|HB 1198-S - DIGEST|
|(DIGEST OF PROPOSED 1ST SUBSTITUTE)|
Requires the attorney general to develop and implement: (1) A training program regarding the legal requirements and purposes of the open public meetings act and the public records act; and
(2) An intensive training seminar for public records officers.
Requires every member of the governing body of a public agency to complete the open public meetings act training course implemented or approved by the attorney general.
Requires each elected state or local official, and each person appointed to fill a vacancy in elective office, who is subject to the requirements of the public records act, to complete certain training courses implemented or approved by the attorney general.
Requires the clerk of the house and the secretary of the senate to provide appropriate training to legislators on their obligations under the public records act.