Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Sunshine Week Prompts Review of Missouri Sunshine Law
Three years ago, a study of state open records laws by the Better Government Association ranked Missouri 42nd, based on criteria such as response time and penalties for violating the law. Today, proposals in the state legislature aim to improve the state's ranking. Among the proposed measures is House Bill 1445, seeking greater compliance with the Sunshine Law by increasing penalties for violations and requiring earlier public notification about meetings.
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