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Public Bodies - Use and Retention of E-Mail - Requirements

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Delegate Saab


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting an employee of a public body from creating or maintaining government e-mail by using a personal e-mail account; requiring an employee of a public body, under specified circumstances, to forward government e-mail to the official e-mail account of the employee within 5 days after the government e-mail is received; requiring each public body to retain government e-mail for a minimum of 7 years or, under specified circumstances, permanently; requiring the State Archivist to adopt specified regulations; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Saab, Arentz, Grammer, Miele, W. Miller, Morgan, and West
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0155
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Regulations and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Electronic Government
Public Information
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
State Employees
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - General Provisions
(4.5-101 through 4.5-103)

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