Well intentioned, but not thought through. That’s Georgia Senate Bill 215, the Harry Potter invisibility cloak for Georgia’s government employees.
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Legislation to Redact Government Employees’ Information from Georgia Public Records Falls Short
Legislation that would shield a government employee’s personal information from public records did not survive Crossover Day.
Plan to Shield Government Officials’ Personal Info from Public Records Sweeps Ga. Senate
Richard T. Griffiths of the Georgia First Amendment Foundation asked Georgia legislators this week to take a deep breath, tap the brakes, and reconsider the “vast sweep” of Senate Bill 215, which would require redaction of names and property ownership from state data bases of law enforcement personnel, politicians, and hundreds of thousands of other government officials.