HB 2778-S - DIGEST

Exempts the following from public inspection and copying under the public records act: Information that identifies an agency employee who has made a claim with the employing agency of sexual harassment and has requested that his or her identity or identifying information not be disclosed without his or her consent.

Subjects a person to civil liability if he or she: (1) Requests and obtains the identity or identifying information of an agency employee that has made a claim of sexual harassment; and

(2) Uses the information to harass, stalk, threaten, or intimidate that employee.

Requires the public records exemptions accountability committee to, by January 1, 2023, prepare and submit a report to the legislature that includes recommendations on whether the exemption mentioned above should be continued, modified, or terminated.