Sacramento judge rules that MLPAI bodies are public, not private

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Posted by on October 08, 2010 at 09:21:37:

A Sacramento judge ruled last Friday that Marine Life Protection Act Initiative bodies are state agencies and must cooperate with lawful requests for public records.

The case stemmed from the arrest of David Gurney of Fort Bragg last April who was attempting to video a working group meeting of the Regional Stakeholders Group. He claimed his arrest violated the Bagley-Keene Open Government Act.

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