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2019 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of Secretary of State Dennis Richardson)
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Bill Title: Relating to use of privately owned facilities to facilitate state communications; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits state use of privately hosted electronic mail to conduct public business.
Provides exceptions. Permits use of privately hosted electronic mail accounts only if state agency adopts written policy establishing penalties for violation of prohibition on use of privately hosted electronic mail to conduct public business and policy is in effect. Requires agency to obtain approval of State Archivist before policy can take effect. Requires that any use of mobile communications device to send or receive written communications relating to conduct of public business be done on state-issued mobile communications device. Provides exceptions. Prohibition and requirements become operative January 1, 2020. Authorizes Secretary of State to provide guidance and establish other exceptions by rule. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Business and General Government
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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