April 8, 2019
The Council of State Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, the Regional Archival Associations Consortium, and the Society of American Archivists endorsed the Texas Library Association statement, HB 4181: An Assault on the Public’s Right to Know on May 1.
HB 4181 has been amended to include language similar to that in HB 1962, also opposed by our organizations in the following statements: Texas Legislative Records and Texas House Bill 1962.
CoSA expresses its concern on House Bill 1962 - Committee Substitute that creates Section 441.206 of the Texas Code, changing the existing statutes governing archival records of the Texas legislature.
This document outlines CoSA's position on this proposed legislation.
Endorsed by the Society of American Archivists and the Regional Archival Associations Consortium.
Approved by the CoSA Board of Directors, April 8, 2019
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