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Open Government Proposal Proceeds to the Full House for Consideration

PRESS ADVISORY

Open Government Proposal Proceeds to the Full House for Consideration

February 28, 2012

The House Judiciary Committee today voted unanimously to recommend passage of HB 397, the proposal, sponsored by Representative Jay Powell, to re-write and improve Georgia’s Open Records and Open Meetings Laws.

Attorney General Sam Olens released the following statement:

“I commend Representative Powell’s continued leadership in shepherding this important legislation through the House of Representatives,” said Olens. “I appreciate Chairman Wendell Willard and the House Judiciary Committee’s careful review, improvement and unanimous approval of HB 397. I look forward to consideration by the full House.”