Open Records Letter Rulings (ORLs)

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Open Records Letter Rulings comprise the bulk of the Open Records Division's workload. More than 21,000 Open Records Letter Rulings were issued in 2013. These informal letter rulings are based on established law and practice and are signed by assistant attorneys general in the Open Records Division.

Unlike Open Records Decisions, these informal letter rulings are applicable only to the specific documents and circumstances surrounding them; therefore, Open Records Letter Rulings should not be cited as precedent when briefing to the Office of the Attorney General.

Attorney General HTM PDF
Greg Abbott
2002-Present
or2002-06816
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or2012-20795
or2002-06816
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or2014-06325
John Cornyn
1999-2002
or1999-00001
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or2002-06815
or1999-00001
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or2002-06815
Dan Morales
1991-1998
HTM not available or1991-00001
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or1998-03315
Jim Mattox
1983-1990
HTM not available or1989-00001
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or1990-00604
Revised: February 12, 2014