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The Open Records Act In 1976, the General Assembly enacted the Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884, which establishes a right of access to public records. The General Assembly recognized that free and open examination of public records is in the public interest .871 Policy of KRS 61.870 to 61.884 -- Strict construction of exceptions of KRS 61.878. .8715 Legislative findings. .872 Right of Kentucky residents to inspect public records -- Written application -- Limitation

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Kentucky Open Records Act/Open Records Requests

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  1. Open Records Act First, HB 312 amends KRS 61.880(1) so that after June 29, 2021, a public agency must respond to a request to inspect records within five business days. Previously, the law required a response within three business days.
  2. The Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884) gives the public access to the library's records. These records are any records that are prepared, owned, used, possessed, or retained by a public agency in any format, and must be made available upon request
  3. Open Records Act Section 8(a) of Senate Bill 150 provides: Notwithstanding KRS 61.872 and 61.880, a public agency shall respond to the request to inspect or receive copies of public records within 10 days of its receipt. A public agency may delay on-site inspection during the pendency of the state of emergency

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E. Open records requests may be submitted on the Office of Attorney General Standardized Open Records Form, or on official letterhead, and be signed by the requesting party, pursuant to KRS 61.872. The request may be delivered to the Records Custodian in person, by mail, or via electronic means Under the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 through KRS 61.884, you may inspect any nonexempt public record regardless of your identity, and you may seek enforcement of the Act if you are denied this right. All requests for copies or review of public records in the custody of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet must be made in writing to What is the Kentucky Open Records Act (KORA) The Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884), or KORA, provides access to public records that, by law, are not exempt from disclosure. For more information on the act, visit the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General Web site at https://ag.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx In its 2021 regular session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed, and ultimately overrode Governor Andy Beshear's veto of, House Bill 312 to amend the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884. Effective as of June 29, 2021, among other changes, the amended Act will restrict inspection r Recently, the Kentucky Office of Attorney General sent out a communication notifying Mayors and City Attorneys of legislation that amends the Open Meetings and Open Records Acts. The information contained the following summaries: On April 26, 2018, HB 592, amending the Open Meetings Act, KRS 61.800 to 61.850, took effect

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Outline of the Open Records/Open Meetings Laws - Kentucky

  1. KRS 61.870 through 61.884 Open Records KRS 209.140 Confidentiality of information KRS 620.050 Immunity for good faith actions or reports-Investigations-Confidentiality of reports-Exceptions-Parent's access to records-Sharing of information by children's advocacy centers-Confidentiality of interview with child-Exception
  2. Kentucky's Open Records Act, Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 61.870 - KRS 61.884 , requires that public agencies make records 1 contained within electronic databases available to the public upon request
  3. Legislative Research Commission A listing of Kentucky Revised Statutes can be found here, including the statute on open records, KRS Chapter 061.870. Kentucky Office of the Attorney General Information about decisions concerning open records and open meetings in Kentucky
  4. The unambiguous purpose of the Open Records Act is the disclosure of public records even though such disclosure may cause inconvenience or embarrassment. KRS 61.871. An extensive mechanism has been created for exercise of the right of inspection and imposes upon the record custodian the duty to respond appropriately. KRS 61.872
  5. Open Records Marriage records are open records. Marriage records on file in the clerk's office are public records subject to public inspection under the Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884). See OAG 76-754 and OAG 76-493. Residency requirements No provision as to length of residenc
  6. ation of public records is in the public interest

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  1. KRS 61.931 et seq.; the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.820 et seq.; and all other relevant and applicable state and federal laws. NOW THEREFORE , KYSTATS and the Authorized Representative hereby mutually agree as follows
  2. Requesting Access to Government Records Under the Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884) This form should only be used to submit records requests to the City of Danville. In order to request access to government records under OPRA, you must complete all the required portions of and date this request form and deliver it in person.
  3. ation of public records is in the public interest
  4. Refer to The Kentucky Open Records & Open Meetings Acts: A guide for the public and public agencies for more information on the requirements of the Open Meetings Act. This publication, and the accompanying, Managing Government Records , that provide information about the Open Records Act, are available on the Kentucky Attorney General's website
  5. Because it is a state agency, all records of the University of Kentucky are classified as public records, and thus are subject to inspection pursuant to the terms of the Open Records Act unless a specific exemption in the Act applies, as explained below. The provisions of the Act are contained in KRS 61.870 to 61.884
  6. As a public agency, KCTCS records are public records subject to the Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 et seq.) The KCTCS Interim General Counsel, Pam Duncan, is the official records custodian and all open records requests should be directed to the Office of General Counsel
  7. To the extent that such records are not within a court file, they may be requested from police departments, sheriff's departments, county jails, or other public agencies under Kentucky's Open Records Act, KRS 61.870, et seq. However, Kentucky's Open Records Act provides an exception to disclosure for records of law enforcement agencies.

The commissioner may request information from the financial institution necessary to ensure compliance with this section. Any information received by the commissioner or the department shall be confidential and shall not be subject to disclosure pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to 61.884 Henderson, Ky. 42420 (270) 826-2713 Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 - 61.884, public records of the Henderson County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) that are not exempted by law are open for inspection by the public on receipt of a written request. Certain records are not public records. Those which are not public are specified i Request to Inspect Public Records. Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act (the Act), KRS 61.870 et seq., the undersigned requests to inspect the public records which are described below. Requester's contact information. Name: Mailing Address: E-mail Address (if applicable): Records to be inspected: Statement regarding the use of. Pursuant to Board policy and the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 - 61.884, public records of the Jefferson County Board of Education not exempted by law are open for inspection by residents of the Commonwealth upon receipt of a written request

21-ORD-115 ( In re: Anonymous/Kentucky State Police) Summary: The Kentucky State Police did not violate the Open Records Act when it denied a request to inspect records that did not contain a signature or a legibly printed name under KRS 61.872(2)(a) The Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884), or KORA, provides access to public records that, by law, are not exempt from disclosure. For more information on the act, visit the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General Web site a The Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.80 to KRS 61.884) provides access to public records that, by law, are not exempt from disclosure. For more information on the act, visit the Kentucky Office of the Attorne The Commonwealth of Kentucky collects only the personal information necessary to provide enhanced services to our citizens and customers. Please note that all non-exempt information collected by Kentucky.gov services may be subject to public disclosure under KRS 61.870, the Kentucky Open Records Act [PDF]

shall be exempt from disclosure as provided in KRS 61 .878(1)(c). The contractor also recognizes that any books, documents, papers, records, or other evidence, received during a financial audit or program review shall be subject to the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to 61.884 Open Records Act. The Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 et seq., provides that free and open examination of public records is in the public interest. Open Records Act Designee. Jill Hunt, Senior Executive Coordinator for the President and Coordinator for Board Relations Office of the President 218 Wells Hal

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To comply with KRS 61.876 (1) of the Kentucky Open Records Act, MSD's Open Records tool is being made available to the public for use of receiving requests electronically. For a copy of MSD's Open Records Policy.

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Open Records Request Form. Pursuant to KRS 61.870 to 61.884, the public records of the Northern Kentucky Water District are open for inspection by any person on written application to the District's Records Manager, who is the official custodian of the public records The Kentucky Open Records Act In 1976, the General Assembly enacted the Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884, which establishes a right of access to public records. The General Assembly recognized that the free and open examination of public records is in the public interest Summary: Office of State Budget Director violated the Kentucky Open Records Act by failing to meet its burden to establish exemption under KRS 61.878(1)(i) (j) for a private firm'sor final actuarial analysis of a public pension reform proposalpreviously released to the public by the Office of the Governor. Open Records Decisio

Open Records Requests. The Kentucky Open Records Act - KRS 61.870-61.884 Free and open examination of public records is in the public interest and the exceptions provided for by KRS 61.878 or otherwise provided by law shall be strictly construed Records of drug or alcohol test results of miners, written or otherwise, received by the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing, its contractors, subcontractors, or other employees are confidential communications and exempt from the Kentucky Open Records Act ('ORA') under KRS §§61.870-884, except upon the signed consent of the employee or other.

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City property. City vehicles. Clerk for council meetings. Franchise tax collection. Maintains permanent records for the City. Performs duties required of the custodian of records under the Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to 61.884) Minutes for council meetings. Open records. Parking permits (Dudley, Clayton Section 610.340 - Confidentiality of juvenile court records (1) (a) Unless a specific provision of KRS Chapters 600 to 645 specifies otherwise, all juvenile court records of any nature generated pursuant to KRS Chapters 600 to 645 by any agency or instrumentality, public or private, shall be deemed to be confidential and shall not be disclosed except to the child, parent, victims, or other. As of September 6, 2018, Kentucky State University's Policy and Procedures are as follows: OPEN RECORDS POLICY. Kentucky's Open Records Act of 1976, outlined in KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884, provides the examination of a public entity's records P.O Box 205 • Shepherdsville, KY 40165 Phone 502-543-2514 • Fax 543-2710 REQUEST TO INSPECT PUBLIC RECORDS Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act (the Act), KRS 61.879 et seq., the undersigned requests to inspect the public records which are described below: REQUESTOR'S CONTACT INFORMATION The Kentucky Open Records Act is found in Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapter 61. According to the Kentucky attorney general's office: [1] A request to inspect records must be made to the public agency's official custodian of records. The custodian may require that the request be in writing, signed.

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The committee substitute for HB 312, is, in reality, a substantial rewrite of the Kentucky open records law. The committee sub was filed on Thursday, heard and approved in committee the same day, and is posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 26, 2021.. This is how law is made in Kentucky OPEN RECORDS . 14. Respondent acknowledges this Agreed Order is subject to disclosure under the Kentucky Open Records Act, may be reportable under Federal law, and may be shared with any professional organization or licensing board as the Board deems appropriate, in its discretion. COMPLETE AGREEMENT . 15 Kentucky Open Records Act In accordance with the Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870-61.884), the University of Louisville permits applicants to inspect its records. This process is administered by the official custodian of University records, regardless of which office houses them Request to Inspect Public Records Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act (the Act), KRS 61.870 et seq., the undersigned requests to inspect the public records which are described below. Return completed & signed form to Dianna at dlayne@winchesterky.com or fax (859) 745-4590 or mail to 32 Wall Street, Winchester, KY 40391 The facts are these. John F. Zink (appellant), by letter dated June 19, 1992, made a request that the Kentucky Department of Workers' Claims (Department) provide him access under the Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 et seq.) to certain records under the Department's control

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This emergency legislation amends KRS 61.878 to exclude photos or videos of a person's death, killing, rape, or sexual assault or abuse from being released under the Open Records Act. This bill was signed into law on March 23, 2021 The requirement that agencies adopt rules and regulations consistent with the open records law (KRS 61.876) has been in the law since its enactment in 1976. It remains one of the requirements that is regularly (almost universally) ignored by agencies. The current law does not penalize noncompliance and neither does HB 312 KRS 227.715(1). Permanent business establishments open year-round and in which the sale of consumer fireworks is ancillary to the primary course of business shall only be permitted to sell those consumer fireworks described in KRS 227.702(1), or shall meet the criteria for seasonal retailer KRS 227.715(2) Kentucky Revised Statutes §61.870 through §61.884 discuss the procedures for filing and handling an Open Records Request, which records are open for inspection, and which records are exempt from inspection. Department of Revenue records which are exempt from release to the general public for inspection under the Kentucky Open Records Act include, but are not limited to, all tax records. THE KENTUCKY OPEN RECORDS ACT KRS 61.870 - KRS 61.884 The Open Records Act was originally enacted by the General Assembly in 1976 and became effective on July 15, 1976. The Act was first amended in 1986, and underwent substantial amendment in the 1994 Regular Session of the General Assembly

The general issue on review is whether the courts below have properly applied the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 through .884, to the essentially undisputed facts of this case. The Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychologists, as the agency responsible for licensure and regulation of psychologists in the Commonwealth, received written. In addition, KRS 61.645(20) prohibits the Systems from furnishing information that is exempt from the Open Records Act, or information that would detrimentally impact KRS' ability to invest. A previous Kentucky Office of the Attorney General ruling (16-ORD-273) addressed this issue, and led KRS to conclude any determination of what. Certain Public records are excluded from the application of the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to 61.884. These exceptions to the right to inspect public records are set out in KRS 61.878 and any records covered by these exclusions may only be inspected upon an order of a court of competent jurisdiction

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  1. Open Records Request Open Records Request What is the Kentucky Open Records Act (KORA) The Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884), or KORA, provides access to public records that, by law, are not exempt from disclosure. For more information on the act, visit the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General Web site a
  2. ation of public records is in the public interest. KRS 61.871. The Supreme.
  3. ation of public records is in the public interest. KRS 61.871. It provides that public records shall be open for inspection by any person, except as otherwise provided by KRS 61.870 to 62.884. KRS 61.872. Public records or informatio
  4. Vendor Response and Proprietary Information, and the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.878. Molina Kentucky Combined Services Agreement Template . This material can be found in the sealed Proprietary Information and Data USB within C.18 Provider Network
  5. These records are available to the public through the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.800. You may request a copy of a Final Order of the Kentucky Board of Dentistry using our contact us form. Please include the License Number you are requesting information about in the Comments field to avoid a delay in processing time
  6. Kentucky Open Records Act. The Kentucky Open Records Act is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to public records of government bodies at all levels. A public record is defined as including, all books, papers, maps, photographs, cards, tapes, discs, diskettes, recordings, software, or other documentation.
  7. Excerpt from Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Guidelines. Social Media as Public Records The Public Records Act (KRS 171.420-171.740) defines public records as, documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, which are prepared, owned, used, in the possession of or retained by a public agency

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In 1976, the Kentucky General Assembly enacted the Open Records Act, KRS 61.870, et seq., (hereinafter the Act). The Act established the public's right of access to public records in the Commonwealth. Under the law, the General Assembly declared that free and open records is in the public interest . KRS 61.871 Morehead State University is a public agency operating in compliance with the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to 61.884. University Administrative Regulation (UAR) 901.04 sets forth the University's regulations governing inspection of the public records of Morehead State University. All requests for open records shall be made to the Office of General Counsel, the official custodian of. For example, KRS 218A regulates the prescribing of controlled substances for any medical professional authorized to prescribe in Kentucky, including dentists. It is your responsibility to know which rules apply to you. Statutes. KRS Chapter 313 (Dental Practice Act) KRS Chapter 218A (Controlled Substance Act) Regulations. View Entire 201 KAR. Pursuant to KRS 61.876(4), the Office of Attorney General has promulgated by administrative regulation this form. See 40 KAR 1:040. Request to Inspect Public Records Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act (the Act), KRS 61.870 et seq., the undersigned requests to inspect the public records which are described below Kentucky's Open Records Act declares that free and open examination of public records is in the public interest. KRS 61.871. It provides that public records shall be open for inspection by any person, except as otherwise provided by KRS 61.870 to 62.884. KRS 61.872

Open Records Request - City of Florenc

The MSD Open Records Policy and fee schedule complies with KRS 61.876 (1) of the Kentucky Open Records Act. ***** For LOJIC Digital Data Requests, click here. ***** The Director of the MSD Records & Information Governance Program is designated as the official custodian of the agency's public records Request for Police Department or Fire Department records should be submitted directly to their respective department. Covington follows the regulations set under the Kentucky Open Records Act (KORA), KRS Chapter 61. Access the full KRS Chapter here. For any questions, please call 859.292.2314 What is the Kentucky Open Records Act (KORA) The Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884), or KORA, provides access to public records that, by law, are not exempt from disclosure. For more information on the act, visit the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General Web site a

THE KENTUCKY OPEN MEETINGS ACT KRS 61.805 - 61.850 The basic policy of KRS 61.805 to 61.850 is that the formation of public policy is public business and shall not be conducted in secret and the exceptions provided for by KRS 61.810 or otherwise provided for by law shall by strictly construed with the Open Meetings Act, KRS 61.805 to 61.850. The Open Meetings Act shall control if any inconsistency exists between the Open Meetings Act and these Bylaws. d. Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the Board shall be held on the third Thursday of April of each Board Year. e. Regular Meetings In accordance with KRS 61.872, KCTCS requires a written request for records. Please specify the records you're requesting, and send your request in writing to: You can also submit your request by email to openrecords@kctcs.edu or by fax to (859) 256-3117 Open Records Request Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act (the Act), KRS 61.870 et seq., the undersigned requests to inspect the public records which are described below. Pursuant to KRS 61.876(4), the Office of Attorney General has promulgated by administrative regulation this form

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Amendments to Kentucky Open Records Act Set to Become

The Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 et seq., governs the public's right to inspect and to copy records held by agencies of the Commonwealth. As a general rule, the Act encourages disclosure by requiring that [a]ll public records shall be open for inspection by any person, except as otherwise provided by KRS 61 .870 to 61.884[. KENTUCKY, ADOPTING AN OPEN RECORDS ACT POLICY IN CONFORMITY WITH THE OPEN RECORDS ACT WHEREAS, KRS §61.876(1) requires public agencies to adopt rules and regulations to provide full access to public records; and WHEREAS, the City of Park Hills desires to adopt a public records policy in conformity with the Open Records Act; and. Open Records Request. Kentucky Revised Statute [KRS 61.870] and the Kentucky Open Records Act (KORA) define a public record as all books, papers, maps, photographs, cards, tapes, discs, diskettes, recordings, software, or other documentation regardless of physical form or characteristics, which are prepared, owned, used, in the possession of or retained by a public agency Kentucky Law. Publications provided via this website are in .pdf, .htm, or .txt format. An Adobe PDF Reader, available free from Adobe, is required to view .pdf publications. Note: Some documents in .pdf format may be quite large and may take several minutes to open. It is recommended that these be saved to the user's computer, then viewed offline

Recent Amendments to the Open Meetings and Open Records Act

Search Kentucky Revised Statutes. (1) (a) Unless a specific provision of KRS Chapters 600 to 645 specifies otherwise, all juvenile court records of any nature generated pursuant to KRS Chapters 600 to 645 by any agency or instrumentality, public or private, shall be deemed to be confidential and shall not be disclosed except to the child. INSPECTION OF PUBLIC RECORDS. Pursuant to KRS 61.870 to 61.991, the public is notified that, as provided herein, the public records of the above named Agency of the Commonwealth of Kentucky are open for inspection by any person on written application. For purposes of the Kentucky Open Records Act (Act), the Office of University Counsel is.

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Kentucky Open Government Coalition co-director Jeremy Rogers, a part... ner in the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl, today presented an extended version of the Coalition's recent webinar, Open Records 2021: What do I need to know, to a large gathering of public agency attorneys and paralegals at the Kentucky State Government Bar Association in Frankfort House Bill 373, a KLC Initiative passed during the 2018 session, created a new law that reduces the burden on cities in complying with open records requests involving body-worn camera recordings. Now, KRS 61.168 and KRS 61.169 govern disclosure of body-worn camera recordings. Prior to the changes, the body-worn camera recordings were treated. The appeal in this case deals with interpretation of KRS 61.878(1), the civil litigation limitation of the Open Records Law. We hold that a request for open records should be evaluated independently of whether the requester is a party or potential party to litigation

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