Bill would identify records’ custodian

By Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — State Rep. Chris Broadwater, R-Hammond, was a force behind a 2013 public records resolution that directed state and local agencies to provide contact information for the person(s) within their organizations who is the custodian of public records being sought.

Because it was a resolution, Broadwater now believes, a number of government lawyers thought providing the information such information was optional. This year, he is attempting to upgrade the directive into an act of law.

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