Utah bill advances to help fee waivers for open records requests

Obtaining fee waivers for open records requests may be more likely under a bill that the Utah House passed Thursday.

Representatives approved HB63 on a 68-2 vote and sent it to the Senate.

Its sponsor, House Democratic Leader Brian King, D-Salt Lake City, said Utah's open-records laws now allow and encourage state and local agencies to waive fees for requests if they determine them to be in the public interest. Continue…

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