What are the exceptions?

The Kansas Open Records Act recognizes that some records contain information which is private in nature. For this reason, the Act lists a number of exceptions. Records which are closed for this reason may include:

  • Personnel information of public employees
  • Medical treatment records
  • Records which are protected by the attorney-client privilege or the rules of evidence
  • Records containing personal information required for Census purposes
  • Notes and preliminary drafts
  • Criminal investigation records
  • Proprietary business information
  • Records related to security measures
  • Several other specific records

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1. Are there any fees?
2. What records are available?
3. What are the exceptions?
4. Why would my request be denied?