NH lawmaker wants fees to curb excessive public record requests
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Posted on 11/21/2019 by
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After a local resident filed dozens of Right-to-Know requests that led to an investigation of the city’s assessing division, a proposal has been made to amend the state’s Right-to-Know law to require citizens to pay for some inquiries.

Rep. Jan Schmidt, D-Nashua has written House Bill 2218, which would allow public bodies and municipalities to charge personnel costs for the retrieval of records if the requests by the same individual required staff to spend more than five hours in a month gathering documents.

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