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Part Bight Public Information Act Deadlines for Governmental Bodies Step Action Section Deadline Due_| Done Governmental body must cither release requested public information promply, or if ‘ot within ten days of receipt of request, its Public Information Officer (‘PIO") must certify fact that govemental body cannot produce the information within ten days and ate dite and hour within reasonable time ‘when the information wil be available 552.221(8) Promplly; Within en business days of receipt of roquestfrinformation make public information available, or 552.2118) Certify to requestor date and. hour when public information will be avalable Governmental body seeking 10 withhold information based on one or moro of the exceptions under Subchapter C must request fn aomey general decision stating) all exceptions that eppy, if there has not been a previous determination. 552.3010) Within «reasonable time, but not later than the tenth business day aller receipt ofthe request for information, Governmental body mast provide ntice othe requestor ofthe request fr attomey general decision and a copy of the governmental body's request for an attorney general decision 552.301(@) ‘Within a reasonable time, bat no later than the tenth business day afer receipt ofthe request for information Governmental body must submit to the attorney general comments explaining why the exceptions rise in Step 2 apply. 552.301(¢) ‘Within a reasonable time, but not ater ‘than the Fieenth business day after receipt ofthe request for information Governmental body rust submit to attorney general copy of writen request for information. 552,301(6) Within a reasonable tine, but not Iter than the feenth business day after receipt ofthe request for information. Governmental body must submit to attorney ‘general signed statoment as to date on which ‘written request for information was received, 552.301(6) Within a reasonable time, but not ter than the fiteenth business day alter receipt ofthe request for information. Governmental Body must submit to attorney ‘general copy of information requested or representativesampleitvoluminousamountof information is rested 552.3016) ‘Within a reasonable time, but nt later than the fifteenth business day after receipt ofthe request for information, Governmental body must copy the requestor on written comments submitted othe attorney ener in Stop 4 552.301 1) ‘Within areesonable time, bat nt Iter than the Feenth business day after receipt ofthe request for information ') Governmental body makes a good faith tempt to notify person whose propritary information may be protected from disclosure under sections $52,101, $52.10, 552.113, 07 552.131, Notifcation includes: 1) copy of ‘wetlen request, 2) leter, in the form presribed by te attorney general, stating that fhe third party may submit 10 the attorney general reasons requested information should be withheld 352.305(8) ‘Within arestonable time, but not later than the tenth Business day alc date governmental body receives request for information 'b) Third party may submit brief to attorney general 552.305(8) ‘Within a reasonable time, bu nt later than the tenth business day of receiving notice from governmental boy. Public Information Handbook + Office of the Attorney General 305 Part Bight Step Action Section Deadline Due_| Done 10. | Govemmental body must submit to sttomey | $52,303(4) | Notlaterthanthe seventh calendar day ‘general additonal information if requested by ler date overnmental hody received atiorney general Written notice of sttomey general's need for additional information, 11 | Govemmental body desites atomey general | 552.301() | Public Information Act prohibits a reconsideration of attorney general decision. {govemmental body from seeking the omey generals reconsideration of fan open records ruling. 12 | Governmental body files suit challenging the | 552.324 | Within thy ealendac days after the atomey general decision date govemmental body receives attomey general decision, 13. | Govemmental body files suit agsinst the | $52.353(6) | Within ten calendar days after attomey general challenging the attorney ‘governmental body receives attomey general decision to preserve an affirmative ‘generl's dovision that information is {efense to prosecution for filing to preduce public requested information. Public Information Handbook + Office of the Attorney General 306