptions to open records based on maintaining a competitive advantage. The loophole originated in a Texas Supreme Court case involving […]

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