PRIOR PRINTER'S NOS. 983, 2168, 2226
PRINTER'S NO. 2330
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY PILEGGI, SMUCKER, RAFFERTY, WAUGH, FONTANA, FOLMER, TEPLITZ, GREENLEAF, WARD, ALLOWAY, YAW, YUDICHAK, BAKER, FERLO, MENSCH, ERICKSON, VANCE, VULAKOVICH, FARNESE, BROWNE, CORMAN, BLAKE AND BREWSTER, APRIL 26, 2013
AS AMENDED ON THIRD CONSIDERATION, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
1Amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), entitled
2"An act providing for access to public information, for a
3designated open-records officer in each Commonwealth agency,
4local agency, judicial agency and legislative agency, for
5procedure, for appeal of agency determination, for judicial
6review and for the Office of Open Records; imposing
7penalties; providing for reporting by State-related
8institutions; requiring the posting of certain State contract
9information on the Internet; and making related repeals,"
10further providing for definitions; providing for Pennsylvania
11Interscholastic Athletic Association; further providing for
12requests; providing for inmate access; further providing for
13access, for requests, for written requests, for production of
14certain records, for exceptions for public records, for
15agency response in general, <-for extension of time, for filing
16of appeal, for appeals officers, for specified agencies, for
17fee limitations, for Office of Open Records, for reporting,
18for contents of report and for copies and posting; and
19providing for contracts <-and for applicability.
22Section 1. The definitions of "confidential proprietary
23information," "independent agency," "local agency," "personal
24financial <-information" information," "requester" and "State-
25affiliated entity" in section 102 of the act of February 14,
3Section 102. Definitions.
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8"Commercial purpose." The use of a record:
15The term does not include the use of a public record by an
16educational or noncommercial scientific institution for
17scholarly or scientific research or the use of a public record
18by the news media for news gathering or dissemination in a
19newspaper, periodical, digital publication or radio or
20television news broadcast.
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24(1) which is privileged or confidential; and
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1statute or by executive authorization.
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3"Independent agency." Any board, commission, authority or
4other agency or officer of the Commonwealth, that is not subject
5to the policy supervision and control of the Governor. The term
6does not include a legislative or judicial agency.
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<-8"Local agency." Any of the following:
12(2) Any local, intergovernmental, regional or municipal
13agency, authority, council, board, commission or similar
14governmental entity. This paragraph includes an economic
15development authority and an industrial development
19"<-Local agency." Any of the following:
23(2) Any local, intergovernmental, regional or municipal
24agency, authority, council, board, commission or similar
25governmental entity. This paragraph includes an economic
26development authority and an industrial development
27authority. The term does not include an office of an elected
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2"Personal financial information." An individual's personal
3credit, charge or debit card information; bank account or other
4financial institution account information; bank, credit or
5financial statements; account or PIN numbers; forms required to
6be filed by a taxpayer with a Federal or Commonwealth taxing
7authority; <-employee benefit election information; and other
8information relating to an individual's personal finances.
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14"State-affiliated entity." A Commonwealth authority or
15Commonwealth entity. The term includes the Pennsylvania Higher
16Education Assistance Agency and any entity established thereby,
17the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the Pennsylvania Game
18Commission, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, the
19Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, the Pennsylvania Municipal
20Retirement Board, the State System of Higher Education, a
21community college, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the
22Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the Pennsylvania
23Infrastructure Investment Authority, the State Public School
24Building Authority[, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic
25Association] and the Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities
26Authority. The term does not include a State-related
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3(1) The time the call was received by the PSAP.
6(3) The time the appropriate agency responded.
9(5) The time the appropriate agency became available.
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13Section 2. The act is amended by adding a section to read:
14Section 307. Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association.
19Section 3. Section 506 of the act is amended to read:
20Section 506. Requests.
21(a) Disruptive requests.--
28(b) Disaster or potential damage.--
29(1) An agency may deny a requester access:
30(i) when timely access is not possible due to fire,
1flood or other disaster; or
2(ii) to historical, ancient or rare documents,
3records, archives and manuscripts when access may, in the
4professional judgment of the curator or custodian of
5records, cause physical damage or irreparable harm to the
16(i) Federal or State law or regulation.
17(ii) Judicial order or decree.
18(2) The record is not protected by a privilege.
22(d) Agency possession.--
23(1) [A public record that is not in the possession of an
24agency but is in the possession of a party with whom the
25agency has contracted to perform a governmental function on
26behalf of the agency, and which directly relates to the
27governmental function and is not exempt under this act, shall
28be considered a public record of the agency for purposes of
29this act.] An agency which is a party to a contract shall
30provide a copy of the contract and any public records of the
1agency relating to the contract.
5(3) A request for a public record in possession of a
6party other than the agency shall be submitted to the open
7records officer of the agency. Upon a determination that the
8record is subject to access under this act, the open records
9officer shall assess the duplication fee established under
10section 1307(b) and upon collection shall remit the fee to
11the party in possession of the record if the party duplicated
13Section 4. The act is amended by adding a section to read:
14Section 508. Inmate access.
17(b) Records.--An agency shall provide an inmate with copies
18of the following records as they pertain directly to the inmate
19if the disclosure of the record will not diminish the safety or
20security of any person or correctional facility:
23(2) Institutional housing information.
24(3) The inmate's financial records.
25(4) The inmate's work records.
26(5) The inmate's educational records.
27(6) The inmate's disciplinary records.
3(9) The inmate's tax records.
4(10) The inmate's voting records.
7(c) Applicability.--Nothing under this section shall
8prohibit an agency from voluntarily permitting an inmate to have
9access to records not listed under subsection (b) or prevent an
10agency from complying with a lawful subpoena or court order.
13Section 701. Access.
14(a) General rule.--Unless otherwise provided by law, a
15public record, legislative record or financial record shall be
16accessible for inspection and duplication in accordance with
17this act. A record being provided to a requester shall be
18provided in the medium, computer file format or other format
19requested if it exists in that medium, computer file format or
20other format; otherwise, it shall be provided in the medium in
21which it exists. Public records, legislative records or
22financial records shall be available for access during the
23regular business hours of an agency.
27Section 702. Requests.
3Section 703. Written requests.
4A written request for access to records may be submitted in
5person, by mail, by e-mail, by facsimile or, to the extent
6provided by agency rules, by any other electronic means. A
7written request must be addressed to the open-records officer
8designated pursuant to section 502 or to the administrative
9office of the agency. [Employees of an] The administrative
10office of the agency shall [be directed to] promptly forward
11requests for records to the agency's open-records officer <-of the
12agency that received the request. A written request [should<-]
13shall include the physical mailing address of the requester,
14shall identify or describe the records sought with sufficient
15specificity to enable the agency to ascertain which records are
16being requested and shall include the name and address to which
17the agency should address its response. [A] Except as required
18under section 707(d), a written request need not include any
19explanation of the requester's reason for requesting or intended
20use of the records unless otherwise required by law. A written
21request must include the name and address of the requester and
22the name of the agency to which the request is addressed.
23Section 707. Production of certain records.
24(a) General rule.--If, in response to a request, an agency
25produces a record that is not a public record, legislative
26record or financial record, the agency shall notify any third
27party that provided the record to the agency, the person that is
28the subject of the record and the requester.
1provided the record and included a written statement signed by a
2representative of the third party that the record contains a
3trade secret or confidential proprietary information.
4Notification shall be provided within five business days of
5receipt of the request for the record. The third party shall
6have five business days from receipt of notification from the
7agency to provide input on the release of the record. The agency
8shall deny the request for the record or release the record
9within ten business days of the provision of notice to the third
10party and shall notify the third party of the decision.
12(1) Prior to an adjudication becoming final, binding and
13nonappealable, a transcript of an administrative proceeding
14shall be provided to a requester by the agency stenographer
15or a court reporter, in accordance with agency procedure or
16an applicable contract.
17(2) Following an adjudication becoming final, binding
18and nonappealable, a transcript of an administrative
19proceeding shall be provided to a requester in accordance
20with the duplication rates established in section 1307(b).
24(d) Commercial requests.--An agency may require a requester
25to certify in writing whether the request is for a commercial
26purpose. Certification shall be submitted on a form developed by
27the Office of Open Records that shall provide a checkoff for the
28requester to use to indicate whether the request is for a
29commercial purpose. A requester that submits a false written
30statement shall be subject to 18 Pa.C.S. § 4904 (relating to
1unsworn falsification to authorities).
<-2(e) Home address.--If a request includes a home address of
3an employee of the agency, the agency must notify the subject of
4the request at least 14 days prior to release of the record. If
5the subject of the request notifies the agency that the
6exception under section 708(b)(1)(ii) applies, the agency shall
7determine if the home address shall be withheld.
11Section 708. Exceptions for public records.
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17(5.1) The payment records of a person receiving services
18from a <-public municipal water or sewer authority or other
19municipal authority, municipality or cooperative that
20provides electricity, water, sewer, storm water, natural gas
21or similar service. The authority, municipality or
22cooperative shall establish a process to provide a clearance
23certificate to a person to certify that all fees and charges
24owed have been paid. A reasonable fee for a clearance
25certificate may be charged. This paragraph shall not apply to
26reports of aggregate payments made by a municipality,
27authority or cooperative to assist low-income consumers or
28other consumers in obtaining services. If funds are owed, the
29amount of the delinquency shall appear on the clearance
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<-2(6.1) Tax payment records in the possession of a tax
3collector or municipality responsible for the collection of
4taxes. A tax collector or municipality shall establish a
5process to provide a clearance certificate to a person
6certifying that all local taxes owed have been paid. If funds
7are owed, the amount of the delinquency shall appear on the
8clearance certificate. A reasonable fee for a clearance
9certificate may be charged. As used in this paragraph, the
10term "tax collector" means an elected tax collector or an
11employee or contractor of an agency that collects local taxes
12pursuant to law.
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14(10) As follows:
15(i) A record that reflects, contains or includes:
16(A) The internal, predecisional deliberations of
17an agency, its members, employees or officials or
18predecisional deliberations between agency members,
19employees or officials and members, employees or
20officials of another agency, including predecisional
21deliberations relating to a budget recommendation,
22legislative proposal, legislative amendment,
23contemplated or proposed policy or course of action
24or any research, memos or other documents used in the
1in a manner consistent with 65 Pa.C.S. Ch. 7. A record
2which is not otherwise exempt from access under this act
3and which is presented to a quorum for deliberation in
4accordance with 65 Pa.C.S. Ch. 7 shall be a public record
5regardless of whether a vote occurs at the meeting.
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7(13) Records that would disclose the identity of, or
8personal financial information relating to, an individual who
9lawfully makes a donation to <-or for the benefit of an agency
10unless the donation is intended for or restricted to
11providing remuneration or personal tangible benefit to a
12named public official or employee of the agency, including
13lists of potential donors compiled by an agency to pursue
14donations, donor profile information or personal identifying
15information relating to a donor.
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20(i) Complaints submitted to an agency.
29(v) Work papers underlying an audit.
30(vi) A record that, if disclosed, would do any of
2(A) Reveal the institution, progress or result
3of an agency investigation, except the imposition of
4a fine or civil penalty, the suspension, modification
5or revocation of a license, permit, registration,
6certification or similar authorization issued by an
7agency or an executed settlement agreement unless the
8agreement is determined to be confidential by a
18(18) Emergency dispatches as follows:
23(ii) This paragraph shall not apply to a 911
24recording, or a transcript of a 911 recording, if the
25agency or a court determines that the public interest in
26disclosure outweighs the interest in nondisclosure.
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4(32) A record of any of the following:
5(i) A volunteer ambulance service.
6(ii) A volunteer fire company.
7(iii) A volunteer rescue company.
8(iv) A volunteer water rescue company.
16(c) Financial records.--The exceptions set forth in
17subsection (b) shall not apply to financial records, except that
18an agency may redact that portion of a financial record
19protected under subsection (b)(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6),
20(11), (13), (16) or (17). An agency shall not disclose the
21identity of an individual performing an undercover or covert law
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26Section 901. General rule.
27(a) Determination.---Upon receipt of a written request for
28access to a record, an agency shall make a good faith effort to
29determine if the record requested is a public record,
30legislative record or financial record and whether the agency
1has possession, custody or control of the identified record, and
2to respond as promptly as possible under the circumstances
3existing at the time of the request. All applicable fees shall
4be paid in order to receive access to the record requested.
7(1) In the case of a request made in person or submitted
8by regular mail, e-mail, web form, facsimile or similar
9means, five business days from the date the written request
10is received by the open-records officer for an agency. If the
11agency fails to send the response within five business days
12of receipt of the written request for access, the written
13request for access shall be deemed denied.
<-15Section 902. Extension of time.
30(6) the requester refuses to pay applicable fees
1authorized by this act; [or]
7(1) Upon a determination that one of the factors listed
8in subsection (a) applies, the open-records officer shall
9send written notice to the requester within five business
10days of receipt of the request for access under subsection
12(2) The notice shall include a statement notifying the
13requester that the request for access is being reviewed, the
14reason for the review, a reasonable date that a response is
15expected to be provided and an estimate of applicable fees
16owed when the record becomes available. If the date that a
17response is expected to be provided is in excess of 30 days,
18following the five business days allowed for in section 901,
19the request for access shall be deemed denied unless the
20requester has agreed in writing to an extension to the date
21specified in the notice.
26Section 1101. Filing of appeal.
28(1) If a written request for access to a record is]
29(a) Authorization.--The following shall apply:
30(1) (i) If a written request for access to a record is
1denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal
2with the Office of Open Records or judicial, legislative
3or other appeals officer designated under section 503(d)
4within  20 business days of the [mailing] postmark <-or
5e-mail date of the agency's response or within  20
6business days of a deemed denial, whichever comes first.
7(ii) The appeal shall [state the grounds upon which
8the requester asserts that the record is a public record,
9legislative record or financial record and shall address
10any grounds stated by the agency for delaying or denying
11the request.] include the following:
12(A) A copy of the original request.
13(B) The agency denial.
14(C) A list of the records that were denied.
18(2) Except as provided in section 503(d), in the case of
19an appeal of a decision by a Commonwealth agency or local
20agency, the Office of Open Records shall assign an appeals
21officer to review the denial.
23(1) Unless the requester agrees otherwise, the appeals
24officer shall make a final determination which shall be
25mailed to the requester and the agency within 30 days of
26receipt of the appeal filed under subsection (a). The appeals
27officer may extend this deadline by up to 15 days by
28providing notice to both parties. If a hearing or in-camera
29review is held under section 1102(a)(2), the appeals officer
30may extend the deadline up to 90 additional days.
1(1.1) If the issue before the office is substantially
2the same as an issue currently on appeal to Commonwealth
3Court, the appeals officer may stay the appeal until
4Commonwealth Court issues a decision on the matter.
8(3) Prior to issuing a final determination, a hearing
9may be conducted. The determination by the appeals officer
10shall be a final order. The appeals officer shall provide a
11written explanation of the reason for the decision to the
12requester and the agency.
13(c) Direct interest.--
14(1) A person other than the agency or requester with a
15direct interest in the record subject to an appeal under this
16section may, within 15 days following receipt of actual
17knowledge of the appeal but no later than the date the
18appeals officer issues an order, file a written request to
19provide information or to appear before the appeals officer
20or to file information in support of the requester's or
24(i) no hearing has been held;
3Section 1102. Appeals officers.
9(2) Review all information filed relating to the
10request. The appeals officer may hold a hearing or conduct an
11in-camera review <-under subsection (c), in which case the
12appeals officer may extend the deadline in section 1101(b)(1)
13by up to 90 days. A decision to hold or not to hold a hearing
14is not appealable. The appeals officer may admit into
15evidence testimony, evidence and documents that the appeals
16officer believes to be reasonably probative and relevant to
17an issue in dispute. The appeals officer may limit the nature
18and extent of evidence found to be cumulative.
19(3) Consult with agency counsel as appropriate.
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1(a) General rule.--Within 30 days of the mailing date of the
2final determination of the appeals officer relating to a
3decision of a Commonwealth agency, a legislative agency [or], a
4judicial agency or the Office of Open Records issued under
5section 1101(b) or the date a request for access is deemed
6denied, a requester or the agency may file a petition for review
7or other document as might be required by rule of court with the
8Commonwealth Court. The court shall notify the Commonwealth
9agency, legislative agency, judicial agency or Office of Open
10Records of the appeal. The decision of the court shall contain
11findings of fact and conclusions of law based upon the evidence
12as a whole. The decision shall clearly and concisely explain the
13rationale for the decision.
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17Section 1307. Fee limitations.
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19(g.1) Additional fees.--
20(1) Notwithstanding subsection (e), each agency may
21assess fees for responding to commercial requests under this
22act. In addition to fees under subsections (a) and (b),
23reasonable standard charges may be charged for document
24search, <-retrieval, review and redaction for documents for
26(2) Fees under paragraph (1) must be calculated at no
27more than the hourly wage of the lowest-paid public employee
28of the agency who is capable of searching, retrieving,
29reviewing and providing for redaction of the information
30necessary to comply with the request.
4(h) Prepayment.--Prior to granting a request for access in
5accordance with this act, an agency may require a requester to
6prepay an estimate of the fees authorized under this section if
7the fees required to fulfill the request are expected to exceed
11Section 1310. Office of Open Records.
12(a) Establishment.--There is established [in the Department
13of Community and Economic Development an] the Office of Open
14Records, as an independent agency. The office shall do all of
18(2) Issue advisory opinions to agencies and requesters.
24(5) Assign appeals officers to review appeals of
25decisions by Commonwealth agencies or local agencies, except
26as provided in section 503(d), filed under section 1101 and
27issue orders and opinions. The office shall employ or
28contract with attorneys to serve as appeals officers to
29review appeals and, if necessary, to hold hearings on a
30regional basis under this act. Each appeals officer must
1comply with all of the following:
12(7) Establish an Internet website with information
13relating to this act, including information on fees, advisory
14opinions and decisions and the name and address of all open
15records officers in this Commonwealth.
22(b) Executive director.--Within 90 days of the effective
23date of this section, the Governor shall appoint an executive
24director of the office who shall serve for a term of six years.
25Compensation shall be set by the Executive Board established
26under section 204 of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175),
27known as The Administrative Code of 1929. The executive director
28may serve no more than two terms.
1his tenure as executive director and for one year thereafter.
2(d) Staffing.--The executive director shall appoint
3attorneys to act as appeals officers and additional clerical,
4technical and professional staff as may be appropriate and may
5contract for additional services as necessary for the
6performance of the executive director's duties. The compensation
7of attorneys and other staff shall be set by the Executive
8Board. The appointment of attorneys shall not be subject to the
9act of October 15, 1980 (P.L.950, No.164), known as the
10Commonwealth Attorneys Act.
21(e.1) Public comment.--The office shall abstain from public
22comment about a pending proceeding before the office. This
23subsection shall not prohibit employees of the office from
24making public statements in the course of official duties, from
25issuing written advisory opinions, from making general comments
26on this act that are not related to a specific pending case or
27from explaining the procedures of the office.
4Section 1502. [Reporting.<-] Filing.
5No later than May 30 of each year, unless otherwise provided
6under this chapter, a State-related institution shall file [with
7the Governor's Office, the General Assembly, the Auditor General
8and the State Library] the information set forth in section 1503
9under the requirements of section 1504.
10Section 1503. Contents of [report.<-] filing.
13(1) Except as provided in paragraph (4), all information
14required by Form 990 or an equivalent form of the United
15States Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service,
16entitled the Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax,
17regardless of whether the State-related institution is
18required to file the form by the Federal Government.
21(3) [The] For a State-related institution with fewer
22than 2,500 employees, the highest 25 salaries paid to
23employees of the institution that are not included under
24paragraph (2). For a State-related institution with 2,500
25employees or more, the highest 200 salaries paid to employees
26of the institution that are not included under paragraph (2).
<-27Faculty members' salaries shall be presented in salary
22(i) The number of employees by academic rank.
25(iii) Median and mean salary by academic rank.
1(A) Medical benefits.
2(B) Life insurance benefits.
3(C) Pension benefits.
4(D) Leave benefits.
5(E) Employer Social Security payments.
6(F) Workers' compensation benefits.
14(b) Providing information.--Each State-related institution
15shall provide full, complete and accurate information as may be
16required by the Department of Education or the chairman or the
17minority chairman of the Appropriations Committee of the Senate
18or the chairman or the minority chairman of the Appropriations
19Committee of the House of Representatives.
23(1) The generally accepted accounting principles as
24prescribed by the National Association of College and
25University Business Officers, the American Institute of
26Certified Public Accountants or by another recognized
6(d) Nonpreferred appropriations.--
7(1) In a year a State-related institution receives a
8nonpreferred appropriation, a report shall be submitted prior
9to September 1 and must cover the 12-month period beginning
10with the summer term of the preceding year. The report shall
14(A) The definition and number of:
15(I) Faculty members employed full time.
16(II) Faculty members employed part time.
25(B) The total number of:
1professional and doctoral.
2(C) The number of different courses scheduled by
3level of instruction and the number of sections of
4individual instruction scheduled by level of
5instruction, each further subdivided by two-digit
6Classification of Instructional Program (CIP)
7categories of instructional programs of higher
8education as defined by the National Center for
9Education Statistics, United States Department of
19(II) Associate professor.
20(III) Assistant professor.
23(VI) Research associate.
24(VII) Librarian and academic administrator.
7(II) The sum of credits assigned to
8undergraduate classroom courses and the sum of
9credits assigned to graduate classroom courses
10taught divided into lower division, upper
11division, master's, first professional and
12doctoral course levels.
13(III) The sum of credits assigned to
14undergraduate individual instruction courses and
15the sum of credits assigned to graduate
16individual instruction courses taught divided
17into lower division, upper division, master's,
18first professional and doctoral course levels.
19(IV) The sum of undergraduate classroom
20student credit hours and the sum of graduate
21classroom student credit hours generated, divided
22into lower division, upper division, masters,
23first professional and doctoral course levels.
24(V) The sum of undergraduate individual
25instruction student credit hours and the sum of
26graduate individual instruction student credit
27hours generated, divided into lower division,
28upper division, master's, first professional and
29doctoral course levels.
30(VI) The total salary paid for instructional
5(iii) For each term of the period covered for each
6faculty member employed full time identified by two-digit
7CIP program category and title, the report shall contain
8an analysis of the average hours per week spent:
13(B) In research.
14(C) In public service.
23(e) Minutes.--Each State-related institution shall make a
24copy of the minutes of each public meeting of the institution's
25board of trustees available for public inspection in the
26institution's library in print format and online at the
27institution's publicly accessible Internet website. The minutes
28shall be maintained in print and online for no fewer than 20
30(f) Data systems report.--Each State-related university
1shall make a copy of the institution's integrated postsecondary
2education data systems report available for public inspection in
3the institution's library in print format and online at the
4institution's publicly accessible Internet website.
7[A State-related institution shall maintain, for at least
8seven years, a copy of the report in the institution's library
9and shall provide free access to the report on the institution's
10Internet website.] A State-related institution shall make the
11information required by section 1502 accessible to the public in
12accordance with the following:
13(1) The information shall be posted online at the
14institution's publicly accessible Internet website in a
15searchable, sortable and downloadable database format that is
16freely accessible by the public. To the extent possible, a
17State-related institution shall post the information online
18in a similar manner in order to facilitate easy public
19review. The information of prior years shall be maintained
20for no fewer than ten years.
29Section 12. The act is amended by adding a section to read:
30Section 1505. Contracts.
<-1(a) Posting online.--Whenever a State-related institution
2shall enter into any contract involving any property, real,
3personal or mixed of any kind or description or a contract for
4personal services where the consideration involved in the
5contract is $5,000 or more, the State-related institution and
6the Treasury Department shall comply with the requirements of
16(6) Public Relations.
<-18(a) Scope.--By May 30 of each year, a State-related
19institution shall file with the Governor's Office, the Secretary
20of the Senate, the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives
21and the State Library an annual list of contracts in excess of
22$5,000 for the purchase of all goods and third-party services.
23(b) Contents.--The list shall include all of the following:
24(1) Date of execution.
25(2) Amount of the contract.
26(3) Beginning date of the contract.
27(4) End date of the contract, if applicable.
28(5) The name and address of the vendor.
29(6) Subject matter of the contract.
30(c) Privilege.--This section shall not apply to a contract
1for services protected by a privilege.
2(d) Evidence.--This section:
9Section 13. This act shall take effect as follows:
12(2) This section shall take effect immediately.