Bill to study better ways to resolve Right-to-Know complaints signed into Law

Governor Sununu signed HB178 into law on June 16th.  This bill establishes a 13 member study commission on resolving Right-to-Know complaints.

Should a citizen feel the Right-to-Know law has been violated, currently, enforcement of the law falls squarely on the citizen’s shoulders.  Costs and legal complexities associated with filing a petition in court is a financial and emotional burden, and for some, it’s simply prohibitive.   Additional costs are also born by public bodies and the courts.  Regardless of who wins or loses the lawsuit, the taxpayer is burdened with a great deal of the total expense.  To reduce these costs to the taxpayers, this commission will study ways to reduce both the number of and the expense of resolving complaints consistent with the following: |More…

|RTKNH

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