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2012 House Bill 5318: Authorize school district FOIA scofflaw lawsuits
  1. Introduced by Rep. Ken Goike (R) on January 31, 2012, to allow a citizen or a prosecutor to sue the local school official responsible for responding to Freedom of Information Act requests if that official fails to respond in a timely manner. A court could order the official to produce the requested records, and the plaintiff would be entitled to recovery of court costs and actual attorney fees.
    • Referred to the House Education Committee on January 31, 2012.

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