MD HB183 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-09 - Hearing 2/11 at 4:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring each official custodian to adopt a policy of proactive disclosure of public records; requiring each official custodian to publish by July 1 each year a report on a certain website on the requests received in the preceding year for inspection of public records; requiring each official custodian to store the report in a place easily accessible to the public if a website is not available; requiring the Public Information Act Compliance Board to receive, review, and resolve certain complaints from applicants; etc.

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Public Information Act – Revisions (Equitable Access to Records Act)



2021-02-09HouseHearing 2/11 at 4:00 p.m.
2021-02-09HouseHearing canceled
2020-12-23HouseHearing 2/11 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB449 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-23 - Hearing 2/23 at 1:15 p.m.


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