Colorado public records mediation bill gets a new trial with big amendments
Joey Bunch (Colorado Springs Gazette)- My friend and former coworker Jeffrey Roberts says legislation to help people seeking public records avoid a courtroom to get them is getting a retrial.
On the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition blog, Roberts said House Bill 1177 was reworked to create a cooling off period, a meeting between the record requester and its custodian and shared cost for mediation, which is about $75 an hour.
The House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee passed the legislation 9-0 Thursday and moves next to the House floor.
Click here to read the full story in the Colorado Springs Gazette.