80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2564, Chapter 1398 Page: 4 of 6
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H.B. No. 2564
1 providing a copy of public information under that section.
2 (j) This section does not apply if the requestor is a
3 representative of:
4 (1) a radio or television station that holds a license
5 issued by the Federal Communications Commission; or
6 (2) a newspaper that is qualified under Section
7 2051.044 to publish legal notices or is a free newspaper of general
8 circulation and that is published at least once a week and available
9 and of interest to the general public in connection with the
10 dissemination of news.
11 (k) This section does not apply if the requestor is an
12 elected official of the United States, this state, or a political
13 subdivision of this state.
14 (1) This section does not apply if the requestor is a
15 representative of a publicly funded legal services organization
16 that is exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(a),
17 Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, by being listed as an
18 exempt entity under Section 501(c) (3) of that code.
19 SECTION 2. Section 552.275, Government Code, as added by
20 this Act, applies only to a request for public information under
21 Chapter 552 of that code that is submitted to a governmental body in
22 a fiscal year of that governmental body that begins on or after the
23 effective date of this Act.
24 SECTION 3. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
25 a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
26 provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
27 Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2564, Chapter 1398, legislative document, 2007-05/2007-06; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth155055/m1/4/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.