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Title 1 : General Provisions

Chapter 005 : COMMON LAW; GENERAL RIGHTS

Subchapter 003 : ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS

(Cite as: 1 V.S.A. § 318a)
  • § 318a. Executive Branch Agency Public Records Request System

    (a) The Secretary of Administration shall maintain and update the Public Records Request System established pursuant to 2006 Acts and Resolves No. 132, Sec. 3 and 2011 Acts and Resolves No. 59, Sec. 13 with the information furnished under subsection (b) of this section and post System information on the website of the Agency of Administration.

    (b) All public agencies of the Executive Branch of the State:

    (1) that receive a written request to inspect or copy a record under this subchapter shall catalogue the request in the Public Records Request System established and maintained by the Secretary of Administration by furnishing the following information:

    (A) the date the request was received;

    (B) the agency that received the request;

    (C) the person that made the request, including a contact name;

    (D) the status of the request, including whether the request was fulfilled in whole, fulfilled in part, or denied;

    (E) if the request was fulfilled in part or denied, the exemption or other grounds asserted as the basis for partial fulfillment or denial;

    (F) the estimated hours necessary to respond to the request;

    (G) the date the agency closed the request; and

    (H) the elapsed time between receipt of the request and the date the agency closed the request; and

    (2) shall post in a conspicuous location on their respective websites a link to the location on the Agency of Administration's website where Public Records Request System information is maintained. (Added 2017, No. 166 (Adj. Sess.), § 6.)