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Colorado Open Records Change Heads To Governor

DENVER (AP) — A change to Colorado open-records law is awaiting action by the governor.

The state House voted 46-19 Thursday for the bill, which aims to make government records easier to access by requiring a government agency to mail, fax or email a record if a person doesn’t want to inspect it in person. The House agreed to small changes made by the Senate, meaning the bill is now on its way to the desk of Gov. John Hickenlooper.

The bill also bans “transmission fees” for records that are emailed.

Some Republicans and watchdogs have argued against the bill, saying it doesn’t go far enough to modernize access to open records.

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