Tontitown Complies With Information Requests

Posted: January 13, 2013 at 4:30 a.m.

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At A Glance

The Arkansas Freedom Of Information Act

Intent of the law and penalties for violation:

Arkansas Code 25-19-102. Legislative intent.

It is vital in a democratic society that public business be performed in an open and public manner so that the electors shall be advised of the performance of public officials and of the decisions that are reached in public activity and in making public policy. Toward this end, this chapter is adopted, making it possible for them or their representatives to learn and to report fully the activities of their public officials.

Arkansas Code 25-19-104. Penalty.

Any person who negligently violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.

Source: Arkansas Freedom Of Information Act

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