Ethics Group Could Get Public Records Enforcement

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Jackson, Miss.

The Mississippi Ethics Commission might get the power to enforce disputes about public records.

Senate Bill 2507 passed the Senate Tuesday and moves to the House for more work.

It says that if a person's public records request is denied or ignored after 14 days, the Ethics Commission could set a hearing to determine if the request was handled properly.

The commission could order a public body, such as a city council or a county board of supervisors, to produce the requested records. Or, the commission could review the requested records to see if they should be released.

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