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 Bill Status of HB4375  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMAIL ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Peter Breen and Sam Yingling

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Local Government Email Act. Provides that all emails that are in connection with the transaction of public business sent or received by a unit of local government or school district or an employee, staff member, trustee, board member, elected official, or officer of a unit of local government or school district are public records regardless if the emails are sent or received on a personal or unit-provided or district-provided email address. Requires a unit of local government or school district that provides an email address to one or more of its employees, staff members, trustees, board members, elected officials, or officers to provide an email address for all employees, staff members, trustees, board members, elected officials, and officers of the unit of local government or school district. Provides that employees, staff members, trustees, board members, elected officials, or officers shall use unit-provided or district-provided email for all communications in connection with the transaction of public business. Provides that employees, staff members, trustees, board members, elected officials, or officers shall promptly forward, print, or otherwise provide any email sent or received on his or her personal email address to his or her unit of local government or school district if the email is in connection with the transaction of public business. Provides that if an email received on a personal email was carbon copied to a unit-provided and controlled or district-provided and controlled email, a copy of the email does not need to be provided to the unit or district. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  1/30/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/12/2018HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/3/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  4/3/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  7/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling

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