Open Records Decisions (ORDs)
Open Records Decisions are formal opinions relating to the Public Information Act (formerly the Open Records Act). These decisions usually address novel or problematic legal questions and are signed by the Attorney General. Open Records Decisions may be cited as precedent in briefing to the Open Records Division.
The documents below are in PDF format, which are exact reproductions of the original documents, and in Text Format, which may make legal research easier.
|Attorney General||PDF Format||Text Format|
|ORD-678 to ORD-687||ORD-678 to ORD-687|
|ORD-659 to ORD-677||ORD-659 to ORD-677|
|ORD-584 to ORD-658||ORD-584 to ORD-658|
|ORD-358 to ORD-583||ORD-358 to ORD-583|
|ORD-221 to ORD-357||ORD-221 to ORD-357|
|John L. Hill
|ORD-1 to ORD-220||ORD-1 to ORD-220|
For copies of opinions or letter opinions that are not online, please contact the Opinions Library at (512) 936-1730. For copies of open records decisions or letter rulings that are not online, please contact the Open Records Division at (512) 936-6736.
All opinions issued since January 4, 1939 are online.
Check back with us often, as we continue to add to these online records.