HB 986 -- PUBLIC RECORDS
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee
on Civil and Administrative Law by a vote of 13 to 0.
This bill allows the State Records Commission to determine that
certain material is nonrecord material that may be sold or
transferred, with proceeds deposited in the State Document
FISCAL NOTE: Estimated Net Income to State Document
Preservation Fund of $0 to $20,000 in FY 1999, $0 to $10,000 in
FY 2000 and FY 2001.
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that the legislation will allow
certain nonrecord material to be sold or destroyed and removed
from the State Archives. Currently, the State Archives is over
crowded. The bill allows for the retention of a representative
sample of material and the removal of not needed material and
Testifying for the bill were Representative Backer; and
Secretary of State's Office.
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.
Michael Warrick, Legislative Analyst