TRANSPARENT AND ETHICAL GOVERNMENT
PUBLIC RECORDS ACT
74-117. Additional penalty. If the court finds that a public official has deliberately and in bad faith improperly refused a legitimate request for inspection or copying, a civil penalty shall be assessed against the public official in an amount not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000), which shall be paid into the general fund.
[74-117, added 2015, ch. 140, sec. 5, p. 364; am. 2022, ch. 111, sec. 34, p. 395.]