Creates alternative remedy for public records denials
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To amend sections 149.43, 149.433, 2323.52, 2743.03, 2746.04, and 3333.0412 and to enact section 2743.75 of the Revised Code to create a procedure within the Court of Claims to hear complaints alleging a denial of access to public records, to modify the circumstances under which a person who files a mandamus action seeking the release of public records may be awarded court costs and attorney's fees, to expand the infrastructure record exemption under Public Records Law, and to generally protect a private, nonprofit institution of higher education from liability for a breach of confidentiality or other claim that arises from the institution's disclosure of public records.
Effective DateSeptember 28, 2016
CommitteesHouse Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee