Open Records Act
SRSU Policy: Public Records Polic
SRSU Policy ID: APM 2.24 Policy
Reviewed by: Open Records Coordinator
Approval Authority: Executive Assistant to the President
Approval Date: February 20, 2014
Next Review Date: February 20, 2019
Open Records Act / Texas Public Information Act
Texas Public Information Act
Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, gives you the right to access government records; and an officer for public information and the officer’s agent may not ask why you want them. All government information is presumed to be available to the public. Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information. Governmental bodies shall promptly release requested information that is not confidential by law, either constitutional, statutory, or by judicial decision, or information for which an exception to disclosure has not been sought.
Rights of Requestors
You have the right to:
Responsibilities of Governmental Bodies
All governmental bodies responding to information requests have the responsibility to:
Procedures to Obtain Information.
A. Information to be released
Cost of Recordsas designated by the Texas Administrative Code
B. Information that may be withheld due to an exception
To request information from this governmental body, please contact in writing:
Sul Ross State University
For complaints regarding failure to release public information, please contact your local County or District Attorney.
You may also contact the Office of the Attorney General, Open Records Hotline, at 512.478.6736 or toll-free at 1.877.673.6839.
For complaints regarding overcharges, please contact the Cost Rules Administration, Office of the Attorney General at 512.475.2497.
If you need special accommodation at SRSU-Alpine pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact our ADA coordinator, Ms. Mary Schwartze, 432-837-8691.
If you need special accommodation at SRSU-RGC pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact our ADA coordinator Ms. Claudia Wright at 830-758-5006.