This quiz covers requirements of public bodies under the Inspection of Public Records Act.
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At the urging of the City Manager, the City Council adopts a public records policy. The new policy states that the City will accept public record requests between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, the City’s normal business hours. Is this policy acceptable under the Inspection of Public Records Act?CorrectIncorrect
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The City receives so many IPRA requests that it has directed its records custodian not to speak on the phone or in person with requestors. All IPRA requests are made either by snail mail or email to “City Records Custodian.” The posted notice also does not disclose the name of the custodian. Is this permissible under the Inspection of Public Records Act?CorrectIncorrect
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The City’s new public records policy stipulates that the City will respond to all public records requests promptly and that all requested records will be provided to the requester 15 days after the records request is received by the records custodian. Is this policy acceptable under the Inspection of Public Records Act?CorrectIncorrect
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The new public records policy specifically prohibits the distribution of electronic public records in any format other than a .pdf, regardless of the format requested by the requester and regardless whether the file format is other than a pdf. Is this acceptable under IPRA?CorrectIncorrect
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As required by its contract with the City, Wonderful Web provides the City with copies of records showing web traffic on the City’s website. The City Manager reviews the records and returns them to Wonderful Web. Reporter Dan learns of the contractual requirement and makes a public records request of the records custodian for copies of the web traffic report. Without taking further action, the custodian denies Dan’s request, claiming that he doesn’t have the requested records. Was the custodian’s action proper under IPRA?CorrectIncorrect
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Reporter Rick has filed an IPRA request to inspect a number of contracts that the City has made with outside vendors during a six-month period. The City will have to assemble all the contracts, but Rick wants to review the contracts before copies are made because he may not be interested in every contract. Can Rick just inspect the records once they are assembled, make notes and not ask for any copies?CorrectIncorrect