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Efficiency At The State Archives

Concerning modernizing record keeping by the state archives.
2023 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

The act expands the definition of state "records" to include audio recordings, visual recordings, and audio-visual recordings regardless of their format, which allows these types of records to be deposited in the state archives. It also provides for the preservation of state records through digital scanning when the preservation method meets certain standards established by the department of personnel. The act repeals the requirement that the state archives receives copies of every state publication.

APPROVED by Governor June 5, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/05/2023 Signed Act PDF
    05/15/2023 Final Act PDF
    05/02/2023 Rerevised PDF
    05/01/2023 Revised PDF
    04/11/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    04/10/2023 Engrossed PDF
    01/13/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details