Open Records - Texas Public Information Act

Pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, AG在线游戏平台将遵守所有与发布所要求的公共信息有关的规定. 所有政府信息均被假定为公众可获得,但某些例外适用于披露该信息. AG在线游戏平台应及时公布所要求的法律不保密的信息, either constitutional, statutory, or by judicial decision, or information for which an exemption to disclosure has not been sought.


 

Open Records Act

Rights of the Requestor

You have the right to:

  • 立即访问非机密或其他受保护的信息.
  • 接受与所有其他申请人同等的待遇,包括根据
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
  • Receive certain kinds of information without exceptions, like the voting record of public officials, and other information.
  • Receive a written statement of estimated charges, when charges will exceed $40, 在工作开始之前,并有机会根据分项陈述修改请求.
  • 选择是否检查所要求的信息(通常是免费的), receive copies of the information or both.
  • 如果政府机构确定获取信息主要有利于公众,则放弃或减少收费.
  • 收到一份政府机构的通信副本,要求总检察长办公室就是否可以在接受的例外情况下保留信息作出裁决, or if the communication discloses the requested information, a redacted copy.
  • 就公共信息收费过高的问题向司法部长办公室提出书面投诉. 对其他可能的违法行为的投诉,可向政府机构所在县的县或地方检察官提出, other than a state agency, is located. If the complaint is against the county or district attorney, the complaint must be filed with the Office of the Attorney General.

Responsibilites of Governmental Bodies

对资料要求作出反应的所有政府机构都有责任:

  • 建立检查或复制公共信息的合理程序,并将这些程序告知请求者.
  • 对所有请求者一视同仁,并应给予请求者一切合理的舒适和便利, including accommodation in accordance with ADA requirements.
  • 了解有关公开记录的法律,并就这些法律的要求教育员工. 如果估计费用超过40美元,以及估计费用的任何变化超过原来估计费用的20%,请通知请求者, and confirm that the requestor accepts the charges, has amended the request, 或向司法部长办公室投诉收费过高, in writing before finalizing the request.
  • 如果信息不能及时提供,请告知请求人,并设定在合理时间内提供信息的日期和时间.
  • 向司法部长办公室申请对政府机构想要隐瞒的任何信息作出裁决, and send a copy of the request for ruling, or a redacted copy, to the requestor.
  • 将公共信息与可能被隐瞒的信息隔离,并及时提供该公共信息.
  • 当政府机构要求第三方提供其专有信息时,应真诚地告知第三方.
  • 以书面形式回复所有来自总检察长办公室的关于该信息的指控的书面通信. 就有关违反该法案的投诉,向司法部长办公室作出回应.

Procedures to Obtain Information

  1. Submit a request by mail, fax, email, or in person according to a governmental body’s reasonable procedures.
  2. 对所要求的信息进行足够的描述和详细说明,以使政府机构能够准确地识别和定位所要求的信息.
  3. 配合政府机构的合理努力,澄清所要求的信息的类型或数量.

A.   Information to be released

  • You may review it promptly, 如果不能在10个工作日内提供,公共信息官员将以书面形式通知你提供的合理日期和时间.
  • Keep all appointments to inspect records and to pick up copies. 不守约可能会导致失去在要求的时间检查资料的机会.

Cost of Records as Designated by the Texas Administration Code

  • 你必须在政府机构发送的10个工作日内对任何费用的书面估计作出回应,否则该请求将被视为自动撤销.
  • If estimated costs exceed $100.00 (or $50.如果一个政府机构有少于16名全职雇员,政府机构可能需要债券, prepayment or deposit.
  • 你可以要求政府机构确定提供这些信息是否对公众有主要的好处, resulting in a waiver or reduction of charges.
  • Make a timely payment for all mutually agreed charges. A governmental body can demand payment of overdue balances exceeding $100.在处理您的其他请求之前,请先支付保证金.

B.   Information that may be withheld due to an exception

  • 在政府机构收到你的书面请求后的第10个工作日, a governmental body must:
  1. Request an Attorney General opinion and state which exceptions apply.
  2. Notify the requestor of the referral to the Attorney General.
  3. Notify third parties if the request involves their proprietary information.

  • 如未在10个工作日内征求总检察长的意见并通知请求方,则推定信息是公开的,除非有令人信服的理由予以拒绝.
  • Requestors may send a letter to the Attorney General arguing for release, and may review arguments made by the governmental body. 如果参数透露了所请求的信息,则请求者可以获得一份修订过的副本.
  • 司法部长必须在不迟于收到决定请求之日起的第45个工作日内作出决定. The Attorney General may request an additional 10 working day extension.
  • 政府机构不得要求司法部长“重新考虑”一项意见.

 

如欲向本政府机构索取资料,请以书面联络:

Lamar University Office of the President:

By mail:          P.O. Box 10001, Beaumont, TX 77710

By email:        openrecords@dailyepiphany.net

By fax:            (409) 880-8404

In person:        Wayne A. Reaud Building, Suite 316

 

有关未能发布公共信息的投诉,请与您当地的县或地区检察官联系.

You may also contact the Office of the Attorney General, Open Government Hotline, at or toll-free at 1-.

For complaints regarding overcharges, 请联系总检察长成本规则行政官办公室 .