Access to Public Records Notes

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Access to Public Records AZ Public Records Law, A.R.S. § 39-121 : “Public records and other matters in the custody of any officer shall be open to inspection by any person at all times during office hours. Does not contain exceptions like FOIA, but AZ appellate courts use FOIA as a guide to interpret. A.R.S. § 36-340(A): Vital statistics NOT OPEN A.R.S. § 38-431.03(B) : Minutes from executive sessions of public bodies NOT OPEN Church of Scientology : Records in possession of agencies open unless “important and harmful effect” on official or agency Dep’t of the Air Force v. Rose : “Disclosure, not secrecy, is the dominant objective” of FOIA Driver’s Privacy Protection Act : Driving records NOT OPEN in AZ Family Educational Privacy Act (“Buckley Amendment”) : Gives Secretary of Education authority to limit access to edu records- does not prohibit directory records Griffis v. Pinal County : Personal email on gov. email systems are NOT OPEN HIPPA : Protects medical records at state and fed levels
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