“In the Know” Newsletter

From the Law Office of Audrey Buglione

Each issue features the Question of the Week, judicial opinion and Office of Open Records determination reviews, and more.

Do I have to pay $0.25 per page for documents responding to a RTKL request? Agency affidavit and perjury; Public Utility Law and the RTKL
(January 7, 2014)

What is a proper RTKL request? County of residence is not a component of an address.
(November 21, 2014)

Am I allowed to video record public meetings? RTKL requests must be addressed to the agency Open Records Officer.
(November 12, 2014)

Is a form required? Waiver of privileges. Predecisional deliberations exemption
(November 5, 2014)

Is a RTKL form required? Denial of requests for failing to use a form
(October 29, 2014)

Is an agency required to answer questions or create records in response to RTKL requests?
(October 22, 2014)

When does the time frame to respond to a Request begin? HIPAA; Incomplete appeals; Unsworn statements; Requester’s own information
(October 21, 2014)

Do Requests for records need to be in writing? Compilation of documents; specificity; altering a request; predecisional deliberations; working papers; calendar; personal security; public safety
(October 1, 2014)