Bill would change Utah public records law, aims to limit ‘vexatious requests’

Jacob Scholl Jan 31 2022 Deseret News  

A proposed bill would change Utah records law and potentially make records requests more costly to the public. 

HB96 would change the state’s Government Records Access and Management Act, also known as GRAMA, to allow government entities to charge for all the time spent fulfilling a records request if the requester has filed a separate request in the 10 days prior. As of now, the initial 15 minutes of fulfilling a request cost nothing to the requester regardless of how many requests were filed in the previous days. Read more here: