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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Amendment S.2120 189th (2015 - 2016)

The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the House Bill to improve public records (House, No. 3858),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2120; and by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title:- “An Act improving the administration and enforcement of the public records law”.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
(Redraft)
Rush, Michael F. Public Safety Software Adopted
2
(Redraft)
Eldridge, James B. Investigatory Exemption Adopted
3
Eldridge, James B. Personal Email Addresses Rejected
4
Barrett, Michael J. Declaring homeowner’s insurance rate filings to be public records at the time of initial filing Adopted
5 Withdrawn
6 Withdrawn
7 Withdrawn
8 Withdrawn
9
(Redraft)
Tarr, Bruce E. MBTA Pension Adopted
10 Withdrawn
11 Withdrawn
12 Withdrawn
13
(Redraft)
Brownsberger, William N. Punitive Damages Rejected
14
(2nd Redraft)
Brownsberger, William N. Allowing findings on the record Adopted
15
(2nd Redraft)
Brownsberger, William N. Attorney Fees Rejected
16
(2nd Redraft)
Brownsberger, William N. Clarifying language regarding civil actions Adopted
17 Withdrawn
18
(2nd Redraft)
Eldridge, James B. Responses to Public Records Requests Adopted
19 Withdrawn
20 Withdrawn
21 Withdrawn
22
(Redraft)
Eldridge, James B. Closing Loopholes in Attorney Fees Rejected
23 Withdrawn
24
(3rd Redraft)
Eldridge, James B. Providing for Certain Exceptions to Mandatory Attorney's Fees Adopted
25
Eldridge, James B. Limiting Costs Rejected

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