Editor’s note: The original post had the wrong day for the vote. It has been updated since.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Arkansas House Committee passes the proposed changes to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act today after three days of deliberation.
The FOIA bill will be sent to the House for a vote later today.
This comes as the Senate voted 29 in favor and 2 against the changes this morning.
House Bill 1012 would make changes to Arkansas FOIA to ensure the “safety and security of the Governor” by making it impossible for Arkansas citizens to request certain information pertaining to the Governor’s security.
If the House passes the changes with no amendments they will be sent to the Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sander’s desk for her signature and become law immediately.