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May 11, 2000

Mr. Bill Jones
Cash & Jones, L.L.P.
Chase Tower
600 Travis, Suite 6710
Houston, Texas 77002

OR2000-1842

Dear Mr. Jones:

You ask this office to reconsider Open Records Letter No. 00-1569 (2000). Your request was assigned ID# 136856.

Your request is invalid because the Seventy-sixth Legislature amended section 552.301 of the Public Information Act to provide that a governmental body is prohibited from asking for a reconsideration of the attorney general's decision. Gov't Code 552.301(f). Therefore, unless you file a timely challenge in district court, you must comply with Open Records Letter No. 00-1569. If you have any questions regarding this letter, please contact our Open Government Hotline at (877) 673-6839.

Sincerely,

Jennifer Bialek
Assistant Attorney General
Open Records Division

JHB/cwt

Ref.: ID# 136856

Encl. Submitted documents

cc: Carter Thompson
The Galveston County Daily News
8522 Teichman
Galveston, Texas 77554
(w/o enclosures)


 

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