Module 2: Access to Records

Section 2.6 Sharing Records

Records that are restricted from public access through classifications of private, controlled, protected, or that are restricted by some other statute, can be shared through written agreement within government. GRAMA outlines in broad terms, the entities with which sharing records is appropriate. GRAMA states that records can be shared with other governmental entities, government-managed corporations, political subdivisions, the federal government, and other state governments. Governmental entities that share records with other governmental entities should notify the recipient of the records’ classification. The recipient must abide by the classification determined by the creating agency.